Rock Hall Summer Events-The Zombies To Play Outdoor Plaza

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CLEVELAND (May 2, 2019) – The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame’s jam-packed Rock Hall Live! powered by PNC summer schedule takes center stage Memorial Day to Labor Day with plenty of music alongside over 100 unique events and activities on the Rock Hall plaza.

Catch Meaning Music Festival: May 26, featuring some of the hottest electronic funk/R&B bands around.

  • Forever Warped: 25 Years of Warped Tour: June 8, new exhibit, Forever Warped: 25 Years of Vans Warped Tour, and all-day live performances from past Warped Tour bands, including Chali 2NA & Cut Chemist, Emery, Hawthorne Heights, Simple Plan, Meg & Dia and We The Kings.
  • Interpol Concert: August 9, a feature live show by the band that helped kick start the post-punk revival with openers Surfbort.
  • The Zombies Concert: August 17, all-day event featuring a performance and Hall of Fame interview series with 2019 Inductees The Zombies. VIP packages include access to the interview, a Hall of Fame signature dedication and premium concert experience.
rock hall live! can't miss community events

Highlights of the summer activities include free family-friendly and partner events.

  • Rock Your World with STEAM: May 18, a one-day family festival celebrating science and music with Great Lakes Science Center and Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD).
  • Pride on the Plaza with Lady J Martinez: June 1, a free live drag show and DJ dance party on the plaza in celebration of Pride Weekend.
  • Hungry for Music: June 15, a free concert featuring students benefitting from the organization's instrument donations and instrument drive.
  • CONCACAF Tailgate: June 22, free concert with Amine's Soulshine band and tailgate before the Gold Cup game next door at First Energy Stadium.
  • Cuyahoga50 at North Coast HarborJune 23, a free community celebration with free live music on the plaza. 
  • Fam Jam: June 29, a free day of family fun and live music presented by KeyBank and CLE VIP.
  • Bike Nite with Inductee Vini Lopez of E-Street Band: July 25, a free event with premium bike parking, live music and DJ-hosted trivia along with our friends at Rock-N-Roll City Harley-Davidson.
  • Bike Nite with Colin Dussault's Blues Project: August 15, a free event with premium bike parking, live music and DJ-hosted trivia along with our friends at Rock-N-Roll City Harley-Davidson.
  • Rock and Resilience Community Day: August 25, Songs and Stories to Inspire with special guests Inductee Ricky Byrd, Kathy Valentine of The Go-Go's, Liberty Devitto, Genya Raven and others, fans can experience the healing power music together. 
  • Believe in CLE Yoga: August 30, led by Inner Bliss studio, enjoy a free yoga practice on the plaza followed by music, food and fun.


Wednesday nights 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., July 17 through August 14, FREE

Fresh, fun and full of energy the Rock Hall’s Summer in the City series brings the PNC Bank stage to life with exciting live performances. With the spirit of the Rock Hall’s newest exhibit, Forever Warped: 25 Years of Vans Warped Tour, in mind, these artists bring their unique sounds to the summer stage. For five weeks starting July 17 through August 14, head to the Rock Hall plaza on Wednesday nights to see the bands you need to hear right now. 

Inductee fan days

Before you see your favorite Inductees in concert, celebrate their legacies on Fan Days. As part of the general admission experience, you’ll see From the Rock Hall Vault induction ceremony footage and special artifacts. Free for members and donors. 

The best part? Most of THE live shows are free to the public

Live music by local artists and DJ sets can be heard during Rock Hall Live! Lunch by the Lake sessions weekdays from noon to 2 p.m. in June, July and August. Check the Onstage calendar for details on daily free performers.

Rock Hall Live! Sun Sets, offered on Fridays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET in July and August, feature free live music, trivia and craft beers from Great Lakes Brewing Company, Fat Head’s Brewery and Labatt Blue.

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