Road Trip: CLE

May 12, 2017
Road Trip: CLE

Get your friends and get to Cleveland for these major concerts

   
   

Concerts and road trips go together like kegs and eggs. With the music icons coming to Cleveland this year, you've got the perfect excuse to jump in the car with your friends and make your way to The Land.

The birthplace of rock 'n' roll has nine dedicated concert halls plus many more venues around the city that host live music, meaning we get some pretty epic shows no matter your style. And while you're here, you absolutely have to check out the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame itself--which actually features artists from all genres from R&B to folk to pop and heavy rock--to round out the trip.

These icons, award-winning artists and Rock Hall inductees who are coming to CLE in 2017 are kind of a big deal. So mark your calendars, pack your bags, grab some munchies, and roll down the windows as you blast your favorite jams--it's time to head to the Lake Erie shore.

(G=Grammy Award winner; R=Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee; C=Country Music Association Award winner; B=BET Award winner)
Updated quarterly

May
12 - Jason Aldean (C): 7:30 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
13 - Anthony Hamilton (G): 8 p.m. at State Theatre
13 - Red Hot Chili Peppers (G, R): 8 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
18 - Kris Kristofferson (G): 8 p.m. at Ohio Theatre
19 - Chance the Rapper (G, B): 8 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
19 - Gladys Knight (G, B): 8 p.m. at Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park in Northfield, OH
21 - Travis Scott (B): 8 p.m. at Jacob's Pavilion
20 - Hall and Oates (R) with Tears for Fears: 7 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
24 - Norah Jones (G): 8 p.m. at Jacobs Pavilion
30 - Neil Diamond (G, R): 8 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena

June
1 - Sam Hunt: 7 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
4 - Jermaine Dupri (G): 7:30 p.m. State Theatre
9 - Zac Brown Band (G): 7 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
10 - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (G, R) with Joe Walsh (G, R): 8 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
13 - Paul Simon (G, R): 8 p.m. at Jacobs Pavilion
24 - George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic (G, R): 7 p.m. at Lock 3 Live in Akron, OH
29 - The Four Tops (G, R): 7:30 p.m. at Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park in Northfield, OH
30 - New Kids on the Block, Paula Abdul (G), and Boyz II Men (G): 7 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena

July
1 - U2 (G, R) and One Republic: 7 p.m. at FirstEnergy Stadium
11 - Rob Zombie: 9 p.m. at House of Blues
12 - Idina Menzel (G): 8 p.m. at Jacobs Pavilion
14 - Billy Joel (G, R): 8 p.m. at Progressive Field
15 - Luke Bryan (C) and Brett Eldredge (C): 6 p.m. at Progressive Field
17 - Alternative Press Music Awards (various artists): 6 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
18 - Vans Warped Tour (various artists): 11 a.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
18 - Diana Ross (G, R, B): 7:30 at Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park in Northfield, OH
21 - Queen (R) with Adam Lambert: 8 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
21 - Lady Antebellum (G, C): 7:30 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH

August
2 - Korn (G) and Stone Sour: 5:30 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
3 - Lyle Lovett (G): 8 p.m. at Evans Amphitheatre at Cain Park
4 - Brantley Gilbert (C): 7 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
9 - James Taylor (G, R) and Bonnie Raitt (G, R): 7:30 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
11 - Florida Georgia Line (C) and Nelly (G): 7 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
15 - Bruno Mars (G): 7:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
17 - Tim McGraw (G, C) and Faith Hill (G, C): 7:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
18 - Chris Stapleton (G, C): 7 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
19 - Coldplay (G): 7 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
20 - Yestival: Yes (G), Todd Rundgren and Carl Palmer: 7 p.m. at Jacob's Pavilion
21 - Green Day (G, R) and Catfish and the Bottlemen: 7 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
23 - Lady Gaga (G): 7:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
30 - John Mayer (G): 7:00 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH

September
9 - Ed Sheeran (G): 7:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
9 - Deep Purple (R) and Alice Cooper (R): 6:30 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
10 - Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons (R): 7:30 p.m. at Connor Palace Theatre
20 - Matchbox 20 and Counting Crows: 6:45 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
21 - Roger Waters (R): 8 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
22 - Brad Paisley (G, C): 8 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
26 - Hanson: 8 p.m. at House of Blues

November
3 - Johnny Mathis (G): 8 p.m. at State Theatre

December
1 - Adrea Bocelli: 7:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena

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