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, January 24th, 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...

Friday, January 25th, 2019

Join us for Live Music every Friday from 7pm-10pm! 
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ADK Film Society Screening Series @LPCA, v5.0, Presents a “Sensational,” “Riveting” and “Wildly Entertaining True-Crime Thriller” that “You Won’t Be Able to Stop Talking About”*! LAKE PLACID, NY — “American Animals” is...
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, January 26th, 2019

The temple dancer Nikiya and the warrior Solor fall deeply in love, giving way to heated passions, and murderous intrigues when the Rajah and his daughter Gamzatti discover their forbidden love. La Bayadere is one of...

Monday, January 28th, 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...

Friday, February 1st, 2019

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

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

Sir Richard Eyre's stunning production of Bizet's Carmen returns to the Met, with Clementine Margarine resuming the title role from her 2017 debut. The world-renowned opera tells the fiery story of Carmen and Don Jose....

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

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 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, February 22nd, 2019

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...

Thursday, February 28th, 2019

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!

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...

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...

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