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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