Arts + Culture

Where to Hear Live Music in Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs is the home to the Saratoga Performing Arts Center (or SPAC), which attracts fans of live music from all over the region. There's also a good number of live music venues in downtown Saratoga Springs. Whether it's a local cover band jamming at the brewery or a jazz quartet at a speakeasy, there's always some great live music to be found in Saratoga. The next time you visit our boutique Saratoga Springs hotel The Downtowner, stop into one of these spots for live music in Saratoga to enjoy some tunes.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center | 108 Avenue of The Pines, Saratoga Springs | (518) 584-9330

SPAC is an outdoor amphitheater, with room for over 25,000 people, which means some big names stop by this venue to play live music in Saratoga Springs. Located inside Saratoga Spa State Park, the venue is surrounded by acres of protected park land, making it a spectacular place to see a show. With everything from jazz and classical concerts to popular Live Nation acts, SPAC is the premier place to enjoy live music in Saratoga Springs.

Dock Brown's | 511 Route 9P, Saratoga Springs | (518) 306-4987

Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night brings live music to this lakeside resort in Saratoga Springs. The featured local acts may vary, but they all provide a great soundtrack for a night of dancing. Enjoy a pre-show drink or meal at the resort's restaurant, a lovely lakefront dining room with an upscale pub menu, then head out to the water for some after-dinner dancing. Live music lakeside on a clear night in Saratoga Springs will be one of your favorite vacation memories.

9 Maple Ave | 9 Maple Ave # 1, Saratoga Springs | (518) 583-2582

This jazz club was built in 1880 and still channels that old-school speakeasy vibe today. You'll find live jazz every Friday and Saturday night at 9 Maple, with a number of local and national acts. Whiskey lovers will enjoy the substantial collection of Bourbon, Scotch, and American whiskeys, while 250 varieties of martini will make you feel like you've stepped into the Jazz Age. It's sure to be a sophisticated night of live music in Saratoga Springs.