Cleveland Metroparks popular lakefront concert series, Edgewater LIVE and Euclid Beach LIVE will return for the fifth consecutive year beginning Thursday, May 31 and Friday, June 1, respectively. Take in picturesque views along Lake Erie while enjoying free live musical performances, an array of local food trucks, recreational activities, and new amenities.
Edgewater LIVE presented by Cuyahoga Community College will kick off May 31 at 4:30 p.m. on the Centennial Plaza at Edgewater Beach House with performers from the Tri-C Creative Arts Program. Then, from 6 to 9 p.m., the region’s favorite headlining acts will perform on the Dollar Bank Stage. Visitors can grab a bite to eat from a rotating lineup of more than a dozen local food trucks each week and enjoy happy hour and local made-to-order fare from the Beach House, featuring spectacular views of Lake Erie and Cleveland’s skyline.
New this year is the Edgewater Nature Shop that will enhance beach and recreational offerings for visitors throughout the summer season. Beach goers will be able to rent standup paddleboards, umbrellas and chairs and purchase towels, sunscreen, Cleveland Metroparks branded merchandise and more.
Edgewater LIVE lineup
May 31 – Yachtly Crue | Yacht Rock, ’70s & ’80s
June 7 – Old Skool | ’90s Hip Hop
June 14 – Radio Tokyo | Modern Pop
June 21 – Front Porch Lights | Indie Rock
June 28 – Wanted: The Bon Jovi Tribute Band | Pop Rock
July 12 – Carlos Jones and the PLUS Band | Reggae
July 19 – Disco Inferno | ’70s
July 26 – John King | Country
August 2 – The Hot City Symphony | Classic Rock
Euclid Beach LIVE
Cleveland Metroparks Friday night concert series Euclid Beach LIVE kicks off Friday, June 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Euclid Beach Park. In addition to ten weeks of free live music from top local artists, visitors can take a photograph at the Cleveland script sign, pack a picnic or sample fare from local food vendors.
Visitors can also catch a glimpse of the ongoing Euclid Beach improvements. Crews are hard at work on the new Euclid Beach Pier, which is anticipated to be completed in fall 2018. The new pier is expected to total approximately 285 feet long from the top of the bluff and extend 120 feet over Lake Erie. Curved west towards the city, the new pier will offer guests views of Cleveland skyline never experienced from this location before. The pier will be ADA accessible, have permanent seating and offer great opportunities to bird watch, take in the sunset and more.
Euclid Beach LIVE lineup
June 1 – Faith & Whiskey | Classic Rock/Country
June 8 – Spirit Plus Band | R&B
June 15 – Ovation Band | Dance/Disco/Motown
June 22 – Sending up Songs of Praise | Gospel
June 29 – Kinsman Dazz Band | R&B
July 6 – Forecast | Jazz
July 13 – Aretifex | Motown/R&B
July 20 – Angel P and the Creative Players | Jazz/Neo-Soul
July 27 – Celebration Band | Doo-Wop/Oldies
August 3 – Jah Messengers Reggae Band | Reggae
Press release submitted by:
External Communications Coordinator, Jeffrey Tolman, 216-635-3274
Director of Communications, Jacqueline Gerling, 216-635-3338
Photos courtesy of Cleveland Metroparks, Ohio.
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