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
Upper Jay Art Center
Location: 12198 Route 9N, Upper Jay, New York
Phone: (518) 946-6074

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Join us every Wednesday night for Open Mic Night! Featuring Blues, Rock, Country, Jazz, Folk, Bluegrass, and an evening of Rockin’ Entertainment.  Musicians, Song Writers, Fun Seekers, Welcome. No cover. Come In Off...

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

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, April 26th, 2019

Join us for Live Music every Friday from 7pm-10pm! 
Live at 77 presents 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...
NECCA presents the Circus Capstone Project, a culminating performance of aspiring circus professionals at the forefront of American Circus. New England Center for Circus Arts is an internationally recognized circus...
Join us at Delta Blue for live music from Alter Ego; a four piece Rock N Blues band out of upstate New York playing the best rock ‘n’ roll of the 60s, 70s, 80s, & 90s as well as seamlessly adding in their own ‘Soon...

Monday, April 29th, 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, May 3rd, 2019

Local favorite Mike Saulpaugh has been performing in the Adirondack area for many years. Mike is well known for his diverse musical repertoire and virtuosity. His knowledge ranges from classical to standards; rock to...

Thursday, May 9th, 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...
The Cashore Marionettes are unmatched in artistry, grace and refinement of movement. The internationally acclaimed Cashore Marionettes redefine the art of puppetry. The moving and humorous performances have astounded...

Friday, May 10th, 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...

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads an accomplished ensemble in Poulenc's devastating modern masterpiece of faith and martyrdom. Isabel Leonard is the young Blanche de La Force, opposite Met legend Karita...

Friday, May 17th, 2019

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...
Led by Greek-born composer, orchestrator, singer and accodionist Magda Giannikou, Banda Magda moves from samba to French chanson, from Greek folk tunes to Colombian cumbia and Afro-Peruvian lando. Drawing on the band's...
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Join us at Whiteface Mountain for a night of laughs with Louis Ramey.   Louis Ramey is a sharp-witted humorist who thrives on performing standup, connecting with people and making them think. He has been honing his...

Friday, May 24th, 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...

Friday, May 31st, 2019

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 never...

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...

Friday, June 14th, 2019

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...

Friday, June 21st, 2019

Tim Wechgalaer is a Saratoga Springs local who specializes in Acoustic Folk Rock. Find out more about Tim at www.twecmusic.com or come see him for yourself at The Taste Bistro!

Friday, June 28th, 2019

Ryan Clark is a musician based in upstate New York. He released his first original EP titled Take a Chance in November and is currently touring regionally. His passion for music drives him to create original content....

Thursday, July 4th, 2019

Join the Lake Placid Sinfonietta for a concert that has the best view in town!  Bring your own seating to enjoy these “concerts-with-a-view” in a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere. Children’s dancing is encouraged! If...

Sunday, July 7th, 2019

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta presents the first of its’ six Symphony Series concerts at 7:30 PM at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts under the direction of conductor Kynan Johns. Tickets are available online and at the...

Sunday, July 14th, 2019

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta presents “Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, Mozart And Arriaga (the ‘Spanish’ Mozart)” at 7:30 PM on Sunday, July 14 at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts under the direction of conductor Kynan Johns...

Sunday, July 21st, 2019

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta presents “Put on a Happy Face,” Stuart Malina conducting, at 7:30 PM on Sunday, July 21 at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. Selections designed to make you smile from the “Bohemian...

Sunday, July 28th, 2019

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta presents “The Force Unleashed” with Stuart Malina conducting,   at 7:30 PM on Sunday, July 29 at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts.  Works that explode with energy, from Ibert’s “...

Sunday, August 4th, 2019

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta presents “Beethoven, Barber and Friends” at 7:30 PM on Sunday, August 4 at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Peter Rubardt conducting. Soprano Halley Gilbert returns to the Lake Placid...

Sunday, August 11th, 2019

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta presents the last of its’ Summer Symphony Series concerts on Sunday, August 11 at 7:30 PM the Lake Placid Center for the Arts Peter Rubardt conducting. Titled “Lyricism Sublime,”  Mozart’s...

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

The Lake Placid Film Festival October 23 - 27, 2019 Schedule and Information coming soon.                   

Thursday, November 7th, 2019

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