Grammy Nominee, Brady Rymer, Como Brothers and Others Perform at 2nd Annual Live at The Shoppes Summer Family Entertainment Series

Folks are encouraged to bring their own chairs or blankets and enjoy all The Shoppes have to offer.

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The Shoppes Summer Family Entertainment Series will take place under the gazebo in the courtyard.

Photo by: The Shoppes at East Wind

Wading River, NY - July 10, 2018 - The Shoppes at East Wind is gearing up for another great summer season with their 2nd Annual Live at the Shoppes Summer Family Entertainment Series. The series sponsored by People’s United Bank and The Shoppes, takes place Wednesday evenings from July 11th through August 15th at 6:00 PM and is free and open to the public. The season kicks off with Lena and the Happy Clam Band performing their award-winning children’s music on July 11th and wraps up with three-time GRAMMY nominated Children’s performer, Brady Rymer with Claudia Mussen on accordion on August 15th. Every Wednesday, families can visit The Shoppes and enjoy LIVE music and entertainment; including a magic show and live music by Long Island’s favorite performers Chain Reaction, The Como Brothers and Craig Rose. “We are excited to partner with East Wind for the second consecutive year on their upcoming Summer family events series,” said Jennifer Fasano, Vice President and Market Manager, People’s United Bank. “This is a reflection of our continued commitment to communities across Long Island.”
The series will take place under the gazebo in the courtyard at The Shoppes at East Wind and folks are encouraged to come early visit The Shoppes, bring their own chairs or blankets and enjoy all The Shoppes have to offer. "We enjoy seeing families getting together for some fun and leaving their often-stressful days behind.  The entertainment is superb and there is something for everyone.  The carousel, Brezza's Pizza, Tweet's ice cream shop as well as all the other family-owned shoppes complete the picture for a laid back, entertaining night. Bring your lawn chairs, sit back, and relax!!" says Mona Rossero of The Crushed Olive.
“Live at the Shoppes brings the local community together, as well as offering a fun shopping atmosphere for customers and terrific exposure for the merchants.”Says Steven Rueda of Sole Provisions, “We love when people stop in to check us out for the first time during an event like a concert or car show. It gives us a great opportunity to show off our hand-curated footwear selection and talk to customers about our expert sit-and-fit service.”
Live at the Shoppes, family entertainment doesn’t stop there – additional summer fun includes, Cruise Nights on Tuesdays at 5:30 PM from July 10th – August 21stand Wednesdays August 29th – September 5th.  Little Miss Sew It All's Summer Program, Project Funwaytakes place from July 9th through August 17th, a week long sewing class culminating with a Once Sew-pon a Time Fairytale inspired student fashion shows every Friday evening in the courtyard. North Fork Craft Gallery features one of their local artisans at an outdoor experiential activity every Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 pmthrough August 26th. The Painted Canvas hosts weekly summer camps for kids July 9th – August 23rdand Open Paint Days for creative families nearly every Saturday, 12 noon to 4:00 pm.You can find other exciting events listed on our Facebook page.
Live at The Shoppes featured Events:
  • Wednesday July 11th–Lena and the Happy Clam Band –It's time to shellebrate with the Lena and the Happy Clam Band!This Long Island-based band boasts award-winning original music.  Whether they are jamming (clamming) at The Great South Bay Music Festival or The Long Island Children's Museum, the Happy Clam Band get families up and interacting together.  And that makes everyone: HAPPY AS CLAMS!
  • Wednesday July 18th- Chain Reaction - One of the top performance bands from the Long Island and New York area, Chain Reaction specializes in a variety of music from the 1940's, 70's, 80's, 90's, classic rock, disco and contemporary music. Their high energy contributes to their mission, “Our main goal is to play music that people can’t stop dancing to and have a blast doing it!”
  • Wednesday July 25th- Ronjo Magic Presents Amazing Anthony– With 40 years of experience, Ronjo Entertainment, includes a group of talented, dedicated and fun performers of magic entertainment for all ages. Anthony had been performing magic, professionally since the age of 14 and has never looked back. For over 35 years he has developed a family show that is full of magic, music, laughter, and amazement. He has performed for many schools, libraries and corporations and at Jones beach.
  • Wednesday August 1st- The Como Brothers - The Como Brothers, Matt and Andrew Como are singer/songwriters from Long Island, NY who first appeared on the music scene in early 2012. The pop-rock duo has written, recorded, and released 2 albums, 5 EP’s, and 2 singles. They have performed at the Hard Rock Café, Webster Hall, the Cutting Room, and Warped Tour at Nassau Coliseum. Their music has appeared on many TV shows including E! Network's Keeping Up with the Kardashians, MTV's The Real World, and The Oxygen Channel's Best Ink. They have performed and recorded with drummers Steve Jordan & Aaron Sterling, bassist Sean Hurley, and keyboardist Andy Burton. The band is currently touring to promote their new single First Time, which they are releasing sometime this spring.
  • Wednesday August 8th - Craig Rose - Long Island’s premier vocalist and solo musician Craig brings his brand of everyone’s favorite hits for sing-alongs and dance music from the 60’s to today. He has previously entertained at weddings, corporate events and private parties and with other successful performers from the tri-state area.
  • Wednesday August 15th - Brady Rymer – Long Island’s three-time GRAMMY nominated Children’s performer as well as numerous Parents' Choice Gold and NAPPA (National Parenting Publications) Gold Awards, will perform some of his most popular children’s songs and close out our Live at The Shoppes Summer Series.
About the Shoppes at East Wind 
The Shoppes at East Wind opened in October of 2016 with 28 free standing specialty stores connected by brick-paved walkways. The quaint walking village features a variety of local merchants, including jewelers, artisan goods, custom clothing, paint and sewing instruction, an ice cream parlor and pizza shop and bakery. A custom-made indoor pavilion serves as the centerpiece of the courtyard, housing a stunning, one-of-a-kind carousel with hand-carved horses and fantasy figures. EastWindLongIsland/Shoppes
The Shoppes:
  • A Cake in Time Bakery & Studio
  • American Pie
  • Amore Jewelry Design
  • The Beginning Apparel
  • Brezza Pizza Kitchen
  • The Carousel
  • Cheese & Spice Market 
  • Coldwell Banker M&D GoodLife
  • The Crushed Olive
  • Golden Age Antiques & Fine Art
  • The Jewelry Box & Gift Shoppe
  • Little Miss Sew It All
  • North Fork Bridal Shoppe
  • North Fork Craft Gallery
  • North Fork FIRE
  • The Painted Canvas
  • Sole Provisions
  • Sweet Cart Candy Shoppe
  • Tweets Ice Cream Café
  • Wines By Nature
  • With All My Heart Floral Designs & Purple Peacock Paperie
  • You, Me & Tea
  • Opening Soon - Ruggero’s Italian Restaurant
About East Wind
Located at the gateway to Long Island’s North Fork wine trail, East Wind Long Island is set on 26 lush acres and is home to 50 grand rooms and suites, a 10,000-square-foot lavish and tranquil full-services spa, and salon, and an award-winning catering facility with more than 50,000-square-feet of indoor and outdoor banquet, weddings, event, meeting, retreat, and conference spaces. The Inn also features a 24-hour fitness center, an indoor swimming pool, Desmond’s a 200-seat restaurant featuring breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch.
About People’s United Bank
People's United Bank, N.A. is a subsidiary of People's United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBCT), a diversified financial services company with $44 billion in assets. People’s United Bank, founded in 1842, is a premier, community-based, regional bank in the Northeast offering commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth management services through a network of over 400 retail locations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.Visit us at