Is there a fee for the concert?
No the concert is free to all and a way for the University to
provide the community with a pleasant summer evening of fine
What about parking?
There is plenty of free parking. You may enter through
gate # 1 on Utopia Parkway located south of Union Turnpike and
north of the Grand Central Parkway. Follow instructions of
Will handicapped be able to get assistance with
getting to the Great Lawn?
Yes, there will be Public Safety officers available
with golf carts to assist handicapped persons to the Great
Will there be a barbeque before the
The barbeque is for members of the Loughlin and McCallen
Society. It is not open to the public. Members of these
societies can call Alumni Relations for information.
Will there be chairs available?
We ask that you bring a lawn chair or blanket for your
comfort. You may also feel free to bring picnic snacks,
as there will be no refreshments available.
What happens if it rains?
We hope for a beautiful evening. However, if it rains,
the concert will be held indoors and you will not need to bring
What time will the concert end?
The concert starts at 7pm, seating begins at 6:30pm and
usually runs about 2 – 2 ½ hours. You can count on it being
over by approximately 9:30pm.