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.

Lake Placid Sinfonietta
Location: PO Box 1303, Lake Placid, New York
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Songs at Mirror Lake
Location: Mids Park, Main St, 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

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

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North Atlantic Regional Figure Skating Championships OCTOBER 17-21, 2018  |  LAKE PLACID OLYMPIC CENTER This is the first step in the US Figure Skating qualifying competition structure. The top 4 skaters in each level...

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Cassidy Rain & The Outcrops Three old souls pay homage to the greats of American roots music; covering blues, rock, folk, and old country. Our original songs range from upbeat Americana to groovy blues tunes. We...

Friday, October 19th, 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/...

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Hillie Bills With velvety, haunting vocals and the grit and aftermath of a forgotten Americana, Hillie Bills combines the traditional sounds of Country and Western classics with the intimate sensitivity of a Woodstock...

Friday, October 26th, 2018

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Embracing Diversity — The Lake Placid Film Festival October 26 - 28, 2018 New look, new time, same beautiful place Over 30 films, seven screens, three venues, and one weekend in the mountains: welcome to the Lake...

Sunday, October 28th, 2018

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New York Polyphony will perform live in concert Sunday, October 28 at 3:00 pm at the Church of the Assumption.  The charming historic stone church, located at 78 Clinton Street in Redford, New York, will provide ideal...

Monday, October 29th, 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...

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

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...

Thursday, November 8th, 2018

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Live music, tapas-style treats and beer/wine/cider? A few great auction prizes? Your chance to put good karma out into the world by supporting the service projects of the Zonta Club of the Adirondacks? Yes. Yes! YES...

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