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

June

14 - Dave Matthews (G) and Tim Reynolds: 7:30 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
14 - B.O.B. (B): 8 p.m. at House of Blues
24 - Train (G), Natasha Bedingfield and O.A.R.: 7 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
24 - George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic (G, R): 7 p.m. at Lock 3 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
2 - The Moody Blues (G): 7:30 p.m. at Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, Northfield, OH
3 - Megadeth (G): 6 p.m. at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
3 - Ziggy Marley (G): 7:30 p.m. at Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park in Northfield, OH
11 - Rob Zombie: 9 p.m. at House of Blues
12 - Idina Menzel (G): 8 p.m. at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica
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
27 - Dierks Bentley (C): 7 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
28 - Rod Stewart (R, G) w/ special guest Cyndi Lauper (G): 7:30 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
29 - Earth, Wind & Fire (G, B) with Nile Rodgers (G): 7:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena

August

2 - Korn (G) and Stone Sour: 5:30 p.m. at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
2 - Mary J. Blige (G, B): 8 p.m. at Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park in Northfield, OH
2 - Shawn Mendes & Charlie Puth: 7:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
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
5 - Rascal Flatts (C): 7 p.m. at Canal Park in Akron, OH
6 - Toby Keith (C): 8 p.m. at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, 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
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
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: 8 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
27 - The Beach Boys (G): 7:30 p.m. at Akron Civic Theatre in Akron, OH

November

3 - Johnny Mathis (G): 8 p.m. at State Theatre
12 - Olivia Newton-John (C, G): 8 p.m. at Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park in Northfield, OH
25 - Kansas: 8 p.m. at Goodyear Theater in Akron, OH

December

3 - Janet Jackson (B, G): 7:30 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena
10 - Katy Perry: 7 p.m. at Quicken Loans Arena

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