Bands on the Bricks


The 2017 Bands on the Bricks series is complete. Stay tuned to this page in spring 2018 for the Summer 2018 lineup!

The Public Market--it's 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 national-act and local 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! 

In 2017, we'll also celebrate City of Rochester neighborhoods with a neighborhood feature each Friday--residents, leaders and businesses from the featured neighborhoods will be on hand!  

2017 Schedule and Lineup

Fridays: July 14, July 21, July 28, August 4, August 11
6:00-10:00 p.m. (Gates open 5:30 p.m.) 


July 14

Opener: Rochester's NOBLE VIBES     

Featured Neighborhood: 
Marketview Heights


 July 21  

 Annual LATINO NIGHT  in partnership  
with the Puerto Rican Festival

acts to be announced!

July 28 


Opener: Rochester's EXTENDED FAMILY  

Featured Neighborhood:


August 4 


Opener:  OH MANITOU 

Featured Neighborhood:
 The 19th Ward!

August 11 


Opener: Rochester's THUNDER BODY    

Featured Neighborhood:
 Neighborhood of the Arts!



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.


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

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