Parks, Recreation & Museums

Posted on: June 2, 2016


Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the County Parks’ International Music Nights Concert Series will kick off this year on Sunday, June 12th at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park. The International Music Nights Concert Series provides residents an opportunity to experience the broad range of cultures that Nassau County has to offer.  

“The International Music Nights Concert Series is a great Nassau County tradition dedicated to music and culture that honor a range of ethnic groups,” said County Executive Mangano.  “Come enjoy the park, music and culture all summer long.”

The International Music Nights Summer Concert Series is presented by the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums in recognition of Nassau County’s unique ethnic diversity. The International Music Nights are presented at the Lakeside Theatre, free of charge.  

The following International Nights will be presented as two hour shows beginning at 8:00 p.m.:

Sunday, June 12th:  Indian American Night
Sunday, June 26th: Israeli American Night
Tuesday, July 5th: German American Night
Sunday, July 31st: Punjabi American Night
Monday, August 1st: Irish American Night
Sunday, August 7th: Chinese American Night
Sunday, August 14th: Pakistani American night
Sunday, August 21st: Bangladeshi American Night
Sunday, August 28th: Korean American Night
Sunday, Sept. 4th:  Latino American Night (2:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.)

This year, some International Nights will be presented as pre-shows beginning at 6:30 p.m. before other performances:

Friday, July 8th:  Polish American program before Disco Unlimited
Saturday, July 9th:  Greek American program before Concert Pops of Long Island
Saturday, July 16th:  Italian American program before Robert Davi
Saturday, July 30th: Armenian American program before Oldies Show
Friday, August 19th:  Scandinavian American Night before Desert Highway
Saturday, August 20th: African American Night before the Gospel and Jazz concert
Saturday, August 27th:  Ukrainian American Night before Neil Berg’s 100 years of Broadway
The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre is an outdoor theatre that hosts a full schedule of entertainment events during the summer, from concerts to movies and is located near parking fields 6 and 6A in Eisenhower Park. There is no formal seating, so concertgoers are urged to bring folding chairs. 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, please call: (516) 572-0355 for updated performance information. 

Eisenhower Park is located in East Meadow with entrances on Hempstead Turnpike at East Meadow Avenue and at the intersection of Stewart and Merrick Avenues. For additional information, call the Public Information Office at: (516) 572-0200 weekdays during business hours, the recorded Special Events Line at: (516) 572-0223 or visit the website at:

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