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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Lake Placid Center for the Arts
Location: 17 Algonquin Drive, Lake Placid, New York
Phone: (518) 523-2512
Tahawus Center
Location: 14234 Main St, Au Sable Forks, New York
Phone: (646) 734-7151

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

 In this very funny and thought-provoking comedy, Leon and Bill concoct a list of attributes of the ideal woman...and she show up! Be careful what you wish for boys!  (mature themes!)
The Love List by Norm Foster. In this hilarious and thought-provoking comedy, Leon and Bill concoct a list of attributes of the ideal woman - the top ten best qualities in a mate. When this allegedly "Ideal Woman"...

Thursday, June 21st, 2018

Join us as we celebrate the Summer Solstice! We will have music playing out front! (If you have any requests please let us know!) Also, Sarah Poirier will be bringing her ice cream cart over to make its debut at The...
Everyone is invited to attend the last Saranac Lake Art Walk of 2016 - happening Thursday Sept 15, from 5:00-7:30 pm. You can pick up a MAP detailing places and people participating at any of the 25+ venues marked by a...
Join us at Dancing Bears Restaurant every Thursday for Muddles & Music! Enjoy local live music and our specialty muddled craft cocktails for just $6.

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

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 &...

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018

North Pole, NY is an upcoming feature-length documentary about Santa's Workshop, one of the very first theme parks in the U.S. Battling against a changing economy, the digital world, and a con-man who tries to steal...

Friday, June 29th, 2018

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...

Wednesday, July 4th, 2018

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Jazzy Ash & The Leaping Lizards features a live five-piece New Orleans jazz band! Families enjoy their favorite Jazzy Ash songs and hear a live ukulele, guitar, banjo, accordion, fiddle, bass, trombone, sax,...
Bring your own seating to enjoy these “concerts-with-a-view” in a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere. Children’s dancing is encouraged!) If it is below 65 or raining, the concert moves to St. Agnes Church, a nearby...

Friday, July 6th, 2018

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 to hear George, why...

Saturday, July 7th, 2018

Whiteface Club & Resort's Summer Jam Beach Party!  7/7/18 Come sit, relax, dance, play games, drink and eat! We are having a BEACH PARTY on Saturday, July 7, 2018!  3-6pm at the Moose Lodge Boathouse at the...

Sunday, July 8th, 2018

We open the season with a concert all about the number 3, also known as the triad, heaven earth and waters and the Holy Trinity. In this concert, we explore both the meaning literally and figuratively with three pieces...

Monday, July 9th, 2018

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta presents a LPS Pro Musica performance of chamber music at 8:00 PM at the Keene Valley Congregational Church, featuring pianist Navah Perlman, cellist Jia Kim and violinist Areta Zhulla.  The...

Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

View rocks through artistic glasses and create your own rock art! For families with children in Pre-K through grade 5. Free and open to the public

Friday, July 13th, 2018

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta makes its first appearance in Long Lake Friday, July 13 at 7 PM at the Long Lake Town Hall, 1204 Main St., Long Lake, NY.   The concert is sponsored by the Town of Long Lake Parks, Recreation...
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...

Sunday, July 15th, 2018

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta presents “Fantastical Things” at 7:30 PM on Sunday, July 15 at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. A concert of things that go bump in the night, creatures of fantasy and fables all brought...

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Rock out with musician, Scott Sileo, and create your own instruments! For families with children in Pre-K through grade 5. Free and open to the public.

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta presents an Adirondack Series concert at the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek, NY at 7 PM, sponsored by the Tannery Pond Community Center.  The program will include John William’s...

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

A free Lake Placid Sinfonietta Free Community concert at 7PM at the Harrietstown Town Hall in Saranac Lake.  The concert is sponsored by Community Bank with additional support from the Saranac Lake Chamber of Commerce...

Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

We celebrate the 100th birthday of legendary American icon Leonard Bernstein’s with this concert that, at its heart, is his rarely performed nocturne Halil for Flute Percussion and Orchestra.  Also featured are his...

Friday, July 27th, 2018

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta will perform a Free Concert for Children at 10:30 AM in the gymnasium of St. Agnes School, with sponsorship from Stewart’s Shops and St. Agnes parish.  All ages are welcome to attend this...

Sunday, July 29th, 2018

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta presents “Jubilant!” with baritone vocalist Jubilant Sykes as Guest Artist at 7:30 PM on Sunday, July 29 at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. American baritone Jubilant Sykes brings a new...

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

The Hampstead Stage Co. will be here to perform American folktales and songs. For families with children in Pre-K through grade 5. Free and open to the public.   *This program is provided to you thanks to the LP...

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta performs in the Wild Center’s Great Hall, Tupper Lake, NY at 7:30 PM in a concert sponsored by the Wild Center.  This annual concert will feature a variety of selections including John...

Sunday, August 5th, 2018

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta presents “Big Things in Small Packages” at 7:30 PM on Sunday, August 5 at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. This concert will feature Van Cliburn medalist Sa Chen, as a soloist in...

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Just for Fun! Performance by musician, Dave Ruch. For families with children in Pre-K through grade 5. Free and open to the public.   *This program made possible thanks in part to CEF (for coordinating) and to funds...

Friday, August 10th, 2018

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta presents an Adirondack Series concert at The Strand Theatre in Plattsburgh, NY at 7 PM.   The evening’s program will include Erick Whitacre’s “Water Night” and Marc O’Connor’s exciting “...
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...

Sunday, August 12th, 2018

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta presents the last of its’ Summer Symphony Series concerts on Sunday, August 12 at 7:30 PM the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. Happy trails it was once said and for Ron’s last concert as...

Friday, August 24th, 2018

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...

Friday, September 14th, 2018

A father-daughter duo from Upstate New York, Singer-Songwriter Bill Welch and recording artist Hayden Welch are excited to return to Taste Bistro at Mirror Lake Inn, Lake Placid, September 11th and 12th. Rich in...

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

Once a year, Whiteface dusts off its lederhosen, fires up the oompah band and enjoys a tall mug of German beer. Oktoberfest is a weekend-long celebration of Bavarian culture, with authentic music, dancing, food and beer...

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