Bands on the Bricks

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The Market's Signature Free Summer Live Music Series

One of Rochester's most popular FREE concert series, Bands on the Bricks brings the City of Rochester Public Market to the evening set with national-act and local live music on five consecutive Friday nights in July and August.  Food and drink vendors will be there to complete your night! 

All show are 6-10 PM on Friday nights!

2022 LINEUP (2023 dates coming soon!)

July 8-- Latino Night

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Latino Night is an annual partnership with Rochester's Puerto Rican Festival, featuring an array of local Latin music groups. This year's MC and host will be Adrian Franco, plus live DJ sets by Johnny Mambo, an musical performances by several bands including Canchani y su Grupo Acústico Latino, Los Infieles, and Banda Light 

July 15 --Zac Brown Tribute Band (Zac Brown cover band)  

Opener: Begging Angels (classic rock covers and originals) 

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July 22--Into the NOW (Grateful Dead, The Stones, The Doors cover band)  

Opener: iGNiTE! Reggae Band (authentic reggae) 

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July 29--Headliner: Live at Fillmore (Allman Brothers tribute band) 

Opener: Bloodshot (J. Geils tribute band) 

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 August 5--Headliner: Donna the Buffalo (folk rock) 

Opener: Buddhahood (reggae/ funk) 

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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 under vendor sheds, or close enough to the sheds that smoke can get underneath.
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 future Bands on the Bricks events, fill out the application below and reserve with submission of complete application and payment.

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