Suffolk County Outdoor Musical Entertainment for Free -Grab your Blankets and Go!

Looking for some free entertainment? Suffolk County offers loads of outdoor music – grab your blankets, coolers full of juice boxes and snacks for the kids (and perhaps a little wine for the adults) and go!

Babylon, Summer Sunset Concert Series, Argyle Park Gazebo, Babylon, 631-669-1212. Free, bring seating, rain relocates concerts to Babylon HS Auditorium

  • Friday, July 1, “The Joel Sikowitz Orchestra”, 8 PM
  • Friday, July 8, “Soundtrac”, 8 PM
  • Friday, July 15, “Linda Ciofalo Swing Band”, 8 PM
  • Friday, July 22, “Mike Carubia & The Great South Jazz Band”, 8 PM
  • Friday, July 29,  “The Banjo Rascals”, 8 PM

Bay Shore, Brown Bag Lunch Concerts,  King Park, Main St., Bay Shore. Free.

  • Sunday, July 5, “Shenole Latimer”, 12:30 PM
  • Sunday, July 12, “Lone Sharks”, 12:30 PM
  • Sunday, July 19, “Terra Nova & The Little Big Band”, 12:30 PM
  • Sunday, July 26, “The Dixie Cats”, 12:30 PM

Bay Shore, Town of Islip 2011 Free Summer Concert Series, Bay Shore Marina,  at the end of South Clinton Ave. south of Montauk Hwy., (by the YMCA), Bay Shore. Rain location: The Theatre at Town Hall West, 401 Main Street. Islip. Free.

  • Friday, July  8, “NY Most Dangerous Big Band” , 7:30 PM

Brookhaven Amphitheater Arts & Cultural Center at Bald Hill, 1 Bicycle Path, Farmingdale, 631-451-8696.

  • Monday, July 4, Long Island Philharmonic to accompany Grucci Fireworks Show, Rain or shine. Concert Starts at 7:30 pm, Parking Lot Gates Open at 4:30 pm, Amphitheater Doors Open at 5:30 pm. Fireworks Start at 9:30 pm. Permanent Seating Available, First Come First Served. Lawn Seating Available, Bring a Chair/ Blanket

Central Islip, Town of Islip 2011 Free Summer Concert Series,  Gull Haven Golf Course, Carleton Ave., Central Islip, Rain location: The Theatre at Town Hall West, 401 Main St., Islip. Free

  • Friday, July 29, “Milagro“, 7:30 PM

East Islip, Town of Islip 2011 Free Summer Concert Series, East Islip Marina, end of Bayview Ave,  South of Montauk Hwy, East Islip. Rain location: The Theatre at Town Hall West, 401 Main St., Islip. Free.

  • Thursday, July 7, “Uppercut”, 7:30 PM
  • Tuesday, July 26 ,”Brother Peach”, 7:30 PM

Great River, Islip Arts Council, Bayard Cutting Arboretum, 440 Montauk Highway, Great River – (631) 581-1002. Free concert, $8 parking fee.

  • Sunday, July 24, “Gathering Time”, (Folk-Rock harmony), 2 PM
  • Sunday, July 31 “Tommy Keys”, (New Orleans Blues, Funk, Boogie and Jazz), 2 PM

Northport Community Band Concerts, Northport Village Park, 631- 261-6972. Free, bring seating. Weather permitting.

  • Thursday, July 7, “Starspangled Spectacular”, 8:30 PM
  • Thursday, July 14, “Song and Dance”, 8:30 PM
  • Thursday, July 21,  “The Great American Songbook”, 8:30 PM

Northport, Happenings on Main Street,  Village Park Patio, Northport, 631-944-1680.  Free, bring seating. Weather permitting.

  • Friday, July 1, “Caroline Doctorow and The Steam Rollers”, 7 PM
  • Friday, July 8, “Miles to Dayton”, 7 PM
  • Friday, July 15, “In Kahoots, Andrea Cetlin & The Hillsiders”, 7 PM
  • Friday, July 22, Open Mic Night, 7 PM
  • Friday, July 29, “Miller’s Crossing”, 7 PM

Patchogue, Shorefont Park Bandshell, Smith Street, Patchogue, 631-475-4302. Free.

  • Monday, July 4th, “The Neighborhood Band” , Howie Seal & Friends, 6-9 PM
  • Friday, July 8th, “Kids Concert”, Albert Lee, 7-9 PM
  • Saturday, July 23, “Just Sixties Band”, 7-9 PM
  • Saturday, July 30, “Six Gun Live”, 7-9 PM

Sayville,  Common Ground Series, Rotary Park, Gillette Ave., Sayville. Free.

  • Wednesday, July 20, “Janine DiNatale”, 7 PM
  • Wednesday, July 27, “Mary Lamont Band”, 7 PM
  • Friday, July 29, “Darlene Graham”, 6:30 PM

Sayville,  Town of Islip 2011 Free Summer Concert Series, Islip Grange, corner of Montauk Hwy  & Broadway Ave.,  Sayville.  Rain location: The Theatre at Town Hall West, 401 Main St., Islip, Free.

  • Thursday, July 21, “Buddy Merriam”, 7:30 PM

Smithtown, Hoyt Farm Park Preserve, New Hwy, Commack, 631-360-7644.  Free (must be town resident), bring seating. Check website for cancelling/updates.

  • Friday, July 8, “Kids DJ Night, Didi Maxx”, 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, July 10, “Naked Truth (top 40), 7 PM
  • Sunday, July 17, “The Chiclettes”, 7 PM
  • Sunday July 24, “Completely Unchained” (Van Halen Tribute band), 7 PM

Stony Brook Village Center, Main Street on the Harbor, Stony Brook, 631-751-2244. Free, bring seating. Weather permitting.

  • Sunday, July 10, “Six Gun Band” (country), 7-9 PM
  • Sunday, July 17, “Isotope Stompers” (Dixieland Jazz Band), 7-9 PM
  • Sunday, July 24, “Ed Decorsia and NY’s Most Dangerous Big Band” (Swing, Jazz), 7-9 PM



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