Sidewalk Sessions Music Series

The sidewalks of downtown Rochester are alive with the sound of music again. As a way to support local and regional musicians and downtown businesses affected by COVID-19, the Sidewalk Sessions Music Series showcases musical talent in public spaces in downtown Rochester weekdays through October, weather permitting.

Physical distancing and masking guidelines while enjoying these small, passive musical enjoyment opportunities are encouraged:

Central Park

  • 12 - 1 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through October 19
    • Mondays: Pat Egan & Friends
    • Tuesdays: Sothea Lam
    • Wednesdays: Miriam Halleen
    • Thursdays: TBA
    • Fridays: The D’Sievers

Peace Plaza

  • 12 - 1 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through October 7
    • Mondays: Pat McLaughlin
    • Tuesdays: Bri Thompson
    • Wednesdays: Amanda Grace
    • Thursdays: Ellis Twins
    • Fridays: Lisa DeGuiseppi

Residences of Old City Hall

  • 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays through October 16
    • Mondays: Sothea Lam
    • Tuesdays: The D’Sievers
    • Wednesdays: Dianna Parks
    • Thursdays: Jeremy Jewell
    • Fridays: Jealous Brother
      • Special September 25 performer: LaSonya Natividad and the Madison Parrish Ensemble
      • Friday, October 2 = Dianna Parks
      • Friday, October 9 = LaSonya Natividad and the Madison Parrish Ensemble
      • Friday, October 16 = LaSonya Natividad and the Madison Parrish Ensemble

Sidewalk Sessions Music Series is made possible with Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) funding through the City of Rochester and financial assistance from Destination Medical Center.


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