Lake Placid Blues FestLAKE PLACID —  June 20-22, 2014 will mark the beginning of a new and exciting music experience as Lake Placid plays host to the inaugural Lake Placid Blues and Heritage Festival presented by Miller Lite. 

During this first-time event, the village will sway and rock to the sounds of 20+ notable blues bands from throughout the northeastern U.S. Spread out at nearly 10 different venues, the entire downtown business community has embraced the idea of this new event.   

The festival will celebrate exceptional music and the rich heritage of the Lake Placid area and include local and regional bands. Some of the local entertainment groups include Spring Street, Lucid, The Harbingers, the Back Porch Society, Sven Curth and friends, Big Slyde and Fade to Blues. Regional and national acts include The Roxy Perry Blues Band, George Boone, Rhett Tyler and Early Warning, George Kilby Jr. with special guest Barbecue Bob, Murali Coryell, Jerry Dugger, and many more. 

The price for a three-day festival pass is $35. Single-day passes are $28, and individual event passes are $10. They can be purchased at online, by phone or in person at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, 518-523-2512. 

To learn more about the Lake Placid Blues and Heritage Festival, go to or call the Northwoods Inn at 518-523-1818.