Great River, NY - June 30, 2016 - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, along with the Natural Heritage Trust, The Islip Arts Council, Astoria Bank and John C. Dunphy Foundation are pleased to announce the 2016 Free Outdoor Summer Concert Series at Bayard Cutting Arboretum in Great River, NY.
The concert series offers a variety of free musical entertainment such as jazz, classical, blue grass, and swing. An $8.00 vehicle use fee will be in effect and participants are encouraged to bring their own chairs or blankets.
July 24 - 2 PM Homegrown String Band
July 31 - 2 PM John Restrepo Quartet
August 7 - 2 PM Soundswell-Fusing Rock & Blues
August 14 - 2 PM John Restrepo Quartet
August 21 - 2 PM Janine DiNatale-Jazz
August 28 - 2 PM Easy Street Classic Rock
Programs are subject to change. For additional information, please call the Islip Arts Council at 631-224-5420, weekdays from 10:00am – 5:00pm, or visit the website.
For information on the day of the concert, please call Bayard Cutting Arboretum 631-224- 5420.
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation oversees 180 state parks and 35 historic sites, which are visited by 62 million people annually. A recent study found that New York State Parks generates $1.9 billion in economic activity annually and supports 20,000 jobs. For more information on any of these recreation areas, call 518-474- 0456 or visit www.nysparks.com.