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The InCuya Music Festival is this weekend - here's everything you need to know

Posted: 11:41 AM, Aug 24, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-24 12:13:43-04
Everything to know about InCuya Music Festival
Everything to know about InCuya Music Festival
Everything to know about InCuya Music Festival

The highly-anticipated InCuya Music Festival begins Saturday in the mall areas of Downtown Cleveland. Here’s everything you need to know about how this large-scale festival may impact your weekend.

Road Closures

Even if you don’t plan on attending, the City of Cleveland has announced the following road closures at the following times:

Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. through Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 27 from 4 a.m. through Aug. 28 at 7 a.m.

  • East Mall Drive from Lakeside Avenue to St. Clair Avenue
  • West Mall Drive from Lakeside Avenue to St. Clair Avenue
  • St. Clair Avenue from after Marriott Garage to Ontario Street
  • St. Clair Avenue will be closed between East 6th Street and Ontario Street, Mall A Parking access only from East 6th Street
  • Lakeside Avenue reduced to one lane westbound from East 6th Street to Ontario Street

Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. through Aug. 27 at 4 a.m.

  • Lakeside Avenue from East 6th Street to Ontario Street
  • St. Clair Avenue from after Marriott Garage to Ontario Street
  • East Mall Drive from Lakeside Avenue to St. Clair Avenue
  • West Mall Drive from Lakeside Avenue to St. Clair Avenue
  • St. Clair Avenue will be closed between East 6th Street and Ontario Street, Mall A Parking access only from East 6th Street
  • Lakeside Avenue closed between East 6th Street and Ontario Street

Here is a map of the road closures:

Incuya Road Closures Map

Start times and performers

The music festival begins at 12 p.m. on Saturday, August 25 and at 1 p.m. on Sunday, August 26.

Saturday’s headlining performer is English rock band New Order. Other performers on Saturday include Awolnation, The Revivalists, K. Flay, J. Roddy Walston & The Business, Robert Finley, THEY., Bahamas, Arkells, Kitten, Ezri, Seafair and The Modern Electric.

The headlining performers on Sunday are The Avett Brothers. Other musicians performing Sunday include SZA, Cake, Daniel Caesar, Yuna, Booker T. Jones, Tank & The Bangas, Tropidelic, The Blue Stones, The Jack Fords and Dreamers.

Click here for a full schedule of set times on both of the festival’s stages.

Weather

The first half of Saturday will be dry, according to Power of 5 Meteorologist Bryan Shaw. The mid-afternoon will have the chance for a few showers and thunder showers.  We see a break from the rain in the evening until the overnight.  Spotty rain showers are again possible for the early part of Sunday but they clear up for the afternoon.

Winds will be a little breezy for both days.  It will be much hotter and more humid on Sunday with highs in the upper 80s.

View the full forecast here.

Tickets

Tickets are still available. Tickets for general admission for the whole weekend currently start at $135. A four pack of tickets is currently $399. All tickets also come with admission to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame valid from August 24 to 27.  Single-day tickets are currently $85. Full ticket information, including details on VIP tickets and hotel packages, can be found here.

Parking

Organizers recommend that attendees park near the Cleveland City Hall, the Cuyahoga County Courthouse, or any other downtown parking facility. LYFT is the rideshare partner for the festival, with dedicated drop-off and pick-up zones close to the festival’s entrance and exit.

Other information

Attendees are free to enter and exit the festival at all times.

For more details on the festival for attendees, including what is allowed and disallowed, information for those with disabilities and service animals, and more, click here.