Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano has announced that Eisenhower Park’s Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre will hold an 80’s Explosion concert featuring Alisha, Somethin’ Fresh, and The Michael Live Project on Sunday, July 17th. The concert begins at 8:00 p.m.; admission is free.
Alisha, is an American freestyle and dance-pop singer who had several club hits in the 1980’s and 1990’s the song “Do You Dream About Me,” which was written by songwriter Diane Warren and was featured in the movie Mannequin.
Somethin’ Fresh is comprised of some the best musicians that New York has to offer. Somethin’ Fresh specializes in 80’s R&B, Funk, Hip-Hop, and Dance Classics. This high-energy band always gets the crowd pumped up and ready to dance the night away!
The Michael Live Project is a Michael Jackson Tribute featuring Michael Clark, a singer, songwriter, and dancer. Music has always been a part of his life, coming as he does from a family of musicians. At the age of seven, he began performing in his older brother's band as a featured singer, doing local talent shows and clubs in Newark. He has been captivating audiences ever since. His career took off when he showcased his talent in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, where he headlined at many of the big casinos like Ceasars Palace, the Tropicana, and the Sands Hotel.
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 located near parking fields 6 and 6A in Eisenhower Park. Lakeside Theatre is a venue with no formal seating. Concertgoers are urged to bring folding chairs or blankets. 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 also available upon request for the hearing impaired.
About Eisenhower ParkEisenhower Park is located in East Meadow, with entrances on Hempstead Turnpike and Merrick Avenue. As one of the largest public spaces in the New York metropolitan area, Eisenhower Park offers a full range of athletic and family activities, including one of the finest swimming facilities in the U.S., three world-class golf courses, dozens of athletic fields and courts, picnic areas, playgrounds, fitness trails and more. For further information, contact the Parks Public Information Office at: (516) 572-0200 or visit the Nassau County Parks, Recreation and Museums website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.