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Bands ‘n Beans 2023!

March 26, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Thanks to all who participated on March 26, at Fort William Henry!

This Year’s Chili winners:


2nd place: Downtown City Tavern

3rd Place: Andy’s Adirondack Grill

Hot Stuff Award: The Holiday Inn

Director’s Choice Award: The Lagoon

THANK YOU to all of the restaurants, to Rock Hill Bakehouse & Cafe for bringing their amazing bread, to all of the hard-working staff at The Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center, to the 9 bands who had everybody dancing all day, to our fantastic Sound Engineers Ryan Nilsen (Viking Audio Services) and Jeff Pitcher (Apex Media), our rock-star Board of Directors, Tim Wechgelaer for coordinating the sound and bands in our acoustic room, and to our Bands ‘n Beans VIP – Andrea Jacobs who helped make our 29th Annual Bands ‘n Beans one for the record-books.

The proceeds from Bands ‘n Beans benefit the Lake George Arts Project’s FREE and Open to All music and art programs.

The Line-Up:

The Acoustic Room:
2:30: Mark and Jill
3:30: Juniper
4:30: Tim Wechgelaer
& Chris Carey
5:30: Radio Junkies

The Ballroom: 
2pm: Matt Mirable & Alison Jacobs
3pm: The Switch
4pm: The Stony Creek Band
5pm: Dirt Cheap
6pm: Big Sky Country

The Restaurants:
The Barnsider
Bean’s Country Store
Centerplate at Gore Mountain
Fort William Henry
Holiday Inn Resort Lake George
The Lake George Beach Club
Andy’s Adirondack Grille (our 2019 Winner!)
Nettle Meadow at the Hitching Post
The Olde Log Inn
Pablo’s Burrito Cantina
Charlie’s Bar and Kitchen
Adirondack Pub & Brewery
Mama Riso’s
10 McGillis
Big Bear Company
The Log Jam Restaurant
The Garrison
Downtown City Tavern
Dizzy Chicken
The Caldwell House
The Full Belly Deli
The Georgian
The Lagoon
Caffe Vero
Blue Thirty-Two

All of the amazing bread for this year’s event was donated by our friends at Rockhill Bakehouse!

The proceeds from Bands ‘n Beans benefit the Lake George Arts Project’s free and open to all music and art programs like our year-round Courthouse Gallery exhibitions, our Summer Concert Series and our popular Jazz at the Lake, three-day, Jazz Festival.

The Lake George Arts Project would like to thank this year’s Bands ‘n Beans sponsors, Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center, Barton, Rock Hill Bakehouse, and the Lake George Beach Club. We would also like to thank our participating restaurants, the bands who will be performing, and all of the volunteers and staff that help make Bands ‘n Beans happen.

Check out this video from LGAP’s most recent past B & B events –  If you were there, you may find yourself here!


March 26, 2023
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm