Free Family Fun Concerts All Summer Long
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 7:30 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:
Wednesday, July 25th Noontime Concert Series: Phil Costa Big Band – Sponsored by B103
Friday, July 27th Motown Show – Sponsored by B103
Wednesday, August 1st Noontime Concert Series: Tercels – Sponsored by WHLI
Friday, August 3rd Creole Family Night
Saturday, August 4th Salute to Veterans with Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pops (6:45 p.m. start)
Sponsored by KJOY
Wednesday, August 8th Noontime Concert Series: Quickdraw – Sponsored by WHLI
Friday, August 10th Long Island Philharmonic
Saturday, August 11th Disco Night – Sponsored by B103
Wednesday, August 15th Noontime Concert Series: Teresa McLean – Sponsored by WHLI
Friday, August 17th Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway
Saturday, August 18th Fresh in the Park starring Kris Allen & Daniel Powder
Sunday, August 19th The Village People/ The Trammps
Saturday, September 8th Pakistani American Festival
Sunday, September 23rd Hispanic Heritage Celebration
Sunday, September 30th Eddie Money (3:00 p.m.) and the 3rd Annual Cruise to the Show Parade and Car Show – Sponsored by WBAB, Parts Authority, Movin’ On Sounds, Westbury Jeep, Winthrop University Hospital and Levittown Ford.
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.