Rock Hall Announces Its Summer Concert and Events Schedule

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Courtesy of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
For the past couple of years, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has upped the ante for its summer programming. This summer will be no different as there will be more than 100 unique events and activities on the Rock Hall plaza.

Here are a few of the highlights.

The one-day family festival Rock Your World with STEAM takes place on May 18, and the Catch Meaning Music Festival, a concert featuring funk and R&B bands, takes place on May 26. There will be a free live drag show and dance party on June 1 as part of Pride Weekend, and a handful of punk acts will perform on June 8 as the Rock Hall opens a new exhibit dedicated to the Warped Tour.

A free student concert, Hungry for Music, takes place on June 15, and the Rock Hall will host a tailgate party on June 22 before the Gold Cup game at First Energy Stadium. There will be free live music as part of Cuyahoga50 at North Coast Harbor on June 23, and a Fam Jam takes place on June 29. The Rock Hall will host Bike Nights on July 25 and Aug. 15.

The alternative rock act Interpol performs on Aug. 9, and the newly inducted Zombies play on Aug. 17. Inductee Ricky Byrd, Kathy Valentine of the Go-Go's, Liberty DeVitto, Genya Ravan and others will all perform at a Rock and Resilience Community Day on Aug. 25. Inner Bliss Studio will lead a yoga practice on the plaza on Aug. 30.

Summer in the City, a showcase for up-and-coming bands, will feature free performances on July 17, July 24, July 31, Aug. 7 and Aug. 14, and there will be Inductee Fan Days for Alice Cooper (July 14), Joan Jett and Heart (Aug. 4) and the Who (Sept. 2) in conjunction with the artists’ local concerts.

Visit for complete event details, including times and ticketing information.

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Jeff Niesel

Jeff has been covering the Cleveland music scene for more than 20 years now. And on a regular basis, he tries to talk to whatever big acts are coming through town, too. If you're in a band that he needs to hear, email him at [email protected]
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