Bands on the Bricks

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The Market's Signature Free Summer Live Music Series

 The Bands on the Bricks RETURNS to the Market this July! Dates below are now confirmed.

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!

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July 16

Headliner: Zac Brown Tribute Band

Opener: Teagan and the Tweeds (blues/folk)

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July 23

Headliner: Into the Now (Grateful Dead, Rolling Stones, the Doors tribute band)

Opener: Dinner and a Movie (Phish tribute band)

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July 30

Headliner: Appetite for Voltage (Guns N Roses, AC/DC Tribute band)

Opener: The Taint (local cover band)

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August 6

Latino Night, hosted by Rochester Puerto Rican Festival

La Nueva Secuencia, Carrion y los Pleneros, Sonidos Unidos, plus live DJ between sets!

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August 13: 

Headliner: Kashmir (Led Zeppelin Tribute Band)

Opener: M 80's (80's tribute band) 

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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, check back for an updated 2021 a vendor application! Note that space can only be reserved with submission of complete application and payment.


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

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