Music by the Lake


Enjoying music by the lake is a great way to enjoy our location and have a great night of fun.  Music by the Lake in Long Lake, NY highlights an ecletic mix local and regional bands. From Country to Americana to Folk to Danceable Modern Rock.


Bands that have rocked the Long Lake stages over the years include Martin Sexton, Shonen Knife, Hey Jude, The Oldies Show, Eric Peter, Rocky and the Moose Knuckles, The Bad Chaperones, Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb, Rosco Bandana, Dogtown Cadillac, Alex Smith, Sons of Octomom, The Dark Marbles, The Grip Weeds, The 4i Band, The Fat River Kings, The Fulton Chain Gang, Grit N Grace and so many more!  

Grit and Grace

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 | 6:30pm | Long Lake Town Beach | Free

Classic Country Rock. Playing music selection and covers include: Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, AC/DC, Little Big Town, Cheap Trick, Sara Evans, The Cars, Allman Brothers, Gretchen Wilson, The Who, Carrie Underwood, Dixie Chicks, Dierks Bentley, Johnny Cash, Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Trick Pony, The Band Perry, Rascal Flatts, Darius Rucker, Luke Bryan, Big & Rich, Lady Antebellum, Allison Alison Krauss, Martina McBride, Florida-Georgia Line, The Henningsens, Alan Jackson, Taylor Swift, No Doubt, Chris Young, Jason Aldean, Patsy Cline, Vince Gill, The Doors, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Stevie Nicks, Pistol Annies, ZZ Top, and more

For concerts on the LL Beach – Lawn Chairs, blankets are welcome! Coolers ok, but NO GLASS BOTTLES

Locations Subject to Change without notice, due to weather. Long Lake Town Beach & Long Lake Town Hall

Alex Smith performs. 

Friday, July 7, 2017 | 6pm | Long Lake Town Beach | Free

Alex is a wonderful poetic writer who captures words full of meaning, matching them with creative music that creeps quietly into the past at the same time as dancing with the present, and sneaking a peek at the future. – Bob Everhart: Country Music News International

Dark Marbles, Power Pop Garage Rock 

Friday, July 14, 2017 | 6pm | Long Lake Town Beach | Free

The Dark Marbles is garage-rock in a most danceable vein! Power-pop and psycedelic stuff too!

CD Release Party on the Beach. 

The Steam Donkey’s

Saturday, August 12, 2017 | 6pm | Long Lake Town Beach | Free

For more than a decade, The Steam Donkeys have delivered rip-snorting ballads and swinging lullabies to audiences throughout Buffalo, Western New York and the whole dang country by putting out CDs, delivering some of the finest live performances you’ll ever see and hosting Americanarama, the region’s premiere roots-music extravaganza.

The Bad Chaperones

Saturday, August 19, 2017 | 6pm | Long Lake Town Beach | Free

The best party dance band around!  Check out a fun night on the beach in Long Lake, NY.  Classic hits from the 80’s, 90’s and today!  This band will have you up and dancing and having a blast.  

Bob Milne in Concert

Friday, August 25, 2017 | 7pm | Long Lake Town Hall | $12

Bob Milne is an iconic ragtime, boogie woogie pianist celebrating music, culture and Bob is self-taught. Long Lake is a regular stop on Bob’s cross-country tour.  Having played for Presidents, and been hailed by the Library of Congress as a National Treasure, do not miss this excellent show and historical narrative. 

The Fulton Chain Gang

Saturday, September 2, 2017 | 5pm | Mt. Sabattis Pavilion | Free Concert

Year after year The Fulton Chain Gang comes to Long Lake to perform at the Long Lake Fire Department Labor Day BBQ.  A feast of classic country, this band boasts legendary Central NY performers.  Sit back, order yourself up a BBQ dinner and enjoy as summer winds down in a Long Lake tradition. 

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