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

August

15 - Bruno Mars (G): 7:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
16 - Kings of Leon (G): 7 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
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
19 - Michelle Branch (G): 8:30 p.m. at The Grog Shop
20 - Indigo Girls (G): 7 p.m. at Akron Civic Theatre in Akron, OH
20 - Yestival: Yes (G), Todd Rundgren and Carl Palmer: 7 p.m. at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
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

2 - Kool and The Gang (G): 8:30 p.m. at Lock 3 in Akron, OH
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
15 - Willie Nelson (G, C), the Avett Brothers, and Sheryl Crow (G): 5 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
15 - I love the 90s show: TLC (G, B), Mark McGrath and Blackstreet (G): 7:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
16 - Smokey Robinson (G, B): 8 p.m. at Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park in Northfield, OH
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
22 - Doobie Brothers (G): 8 p.m. at Hard Rock Rocksino in Northfield, OH
26 - Hanson: 8 p.m. at House of Blues
29 - Trace Adkins (C): 8 p.m. at Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park in Northfield, OH

October

13 - Michael McDonald (G): 8 p.m. at Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park in Northfield, OH
15 - Paramore (G): 7:30 p.m. at Akron Civic Theatre in Akron, OH
20 - Fall Out Boy: 7 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
26 - Guns N’ Roses: 7:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
27 - The Beach Boys (G): 7:30 p.m. at Akron Civic Theatre in Akron, OH
30 - Our Lady Peace: 7 p.m. at House of Blues

November

3 - Johnny Mathis (G): 8 p.m. at State Theatre
9 – Styx: 7:30 p.m. at Hard Rock Rocksino in Northfield, OH
12 - Olivia Newton-John (C, G): 8 p.m. at Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park in Northfield, OH
18 – A Perfect Circle: 7 p.m. at Wolstein Center at CSU
19 – Jay Z (G, B): 8 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
25 - Kansas: 8 p.m. at Goodyear Theater in Akron, OH

December

1 - Andrea Bocelli: 8 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
3 - Janet Jackson (B, G): 7:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
10 - Katy Perry: 7 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
14 - 98 Degrees: 7:30 p.m. at Hard Rock Rocksino in Northfield, OH

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