Live musical performances are all set for summer 2019 in downtown Bay Shore.

Every week, from July until the end of August, there will be live music playing at Main Street’s band shell. All the performances are free to attend, just bring a lawn chair or a blanket, says event organizers.

The Symphonic Band of Bay Shore-Brightwaters will be performing on five Wednesdays in July, while a variety of acts will hit the band shell for “Brown-Bag Lunchtime Concert Series” on Tuesdays.

The concert series is presented by the Bay Shore Business Improvement District and the Islip Arts Council.

Scroll down to see what’s playing.


The Symphonic Band of Bay Shore-Brightwaters will be celebrating 22 years of performing at the band shell this summer.  The band will be performing on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. on July 3, July 10, July 17, July 24, and July 31.

The Town of Islip is suspending meters in downtown Bay Shore for all five Wednesday concerts.


Every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m., from July 9 until Aug. 27, there will be a variety of musical performances at the band shell for the “Brown-Bag Lunchtime Concert Series.”

Here’s who is playing:

 July 9 – Jack’s Waterfall 

 July 16 – Steve Salerno Trio

 July 23 – Linda Ipanema & The Dixie Cats 

 July 30 – Lone Sharks

 Aug. 6 – Mind Open/Chris Kove

Aug. 13- Karpenteers

Aug. 20 – Mary Lamont

Aug. 27 – Cassandra House

Top: The Symphonic Band of Bay Shore-Brightwaters performing at the Bay Shore band shell (credit: Facebook).