Waterhole Gears Up For Saranac Lake’s 2020 Winter Carnival

The Waterhole Upstairs Music Lounge in Saranac Lake is once again home for live music performances for the 123rd Saranac Lake Winter Carnival taking place January 31 to February 9. Spanning over a period of nine nights, the venue will host 17 nationally touring and on the rise bands . The live performances are brought to you by Vermont’s Zero Gravity Craft Brewery and Stowe Cider from Vermont.

Kicking off the events are folk group Carrie Nation and The Speakeasy with Massachusetts rockers Tigerman Woah on January 31 at 8 PM. Reuniting for the carnival is Adirondack Mountain rockers Lucid, joined by the alternative country group The Mallett Brothers Band on February 1. Hudson Valley’s own reggae rooted The Big Takeover will lead the Post Parade Party on Saturday February 8. The festivities will come to a close on February 9 for Bloody Mary Sunday with a performance by Saints & Liars. A full list of all scheduled performances are below.  

Located in the Adirondack Mountains, The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival is a 10-day festival that has encompassed a variety of events and traditions over the years. Attendees will get to enjoy sporting competitions, torchlight skiing, fireworks displays, an Ice Palace in addition to the live performances.

For more information on how to RSVP to the shows click HERE. Available now for purchase are are full week VIP passes for Winter Carnival at the Waterhole for $64 – which gives  you access to every show for the entirety of the Winter Carnival.  

Winter Carnival 2020 Lineup

Jan. 31 – Carrie Nation & The Speakeasy w/ Tigerman WOAH

Feb. 1 – Lucid w/ The Mallett Brothers Band

Feb. 2 – Pat McAvoy Experiment

Feb. 4 – Balkun Brothers

Feb. 5 – Annie in the Water & Haley Jane Present’s Hayley in the Water Play Fleetwood Mac’s Rumors

Feb. 6 – Pappy Presents: A Night of Appreciation of JJ Cale with Soule Monde

Feb. 7 – Bella’s Bartok with Mal Maiz and Folkfaces

Feb. 8 – The Big Takeover at Post

Feb. 8 – West End Blend with Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers

Feb. 9 – Saints and Liars