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!  

Friday July 19, 2019 | Bob Stump Band | Long Lake Town Beach

6pm – 8pm. FREE 

Pull up by boat for Music by the Lake with the Bob Stump Band

Country Music Bluegrass with a unique approach to storytelling. Flatpick guitar, 5 string banjo, mandolin, fiddle, bass & 3 part harmony support the stories . Bob Stump Band performs originals as well as traditional songs with an edge. 

Bob likens his music to be acoustic music, handmade in America. His music is a hybrid of sounds, covering great guitar styles form the likes of Doc Watson, Big Bill Broonzuy, Robert Johnson, Merle Travis and other greats.

Friday, July 26th, 2019 | 3:06pm | Long Lake Town Beach 

NCPR, in conjunction with the Town of Long Lake, will be remotely hosting their famed Friday show, the Beat Authority from the Long Lake Town Beach on July 26th from 3-5pm.  The Beat Authority with David Sommerstein is a Friday show (Friday at 3:06 pm to be exact.). It’s a kick into the weekend, a bounce for your afternoon, a swing for your end-of-the-week step. A fresh, eclectic choice of dance music from all over the world. You may hear cumbia or bluegrass or afrobeat or jazz, but it’ll keep your head a-noddin’ and your spirits up. Join in the groove and enjoy.  And don’t miss the Paddling Olympics taking place beforehand, and local Alex Smith playing on the beach from 6-8pm.

Friday, July 26th, 2019 | 6pm | Long Lake Town Beach 
Alex Smith takes the stage Friday, July 26th at 6pm.  Alex is a native Long Laker with deep roots in the folk and bluegrass community, including playing alongside some of the most well-known names in the Northeast folk scene.  Alex is no stranger to touring with both his band, as well solo, but for this performance he and his fiddle player will be playing a mix of their original tunes, as well as some covers.

The Bad Chaperones

Friday, August 9, 2019 | 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.  

Beadle Brothers in Concert

Saturday, August 24, 2019 | 5pm | Mt. Sabattis Pavilion | Free

On Saturday, August 24th, The Beadle Brothers hit the stage at the Mt. Sabattis Pavilion in Long Lake, NY for the Annual Long Lake Fire Department Chicken BBQ. The Beadle Brothers are the house band for Turning Stone’s ‘Tin Rooster,’ and if you’ve ever seen them perform, then you know they rock with a blend of original songs and covers. The Beadle Brothers were nominated for the 2015 New Music Awards Country Group/Duo of the Year. The 2015 New Music Awards are awards given out by the magazine ‘New Music Weekly.’

Bob Milne in Concert

Friday, August 30, 2019 | 7:30pm | Long Lake Town Hall | $15

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. 

Tickets will be on sale at the door. Cash or Check only.  Sorry no credit cards. 

Grit and Grace

July 4, 2019 | 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

Saturday, July 13, 2019 | Raquette Lake Village Green | 2pm

Matt Grainger hails from Central New York and started strumming and playing  the guitar at 15 years old and got serious about it when he was 20. Overall he’s been performing for over 25 years. Matt’s solo acoustic show started in the late 90s and is very successful. He plays all over CNY from up North to local legions and lodges. Matt enjoys performing power ballads and goofed around saying he wanted a band called APB, All Power Ballads.  Matt will be performing on the lawn on the Raquette Lake Village Green to support the Raquette Lake Ladies Auxiliary Summer Fundraiser. 


Saturday, July 13, 2019 | Long Lake Town Beach | 1258 Main Street Long Lake

Fenimore Blues will take the stage on Saturday July 13th at 6pm.  Fenimore Blues, based in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., is a seven-piece band that performs an eclectic mix of blues, R&B, and rock. The powerful vocals of Mary Beth Arcidiacono are backed by two guitarists and fellow musicians on keyboards, saxophone, bass, and drums, with band members doubling on harmonica and accordion. This combination enables the group to perform a range of styles and a varied repertoire, drawing on music notables from Bonnie Raitt to Aretha Franklin, Buddy Guy to Van Morrison, the Neville Brothers to the Allman Brothers, Marvin Gaye to Joe Cocker, BB King to Nora Jones.


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