Another season of Dances in the Park kicks off in Greenport

07/07/2015 6:00 AM |
The crowd in Mitchell Park.

The crowd in Mitchell Park.

The first of the Dances in the Park series drew a huge crowd to Mitchell Park as the Bobby Nathan Band performed and young and old alike took to the stage to dance.

As the sun set on the Tall Ships docked at Mitchell Park, folks enjoyed an evening filled with music and fun.

Dances in the Park will showcase a different band and genre every Monday night through August 31.

Each concerts kick off at 7:30 p.m. There is no fee to attend.

Scroll to the bottom of the post for the full schedule.

A youngster enjoys a dance.

A youngster enjoys a dance.

Moms dance with the kids.

Moms dance with the kids.

A band's-eye view.

A band’s-eye view.

A member of the Bobby Nathan Band dances onstage.

A member of the Bobby Nathan Band dances onstage.

The Ahearn family from Southold enjoying the evening.

The Ahearn family from Southold enjoying the evening.

Moms dance with the kids.

Moms dance with the kids.

Youngsters enjoying a dance.

Youngsters enjoying a dance.

Ann and Bob Hulsmann of Orient enjoy a beautiful evening.

Ann and Bob Hulsmann of Orient enjoy a beautiful evening.

From left:  Julianna Posner, 13, Meleni Sarantos, 14, Olivia Kennedy, 13, and Megan Tomasic, 13 all of Smithtown.

From left: Julianna Posner, 13, Meleni Sarantos, 14, Olivia Kennedy, 13, and Megan Tomasic, 13 all of Smithtown.

Moms dance with the kids.

Moms dance with the kids.

Ana Novais, Cadet Second Grade from the Sagres surprised Village Trustee Jack Martilotta with a cake the crew baked aboard the ship as a gift to Greenport Village.

Ana Novais, Cadet Second Grade from the Sagres surprised Village Trustee Jack Martilotta with a cake the crew baked aboard the ship as a gift to Greenport Village.

Crew members from the Lynx Tall Ship stopped by for some fun.

Crew members from the Lynx Tall Ship stopped by for some fun.

The Bobby Nathan Band performs.

The Bobby Nathan Band performs.

Jeanne Merkel of Shelter Island enjoys the music.

Jeanne Merkel of Shelter Island enjoys the music.

The Bobby Nathan Band performs.

The Bobby Nathan Band performs.

July 13 — Swingtime Big Band Authentic swing in Living Color

July 20 — Swan Live Soul, Motown, R&B

July 27 — Golden Fists of Fury Funk, Ska, Reggae

Aug. 3 — Latinology Latin, Cha-Cha, Merengue

Aug. 10 — Southbound Keep’n it Country

Aug. 17 — Winston Irie Roots, Reggae

Aug. 24 — Pamela Betti Band L.I.’s Blues Diva

Aug. 31 — Gene Casey & The Lonesharks Maximum Rhythm & Twang

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