Bands on the Bricks

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One of Rochester's most popular FREE concert series, Bands on the Bricks brings the Rochester Public Market to the evening set with live music on Fridays in July and August.  Food and drink vendors will be on hand to provide the sustenance you need to dance the evening away!

2016 Bands on the Bricks Schedule 

 Fridays: July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29, and August 5
6:00-10:00 p.m.  (Gates open  5:30 p.m.)   

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 The 2016 Lineup 

 July 8
LATINO NIGHT  

This annual Bands on the Bricks element brings a diverse mix of Latino acts to the big stage at the Market. Planned in partnership with the Puerto Rican Festival!    
Latino-night 

July 15
THREE HEADS BREWING NIGHT
featuring 
GIANT PANDA GUERILLA DUB SQUAD 
A local legend with a legion of enthusiastic followers; “Folds the aesthetics of the jam band scene into the structures of reggae.”

Special GuestSUBURBAN PLAZA, a homegrown Rochester band that pumps out a rich blend of gospel, rock, rhythm and blues and alternative

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July 22
ROHRBACH BREWING COMPANY NIGHT 
featuring
CATS UNDER THE STARS--A JERRY GARCIA BAND TRIBUTE
Authentically recreating the sound of Jerry Garcia Band-- one show at a time. 

Special Guest:  SUBSOIL,  Rochester-born and based "lyric-rich hip-hop fusion”

And...BEST BBQ CONTEST  FEATURING FAVORITE FOOD TRUCKS 

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July 29
DONNA THE BUFFALO
Original American dance music since 1989. Donna's Cajun, folk, reggae, zydeco, and country inspires an annual pilgrimage to Bands on the
Bricks for thousands of Donna groupies 
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August 5
TURKUAZ
A nine-piece “powerfunk” band recently described in the New Yorker as “horn-filled funk incorporating elements of R & B, psychedelic pop, gospel,
Afro-pop, New Wave, classic rock, and just about any genre that gets people dancing.”

Special Guest: AQUEOUS, Buffalo-based rock-groove powerhouse 
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Rules, Regulations, and Tips for Attendees

Shows start at 6 p.m., gates open 5:30 p.m.
No shoes, no shirts, no entry.
All bags are subject to search.
No smoking in or under sheds.
No pets.
No bicycles inside the event gates (but we encourage you to ride your bike to the events).
No skateboards or in-line skates.
Attendees can bring in one sealed bottle of water per person (no other food or beverages).
No drones.
Seating is limited so consider a folding chair!

More Market Events

Learn about other Public Market Special Events at our main Special Events page.

Vendor Information and Application

If you are interested in vending food and drink or other goods at our Bands on the Bricks events, click here for information, instructions, and an application

Questions?

Contact the Market office at (585) 428-6907, or email us at pmarket@cityofrochester.gov

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