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

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...
A certified American comedy institution since 1959, The Second City's laughs are 100% USA-made in this latest take on our great, big dysfunctional nation! The lauded company is sending satire down the conveyor belt and...
Kate Hamill's fun and fresh adaptation of Jane Austen's classic! The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a...

Sunday, August 26th, 2018

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JOIN US for our FIRST EVER Full Moon Zip Party!  Embrace the excitement as you venture up the 'Moon Walk' nature trail to our summit stargazing space. Round out your delicious meal with a cold refreshing drink or a...

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

Join us at Dancing Bears Restaurant every Thursday for Muddles & Music! Enjoy local live music and our specialty muddled craft cocktails for just $6. Scott Sileo Following detours through New York and as far...

Friday, August 31st, 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 &...

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

On the first Tuesday of every month, The Bookstore Plus hosts a unique Book Club experience where readers have the opportunity to discuss the book club pick with the author via video Skype! Tuesday, September 4th, 2018...

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...

Friday, September 28th, 2018

A gathering for the vertically inclined celebrating our beloved Adirondack rock climbing. Join us for 2 days of clinics, tours, and good times at the second annual Adirondack Rock Climbing Rendezvous! Local Tours - ...
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, October 6th, 2018

OCTOBER 6-7, 2018  |  OLYMPIC JUMPING COMPLEX Bring the whole family and celebrate the fall season at our annual Flaming Leaves Festival! Explore our craft vendors and childrens games, then take a combined chairlift...

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