FEATURING LUKAS GRAHAM AND NEEDTOBREATHE
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced today that Nassau County will host Fresh FM Presents: Fresh in the Park on Saturday, July 23rd at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park. This year’s annual Fresh FM Presents: Fresh in the Park will feature live performances by Lukas Graham and Needtobreathe. The show, sponsored by Fresh 102.7, will begin at 8:00 p.m. Admission is free.
Lukas Graham is a Danish pop-soul band whose namesake and lead singer is Lukas Graham Forchhammer. Other band members include: Mark Falgren (drummer), Magnus Larsson (bassist), and Morten Ristorp (keyboardist). Their second album earned international attention with singles like “7 Years” which peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 list and “Mama Said.”
Needtobreathe is an American Christian rock band from Seneca, South Carolina, United States. The band is composed of Bear Rinehart (Guitar, Lead Vocals), Bo Rinehart (Guitar, BGV’s), Seth Bolt (Bass, BGV’s), and Josh Lovelace (Keys, BGV’s).
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 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. There is no formal seating at Lakeside, so concertgoers are urged to bring folding chairs or blankets. Special accommodations are available for persons with disabilities, including reserved parking, accessible restrooms, and a convenient reserved location on the hill. Assistive hearing devices will be available free of charge for the hearing impaired. If weather conditions are doubtful, call (516) (516) 572-0355 after 6:30 p.m. 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 further information, please call the Nassau County Parks, Recreation and Museums Department at: (516) 572-0200, or visit the website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.