If you’re planning on making a trip to Cleveland this year, you can’t pass by Hard Rock Rocksino without indulging in all the amazing amenities they have to offer. Grab a bite to eat and wash it down with a refreshing cocktail, hang out with friends at the Hard Rock Cafe or a lounge of your choosing, or test your luck at the VLT machines or table games.
While all this is great, there’s one aspect of Hard Rock Rocksino that visitors and locals can’t resist – the entertainment! Hard Rock knows music and they want to share some good tunes with you. Build your own Hard Rock Rocksino Playlist as we guide you through some of the best upcoming shows to catch in Cleveland!
September Concerts & Events
>Michael McDonald – 09.12.2018
Ringing in the month of September at the Hard Rock Live venue is Michael McDonald, 5-time Grammy award winner. Not only is Michael an American singer, but he is also a talented songwriter, keyboardist, and record producer. With 45 years of musical experience under his belt, McDonald hit the ground running when he joined The Doobie Brothers in 1976. In 1982, he began producing his solo albums (nine in total!). Throughout his career, McDonald has given the world a mixture of soul, R&B, and soft rock to sway with and jam to. Enjoy a live performance at Hard Rock Rocksino on Wednesday, September 12th at 7:30pm. The only thing you need to bring is a good attitude and your ears.
>Gordon Lightfoot – 09.15.2018
If you’re looking for a mixture of folk rock and country, you’ve come to the right place. Gordon Lightfoot is gracing the Hard Rock stage with his presence. Known as Canada’s greatest songwriter, Lightfoot was a big musical influence in the 60s and 70s when it came to crafting and defining the folk-pop sound. Aside from being an incredible performer, Lightfoot earned the reputation as a very talented songwriter, recorded by well-known artists such as Elvis Presley, The Clancy Brothers, and many more!
Lightfoot’s live performing days really took off between 1967 and 1974 when he toured his hometown of Canada, Europe, Australia, and New York. Don’t miss out on witnessing performance greatness at the Hard Rock Live venue on Saturday, September 15th at 8pm.
>Eddie Money – 09.29.2018
Edward Joseph Mahoney, better known as Eddie Money, will be at Hard Rock Rocksino, and this is not a show you want to miss! This multi-instrumentalist singer and songwriter was at the top of his career in the 70s and 80s when the majority of his music reached the Top 40 hits and platinum status. You might know him for Two Tickets to Paradise or Take Me Home Tonight, but no matter what song you go for, you’re sure to witness an incredible performance.
After a very successful career throughout the years, Money is still performing to this day for his new and old fans throughout the country. But that’s not all he’s been up to! Money has also been featured on televisions shows like The Drew Carey Show. So whether you’re watching him on TV or on the stage, you are sure to be entertained. Join us at Northfield Park on Saturday, September 29th at 8pm to witness greatness.
October Concerts & Events
>The Doobie Brothers – 10.12.2018
Originating in San Jose, California, The Doobie Brothers are now making their way to Cleveland. This successful 1970s rock band really made a career for themselves, ranging through three different eras. During the beginning of the 70s, Tom Johnston was lead vocalist for the group, bringing rock and roll, country, R&B, and much more. In the late 70s, Michael McDonald (mentioned above) became the lead singer, giving the group more soul. Then, in the early 80s, Johnston joined the group once again with McDonald still joining the stage with the group from time to time.
So if you’re vacationing in Cleveland or are a local of the area, get your tickets to see this amazing and diverse group at Hard Rock Rocksino. Join us on Friday, October 12th at 8pm to kick off your weekend the right way.
>Sammy Hagar and The Circle – 10.17.2018
Known as the Red Rocker, Sammy Hagar and his group, The Circle, are making their way to the Hard Rock Live stage in Cleveland. After 40 years in the music industry, Sammy Hagar has brought some of the most dynamic rock music to the scene. Not only does Hagar perform amazing hits such as I Can’t Drive 55, but he’s also an entrepreneur. He owns Cabo Wabo Cantina, Sammy’s Beach Bar and Grill, and Sammy’s Rockin’ Island Bar & Grill.
Don’t miss out on a live show that truly has it all, including great vocals and music, passion, and an infectious energy! Make your way to Hard Rock Rocksino on Wednesday, October 17th at 7:30pm. We can’t wait to enjoy the music with you!
>Paula Abdul: Straight Up Paula! – 10.26.2018
Last, but certainly not least, is Paula Abdul! Known as a singer, songwriter, dancer, and television personality, Abdul is making her way back to her roots and hitting the stage again. You might know her mostly as a key judge from the original American Idol, but back in the late 80s and early 90s, Abdul put out a series of pop hits that skyrocketed her career. Not only did she produce amazing music, but she was also recognized for them with six number one singles on the Billboard Hot 100.
Paula Abdul will be performing with spunk on Friday, October 26th at 8pm, so get your tickets before it’s too late and experience an amazing performance at Northfield Park.
At Hard Rock Rocksino, we know what we’re doing when it comes to music. Use this concert guide to get you through the next few months. You’re sure to have a good time at our Hard Rock Live venue, listening and singing along to some of your favorite artists and songs!
At Hard Rock Rocksino, we know what we’re doing when it comes to music. We can’t wait to see you rocking out with this concert guide for the next few months and whether you’re catching a concert that’s a blast from the past or enjoying today’s top hits, we’ve got it all right here at Hard Rock Live.