The Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh has added more exciting shows to their annual Summer Concert Series 2010 lineup. In the past week, the theater has released information for newly signed concerts to its stage, including the American Idols on Tour, a first for the amphitheater on the ocean. Take a look at the lineup:
(*Shows without descriptions have already been reported on these pages. To read more about them, check out the links at the bottom of the page.):
Friday, June 11th, 8PM – Jethro Tull
Saturday, June 12th , 7PM- Cobra Starship
Saturday, June 19th, Foreigner, Styx, and Kansas
This newly announced show brings together three of the biggest rock acts of the 70’s and 80’s for one night of great fun!
Tuesday, June 22nd, 7:30PM- The Scorpions
Saturday, June 26th , 7PM- Yes / Peter Frampton
Wednesday, July 7th, TBA – American Idols Live
The top ten performers contestants of the popular show bring this annual concert to the Jones Beach
Theater for the first time in what promises to be a sellout. Join Idol contestants Aaron Kelly, Andrew
Garcia, Casey James, Siobhan Magnus, Tim Urban, Didi Benami, Crystal Bowersox, Katie Stevens, Lee
DeWyze and Michael Lynche for a performance not to be missed.
Friday, July 9th, TBA- 311 / The Offspring / Pepper
Saturday, July 10th, TBA- Chicago / Doobie Brothers
Wednesday, July 14th, TBA – Meatloaf
Meatloaf’s 1977 breakout “Bat Out of Hell” has sold over 40 million copies to date and still ranks among the top albums of all time. This July, the singer will be playing classics like “Paradise by the Dashboard Light” and “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad” for generations of fans under the stars at the beach.
Sunday, July 18th, TBA – Santana, with Steve Winwood
Famed guitarist Carlos Santana brings his Latin-flavored rock stylings to the stage at Jones Beach, with special guest, 80’s hit maker Steve Winwood.
Wednesday, July 21st – John Mayer, with Train
Saturday, July 24th, TBA – Rush
This classic rock trio has been playing together for more than forty years and the trio of Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart celebrate their Time Machine Tour by performing their most successful album, “Moving Pictures” in its entirety.
Tuesday, July 27th – Sting
Friday, July 30th, TBA – Goo Goo Dolls, with Switchfoot
The Goo Goo Dolls got its start in the nineties and hasn’t stopped since. The band brings their latest tour to the Jones Beach Theater to promote their 9th studio album “Something for the Rest of Us.” Alternative rockers Switchfoot opens.
Sunday, August 8th, TBA – KTU’s Beatstock
WKTU is New York City’s station for dance music, and this annual event always showcases the best in the genre from yesterday and today! Always a great time!
Sunday, August 15th, 7:30PM – Rihanna, with Ke$ha
Pop superstar Rihanna brings her “Last Girl on Earth” tour to Jones Beach Theater as she promotes her latest Rated R album and features fresh pop sensation Ke$ha and rapper Nicki Minaj as her special guests.
Tuesday, August 17th and Wednesday, August 18th – Phish
Thursday, August 19th – David Gray / Ray LaMontagne
Friday, August 20th, TBA – Crosby, Stills and Nash
The folk rock super group reunites for a tour with this stop at Jones Beach Theater.
Saturday, August 21st, TBA – Jonas Brothers, with Demi Lovato
Disney’s boy band princes bring their pop sound to the beach in front of thousands of screaming young girls, with Demi Lovato.
Tuesday, August 24th, TBA – Creed
Recently reunited rockers Creed bring their latest tour to Wantagh.
Tuesday, August 31st – Jimmy Buffet
*For more information and to purchase tickets, please check out the Jones Beach Theater’s website below.
To read more on the Jones Beach Summer Concert Series Lineup, click here.
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