New Year, New Lineup!
One of Rochester’s most popular free summer concert series is back! Starting July 12th, Bands on the Bricks will once again bring national acts and local live music to the City of Rochester Public Market. The concert series takes place for five consecutive Friday nights in July and August from 6 to 10 pm. Each event in the series highlights a different genre, sound, or period in an effort to offer something for every music enthusiast. Food and drink vendors, of course, will be on site to round out your night-out experience.
July 12 – Something Else
On July 12, enjoy Something Else, a cover band trio dedicated to providing a fun experience at every show, along with Junkyard Fieldtrip, one of the region’s most in-demand, eclectic bands and a finalist for City Newspaper’s Best of Rochester award for best local band.
July 19 – Latino Night
Presented in partnership with Rochester’s 50th annual Puerto Rican Festival is Latino Night on July 19th. Musical talent includes Geland y Los Alegres, Alicia “La Flautista,” Banda Light, and Sonidos Unidos.
July 26 – Classic Rock
August 2 – RUSH & ACDC
August 9 – Donna the Buffalo
Donna the Buffalo returns to Rochester to wrap up the 2019 Bands on the Bricks series on August 9th. Donna the Buffalo offers “everything you want in a roots band,” including a musical voice that evokes a sense of community.
Gates open each Friday at 5:30 for a 6 pm showtime. Pets, bicycles, and smoking are prohibited inside the gates. All bags are subject to search. Attendees can bring in one sealed bottle of water per person, but all other outside food or beverages is prohibited. Seating is limited, so consider bringing your own folding chair!