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Cleveland Summer Outdoor Concert Schedules

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Cleveland has a variety of scenic and festive outdoor concert venues. Learn who's playing this summer at Blossom Music Center, in downtown Cleveland, and at Cain Park on Cleveland's east side, among others. Below are a list of venues with onsite links to their individual schedules:
  • Blossom Music Center - Located in Cuyahoga Falls, between Cleveland and Akron, Blossom offers lawn seating as well as covered and accoustically-correct pavilion seating.
  • Cain Park - Located east of Cleveland in Cleveland Heights, this lovely 22-acre performing arts park features a number of local, regional, and nationally-known performers throughout the summer.
  • Nelson Ledges Quarry Park - Nelson Ledges, located 30 minutes east of Cleveland in Portage County, offers swimming, camping, hiking, and lots of outdoor fun. In the spring, summer, and fall, it is also the home of numerous music festivals, including Hookah Weekend and the Grateful Fest.
  • Plain Dealer Pavilion - Located along the Cuyahoga River on the west bank of the Flats, the Plain Dealer Pavilion is a wonderful place for a concert. It offers general admission bleacher seating as well as festival seating, all uncovered.
  • Pepsi-Cola Roadhouse - Burgettstown, PA - The Pepsi-Cola Roadhouse, located in Burgettstown west of Pittsburgh, offers big-name music acts, in a small, intimate setting. No seat is more than 65 feet from the stage, dinner is often available with a show, and country western music is usually the genre of choice.
  • Post Gazette Pavilion - Pittsburgh - One of the Pittsburgh area's most popular live entertainment venues, the Post-Gazette Pavilion is an open-air amphitheater located in Burgettstown, Pennsylvania. With a capacity of over 23,000 (7,070 seats in the pavilion and 16,000 for lawn seating), the Post Gazette Pavilion features some of the biggest names in musical entertainment on its summer concert schedule - rain or shine!
  • Tower City Amphitheater - Located behind the Avenue at Tower City, this large amphitheater features a variety of musical artists, all within view of the sparkling downtown lights and the lighted bridges across the Cuyahoga.


(Last updated 5-18-10)

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