36 Vintage Photos of Blossom Music Center

Blossom Music Center, summer home of the Cleveland Orchestra, is located in more than 500 wooded acres between Akron and Cleveland.Built in 1968, the dramatic pavilion seats 5,700 people with room for up to 13,500 more on the spacious lawn.

Photos courtesy of the Cleveland Memory Project

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1982, Blossom Music Center.
1982, Blossom Music Center.
Audience awaiting Dolly Parton concert at Blossom Music Center, Aug. 28, 1978
Audience awaiting Dolly Parton concert at Blossom Music Center, Aug. 28, 1978
Audience on the lawn at Blossom Music Center
Audience on the lawn at Blossom Music Center
Benefit performance of The Countess Martiza at Blossom Music Center
Benefit performance of The Countess Martiza at Blossom Music Center
Blossom Festival opening, Aug. 23, 1976
Blossom Festival opening, Aug. 23, 1976
Blossom Music Center construction, 1968
Blossom Music Center construction, 1968
Blossom Music Center hill, 1982
Blossom Music Center hill, 1982
Blossom Music Center in 1982
Blossom Music Center in 1982
Blossom Music Center opening, 1975
Blossom Music Center opening, 1975
Blossom Music Center pavilion, 1982
Blossom Music Center pavilion, 1982