From a Deana Martin tribute to her father Dean,
to the hilarious comedy of Uncle Floyd,
there’s something to please everyone this summer in Dix Hills
Saturday, July 6 at 7:30 pm, the Center presents “Deana Martin: Deana Sings Dino, Memories Are Made Of This.” Come hear Dean Martin’s daughter as she pays tribute to her legendary father, taking the audience on a musical journey as she performs many of her father’s greatest and enduring hits and shares personal reflections and private recollections. Tickets range from $35 to $60.
Friday, July 12 at 7:30 pm, “The Music of Eric Clapton with Chronicles and Janis Joplin with Joplin’s Pearl.” The Clapton Chronicles will chronicle the progression of EC’s career from Cream to his current solo career. Seeing Amber Ferrari perform is to see history’s greatest rocker of them all, the legendary Janis Joplin. When Amber steps out on stage dressed as Janis herself and begins to sing you will feel as if you stepped back in time. Tickets range from $25-$35.
Saturday, July 13 at 7:30 pm,“The Jetsetters, saluting Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons” will take center stage. Produced by Broadway’s Aaron Gandy, the show will also include favorites by ‘60s icons The Temptations, The Hollies, The Monkees, The Beach Boys, The Turtles and others. Tickets range from $35-$60.
Saturday, July 20 at 7:30 pm, the Center brings “Rockin’ With The Dolls: A 1950s and ‘60s Revue” to Long Island.Rockin’ With The Dolls is an all-girl group featuring the sweet harmonies of the ‘50s and ‘60s – a time when girl groups were the new sound of rock’n’roll. Get up and dance as we relive the America Bandstand years! Tickets range from $20-$35.
Friday, July 26, at 7:30 pm, the Center will present: “A Tribute to the Music of Santana with Milagro, and the Music of the Allman Brothers with Seven Turns.” Milagro recreates the sounds of Carlos Santana’s searing lead guitar and Latin rhythms. Seven Turns is an eight-piece band paying tribute to the Allman Brothers’ unique sound and style of jamming. Tickets range from $20-$35.
Saturday, July 27 at 7:30 pm,“Disco Unlimited in A Disco Night to Remember” gets audiences on their feetas they capture a time in music that, to this day, has not been matched. Disco Unlimited is known for their powerful vocals, tight harmonies and their dance grooves. Come get transported back to the Disco era! Tickets range from $20-$35.
Sunday, July 28 at 2:00 pm, the Center brings back Pianist Judith Alstadter, this time in “Women Composers: Romantic to Ragtime” in a not-for-women-only performance. Enjoy a unique, upbeat musical and educational program of works by 19th and 20th European women composers.Tickets range from $15 or $10 for seniors and students.
Saturday, Aug. 3 at 7:30 pm, its “Julie Budd in Show Stoppers: Those Great Musical Moments.” Come see why The New York Times hails Julie Budd as “the consummate performer.” Julie will reprise some favorite musical moments from such musicals as “Gypsy,” “West Side Story,” “Wicked,” “Phantom of the Opera” and more. Tickets range from $30-$60.
Friday, Aug. 9 at 7:30 pm “A Tribute to the Ladies of Motown with Reflections.” Dr. K of the Motown Revue will present a tribute to the female artists of the famed Motown record label with his group Reflections. Among the iconic songs included in this tribute to the Motown era will be “My Guy,” “Heatwave,” “Baby Love” and “I Heard it Through the Grapevine,” among others. Tickets range from $20-$35.
Saturday, Aug. 10 at 7:30 pm, DHPAC is pleased to once again present “The Hilarious Comedy of Uncle Floyd.” Back by popular demand, with jokes, songs and stories, television’s one and only Uncle Floyd will once again entertain Long Island audiences. Uncle Floyd is always a Dix Hills favorite! Tickets range from $20.
The Dix Hills Performing Arts Center at Five Towns College is one of Long Island’s most vibrant cultural organizations, combining the finest in world-class music and performance education in our acoustically superior theater. Five Towns College, founded in 1972, as a community resource for jazz/commercial music education, and today’s Dix Hills Performing Arts Center, provide entertainment, education and inspiration for more than 20,000 Long Islanders each year.
The Dix Hills Performing Arts Center is located at Five Towns College, 305 North Service Road, Dix Hills, New York, 11746-5857. For more information and ticket sales, please contact the Dix Hills Performing Arts Center box office at (631) 656-2148 or visit online at http://www.dhpac.org/ *Become a fan on Facebook (Dix Hills Performing Arts Center).