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

Saturday, December 15th, 2018

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin conducts Verdi's timeless tragedy La Traviata. Directed by Michael Mayer, this new production features a dazzling 18th-century setting that changes with the seasons. Diana Damrau...
Join a boy and his rabbit in a world of strange and wonderful magic with talking toys, wild adventures, and secret burrows, as they come to discover the true meaning of what it is to be real. Perfect holiday...
Loving the pure joy of winter is something we have in common with the late, great Warren Miller—who helped create and capture the magic of skiing. This year, "Face of Winter," the 69th installment from Warren Miller...

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Brighten your holidays with Lightwire Theater's A Very Electric Christmas. Audiences of all ages will treasure this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship and hope set to timeless holiday hits including Nat...

Friday, December 21st, 2018

Join us every Friday night for Live Music starting at 7 pm.  10/5 Kyle Widrig, 10/12 Ryan Grant, 10/19 Mike Shepard, 10/26 Mingo, 11/9 Kyle Widrig, 11/16 Ryan Grant, 11/23 Mike Shepard, 11/30 Mari Byrd, 12/7 Mingo, 12/...

Saturday, December 22nd, 2018

Full moon ski party with bonfires and music! 21+ Cascade Cross Country Ski Center's Full Moon Party, which features snowshoeing on moonlit trails,  also cross-country skiing, a bonfire, hot dogs, hot chocolate, beer...

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

This popular after-Christmas event starts on the 26th and runs until the last day of the year at Lake Placid's downtown Mid's Park. Free to all, there will be complimentary s'mores & hot chocolate, music, a fun...

Sunday, December 30th, 2018

Olympic Ice Dance Gold Medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White headline the Emmy Award-Winning production of Stars on Ice when it returns to Lake Placid’s Olympic Center. This year’s Stars on Ice tour puts American...

Monday, December 31st, 2018

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...

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