Summer Concert Series at the Lighthouse

Presented by the Sodus Bay Historical Society

CLICK HERE for a printable 2017 Concert Season Brochure.

Concerts in 2017 are held every Sunday from July 2 through Labor Day weekend (September 3) from 2-4 p.m. 

Concerts are FREE - Bring your own seating and sun protection.  Refreshments are available at our concession stand. 

7606 North Ontario Street, Sodus Point, New York  14555

Additional parking available at the corner of North Ontario and Bay streets, opposite the Sodus Point Fire Department.  Free shuttle bus is available from Newark, Lyons, Sodus, and Sodus Point, as well as from the parking area.  For a shuttle bus schedule, CLICK HERE.

2017 Concert Season

July 2:  Gap Mangione Big Band


An impressive repertoire of arrangements from swing-band era to modern big band and popular music. 

July 9:  Loren and Mark

This popular guitar duo has a varied repertoire of original and arranged music, influenced by bluegrass, jazz, and western.

July 16:  The Buddhahood

This nine-member ensemble offers a variety of vocal styles, percussion, horns, bass, guitar. 

July 23:  Music Makers Band

This group of professional, talented musicians from the Rochester area performs all types of music including jazz, swing, rock, and disco.  (Ice Cream Social from 1-3 p.m.  Enjoy a sundae with all the toppings for $4.50.  All proceeds support the Sodus Bay Lighthouse.)

July 30:  The Dady Brothers

John and Joe Dady entertain audiences throughout the U.S., Canada, and Ireland with fiddle, mandolin, guitar, bodhran, banjo, uilleann pipes, harmonica, and even a penny whistle, while performing country, bluegrass, folk, and Irish music.


Special Event on Wednesday, August 2, at 6:30 p.m.

42nd Infantry Division Band of the New York Army National Guard

This military band tours New York State, playing big band, pop, rock, and patriotic music.

Great food will be available from Heintzelmans BBQ Pit of Ontario, NY!


August 6:  Panloco

Since 1995, this versatile, Western New York steel drum band has entertained with Caribbean, jazz, pop, and classical music . 

August 13:  Dan Elliott and the Monterays

Since 1962, Dan Elliott and the Monterays have been playing early classic rock, pop, and garage band, covering music from the 1940s through today.  They are Central New York's #1 oldies band.  (Ice Cream Social from 1-3 p.m.  Enjoy a sundae with all the toppings for $4.50.  All proceeds support the Sodus Bay Lighthouse.)

August 20:  The Brothers Blue

Rooted in the tradition of old-time fiddle music, the sound of The Brothers Blue is unique--original songs fused with elements of country, bluegrass, Cajun, and Irish music.

August 27:  Isreal Hagan and Stroke

Nine-time SAMMY Award-winner Isreal Hagan is both a singer and a songwriter.  His 4-octave vocal range has gotten him onstage with such luminaries as Robert Cray, B.B. King, Carlos Santana, and Otis Day.  This is their first performance in the Sodus Bay area--sure to become a crowd favorite.

September 3:  Starlight Orchestra

All your Big Band favorites (Miller, Dorsey, Goodman, Barnett, Ellington) with great vocal and instrumental soloists. One of the premier big bands in Western New York!

Please show your appreciation by supporting the wonderful businesses that support us and make our events possible:


Fleet Feet Sports


Peak Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram Fiat

Finger Lakes Radio Group


Krenzer Marine

Reliant Community Credit Union


Bonnie Castle Farm Bed and Breakfast

Captain Jack's Goodtime Tavern

Cathy Contant

Docker's Seafood and Grille

The Heights Restaurant and Banquet Facility

Marshall Farms Group

Northwind Harbor



A Gentle Breeze Therapeutic Massage

Boerman Tax Accounting and Payroll

Burnap's Farm Market and Garden Cafe

Concord Ford

Fowler Farms

Lyons National Bank

Lyons Veterinary Clinic

Maxwell Creek Inn Bed & Breakfast

Mengel Metzger Barr & Co. LLP 

P.A.T.I. Fire & Safety

Paton’s Market Place

Q's Landscape Enterprises Inc.

South Shore RV Park


Additional generous support comes from the following:

C. H. Stuart Foundation

Claude G. and Geraldine A. Wright Family Fund

Finger Lakes Community Arts Grants

New York State Council on the Arts

Robert G. Boehmler Community Foundation

Sodus Bay Historical Society Members

Town of Sodus

Village of Sodus Point

Wayne County Community Endowment Fund