THE HUNTINGTON SUMMER ARTS FESTIVAL HAS ENDED ITS 2013 SEASON
PLEASE CHECK BACK EARLY 2014 FOR SCHEDULE AND LINE UP
The Huntington Summer Arts Festival brings a high caliber performance schedule to the Chapin Rainbow Stage each year. Artists include award winning rosters of world-class talent in music, dance and theatre from around the globe, as well as a number of the finest performing arts groups from Huntington and Long Island.
The Huntington Summer Arts Festival is free and held in Heckscher Park, Huntington at 164 West Main Street (25A). Shows are Tuesday – Sunday at 8:30 p.m. All shows are held rain or shine so please check our website, facebook and twitter if the evening forecast looks iffy. We do allow umbrellas on these nights.
**Tuesday evenings are our Family Nights and performances begin at 7:30 p.m. Rain locations change year to year.
We thank the Town of Huntington and the Town Board, whose support makes these amazing free-admission concerts possible. We are delighted to welcome and thank Canon USA as our new Presenting Sponsor. We also thank the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) and the County of Suffolk for their continued support; and to Astoria Federal Savings, Daniel Gale Sotheby, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, NYS DanceForce, Phillips Boyne, D’Addario & Co., King Kullen, and Korg USA for their support.
SUMMER 2013 MEET THE ARTIST SERIES INCLUDED: KYLE ABRAHAM 8/3/2013 On Saturday, August 3, Kyle Abraham, an award winning dancer & choreographer will lead a thought provoking discussion at 2PM with the local community at our local Tri-CYA in Huntington (located at 809 New York Avenue Huntington Station, behind the Home Depot). Kyle Abraham was [...]View Post blues, Corey Harris, Don Byron, Gordon Chambers, Gospel music, Grammy award winning artist, Huntington Summer Arts Festival, John Platt, MacArthur Genuis Award, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, New Gospel Quintet, St. John's Episcopal Church of Huntington, Toby Walker, WFUV
The Huntington Summer Arts Festival is halfway through its season, but we still have a ton of amazing talent left to share with you! This week, don’t miss a sensational performance by a 21 year old saxophone prodigy, a meet and greet with legendary Jazz musician, and a 50th Anniversary celebration with a world renowned, [...]View Post A Capella, blues, Don Byron, Family Shows, Grammy, Guitar, jazz, Meet and Greet, Saxophone, Spanish, Swingle Sisters, Theater, World Music, World Renowned
This week, the Summer Arts Festival welcomes a variety of high caliber performances to the Chapin Rainbow Stage – from theater comedy to an intensely felt dance piece, Wold music to an ewe who has been warming hearts for decades, this week has something for everyone! With our festival winding down to the final days we [...]View Post
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Don’t miss phenomenal theatrical performances on the Chapin Rainbow Stage this summer. Be sure to get to the park early on these nights – the lawn fills up quick! Tuesday, July 2 Disney’s “Camp Rock, The Musical” Plaza Theatrical Productions Based on the hit Disney Channel Original Movies, “Camp Rock, The Musical” will light [...]View Post Broadway, Theatre
The band starts off their 68th season on their home stage in Huntington with “On Hallowed Ground” – marking the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War - Battle of Gettysburg. So welcome the band back and mark your calendars for Wednesday nights! July 3 – “On Hallowed Ground” July 10 – “Bond is Back” (as [...]View Post Band, Family, Huntington Community Band, Music
Jazz performances will include both internationally known as well as regional artists breaking out. We will have it all on the Summer Arts Festival Chapin Rainbow Stage: Blues, Traditional, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Old Time Jazz, new artists with original arrangements and World beats lit up with Jazz! Sunday, June 30 Vocalist/pianist [...]View Post Band, blues, funk, jazz, traditional jazz
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The Huntington Summer Arts Festival has a little bit of everything this week! From Grammy Nominated Artists to global festival favorites, Spanish Flamenco to Folk music, this is not a week to miss out on in Heckscher Park. Be sure to check the calendar and see our special performance nights, like an interview with Corey [...]View Post BAM Music Festival, bonnaroo, caramoor, Corey Harris, Eight Annual Folk Festival, family entertainment, Flamenco, Folk music, Gene Shay, Glastonbury, Grammy nominee, Heckscher Park, HSAF2013, Huntington Arts Festival, Huntington Community Band, John Platt, Latin music, Mali, Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, reggae, Sol y Sombra, Spuyten Duyvil, SummerStage, Toby Walker, Trout Fishing In America, WFUV, WXPN