Black Hawk Lake  -  Lake View, Iowa


An Annual Affair

The Stone Pier Show Experience

The Stone Pier Summer Concert Series is Lake View’s free outdoor concert series situated beside beautiful Black Hawk Lake. Entering its tenth season in 2020, the Series continues to offer an unrivaled ambience, pairing a historic stage in a breathtaking setting with respected acts from around the country. Find out more.



Recognized as Iowa’s 2019 Outstanding Event


Schedule of Events

The Lineup

A little bit of country. A little bit of rock and roll. A little bit of soul. A whole lot of awesome. The Stone Pier's annual lineup always offers something for everybody. We strive to introduce new music to our attendees as well as showcase some familiar tunes. From Austin to Nashville, Florida to Southern California, to our very own backyard, artists travel from near and far to take the Stone Pier stage.  Learn more about the 2019 performers.


Mike & The Moonpies

the bottle rockets

big time grain co.

the brothers footman

KING of the tramps



Event Partners
& Volunteers

We could not make this free concert series happen without the support of some very special businesses and individuals. Below are just a few from a long list of donors who generously contribute to this cause. And don't forget about all of our volunteers that ensure the show goes on. Interested in lending a hand for a Stone Pier show? Give us a shout.



THE Location

Black Hawk Lake


Lake View, Iowa is the home of beautiful Black Hawk Lake, a 957-acre lake and the southernmost glacial lake in the western hemisphere. With two lakeside campgrounds, the 33-mile Sauk Rail Trail, Pier 25 Playland at Speaker Park, a splash pad, picnic areas, fishing hot spots and an abundance of annual events, there are plenty of activities to fill an entire weekend. Lodging properties, restaurants, bars, shops and a whole lot of local smiles are ready to welcome you to town. Plan your visit here.

Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.
— Plato