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Free Summer Concerts for Locals to Enjoy

Hear great music for free this Summer, highlighted locally by the Rocky Point Summer Concert Series.

You may not be able to park for free at some nearby beaches and marinas, but you can still find many local places offering summer fun for free – namely, free concerts.

Rock out this summer at places like the village green at the , Port Jefferson's , and downtown Rocky Point's . You can hear the sounds of beloved music from the Beatles, Billy Joel, and jazz, Motown and swing band standards, all the way to local artists like  and Miles to Dayton.

As part of Patch's ongoing summer guide, here's a list of free concerts in and around the area.

On the Village Green in Stony Brook Village Center

Sundays at 7 p.m. (Weather permitting)

  • July 8 - Six Gun Band (Country)
  • July 15 - Edward Decorsia and New York’s Most Dangerous Big Band (Swing, Jazz)
  • July 22 - Eastbound Freight Bluegrass (Bluegrass)
  • July 29 - New York Exceptions (The Fabulous 50s, 60s & 70s)
  • Aug 5 - Isotope Stompers (Dixieland Jazz Band)
  • Aug 12 - Jack’s Waterfall (Pop, Blues, Jazz, Folk, Gospel)
  • Aug 19 - Shenole Latimer & Friends (Jazz)
  • Aug 26 - Ed Ryan & Tom San Filippo (Best Of The Beatles)

Rocky Point Summer Concert Series

In the parking lot of St. Anthony of Padua Church in downtown Rocky Point at 7:30 p.m.

  • July 10 - City Sounds Music Inc.: Motown Celebration
  • July 24 - Strawberry Fields: The Ultimate Beatles Tribute
  • July 31 - Swingtime Big Band
  • Aug 21 - Big Shot: The Ultimate Billy Joel Tribute

Port Jefferson Harborside Concert Series co-sponsored by the Port Jeff Ferry

Thursdays at 8 p.m. in

  • June 28 - School of Rock Band
  • July 12 - Brother Peach (Allman Brothers tribute)
  • July 26 - Who Dat Loungers - New Orleans Band
  • Aug 9 - Soul Be It ( NY Funk & Soul)
  • Aug 23 - Gary U.S. Bonds - Featured Concert on Ferry Dock

Music in the Park - Picnic Supper Concerts Sponsored by the Greater port Jefferson Arts Council.

Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., Rain location is the first floor of the .

  • July 11 - Claudia Jacob & Friends
  • July 18 - Hungrytown
  • July 25 - Eastbound Frieght Bluegrass
  • Aug 1 - Bob Westcott
  • Aug 8 - Acoustic Kerry Kearney
  • Aug 15 - Brother Sun
  • Aug 22 - Gene Casey & Lone Sharks
  • Aug 29 - Miles to Dayton

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Matthew Lott June 19, 2012 at 02:32 PM
If the Town is, allegedly "suffering" from a short fall in revenues, "Why" the "free concerts" ? Brookhaven Running Out of Surplus Funds Town has recently relied on surplus funds to balance its budget, but cannot continue to do so, Times Beacon Record newspapers report. By Christine Sampson June 14, 2012 http://millerplace-rockypoint.patch.com/articles/brookhaven-running-out-of-surplus-funds
Matthew Lott June 19, 2012 at 02:42 PM
In addition, How can these concerts be "Free", if, in some cases, a Town sticker, with the new, raised "user fee", is required to get to the concert ? DUH, we Tax Payers are STOOO-pid, Huh ?
Matthew Lott June 19, 2012 at 03:16 PM
Harborfront Park Parking: On-street: metered, Paid lot http://portjefferson.patch.com/listings/harborfront-park
kevin Tierney June 19, 2012 at 09:56 PM
How come suffolk can't get any big name acts like nassau county can?
Michell August 21, 2012 at 03:53 PM
smith point beach has music almost every night of the week and its free to park after 5 pm.

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