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9 Great Live Venues

Looking for a venue for a night out or a romantic dinner with live tunes? Lake George has numerous great options for live music, from acoustic artists to pop and rock bands. Whether you’re looking to sit down for a lakeside meal or meet up with friends for a drink, there are plenty of opportunities to immerse yourself in the music scene by the lake.

Lake George Beach Club

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The Lake George Beach Club is one of the best spots for dinner and daily live music. Their menu offers warm sandwiches, rice bowls, seafood, and popular entrees. They even have their own deck and beach space, with stunning views of Lake George and the surrounding mountains! The beach club highlights popular and local musicians with a mix of acoustic and rock tunes to fit any taste.

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King Neptune's Bar & Grill

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With live bands featuring everything from acoustic and piano hits to rock, there's something for everyone at King Neptune's. This pub consists of 3 levels, with a bar in each room, as well as a rooftop deck and lakeside patio. Stop by for their daily happy hour and the region’s largest selection of on-tap brews.

The Garrison Restaurant & Bar

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Come relax at this pub-style restaurant and enjoy daily food specials and happy hour drinks! The Garrison is open for both lunch and dinner, with house specials, wraps, burgers, pub bites, a fun kid’s menu, and delicious desserts. There is indoor and outdoor seating, which often features live music from local bands. The restaurant is open year round, with rotating ales on tap and their popular Mug Club for frequent visitors.

Christie's on the Lake

Looking for live music, drink specials, and the awarded, “Best Burgers and Salads Lakeside” spot? Christie’s on the Lake is the perfect place for a fun, casual night out with friends or family. Christie's has two lakeview patios for a relaxed setting as well as indoor seating with a fun, party-like atmosphere and nightly live bands. Between the amazing lake views, awesome music, and inviting atmosphere, Christie’s is the place to be after a fun day on the lake.

The Boardwalk Restaurant & Marina

What could be better than live music on a boathouse deck overlooking Lake George? The Boardwalk Restaurant & Marina features live music every Thursday through Sunday night during the summer, with local artists in the spotlight. The restaurant has the largest public boathouse on the lake and is the perfect spot to sit and watch the Thursday night fireworks on the lake. Enjoy an extensive range of menu items from their all-you-can-eat St. Louis ribs to their crab cakes and steaks while taking in the views.

Frederick's Restaurant & Lounge

This cozy spot in Bolton Landing, just north of Lake George Village, is open year round with lunch and dinner specials, as well as live music! Enjoy a specialty sandwich or yummy appetizer at Frederick's Restaurant & Lounge, such as their Bucket of Wings, on their outdoor patio. They also host late-night karaoke, so make sure to bring your friends along!

DJ's Niteclub

DJ’s Niteclub has 3 bars to fit your moods. The main bar inside has LED lights, music, a dancefloor, and couches for relaxing. Take a break from the dancefloor in the Signature Room, and socialize over the pool table or at the bar. If you’re looking to get outside, DJ’s also has an outdoor deck with live acoustic music. Catch the game on a live screen, grab a drink, and listen to upbeat music in any of DJ’s bars and rooms.

163 Taproom

This wood-paneled bar offers a great selection of craft beer on tap, shuffleboard games, and live music on the weekends. They offer a variety of fares, from flatbread pizza and spicy buffalo chicken dip to their daily entree specials. If you're looking for a modern, cozy place to hang out and grab food and drinks, stop in and listen to the live music with friends!

Find More to Do in Lake George

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing dining spot or more of a nightclub setting, Lake George has something for everyone. Check out even more of their cozy restaurants and electric bars to get the full lakeside experience.

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