Arts & Entertainment

Yorktown Lions Announce Summer Concert Series Schedule

33c226081599340e9b93_DSC_2949.JPG
Supervisor Michael Grace; singer Jessica Lynn, headliner of the Saturday Spectacular; Councilman Ed Lachterman; and Mohegan Lake Motors general sales manager Mark Hagerty Credits: Brian Marschhauser
33c226081599340e9b93_DSC_2949.JPG

MOHEGAN LAKE, N.Y. – The 23rd annual Yorktown Lions Club Summer Concert Series will return with five Sunday concerts and a special Saturday Spectacular Music Festival.

“This year's concert series promises to be one of our best,” said Councilman Ed Lachterman, chair of the Lions Concert Committee. “We have some great talent including lots of local bands. Our all day music festival will feature seven different bands, most from Yorktown, local vendors, rides for the kids, food and hay rides by the Yorktown tractor club. It promises to be a fun day for all.”

Sunday concerts will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at Jack DeVito Veterans Memorial Field in Yorktown Heights. Food and refreshments will be available. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be held at the Yorktown Stage. No food, drinks or coolers are allowed inside the theater.

Sign Up for E-News

The presenting sponsors of this year's concert series are Mohegan Lake Motors, Enbridge, Northwell Health, and the town of Yorktown.

Sunday Concert Schedule

  • June 25: The Showtime Dance Band—Best of Motown and swing
  • July 9: Desert Highway—Long Island’s premier Eagles tribute band
  • July 23: Echoes of Sinatra—Relive the music of Ol’ Blue Eyes
  • July 30: Danny Vs 52nd Street—The ultimate Billy Joel tribute show
  • Aug. 13: Tramps Like Us—The Springsteen tribute band that Springsteen goes to see, featuring Yorktown’s own John Winton

Saturday Spectacular Music Festival (Aug. 19)

  • Noon—School of Rock Bedford
  • 1:30 p.m.—Sailing Stone
  • 2:30 p.m.—Sands of Time
  • 4 p.m.—Justin Veatch All-Star Alumni
  • 5 p.m.—Chain of Fools
  • 6:30 p.m.—The Stagecoach Band
  • 8 p.m.—Jessica Lynn

The Yorktown chapter of Lions International was founded in 1960. It is comprised of local members of the community who serve to make a difference in the lives of their neighbors, with an emphasis on the vision impaired. Some of the community events sponsored by the club include the Halloween Parade and Carnival, Santa visits to special needs children, Summer Concerts at the Jack DeVito Veterans Memorial Field, and the Yorktown Easter Egg Hunt. Also, the Lions work with Guiding Eyes for the Blind, My Brother Vinny, the Montrose VA, local food banks, Support Connection, and the Yorktown schools in the form of the Leos (the youth version of the Lions) and four yearly high school scholarships.

For more information on joining the Yorktown Lions, contact Phyllis Bradbury at 914-309-2036 or visit yorktownlions.com.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Yorktown

What Is Cambridge Analytica?

Cambridge Analytica is a research organization. Apparently, it is funded by the Mercer family, second only to the Koch brothers on the liberal hit list. Both, through their philanthropy, spend millions on various needy organizations like hospitals. What makes them liberal targets is their funding of various conservative think tanks and candidates. I digress.

Cambridge Analytica used Facebook ...

The Best of the Best: Albert Capellini

In the spring of 1991, after answering an ad for a judicial race placed in the local Yorktown paper, I was talked into the unenviable position of running for Yorktown councilman as a Democrat in our then solidly Republican town.

Having been a practicing lawyer since 1974, I felt confident about my qualifications for the position of town judge, but being elected to the Town Board was quite ...

‘Sister Act’: A Musical Like Nun Other

Of all the Broadway musicals I’ve seen over the years at Westchester Broadway Theatre, only a handful have elicited the noisily enthusiastic audience response I observed at the recent opening night of “Sister Act.”

There were outbursts of applause in the middle of some numbers, and several clever turns of phrase sprinkled in the dialogue landed squarely, to the delight of big ...

An Open Letter to the Yorktown Town Board

April 11, 2018

The Yorktown Chamber of Commerce proudly serves as the voice of Yorktown’s vibrant business community. A vital part of our mission is to help improve the quality of life for all Yorktowners.

The chamber’s Board of Directors is more ambitious than ever, as we work hard to find new ways to enhance our great community through marketing opportunities and smartly placed commercial and ...

Cleaning the Empty Nest

Part of the shock of being a part-time empty nester is when the kids come back to visit and I have to watch my house transform overnight from a pristine haven of OCD goodness to a place that looks like an explosion happened at Forever 21.

After my kids moved mostly out, I put away whatever tchotchkes they chose to leave behind and then I put on a hazmat suit and cleaned their rooms until they ...

Why Do Kids Hate Math?

Dear Dr. Linda,

I am in second grade and have a problem about math. My teacher just keeps giving me homework and it’s driving me crazy. Because she keeps giving it to me on weekends and spring and summer breaks. And it’s only one level and it’s too hard. But the other people who have special needs get to be moved into a higher or lower group and they learn even more because ...

Upcoming Events

Thu, April 19, 5:30 PM

Starr Ridge Banquet Center, Brewster

CoveCare Center's 9th Annual Adult Spelling Bee

Food & Drink Health & Wellness

Thu, April 19, 5:30 PM

Starr Ridge Banquet Center, Brewster

9th Annual Adult Spelling Bee

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Health & Wellness

Thu, April 19, 6:00 PM

Athletes Warehouse, Pleasantville

FORE Your Health: Injury Prevention and Treatment ...

Health & Wellness Sports

Guiding Eyes for the Blind Launches Wag-a-Thon Fundraiser

April 18, 2018

On April 17, Guiding Eyes for the Blind, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating and supporting life-changing connections between people with vision loss and exceptional guide dogs, announced its first annual Wag-a-thon, a “virtual marathon in a month” fundraiser beginning on May 1.

The Wag-a-thon is a cumulative marathon that you and your dog can do anywhere, at your own ...