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Everything you need to know about the Cleveland Metroparks summer-long concert series

Edgewater LIVE 2018, August 2, 2018
Euclid Beach Live 2015
Edgewater Live on June 22, 2018
Edgewater LIVE June 15, 2017
Posted at 11:48 AM, Apr 23, 2019

CLEVELAND — Summer is right around the corner and nothing quite says summer like live entertainment on a hot summer evening along Lake Erie. The Cleveland Metroparks announced Tuesday its summer entertainment lineup for all of the musical events spanning the park district this summer.

Edgewater Live

The summer concert series kicks off May 30 at 4:30 p.m. at the Edgewater Beach House. There will be dozens of local food trucks each week, with the Beach House also offering happy hour deals and local made-to-order food. Then, musical groups from across the region will perform from 6-9 p.m.

May 30: Cleveland's Breakfast Club | ’80s Rock
June 6: Bronx Country | Country
June 13: Carlos Jones and the P.L.U.S. Band | Reggae
June 20: Front Porch Lights | Indie Rock
June 27: Recess | Pop / Rock
July 11: The Benjaminz | R&B / Motown
July 18: Disco Inferno | Disco / Funk / ’70s & ‘80s
July 25: The Cover Ups | ‘90s / Rocking Dance Party
August 1: The Prince Project Band | Prince Tribute Band

Edgewater LIVE June 15, 2017
Edgewater LIVE on June 15, 2017 with musical act "Breakfast Club"presented by Tri-C at Edgewater Park. (Kyle Lanzer/Cleveland Metroparks)

Euclid Beach Live

The night concert kicks off on May 31 from 6-9 p.m. Aside from nine weeks of free live music from top local artists, visitors can also use the opportunity to visit the new Euclid Beach Pier with the Cleveland script sign.

The new pier offers views of Cleveland’s skyline that hasn't been made possible until the addition of the pier, which is also ADA accessible.

May 31: The Mourning Glory Band | Classic Rock
June 7: Aretifex | R&B / Motown
June 14: Rare 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

Euclid Beach Live 2018
Euclid Beach Live on June 1, 2018. (Kyle Lanzer/Cleveland Metroparks)

Summer Dancing Series

Dance to the beat of your own drum. Enjoy free urban line dancing at Euclid Beach Park and Garfield Park Center.

Euclid Beach Park
6:30-8:30 p.m.

July 10, 17, 24, 31.

Garfield Park Center

July 16, 23, 30; Aug. 6, 13, 20 and 27.

West African Drum Circle

The Olu Manns will engage attendees in a traditional West African Drum Circle. All ages and levels are encouraged to participate.

Garfield Park Center (parking lot)
Aug. 16: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Euclid Beach Park
Aug. 23: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Stinchcomb Summer Concerts

This free concert series is at Stinchcomb Memorial, celebrate founder William Stinchcomb, who was the director of the Cleveland Metropark District until his retirement in 1957. The concerts will be held every Wednesday 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

Look About Lodge Summer Concert Series

Enjoy a summer concert series under the beautiful hemlock forest at this historic venue. The six week Sunday concert series kicks off July 7 form 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 4: Lost Bob and the Ozone Rambler’s | Bluegrass

Emerald Necklace Marina: Live Music Fridays

Live entertainment will be offered Fridays 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

East 55th on the Lake: Live Music Saturdays

Starting Memorial Day weekend, there will be live entertainment every Saturday at E 55th Street Marina from 7-10 p.m. 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