Live Music

Experience Lake Placid's Summer Music Scene

Lake Placid is alive with the sound of music, and this summr's scene is hotter than ever!

During the long summer days, locals and visitors alike flock to bars, restaurants, and concert venues to enjoy an eclectic array of musical offerings that includes rock, bluegrass, blues, and concerto. The musicians are as diverse as the music they play, and it's not uncommon to see a local, national, and international act in the same weekend in Lake Placid.

There are weekly open mics, free concerts in Mid's Park, and plenty of music-themed events on tap this summer. Be sure to check out the complete Calendar of Events to learn more.

Songs at Mirror Lake
Location: Mids Park, Main St, Lake Placid, New York
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Lake Placid Sinfonietta
Location: PO Box 1303, Lake Placid, New York
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Tahawus Center
Location: 14234 Main St, Au Sable Forks, New York
Phone: (646) 734-7151
Lake Placid Center for the Arts
Location: 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid, New York
Phone: (518) 523-2512

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

2nd Annual free showing(s) of Disney's Miracle on Ice.  Free Popcorn!  First Come First Serve - Showings at 4PM & 6:30PM.  Sponsored by Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid, The Palace Theater & The Adirondack...
Wayne Failing & Friend Well known to the vibrant Lake Placid music scene as either a soloist or in a duo with long-time musician friends John Doan, George Bailey or Duane Gould, Wayne Failing has been uplifting...

Friday, February 22nd, 2019

Join us for Live Music every Friday from 7pm-10pm! 
Join us at The Cottage for great cocktails and food. We have live music on Fridays from 7-10PM!  February 1 - Mingo February 15 & 22 - WolfJaw
A native of Watertown, N.Y Phil has been playing small concert venues and showcases for close to 30 years, opening for such acts as Buffalo Springfield, Benny Mardonis, George Jones and Willy Nelson. Using a looping...

Monday, February 25th, 2019

Beat & Verse. Monthly Open Mic. An open mic for the writing crowd. Got poems? Stories? Songs? We want it all! Rotating local hosts will read your work if you're not ready yet. $5 suggested donation. Adirondack...

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

Scott Sileo Following detours through New York and as far west as Houston, TX, Scott Sileo is back in Lake Placid with original music and American favorites. Join us at Dancing Bears Restaurant every Thursday for...
Koresh Dance Company will present an eclectic evening of choreography from the company’s repertory. That repertory includes works presented during the 25 years of the company’s existence.  In 1991, Artistic Director Mr...

Friday, March 1st, 2019

Join us for a fun evening at The Cottage! Music by Mingo & 14th Star Brewing will be here to pass out samples of there amazing brews.  All there beers will be paired with a flatbread pizza that evening!
Local favorite Mike Saulpaugh has been performing in the Adirondack area for many years. Mike is well known for his diverse musical repertoire and virtuosity. His knowledge ranges from classical to standards; rock to...

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

Madcap physical comedy and impeccable coloratura come together for Natalie Dessay’s indelible portrayal of the feisty tomboy raised by a regiment of French soldiers. Juan Diego Flórez is the young Swiss villager who...

Friday, March 8th, 2019

The Mirror Lake Inn presents Steve Wyle. Steve spent much of the 80’s and 90’s travelling the east coast with his band, who opened for such acts as Little Feat and Aztec 2 step. His solo performances show his unique...

Friday, March 22nd, 2019

Live at 77 presents Ryan Grant. Ryan’s accomplished guitar technique and fine vocal work makes him one of the Mirror Lake Inn’s favorite performers. If you haven’t heard Ryan, don’t miss these opportunities at the Täste...

Friday, March 29th, 2019

We are excited to welcome Tim to the Bistro for the first time! Tim is a Saratoga Springs local specializing in Acoustic Folk Rock. Find out the latest on Tim at 

Friday, April 26th, 2019

Live at 77 presents National Recording Artist George Collichio. George is a favorite at the Mirror Lake Inn, playing his unique brand of new age jazz guitar with incredible style and finesse. If you haven’t had a chance...

Friday, May 31st, 2019

The winner of M.T.V.’s Viewer’s Choice Award, Chris has earned honors across the globe for his gifted vocals, accomplished musicianship and charismatic presence. Chris’ performances at The Mirror Lake Inn Bistro never...

Saturday, June 8th, 2019

The Bookstore Plus Hosts Author Signing Event with Paul Seward on Saturday, June 8th, 2018, from 1:00-3:00 PM. Join The Bookstore Plus for an exciting book event! Paul will be at The Bookstore Plus to autograph copies...

Friday, June 14th, 2019

Täste Bistro is proud to present Bob Warren. Bob is a well known & highly regarded artist in Saratoga, New York’s music scene. A regular performer at Lena’s Café, Bob’s songs have been recorded by such artists as...

Friday, June 21st, 2019

Tim Wechgalaer is a Saratoga Springs local who specializes in Acoustic Folk Rock. Find out more about Tim at or come see him for yourself at The Taste Bistro!

Friday, June 28th, 2019

Ryan Clark is a musician based in upstate New York. He released his first original EP titled Take a Chance in November and is currently touring regionally. His passion for music drives him to create original content....

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

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