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Bands 'n Beans in Lake George, NY
All the Chili you can eat!

For 27 years LGAP has presented this Chili and Music Festival at Roaring Brook Ranch in Lake George. In the past, over 100 restaurants have competed in the chili contest, while a variety of fabulous bands played on two live stages. RBR may not be open in March 2019, so we may need a new location...please stay tuned.

Hot chili and Hot music was served up at last year's 27th Annual Bands 'n Beans
event at Roaring Brook Ranch in Lake George on March 25, 2018!

A BIG THANK YOU to all the amazing musicians performing this year:
Rich Ortiz, The Switch, Stony Creek Band, Rattail Jimmy, Dirt Cheap, Chris Ballini, Tim Wechgelaer & Friends, Cowboy Ernie Sites, the Flynn Brothers and The 317: Emanation, Dolan.

A BIG THANK YOU to all the restaurants participating in the Chili Competition: Adirondack Pub & Grill, Andy’s Adirondack Grille, Aviator, Ashes, Barnsider, Battlehill Brewing Company, Bean's Country Store, Bella's Deli, Buck’s Tavern, Cameron’s Deli, Centerplate at Gore Mt., Caffe Vero, Cleverdale Country Store, Dizzy Chicken, Docksider, Dunhams Bay, Fort William Henry, Full Moon Bar & Grill, Garnet Hill Lodge, The Garrison, Giovanni’s at The Georgian, The Grateful Den, The Grist Mill, Holiday Inn at LG, Lake George Beach Club, Lanes and Games, Longhorn Restaurant & Pub, OP Frederick’s, O'Toole's Restaurant, Queensbury Hotel, Sticks & Stones and Tavern 16. Along with chili from these restaurants Rock Hill Bakehouse served up their award winning breads.

BANDS N' BEANS 2018 Chili Award Winners:
1st place: LAKE GEORGE BEACH CLUB, Lake George, NY
Hot Stuff Award: STICKS AND STONES, Schroon Lake, NY
Hootin' N Tootin' Awesome Chili Award: CLEVERDALE COUNTRY STORE, Cleverdale, NY
President’s Choice Award: LONGHORN RESTAURANT, Lake Vanare, NY
Director's Choice Award: THE AVIATOR RESTAURANT, Queensbury, NY


Hot Stuff Award: STICKS AND STONES (middle)

President’s Choice Award:

Hootin' N Tootin' Awesome Chili Award: CLEVERDALE COUNTRY STORE

Director's Choice Award:

Award winning bread served up every year by one of our BNB Sponsors: ROCK HILL  BAKEHOUSE!

AND BIG THANKS to our amazing volunteers: the kitchen crew, ticket sellers, t-shirt crew, raffle sellers, and to all those who helped and donated to our Silent Auction!  You make our Arts Community Strong!

This event is a fundraiser for the Lake George Arts Project. Proceeds help fund the Lake George Arts Project's FREE Art & Music Programs: Summer Concert Series, Lake George Jazz Weekend in Shepard Park and year-round Courthouse Gallery exhibitions.

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