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Yorktown Lions Announce Summer Concert Series Schedule

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

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.

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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.

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