Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that Nassau County will host CBS Presents: KC and the Sunshine Band on Saturday, July 21st at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free.
Known as the “Founder of the Dance Revolution,” KC and the Sunshine Band provide entertainment that consists of legendary music that has been credited with influencing a whole generation. They have wowed audiences around the world for over 37 years with their infectious, feel good happy music and concert goers are sure to be thoroughly entertained by the performance of a musical icon. Their unique sound combination of funk, disco, and R&B will get people out of their seats and dancing the night away to great hits such as “Get Down Tonight,” “That’s The Way (I Like It),” and “Boogie Shoes.” As a Grammy Award winner who has sold in excess of 100 million records, their show is sure to deliver a venue that is fun, exciting, and memorable.
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.
About Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre
The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre is located near parking fields 6 and 6A in Eisenhower Park. Lakeside Theatre is a venue with no formal seating. Concertgoers are urged to bring folding chairs or blankets. Special accommodations are available for disabled patrons, including reserved parking, easily accessible restrooms and a convenient reserved location on the hill. Assistive hearing devices are also available upon request for the hearing impaired.
About Eisenhower Park
Eisenhower Park is located in East Meadow, with entrances on Hempstead Turnpike and Merrick Avenue. As one of the largest public spaces in the New York metropolitan area, Eisenhower Park offers a full range of athletic and family activities, including one of the finest swimming facilities in the U.S., three world-class golf courses, dozens of athletic fields and courts, picnic areas, playgrounds, fitness trails and more. For further information, contact the Parks Public Information Office at: (516) 572-0200 or visit the Nassau County Parks, Recreation and Museums website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.