Sunday, July 24, 2022

Open Sky Arts Festival Returns to the LPCA this August



Lake Placid, NY: The Lake Placid Center for the Arts (LPCA) is thrilled to announce the Open Sky Arts Festival is returning for its second year, August 11 through August 14,  outdoors at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts main campus.

This year’s Open Sky Arts Festival is a celebration for music-lovers of any age. All are invited to explore 4 days of music, food and fun all on the outdoor stage on the lawn behind the Theatre Building. Featuring bluegrass, rock, pop, blues and a special performance for families – there’s something for everyone under the Open Sky.
The lineup includes:
Friday, August 12th at 7 pm | Paula Cole & Sophie B. Hawkins | starting at $35
Saturday, August 13th at 11 am | The Secret Agency (family show) | FREE
Saturday, August 13th at 2 pm | The Larry Stephenson Band (bluegrass) | starting at $30
Saturday, August 13th at 5 pm | Emmylou Harris | starting at $65
Saturday, August 13th at 8 pm | The Spin Doctors | starting at $45
Sunday, August 14th at 2 pm | Martin Sexton | starting at $35
Festival passes are now on sale for the general public. Passes are $200 or $175 for 2022 LPCA Members (those who have donated $50 or more since April of 2022).
Passes include access to all performances Friday – Sunday.
Individual ticket sales began on Wednesday, May 25 at 10 am.
Tickets for all events will be available by calling the LPCA Box Office at 518.523.2512 or online at
Those interested in renewing membership or becoming a member for the first time can visit or contact Director of Communications Alison Simcox at
LPCA is grateful to the following individuals and organizations who are confirmed sponsors for this year’s Open Sky Arts Festival: New York State Council on the Arts, Rockledge Foundation, Mirror Lake Inn, North Country Public Radio, Cloudsplitter Foundation and A Friend of the Adirondacks and Emmylou.
LPCA looks forward to acknowledging additional pending sponsors with future announcements.
About the LPCA

Nestled in an Olympic village, the Lake Placid Center for the Arts is a year-round treasure to residents and visitors of the Adirondacks and is the premier art and cultural hub of the region. Orchestrating quality programming, performances, rotating art exhibitions, and education experiences to residences and visitors alike, the LPCA provides an ensemble of offerings in music, theatre and dance, and supports local, regional and national artists in its Fine Arts Gallery. At the heart of this hub is hands-on learning experiences for children exploring their creativity and adults finding new passions. As a leading organization, the LPCA collaborates with other Adirondack non-profit partners to build, support and cultivate the arts community. Inspiring excellence in the arts for generations, the LPCA continues to thrive today at its unique and captivating Lake Placid campus.

Photo at top provided by Alison Simcox, Director of Communications for the Lake Placid Center for the Arts.

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