Bands ‘n Beans!

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

This Year’s Chili winners:

1st Place: Bean’s Country Store
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 Lake George Arts Project would also like to thank this year’s Bands ‘n Beans sponsors, Fort William Henry Hotel and Conference Center, Barton, Rock Hill Bakehouse, the Lake George Beach Club, and Oak Ridge by Beechwood.

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 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!

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


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