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:
June 2015:Friday, June 5th Lee GreenwoodMonday, June 8th North Shore PopsFriday, June 19th Two Gents & The Lady Saturday, June 20th Dean Karahalis and the Concert Pops Friday, June 26th Salute to MotownSaturday, June 27th TD Bank’s “Celebrate America” Fireworks and Show (5:00 p.m.)Monday, June 29th Doo Wop in the Park
July 2015:Thursday, July 2nd Swingtime Big Band Friday, July 3rd Movin’ Out – Billy Joel TributeFriday, July 10th Neil Berg 100 Years of BroadwaySaturday, July 11th Dark Lady – Cher Tribute Band & Disco Unlimited Friday, July 17th Ballet Showcase with American Ballet Theatre Dancers Saturday, July 18th Taylor Dayne and AlishaMonday, July 20th Reach for the Stars FinalsFriday, July 24th Oldies Night – The Encounters & Stan ZizkaSaturday, July 25th FRESH 102.7 Presents Fresh in the Park Monday, July 27th Harry Chapin TributeFriday, July 31st West Side Story by Plaza Productions
August 2015:Saturday, Aug. 1st Salute to Vets with Tony Orlando and the USO Liberty Bells (6:30 p.m.)Friday, Aug. 7th Creole Family NightSaturday, Aug. 8th Davi Sings SinatraMonday, Aug. 10th LI PhilharmonicTuesday, Aug. 11th 42nd Infantry Division BandFriday, Aug. 14th Oldies Show with Jimmy Gallagher & The PassionsMonday, Aug. 17th Nassau Has TalentFriday, Aug. 21st ABBA Mania & Stayin’ Alive – Bee Gees Tribute BandSaturday, Aug. 22nd CBS-FM Presents Saturday in the Park Starring Joan JettFriday, Aug. 28th Desert Highway – Eagles Tribute BandSunday, Aug. 30th Vega Bond Puppets (1:00 p.m.)Saturday, Sept. 12th NASH FM’s Last Summer Blast Starring Kristian Bush & GlorianaSaturday, Sept. 19th Doo-Wop Concert Benefitting the Victory Games Challenge (5:00 p.m.)
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.