Legendary live music

Get ready: the sounds of the Lake Champlain Region are getting even more legendary this summer! Enjoy great tunes with those epic views and explore the region’s live music scene. Here are a few can’t-miss performances happening this summer!

Upcoming concerts in the Lake Champlain Region

Ballard Park Summer Music 

Dates: every Thursday from July 14 - August 18, 2022

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Summer music concerts are returning to the Pavilion in Ballard Park* in Westport for the summer of 2022. All shows are free to attend! Make sure you add these upcoming performances into your summer calendar:

  • July 7: Mile Twelve (progressive bluegrass)
  • July 14: Will Patton Ensemble (jazz mandolin)
  • July 21: Heard (world music)
  • July 28: Ray Vega (Latin jazz trumpet)
  • August 4: Meadowmount School (string quartet)
  • August 11: Cricket Blue (indie folk string)
  • August 18: Big Hat, No Cattle (western swing and honkey tonk)

*Rain date alternative location is at the Whallonsburg Grange Hall (1610 NYS Route 22, Whallonsburg, NY)

A closeup image of a person playing the electric guitar with drums in the background

Ticonderoga Festival Guild Summer Concert Series 

Dates: every Tuesday from July 19 - August 23, 2022

Time: 7:00 p.m.

The Ticonderoga Festival Guild will hold its Summer Concert Series at the Knights of Columbus Pavilion, located behind the Knights of Columbus Hall on Montcalm Street in Ticonderoga. Bring your dancing shoes (and maybe your galoshes; whether rain or shine, the shows will go on!).  The schedule of performers is as follows: 

  • July 12: ADK Repertoire Ensemble (jazz)
  • July 19: The Ruta Beggars (bluegrass; swing)
  • July 26: Little Jack, featuring members of Get Up Jack (Irish; classic rock)
  • August 2: Rich Ortiz (one-man band; funk, rock, and soul)
  • August 9: Too Tall String Band (Celtic, Americana, folk, country) 
  • August 16: Ashley Sophia (singer/songwriter folk)
  • August 23: Emish (Americana folk-roots trio)
A string band trio performs on a stage.

Band performances at private sites

Alice's Fault at Gigi's on the River

Dates: June 4 and August 13, 2022

Time: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

The band, Alice's Fault, is scheduled to perform live on the deck at Gigi's on the River. Alice's Fault is a trio consisting of Speedy Arnold, Alice Knight and Michael Croghan. Their dynamic music ranges from bluegrass to folk to contemporary.

A man plays the fiddle during a live music performance. A mandolin player performs in the background.

Fulton's Folly at Gigi's on the River

Dates: July 16 and August 20, 2022

Time: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Fulton's Folly will be performing live on the deck at Gigi's on the River

Fulton's Folly plays music you love: Fleetwood Mac, Tom Petty, Queen, Linda Ronstadt, Eagles, Beatles, America, James Taylor, Steve Miller Band, Bill Withers, Jackson Browne, Jason Mraz, Bruno Mars, and lots more from the 50's to the 90's.

A woman smiles as she sings and plays guitar during a live performance on a stage surrounded by lights.

Fulton's Folly at Highlands Vineyard

Dates: July 8 and August 26, 2022

Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Come enjoy some wine with a side of dancing at Highlands Vineyard. Indulge in tasty grub from the available food trucks while enjoying legendary views.

A man plays the guitar as he sings during a live performance.

Be sure to catch these shows and make your summer in the Lake Champlain Region even more legendary!