Dear friends and neighbors,
We’re nearing the end of June and as the weather starts to get hot so does the music and entertainment scene in the 88th Assembly District. There are plenty of concerts and shows around the district this summer, both during the day and in the evening. Here’s a closer look:
The Bronxville Pops Concert Band will perform on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. at Bronxville High School [177 Pondfield Road] at 8 p.m. Scheduled concert dates are July 5, 12, 19 and 26.
Visit www.facebook.com/The-Bronxville-Pops-Concert-Band-610695272354530/?rc=p for more information.
The Bronxville Summer Street Concert Series will also take place on July 20, Aug. 17 and Sept. 7 on Park Place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Visit www.bronxvillechamber.com for more information.
The Summer Sounds 2017 Concert Series at Lake Isle Country Club Driving Range will take place Mondays at 8 p.m. There will be food and drink available for purchase at the Balcony Cafe by Mulinos at Lake Isle.
July 5 – Tangled Vine
July 12 – Bob Larro Orchestra
July 19 – Epic Soul
July 26 – FDR Drive
Aug. – House Arrest
Aug. – Bookends Band
Aug. 16 – Celtic Cross
August 23 – The Jon Bates Band (at Garth Road Park, 7:30 p.m.)
The New Rochelle Council on the Arts 2017 Summer Sounds Concert Series kicks off on June 28 and runs through August 30. All concerts are free and take place at the Hudson Park Bandshell.
June 28 – Alive n Kickin
July 5 – The Nat Osborn Band
July 12 – 3D Rhythm of Life
July 19 – David Gerald Band
July 21 – Greetings From Anywhere
July 26 – What It Is
July 28 – Rocky Middleton Jazz Ensemble
Aug. 2 – New Rochelle Opera
Aug. 4 – Kat Boyd and Acts of Faith
Aug. 9 – Lynette Washington & Dennis Bell Jazz NY
Aug. 11- Rising Musicians Night featuring Ivan Polanco and the Jacob Harelick Ensemble
Aug. 16 – Franco Morillo Band
Aug. 23 – The Barons
Aug. 30 – Alfio
The BID Music on the Green Series will take place at Ruby Dee Park at Library Green at 7 p.m.
July 20- Jazz Vocalist Glenda Davenport
July 27 – Banda Nueva York
Aug. 3 – Wali Ali Band
The 2017 Town of Pelham Summer Concert Series will take place on Monday evenings at 7:30 p.m. in the gazebo at Town House Park.
June 26 – Just Nuts
July 3 – Phillip James Orchestra
July 17 – FDR Drive
July 24 – Virgil Scott Swing Band
July 31 – The Barons
Aug. 7 – Bookends Band
Aug. 14 – Westchester Swing Band
Aug. 21 – FDR Drive
Aug. 29 – Jackie Dimaggio with Bobby James, Mike Dimore & Christopher Macchio
The Westchester Band’s free outdoor concerts return on June 29 at The Scarsdale Pool Complex. Admission is $2 and there will be a fireworks show that night. The remaining concerts are free and take place on Thursdays at Chase Park or at the Scarsdale High School auditorium in the event of rain. These concerts will take place on July 6, July 13, July 20, July 27, August 3, and August 10.
Parties in the Park will take place on select Fridays from 6:00-8:00 pm. There will be live music, entertainment and more!
June 23 – Chase Park
July 14 – Davis Park
July 28 – Chase Park
The New Westchester Symphony will host “A Summer of Symphonies” with conductor Benjamin Niemczyk. These concerts will take place on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Memorial United Methodist Church (250 Bryant Avenue, White Plains).
June 21 – Beethoven Symphony No. 1 and No. 5
June 28 – Elgar Symphony No. 1
July 5 – Mozart Symphony No. 31 and 41
July 19 – Bizet Symphony in C
July 26 – Dvorak Symphony No. 8
Aug. 2 – Brahms Symphony No. 4
Aug. 9 – Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 1
Aug. 16 – Wagner – Symphony in C
Aug. 23 – Brahms – Symphony No. 2
Aug. 30 – Beethoven Symphony No. 3 — Eroica
The White Plains Noon Day Concert Series returns for another season on Thursdays from noon to 2 p.m. in the Renaissance Plaza located at Main Street and Mamaroneck Avenue. The performers scheduled to appear are:
June 15 – The Saints-Mixing it up
June 22 – Ivan Polanco
June 29 – Cruise Control
July 6 – Linc-Carnival Island Tunes
July 13 – Rat Pack-Good Clean Fun
July 20 – Gunsmoke-Country Tunes
July 27 – Jazzmyn-Fan Favorites
Aug. 3 – Larry Stevens-Classic Rock to Pop
Aug. 10 – Richie G Group-Jazz Pop
Aug. 17 – Herve Alexander- Jazz & Salsa
Aug. 24 – Alive-n-Kickin-Motown & More
Aug. 31 – Jigsaww-All the Hits
Sept. 7 – Magic Touch- Acapella
Sept. 14 – Rain Date for any concert
The City of White Plains will also host Dancing Under the Stars on Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. in Renaissance Park [Mamaroneck Avenue and Main Street]. These concerts will pay tribute to great bands and performers.
July 5 – Woodstock Tribute
July 12 – Elvis is in the House –Good Clean Fun
July 26 – Neil Diamond Tribute
Aug. 2 – Songs of the Piano Man
Aug. 9 – Back Street Boys R Back
The Summer SoulSTICE Concert will take place on June 22 from 5-9 p.m. on Church Street at Main Street. The bands The New Review and Shayna Steele will perform. There will also be food, drinks and more to celebrate the longest day of the year.
The City of White Plains will also host Neighborhood Nights Mondays through Thursday at 7 p.m. at various parks throughout the city.
The City of White Plains will also host the Summer Concert Series in the Courtyard on City Place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. from June 29-Aug. 31.
June 29 – Hannah Gill and the Hours
July 6 – The Brain Cloud
July 13 – Ayodele Casel & Storyboard P
July 20 – Alwyn & Jolliff
July 27 – Aubrey Haddard
Aug. 3 – Akie Bermiss
Aug. 10 – Waffle Stompers
Aug. 17 Gotham Kings
Aug. 24 – Nadia Washington
Aug. 31 – Erena Terakubo Quartet
The Music Conservatory of Westchester (216 Central Avenue, White Plains) will also present it’s 40th season of Summer Sings with a quartet of Tuesday concerts beginning June 20. All concerts are scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.
June 20 – Broadway Theater Medley
June 27 – Mozart Requiem
July 11 – Faure: Requiem
July 18 – Mendelssohn: Elijah
Gillie Park (Gedney Way)
July 10 – Barnyard Animals and Crafts
July 17 – Magic by Seth Dale
July 24 – Kid’s Concert Mark Rust
Mattison Park (Quinby Avenue)
July 10 – The Little Mermaid Movie (8:15 p.m.)
July 17 – Barnyard Animals and Crafts
July 24 – Magic by Seth Dale
Druss Park (South Lexington Avenue)
July 11 – Barnyard Animals and Crafts
July 18 – Magic by Seth Dale
July 25 – Moana the movie (8:15 p.m.)
George Washington School (100 Orchard Street)
July 11 – Finding Nemo the movie (8:15 p.m.)
July 18 – Barnyard Animals and Crafts
July 25 – Magic by Seth Dale
Turnure Park (South Lake Street)
July 12 – Barnyard Animals and Crafts
July 19 – Magic by Seth Dale
July 26 – Moana the movie (8:15 p.m.)
Gardella Park (Ferris Avenue
July 13 – Finding Nemo the movie (8:15 p.m.)
July 20 – Barnyard Animals and Crafts
July 27 – Magic by Seth Dale
Chatterton Park (Chatterton Avenue)
July 13 – Barnyard Animals and Crafts
July 20 – Magic by Seth Dale
July 27 – The Little Mermaid movie (8:15 p.m.)
There will be a Father’s Day concert and celebration at Turnure Park (South Lake Street) featuring guitarist Gil Parris at 7 p.m. … The City of White Plains will also host an Independence Day Celebration on June 30 from 6-10 p.m. at White Plains High School (550 North Street). There will be fireworks and Tramps Like Us, a Bruce Springsteen cover band, will play on the main stage from 7:30- 9 p.m. … The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival will present Romeo and Juliet at Turnure Park (South Lake Street) at 7 p.m. … The City will also celebrate the National Night Out on Aug. 1 at police headquarters (77 South Lexington Avenue) with live music by Showtime Music Entertainment. Visit www.cityofwhiteplains.com for more information on any of these events.