Cleveland's Music Festival

Laurel School's Butler Campus
7420 Fairmount Road
Novelty, OH 44072
United States

Event Description:


The 2018 dates for the two-day, all-ages, family-friendly festival are Saturday and Sunday, June 9-10. Twenty-five diverse musical acts, led by some of the world's most popular current artists, will kick-off Summer 2018 in Cleveland.

Where Do We Park/How Do We Get There?

Parking is free!  Four area lots are available for parking with continuous Cortland Bank Shuttle Service to/from the Laurel School Butler Campus.  THERE IS NO ON-SITE PARKING AT LAURELIVE.

The Cleveland Metroparks Polo Field
3841 Chagrin River Road
Chagrin Falls, OH

Ursuline College
2550 Lander Rd
Pepper Pike, OH 44124

West Geauga High School
13401 Chillicothe Rd
Chesterland, OH 44026

Gilmour Academy (VIP Parking)
34001 Cedar Rd
Gates Mills, OH 44040

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Saturday, June 9 - Gates open at 11:30am // General parking opens at 10:30am

  • Foster The People
  • Fitz & The Tantrums
  • X Ambassadors
  • Daya
  • The Record Company
  • Lauv
  • Red Wanting Blue
  • Lights
  • Noah Gundersen
  • flor
  • morgxn
  • Castlecomer
  • Emily Keener
  • Colony House
  • Members of Apollo's Fire

Sunday, June 10 - Gates open at 11:30am // General parking opens at 10:30am

  • Brandi Carlile
  • Cold War Kids
  • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
  • Rag'N'Bone Man
  • Twiddle
  • A R I Z O N A
  • Lewis Capaldi
  • Tall Heights
  • The Aces
  • Walker County
  • Future Generations
  • Stephen Marley
  • Matisyahu
  • Hannah Wicklund
  • Flint Eastwood

Where Do We Park/How Do We Get There?

Parking is available at the following locations. Shuttles will run to and from the event site.

Ursuline College
2550 Lander Rd
Pepper Pike, OH 44124

West Geauga High School
13401 Chillicothe Rd
Chesterland, OH 44026

Gilmour Academy (VIP Parking)
34001 Cedar Rd
Gates Mills, OH 44040

LaureLive Yoga with MAGIC GIANT: Reserve your Spot Now!

Laurel School's Butler Campus Will Once Again Transform Into Cleveland's Largest Yoga Studio On Sunday, June 10 - Noon

>Tami Schneider, Marni Task & Halley Firstenberg Team With MAGIC GIANT To Lead LaureLive Yoga Session


Yoga is FREE courtesy of WEYV, but YOU MUST hold a Sunday ticket or a weekend pass to LaureLive and YOU MUST REGISTER by emailing the following to: 

[email protected]

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General Info

This unique event will return to Laurel’s gorgeous, 140-acre Butler Campus located at 7420 Fairmount Road, spanning Russell and Chester Townships, Ohio.

General weekend and single day tickets are on sale now.

The 2018 lineup features artists who boast nearly 74 million monthly listeners on Spotify, making this group of artists the most well-known in the three-year history of the festival.  Foster The People will close all activities on Saturday night.  Brandi Carlile will headline and close the festival on Sunday night.  Other main and featured acts include: Fitz & The Tantrums, Cold War Kids, X Ambassadors, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and Daya.  Fan favorites X Ambassadors (LaureLive 2016), Red Wanting Blue (LaureLive 2016) and Magic Giant  (LaureLive 2017) return this June.

Some of the hottest up-and-coming artists will make their Cleveland debut at LaureLive. This includes: Lauv (20+ million monthly listeners on Spotify - 51st in the World), A R I Z O N A

(7.3 million monthly listeners on Spotify), Rag'N'Bone Man (6.5 million monthly listeners on Spotify) and Lewis Capaldi (2.2 million monthly listeners on Spotify).

LL 2018 Tidbits

Debut Appearances in Cleveland        

LaureLive will mark the debut appearance in Cleveland for several artists including: Rag'N'Bone Man, A R I Z O N A, Lauv, Lewis Capaldi, The Aces, Morgxn, Castlecomer and Future Generations.

The Voice          

Clevelander, Emily Keener will be performing at LaureLive. Emily was a 2016 finalist on "The Voice."

We're Back                   

X Ambassadors, Red Wanting Blue and Magic Giant all return to LaureLive following critically-acclaimed past appearances.

Family Activities

Once again, LaureLive will be very family friendly, featuring loads of kid activities, educational opportunities, fitness and lifestyle programs and a very safe environment.


The Laurel School/Elevation Group relationship will once again extend beyond the production of a music festival and into the classroom.  As a part of this unique collaboration, Laurel and Elevation have created an experiential learning opportunity for Laurel’s Upper School students.  Students had active roles in the production and staging of last summer’s event, and while in the classroom, they learned about all aspects associated with event production, marketing, public relations, sponsorships, talent relations, artist booking, contracts, legal and more.

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LaureLive Tickets On Sale Now

Regular Tickets

Single Day Festival GA Tickets            $75 adults, $25 children (3-10)

Weekend Festival GA Tickets              $115 adults, $40 children (3-10) 

Enhanced Experiences

Weekend VIP Tickets                          $425 adults, $200 children (3-10)

Single Day VIP Tickets                         $275 adults, $135 children (3-10)

Children 2 and under are admitted free.

Sponsors and supporters of LaureLive include: Laurel School, Cleveland’s Q104, Star 102, Pepsi, MedWorks, The Greater Cleveland Film Commission, Legacy Strategic Asset Management of Wells Fargo Advisors, Camping World, University Hospitals, Ashton Technology Solutions, Arras Keathley Advertising, Love, Hope, Strength, H.A.M. Landscaping, Outdoor Lighting Perspectives, Music Elevates and the Wesley Family Foundation.

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