Cleveland Metroparks summer entertainment lineup continues to grow, offering something for everyone. Experience a diverse array of music spanning the Park District this summer, including locations such as Edgewater, Euclid Beach, Garfield Park, Rocky River Reservation and South Chagrin Reservation. Enjoy more than 65 concerts and musical events across the Park District.
Edgewater LIVE | Euclid Beach LIVE | Summer Dancing Series | Stinchcomb Summer Concerts | Look About Lodge Summer Concert Series | Emerald Necklace Marina: Live Music Fridays | e55 on the Lake: Live Music Saturdays
Edgewater LIVE presented by Cuyahoga Community College
Edgewater LIVE presented by Cuyahoga Community College begins on Thursdsays 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.
- June 6: Bronx Country | Country
- Tri-C Opening Act: Peter McPoland and the Haps
- Headlining Act: Bronx Country | Country
- June 27:
- Tri-C Opening Act: Grenon
- Headlining Acts: Recess | Pop / Rock // Front Porch Lights | Indie Rock
- July 11:
- Tri-C Opening Act: Category 5
- Headlining Act: The Benjaminz | R&B / Motown
- July 18:
- Tri-C Opening Act: Ink
- Headlining Act: Disco Inferno | Disco / Funk / ’70s & ‘80s
- July 25:
- Tri-C Opening Act: Skippy's On The Run
- Headlining Act: The Cover Ups | ‘90s / Rocking Dance Party
- August 1:
- Tri-C Opening Act: SoundTown
- Headlining Act: The Prince Project Band | Prince Tribute Band
- August 15:
- Headlining Acts: Cleveland's Breakfast Club | ’80s Rock // Carlos Jones and the P.L.U.S. Band | Reggae
Euclid Beach LIVE presented by Dollar Bank
Cleveland Metroparks Friday night concert series Euclid Beach LIVE kicks off Friday, May 31 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Euclid Beach Park. In addition to nine weeks of free live music from top local artists, visitors will be able to enjoy the new Euclid Beach Pier. The new pier totals 315 feet long from the top of the bluff, with half of it extending over Lake Erie. The new pier offers guests views of Cleveland skyline never experienced from this location before. The pier is ADA accessible, has seating and offers great opportunities to bird watch, take in the sunset and more.
- May 31: The Mourning Glory Band | Classic Rock
- June 7: Aretifex | R&B / Motown
- June 14: Rayr Image | Motown
- June 21: Sending up Songs of Praise | Gospel
- June 28: Kinsman Dazz Band All Stars with Just Charnise | R&B
- July 12: Funkyard X | Funk / R&B
- July 19: Shout | Top 40 / R&B
- July 26: Ras T Dubflex | Reggae
- August 2: Russell Thompson and the Free Agent Band | Jazz
Summer Dancing Series
Urban Line Dance
Get your heart beating as you move to the rhythm of the night. Come and enjoy free urban line dance instruction. Each evening will include new moves, great music and helpful instruction.
Euclid Beach Park
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31
Garfield Park Center
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30, August 6, August 13, August 20, August 27
Don’t miss the excitement as Olu Manns engages attendees in the tradition of creating a West African Drum Circle. All ages and levels of experience are encouraged to participate in this free activity. Two dates, two locations from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Garfield Park Center
August 16: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Euclid Beach Park
August 23: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Stinchcomb Summer Concerts
Join us for a free concert series at Stinchcomb Memorial with friends, family and great music to celebrate founder William Stinchcomb’s vision. Concerts are Wednesday evenings in July from 6 - 8 p.m. Concerts are weather permitting.
July 3: FireSide | Classic Rock
July 10: Crooked River Stompers | Ragtime / Medicine Show Tunes
July 17: The Kilroys | Family-oriented Irish
July 24: The Swamp Rattlers | Blues / Classic Rock
July 31: Swamp Boogie Band | R&B / Rock / Dance
Location and parking: Stinchcomb-Groth Memorial Scenic Overlook is located off Hogsback Lane in Rocky River Reservation, between Valley Parkway and Riverside Drive in Cleveland. Parking is limited at Stinchcomb-Groth Memorial. Overflow parking is at Scenic Park/Emerald Necklace Marina. A shuttle will be provided.
Look About Lodge Summer Concert Series
Venture to Look About Lodge in South Chagrin Reservation to experience a unique variety of music among the hemlock forest at this historic venue. The six week Sunday concert series kicks off July 7 from 6 – 8 p.m.
July 7: Kalos Quartet | Classical
July 14: Hey Mavis | Americana
July 21: Bob Frank | Acoustic Blues
July 28: The Bluescasters | Blues / R&B / Classic Rock
August 4: Lost Bob and the Ozone Rambler’s | Bluegrass
August 11: Haywire | Rockabilly
Emerald Necklace Marina: Live Music Fridays
Cleveland Metroparks offers live entertainment Fridays at Emerald Necklace Marina from 6 – 9 p.m. beginning Memorial Day Weekend. Concerts are weather permitting.
May 24: Band TBD
May 31: Fletch and the Catch | Classic Rock / Boogie / Blues
June 7: The Classics Band | '50s / '60s
June 14: Those Guys | Polka
June 21: Bobby St. Vincent | Country
June 28: Michelle Romary | Folk / Alternative / Pop / Rock
July 5: Megan Zurkey | Christian
July 12: Two Men and a Campfire | Americoustic
July 19: Larry Insana | Folk / Rock / Country / Blues
July 26: Cats on Holiday | Roots / Americana
August 30: The John and Paul Duo Gift Shop | Blues / Swing / Jazz / Pop
e55 on the Lake: Live Music Saturdays
Cleveland Metroparks offers live entertainment Saturdays at e55 on the Lake at East 55th Street Marina from 7 – 10 p.m. beginning Memorial Day Weekend. Concerts are weather permitting.
May 25: Cats on Holiday | Roots / Americana
June 1: Madison Crawl | Boogie
June 8: City Light | Jazz / R&B / Classic Rock / Country / Pop
June 15: Swamp Boogie Band | Variety
June 22: Time Warp | Rock 'n Roll
June 29: North Coast Goats | Blues / Rock
July 6: The Focus Group | Country / Rock
July 13: The Bottom Line | Covers
July 20: Fletch and the Catch | Classic Rock / Boogie / Blues
July 27: City Light | Jazz / R&B / Classic Rock / Country / Pop
August 3: Jarred Goldwebber | Electric / Chicago Blues
August 10: The Bottom Line | Covers
August 17: North Coast Goats | Blues / Rock
August 24: Time Warp | Rock 'n Roll
August 31: Madison Crawl | Boogie