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Morgan Park Summer Music Festival cancels 2020 season


The committee for Morgan Park Summer Music Festival has decided to cancel its 2020 season of free concerts in the park due to the coronavirus.

The city, the Glen Cove Police Department and Nassau County, worked closely with the committee to establish rigorous protocols to assure a safe summer concert season for Long Island audiences. However, the safety protocols that were established were rejected by New York state.

Morgan Park Summer Music Festival will be corresponding with the many donors who contributed to support the 2020 summer season, offering to return their donation or apply the support to the 2021 season if they prefer.

The festival, which marked its 60th anniversary in 2019, is a not-for-profit organization, administered by an all-volunteer team to present free concerts in Morgan Park each summer weekend. These seasons of professional, family-oriented performances are funded entirely through tax-deductible contributions by businesses and individuals. No taxpayer funds are sought or used.