Stepping Out

Music under the stars with the Nassau Pops

Local orchestra celebrates 30 years of music making


Summer Sounds

Nassau Pops

Music director Louis Panacciulli leads his venerable orchestra in a concert celebrating the Nassau Pops’ 30th anniversary. Hear the orchestra interpret the best in popular and light classical musical, including several toe-tapping Big Band selections. Popular vocalists Jack and Ann Cassin are also back again, as guest soloists, joining the orchestra with love songs and music from some of Broadway’s greatest productions. Bring a blanket or a lawn chair and settle for a relaxing evening of music under the stars.

Friday, July 25, 7 p.m. Eisenhower Park’s Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, East Meadow. (516) 572-0200 or Special Events Line at 572-0223.

In Concert

Alanis Morissette

The singer-songwriter shares acoustic reworkings of her compelling hits when her Intimate & Acoustic tour arrives here to the delight of her fans. Nineteen years after the breakthrough debut of “Jagged Little Pill,” an album that earned four Grammys, sold 30 million records and created a dedicated worldwide fan base, Morissette remains not only an enduringly popular artist, but one whose celebrated body of work stems from a fierce commitment to authenticity and her vulnerability. Her unique style continues to express a strong point view in a concert that highlights the many aspects of her career, in an up-close and personal format.

Saturday, July 26, 8 p.m. $89.50, $79.50 and $39.50. NYCB Theatre at Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury. (800) 745-300 or