East Meadow, NY - June 26, 2014 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced that Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot, featuring members of the Billy Joel Band, will be performing at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre at Eisenhower Park on Thursday, July 3rd. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free. Opening the show will be Kim Sozzi and Randy Jackson.
Most known for their tribute to Billy Joel, Mike DelGuidice and Big Shot are one of the best live rock bands performing today. In addition to performing numerous uncanny renditions of Billy Joel’s music, concertgoers will also be treated to recreations of songs by Paul McCartney, Elton John, The Beatles, Journey, Led Zepplin, Aerosmith and many more. Mike DelGuidice is currently on tour with Billy Joel playing acoustic guitar and vocals.
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 conveniently located near parking fields 6 and 6A in Eisenhower Park. Since 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 for the hearing impaired upon request.
About Eisenhower Park
Eisenhower Park, operated by the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums, is located in East Meadow, with entrances on Hempstead Turnpike and Merrick Avenue. For further information, please contact the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums at: (516) 572-0200 or visit the website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.