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Free Concerts on Long Island in July

Don’t miss out on these free summer concerts!

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Summer concerts are a great way to get out and enjoy the warm weather on Long Island. Unfortunately, concerts can get a bit pricey. Long Islanders have no need to worry, because there are many concerts to enjoy in the area that are completely free.
Here's a list of three different summer concert series that will surely give you something to do this July.
Every Friday during the summer months, Long Islanders can be entertained with free live shows in Russ Savatt Park on Main Street in Kings Park. Weather permitting, these shows run from about 7:30 to 9 p.m. Remember to bring a chair to enjoy this great series of concerts. Click the link above for more information on these shows.
Friday, July 4
Nina et cetera
Friday, July 11
Glenn Baldwin and Friends of Jazz, Swing, Bossa, Bop and Blues
Friday, July 18
Twenty-six & six with Joe Roche
Friday, July 25
Homegrown String Band
There are many concerts you can attend for free throughout the Town of Babylon, including Tanner Park and Overlook Beach. Be sure to arrive early to get a good spot. The Tanner Park concerts are located on Baylawn Avenue and Kerrigan Road in Copaigue. Shows start at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 2
Tanner Park
Unforgettable Fire
Wednesday, July 9
Tanner Park
Strawberry Fields - Beatles Tribute Band
Friday, July 11
Tanner Park
Dicky Betts & Great Southern
Wednesday, July 16
Overlook Beach
Dr. K's Motown Revue with Sir Duke
Friday, July 18
Tanner Park
Jessie's Girl with Constantine Maroulis
Wednesday, July 23
Tanner Park
Get the Led Out
Friday, July 25
Tanner Park
Tommy Janes & the Shondells
Wednesday, July 30
Tanner Park
Bruce in the USA
There will be free concerts during the summer at Morgan Park in Glen Cove. Morgan Park is location on Germaine Street between Landing Road and McLoughlin Street. All shows begin at 7:30.
Sunday, July 6
Swingtime Big Band
Saturday, July 19
Oldham Youth Orchestra
Sunday, July 20
Music and Magic of The Beatles
Sunday, July 27
United States Navy Band Northeast - from Newport, Rhode Island.
These are just a handful of the free concerts you can enjoy on Long Island all summer long. And if you’re willing to pay a few bucks, the list of concerts is practically endless! Be sure to check out our list of free things to do on Long Island for even more things to do this summer.