Bands ‘n Beans


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LAKE GEORGE | An event that was launched in the early 1990s as a gathering of friends active in the local art and music scene — to enjoy homegrown music and spicy food — grew over the next quarter-century into the most prominent annual mega-party... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Since Kurt Cobain’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” first blared from boom-boxes across the U.S., Bands n’ Beans has been the pre-eminent annual party in the region. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — Jeff Gary walked out of the kitchen at Roaring Brook Ranch and looked at the crowd packing the banquet room of his family’s historic venue — revelers were three-deep at the bar and dozens of others gyrated on the dance floor. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — The region’s infamous annual mega-party will have a new aspect in its 26th edition — several new bands featuring younger musicians. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — Organizers call Bands ‘n Beans “the biggest party of the year in the North Country,” noting it’s “a sign of winter’s end and the beginning of spring.” Read more

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