The Town of Hempstead is hosting a free drive-in concert series throughout the summer in efforts to provide a fun seasonal experience despite many COVID-19 safety conditions.
Running from early July to late August, Hempstead residents can catch the shows at Town Park in Point Lookout to enjoy a large variety of tribute bands ranging from Bruce Springsteen to the Ladies of Motown, all while lounging safely and comfortably inside of their vehicles. Spots will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis with gates opening at 7 p.m. and performances starting at 8 p.m.
“We strongly encourage all residents to review the list of rules and regulations before attending a town … concert,” Hempstead Town Supervisor Donald X. Clavin, Jr. said. “Our dedicated town staff will be on hand at these events to answer any questions or concerns, and we ask for your patience and understanding as employees take additional precautions to reduce the risk of possible exposure to COVID-19.”
Guests must remain in their vehicles throughout the event with the exceptions being the restroom and throwing away trash. Masks are required when outside.
2020 FREE SUMMER DRIVE-IN CONCERT LIST:
Enjoy the greatest hits from the ‘80s and beyond. July 11.
Are you a Blondie fan? Well, this tribute band will be worth your while. July 13.
This tribute band will honor the greatest hits of Phil Collins. July 15.
Listen to your favorite LYNYRD SKYNYRD songs through this tribute band. July 17.
Enjoy your favorite hits from pop queens Madonna and Lady Gaga, as presented by these tribute performers. July 18.
Cherish a long-list of the greatest Elton John classics. July 20.
This New York native band will show off their magic with disco-themed music. July 22.
Enjoy your favorite Italian songs by a variety of artists including Connie Francis, Jerry Vale, and Rosemary Clooney. July 24.
This tribute band provides a long-list of classics ranging from Mary Wells, to The Supremes, to Martha & The Vandellas, to Teena Marie, to Thelma Houston, and more. July 25.
Come enjoy your favorite Bruce Springsteen classics as presented by the local tribute band. July 27.
This tribute band is always eager to showcase their love for the Eagles. July 29.
Enjoy the artistry of James Taylor, as portrayed through the tribute band. July 31.
Fans of the Wilson sisters? This Heart tribute band might be the way to spend the night. August 1.
Re-live some fond memories associated with the band Chicago. August 3.
Bop to the music of Motown as presented by Jerome “City” Smith. August 5.
ELO fans can chill with the music as portrayed by Strange Magic. August 7.
Remember Huey Lewis and the News? Reminisce with the band Back In Time. August 8.
The Johnny Maestro tribute band awaits you at Point Lookout. August 10.
Have a blast listening to rock classics by REO Speedwagon. August 12.
Relive the Rat Pack as presented by Richard Lampese. August 14.
Enjoy one of Long Island’s most prestigious eclectic rock bands. August 15.
Take in the summer night, with a rocking Beach Boys tribute band. August 17.
Come watch this best-selling band of over six decades, as they will present a long-list of classic doo wop songs. August 19.
Dance into September with an Earth Wind and Fire tribute band. August 21.
Fan of Billy Joel? Then take part of this musical tribute highlighted by singer/piano player David Clark. August 22.
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