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Posted on: June 12, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Town of Babylon Announces 2014 Free Summer Concert Series


Town of Babylon Supervisor Rich Schaffer recently announced that the lineup for the Town’s 2014 Summer Concert Series has been revealed and features exciting popular acts such as local Billy Joel tribute band Big Shot and rock legend Dicky Betts, a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band. The free concerts are held all season long to celebrate the spirit of summer in the Town of Babylon.

“We are excited to once again provide a summer full of live entertainment,” said Supervisor Rich Schaffer. “The lineup for the summer concert series is filled with nationally recognized cover bands and individual artists covering many music tastes- from country to hard rock. The series will provide for many great summer nights.”

The 2014 Summer Concert Series will kick off with a free concert featuring “Big Shot: Billy Joel Tribute Band” on Friday, June 27, 2014 at Overlook Beach beginning at 7:30 p.m.

The following 2014 Town of Babylon Summer Concert events are free to attendees:

• July 2 at 7:30 p.m.- “Unforgettable Fire: U2 Tribute Band” - Tanner Park
• July 9 at 7:30 p.m.- “Strawberry Field: Beatles Tribute Band” – Tanner Park
• July 11 at 7:30 p.m.- “Dicky Betts & Great Southern” – Tanner Park
• July 16 at 7:30 p.m.- “Dr. K’s Motown Revue with Sir Duke: Motown and Stevie Wonder Tribute Band” – Overlook Beach
• July 18 at 7:30 p.m.- “Jessie’s Girl with Constantine Maroulis: Ultimate 80’s Tribute Band” – Tanner Park
• July 23 at 7:30 p.m.- “Get The Led Out: Led Zeppelin Tribute Band” – Tanner Park
• July 25 at 7:30 p.m.- “Tommy James and The Shondells” – Tanner Park
• July 30 at 7:30 p.m.- “Bruce in the USA: Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band” – Tanner Park
• August 1 at 7:30 p.m. – “Changes in Latitude: Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band” – Overlook Beach
• August 6 at 7:30 p.m.- “Dark Star Orchestra: Grateful Dead Tribute Band” – Tanner Park
• August 8 at 7:30 p.m.- “New York Oldies Revue” – Tanner Park

Paul Joseph Quartet Concerts will take place on the following dates and times:
• June 24 at 7:00 p.m. at Hermann Griem Park
• July 10 at 7:00 p.m. Brennan High School

Concert attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to help stock the Town of Babylon Food Pantry. For more information about the summer concert series in case of inclement weather, log on to or call 631-893-2100.

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