East Meadow, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced the NY Revue concert featuring The Clusters and The Manhattan Skyline will take place at Eisenhower Park’s Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre located in East Meadow, on Friday, July 15th. The concert will begin at 8:00 p.m. Admission is free.
The original Clusters were formed in 1957. The group consisted of Charlie Scardina, Tommy Mordente, Donnie Milo, Henry (Rico) Ferro and Joe Gugliotta. In April of 1958 The Clusters recorded “Darling Can't You Tell” and “Pardon My Heart.” The record was released on the Tee Gee record label and became a New York hit. The record reached # 10 on the Regional Billboard charts and #23 on the WMCA music charts. The group appeared on the Alan Freed big beat TV show and Ted Steeles show at the Paramount theater with Frankie Avalon, Bobby Darin, The Big Bopper, Clyde McPhatter and others.
The Manhattan Skyline an oldies, doo wop group consist of former members of The Capris, Vito and The Salutations, The Tokens, The Chimes, The Chords, They are a New York-based group of seasoned professionals who are well recognized for their vocal excellence. Performing at major venues and alongside top names in the business for many years, these dazzling performers inspire each other with the desire to have fun!
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 Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre is an outdoor theatre located near parking fields 6 and 6A in Eisenhower Park. 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 available for the hearing impaired. There is no formal seating at Lakeside Theatre, so concertgoers are urged to bring folding chairs. If weather conditions are doubtful, call (516) 572-0355 after 6:00 p.m. for updated performance information.
Eisenhower Park is centrally located in East Meadow, with entrances on Hempstead Turnpike at East Meadow Avenue and at the intersection of Stewart and Merrick Avenues. For further information, please call the Nassau County Parks Public Information Office at: (516) 572-0200 or visit the Nassau County Parks, Recreation and Museum website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.