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Mangano Announces 2014 Blockbuster Summer Concert Series Line-Up At Lakeside Theatre

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 7:00 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 Tegan & 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: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.