News Release- Rochester MusicFest Moved to Blue Cross Arena

City of Rochester

News Release

Rochester MusicFest Moved to Blue Cross Arena

(Thursday, July 13, 2017) –
Due to inclement weather and the threat of localized flooding, Rochester MusicFest has been relocated from Genesee Valley Park to the Blue Cross Arena. The two-day event taking place this Friday and Saturday will still include all scheduled musical acts.
Doors will open at 4 p.m. Friday, July 14 with music headliners Bobby Rush, Lakeside, Joe Beard, Pokey Bear and Nellie “Tiger” Travis. Advanced general admission ticket prices are $28 and $33 at the door. VIP tickets providing premium seating are $45.
Doors will open at 12 p.m. on Saturday, July 15 with local acts Tamra, Tobias, H20, Mambo Kings and the English Project. Headliners will be Bobby Brown, After 7, Arrested Development and Big Daddy Kane. Advanced general admission tickets are $40 and $50 at the door. VIP tickets will be sold for $70, children ages 2 to 10 are free with a paid adult admission.
The Rochester MusicFest is co-sponsored by the City of Rochester, WDKX, Senator Joe Robach, Phu Concepts, Metro PCS, Visions Federal Credit Union, YourCare HealthPlan, Spectrum, In Control, Rochester Community Foundation, MVP Healthcare, Del Lago Resort and Casino, The City Newspaper and Optimum Solutions.
Advance sale tickets can be purchased at Sobrinos, People’s Choice, the Blue Cross Arena box office or online at For more information, visit

News Media: For more information, contact Press Officer Jessica Alaimo at 428-7135.