Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the County Parks’ International Music Nights Concert Series will kick off this year on Sunday, June 1st at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park. The International Music Nights Concert Series provides residents an opportunity to experience the broad range of cultures that Nassau County has to offer.
“The International Music Nights Concert Series is a great Nassau County tradition dedicated to music and culture that honor a range of ethnic groups,” said County Executive Mangano. “Come enjoy the park, music and culture all summer long.”
The International Music Nights Summer Concert Series is presented by the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums in recognition of Nassau County’s unique ethnic diversity. Through a sponsorship from Canon USA Inc., the International Music Nights are presented at the Lakeside Theatre, free of charge.
The summer concert schedule is as follows:
Sunday, June 1st Indian American Night Sunday, July 13th Armenian American Night
Sunday, June 8th Israeli American Night Monday, July 28th Scandinavian American Night
Sunday, June 22nd Greek American Night Sunday, Aug. 3rd Chinese American Night
Monday, June 23rd Italian American Night Monday, Aug. 4th Irish American Night
Friday, June 27th Polish American Night Sunday, Aug. 10th PACOLI American Night
Sunday, June 29th African American Night Sunday, Aug. 17th Korean American Night
Monday, June 30th Russian American Night Sunday, Aug. 24th Bangladeshi American Night
Sunday, July 6th Punjabi American Night Monday, Aug. 25th Ukrainian American Night
Monday, July 7th German American Night Sunday, Sept. 21st Latino American Night
The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre is an outdoor theatre that hosts a full schedule of entertainment events during the summer, from concerts to movies and is located near parking fields 6 and 6A in Eisenhower Park. There is no formal seating, so concertgoers are urged to bring folding chairs. Special accommodations are also available for disabled patrons, including reserved parking, easily accessible restrooms, and a convenient reserved location on the hill. All shows begin at 7:00 p.m. and if doubtful weather conditions arise, call (516) 572-0355 after 6:30 p.m. for updated performance information.
Eisenhower Park is located in East Meadow with entrances on Hempstead Turnpike at East Meadow Avenue and at the intersection of Stewart and Merrick Avenues. For additional information, call the Public Information Office at 516-572-0200 weekdays during business hours, the recorded Special Events Line at 516-572-0223 or visit the website at: http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.