Live One Epic Week Of Rock

March 6, 2015
Live One Epic Week Of Rock

Experience a Whole Week Dedicated to Rock and Roll in Cleveland

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is a big deal. But, when it comes to Cleveland every three years, it’s an even bigger deal.

Why? The city seriously amplifies its distinction as the home of rock and roll, while showing the world why Cleveland does, in fact, rock during the week leading up to the April 18 concert. CLE surges with a rock and roll vibe highlighted by a swell of concerts, rock-related programming and other musical events.

So, if you’ve ever wanted to experience the hype around such an event, now would be the time to book your stay in Cleveland.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Events

During Cleveland Rock Week, the city’s homage to rock – The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum – doesn’t disappoint with these events…

Celebration Day and Opening of New Exhibit
April 11 | Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Free Admission

Initiate Cleveland Rock Week with a day investigating the history and impact of rock music inside the legendary Rock Hall – FREE OF CHARGE. During Celebration Day, the Rock Hall will present live music, food vendors and special programming that you won’t get on any given day.

Opening of 2015 Hall of Fame Inductee Exhibit
April 11 | Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Free Admission

Celebration Day at the Rock Hall gets a little more celebratory with the opening of the 2015 Hall of Fame Inductee exhibit. Get a deep-dive look at this year’s class with historical artifacts, video clips and other memorabilia inside a new section within the main exhibit hall.

Inductee Rock ‘N Blast Fireworks Show
April 11 | 7pm | Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Wrap up Celebration Day at the Rock Hall with a bang. The museum will host a Rock ‘N Blast fireworks show starting at 7pm, which includes a 25-minute show featuring Inductee-inspired music and video synchronized to pyrotechnics.

Rock My Soul Gospel Concert Honoring Andraé Couch
April 12 | 7:30pm | Playhouse Square | Free with RSVP

Join in as we honor gospel music and the legacy of seven-time Grammy Award-winning Pastor Andraé Crouch during the Rock My Soul Gospel Concert at Playhouse Square. Tribute performers include Marvin Winans, CeCe Winans and Donnie McClurkin. The event is free, but a general admission ticket – reserved in advance – is necessary.

Sonic Session Featuring Foxygen and Alex Cameron
April 14 | 8pm| Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | $5.50

Each month, the Rock Hall introduces the world to a series of up-and-coming rock musicians and bands. Appearing during Cleveland Rock Week is an American indie rock duo Foxygen, who is known for their high-energy and captivating performances.

30th Annual Induction Ceremony and Simulcast
April 18 | 8pm | Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | $22

The 30th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony returns to Cleveland’s Public Hall. Tickets to the ceremony at Public Hall are sold out, but fans have an opportunity to watch the ceremony live on a giant screen inside the Rock Hall.

Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits
While you’re checking out the Rock Hall, make sure to take a gander at one of the museum’s newer exhibits, Herb Ritts: The Rock Portraits. Opening on March 13, this unique exhibit takes visitors through the work of the late photographer Herb Ritts who is known for his often provocative and anti-glamour style. Many people might remember him from his work on the Vanity Fair photo shoot of k.d. lang and Cindy Crawford, as well as the Chris Isaak music video for “Wicked Game.”

Celebrate Rock Week at The Music Box

One of Cleveland's newest and most popular spots for live music is the Music Box Supper Club, located on the West Bank of the Flats. During Cleveland Rock Week, the venue, which boasts two unique performance spaces, takes rock fans through the history of the genre with an emphasis on bands and songwriters featured inside the walls of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

Click here to see the complete line-up of music at the Music Box Supper Club's Rock Week: Decade by Decade: www.musicboxcle.com/rock-week/.

Cleveland Rock Week Concerts

During Cleveland Rock Week, there are more than 70 live music performances happening all around the city.

Click here to view the full line-up of Cleveland Rock Week concerts.

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