Rochester SummerFest


City of Rochester SummerFest- July 8 and 9, 2016

Mayor Lovely A. Warren is excited to announce this year's City of Rochester SummerFest! The event features City-sponsored musical entertainment in a family-friendly atmosphere with local food and a lot of fun!  

Sahlen's Stadium  

This year, SummerFest is taking it outside! The two-day music festival will be at Sahlen's Stadium, 460 Oak St.   

SummerFest 2016 Lineup (TBA)

SummerFest 2015 Lineup

Friday, July 10: "Blues and BBQ"

  • Featuring Clarence Carter, Pokey Bear, Lenny Williams, The Jimmy Highsmith Band, Chris Beard, and Joe Beard. 
  • Gates at 5 p.m  
  • Tickets: $15 in advance, $25 at the door, $35 VIP
  • Tickets available at Mad Flavors (185 Lyell Ave), People's Choice (651 Chili Ave.), Sahlen's Stadium Box Office (460 Oak St), Wal-Mart, or online at    
Saturday, July 11: "Old School Hip Hop with Today's R&B" 
  • Featuring Salt-n-Pepa, Doug E. Fresh, Rakim, Next, Merj (formerly of Blackstreet), Rob Base, DJ Marley Marl, Rico Love, Jidenna, Leela James, and Kayla Brianna
  • Gates at noon
  • Tickets: $37 in advance, $47 at the door, $57 VIP
*A special ticket for entry into BOTH days of the festival will be available at Sahlen's Box Office for $37* 

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