Bands on the Bricks

The Rochester Public Market - Not Just For Morning People

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 Schedule

Fridays: July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29, and August 5
6:00-10:00 p.m.  
Bands for 2016 will be announced in April!

See below to get a sense of the series and the lineup from 2015!


The 2015 Lineup

All shows Fridays, 6:00-10:00 p.m. Gates open 5:30 p.m.  

July 10

Big Eyed Phish-A Tribute to Dave Matthews   

Into the Now  




July 17

Satisfaction-The International Rolling Stones Show   

 Who Are You-A Celebration of the Who  



 July 24

 Latino Night! Produced in partnership with the
Puerto Rican Festival , featuring:

TRU Art 

Carrion y Sus Parranderos 

Orquesta La Muralla 







July 31

  Donna the Buffalo   

 The Falconers  




August 7             


Thunder Body  

The Majestics  



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 event).

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, check back at this page in March 2016 for instructions and application. 


Contact the Market office at (585) 428-6907, or email us at