Now in its 56th season, the Summer Music Series is regarded as a top musical entertainment destination in one of the best outdoor venues in Central PA. These free concerts are made possible through the generosity of individuals and corporate partners. Proceeds from the Long’s Park Art Festival are the other important component to our funding process. People power pulls it all together! Through the efforts of hundreds of volunteers and guided by a dedicated Board of Directors, the Long’s Park Amphitheater Foundation is excited to offer these outstanding performances. Thank you for being a part of this wonderful community event.

All concerts are rain or shine, with only thunderstorms and dangerously high winds cancelling the event.

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The Lords of 52nd Street

July 8 @ 7:30 pm

Before they were the Lords of 52nd Street, you could find them playing at local clubs in Long Island under the band name Topper. Topper was a 1960s high school rock and roll band originally formed by, Russell Javors on guitar and vocals, Doug Stegmeyer on bass, and Liberty DeVitto on drums.

Then bassist Doug Stegmeyer flew out to California to audition for the “Piano Man,” Mr. Billy Joel, and everything changed.

The rest of Topper soon joined Billy Joel in the studio to record his 1976 album Turnstiles. With the addition of saxophonist Richie Cannata, they became Joel’s backing band, the Lords of 52nd Street. They blew away audiences with their playing and helped Joel sell millions of albums. The band went from playing local colleges and universities across the nation to performing at the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden.

After Turnstiles, the Lords of 52nd Street went on to record albums such as The Stranger, 52nd Street, Glass Houses, and the Nylon Curtain, and performed with Billy Joel for more than a decade.

The Lords returned to the stage in February 2016 and have been impressing critics and fans of all ages ever since. They’ve sold more than 150 million records, they helped establish Billy Joel’s formidable sound, and they continue to perform their legendary hits still to this day. Don’t miss them at our Amphitheater this summer! Visit lordsof52ndst.com to learn more.

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July 8
7:30 pm
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Long’s Park Amphitheater Foundation
(717) 735-8883


Long’s Park Amphitheater
US-30 & Harrisburg Pike
Lancaster, PA 17602 United States
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Long’s Park Amphitheater Foundation
630 Janet Avenue, Suite A-111
Lancaster, PA 17601-4541
(717) 735-8883

Physical Location

Long’s Park Amphitheater
Route 30 & Harrisburg Pike
Lancaster, PA 17601