The Classic

ASAE Research Foundation’s The Classic 

Monday, August 12
6:00 - 7:30 p.m. | VIP Reception additional fee
7:30 - 9:00 p.m. | General Admission additional fee

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Stage is Set in The Land of Legends 

No visitor to the Rock Hall can leave without weighing in on who should—and shouldn’t—be included in its hallowed halls. Elvis? The Beatles? Those are no-brainers. Madonna and Run DMC? Talk amongst yourselves. And good luck coming to a consensus on whether Pearl Jam is more or less worthy of a spot than Journey. 

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These good-natured debates seem to spring up around every corner at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, proving that nothing stirs passions quite like good music. 

Inside, you will find one of the most impressive collections of musical memorabilia ever assembled—from John Lennon’s guitar to hip-hop pioneer Jam Master Jay’s famous gold chains. It’s a treasure trove—and love letter—to rock and roll. And it’s right here in CLE. 

And, of course, what better way to close out this year’s premiere event than with live musical performances on the Rock Hall’s outdoor plaza? Rock out under the stars—with the occasional break to sample locally-inspired eats and drinks and other interactive experiences. 

Oh, and don’t leave before you snag a selfie in front of the iconic “Long Live Rock” sign in the plaza. Party on, rockstar. 

Buy your tickets early—this event always sells out! 

additional feeSeparate registration required.

All proceeds go to The ASAE Research Foundation


Prohibited Items 

These items are prohibited at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
(ASAE Research Foundation’s The Classic): 

  • Firearms and ammunition 
  • Explosives 
  • Pocket knives (longer than 2 inches) 
  • Flammables/combustibles (i.e., gun powder, liquid fuels) 
  • Coolers (unless they contain medical supplies) 
  • Lawn chairs 
  • Any item that can’t be inspected 

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