Free Family Fun Concerts All Summer Long
Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced the summer concert lineup at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park. Performances will be free of charge, begin at 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted), and include genres that range from disco to classical and oldies to musical theatre, providing entertainment to a variety of music lovers.
The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre is an outdoor theater located within Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. Conveniently located near parking fields 6 and 6A, the theatre provides a venue for a full schedule of entertainment events during the summer. In addition to the popular International Music Nights Concert Series, the summer concert schedule is as follows:
Friday, June 6th Oldies Night with the Marcels
Monday, June 9th North Shore Pops
Friday, June 13th Taylor Dayne
Friday, June 20th Jay Black
Saturday, June 21st Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pops of Long Island
Tuesday, June 24th Reach for the Stars Teen Talent Contest Finals
Saturday, June 28th TD Bank’s “Celebrate America” Fireworks and Show (5:30 p.m. start)
Wednesday, July 2nd Swingtime Big Band
Thursday, July 3rd Mike Delguidice and Billy Joel Band
Saturday, July 5th Neil Berg 100 Years of Broadway
Friday, July 11th Oldies Night with Jay Siegel’s Tokens
Friday, July 18: Young Frankenstein by Plaza Theatrical Productions
Saturday, July 19th Robert Davi Sings Sinatra
Monday, July 21st Harry Chapin Tribute
Friday, July 25th Nassau Pops
Saturday, July 26th Fresh in the Park Starring Christina Perri and Teran & Sara
Tuesday, July 29th American Ballet Showcase
Saturday, Aug. 2nd Salute to Vets with Tony Orlando and the USO Troupe (6:45 p.m. start)
Friday, Aug. 8th Long Island Philharmonic
Saturday, Aug. 9th Super Diamond Neal Diamond Tribute
Friday, Aug. 15th Disco Night
Saturday, Aug. 16th Tribute to The Boss & Paul McCartney w/ Tramps Like Us & Mystic
Monday, Aug. 18th Oldies Night with Shirley Alston
Friday, Aug. 22nd Disco Unlimited and Somethin’ Fresh
Saturday, Aug. 23rd CBS FM’s Saturday in the Park w/ KC and the Sunshine Band
Wednesday, Aug. 27th Nassau Has Talent
Friday, Aug. 29th Full House and Desert Highway
Friday, Sept. 5th Eddie Sessa
Saturday, Sept. 6th NASH FM’s Country Show
Saturday, Sept. 20th Victory Games Benefit – Oldies Concert (5 p.m. start)
Saturday, Sept. 27th Eddie Money (3:30 p.m. start)
There is no formal seating at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre so concertgoers are urged to bring folding chairs or blankets. Special accommodations are also available for disabled patrons, including reserved parking, easily accessible restrooms, and a convenient reserved location on the hill. If doubtful weather conditions arise, call (516) 572-0355 after 6:30 p.m. for updated performance information.
Much of the programming at the Lakeside Theatre is made possible through the Nassau County Hotel/Motel Proceeds Grant, which are proceeds from taxes on hotel and motel rooms in Nassau County. Since 2006, Nassau County has received more than ten million dollars from the Hotel/Motel Proceeds Grant, which also has assisted in historic building restoration and other cultural enhancements.
The full 2014 Summer Calendar of Events is listed on the website at: http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/summer.
For additional information concerning Eisenhower Park, and the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, call the Public Information Office at (516) 572-0200 weekdays during business hours or visit the website at: http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.