Bands on the Bricks


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! For more information, visit

2024 Dates 

 All shows are 6-10 PM on Friday nights!

Date Music
July 5, 2024 Latin Night (bands TBD)
July 12, 2024 Into the Now
Personal Blend

This is also our Second Annual Arts and Craft Show evening!
July 19, 2024 Dirty Work
Pete Griffith Group
July 26, 2024 Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad
August 2, 2024 ZBTB
The Monica Hall Band
August 9, 2024 Donna the Buffalo
Chris Beard

  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!

 2024 Bands on the Bricks Application  


Contact the Market office at (585) 428-6907.

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