High School Rock Off 2019 at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

23rd Annual Tri-C® High School Rock Off Powered by PNC - Final Exam

Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm


Once again, PNC Bank will be awarding three scholarships of up to $2,000 each for students to attend Tri-C and study within the College’s Center for Creative Arts. All Rock Off contestants in their senior year of high school are eligible for the scholarship. For information on Creative Arts programs offered at Tri-C, visit www.tri-c.edu/creativearts.   To apply for the scholarships, participants should contact Dwayne Keeney at [email protected] or by phone 216-987-2702.


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GET YOUR TICKETS NOW FROM ALL OF THE PARTICIPATING BANDS AND PERFORMERS!  Tickets for the qualifying performance rounds are only $10 and includes admission to the Rock Hall Exhibits the night of the event. You can purchase tickets from the participating bands. Tickets will also be available the at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame box office on Rock Off performance days while supplies last. Tickets for The Final Exam will be $12.00. DATES & BANDS:

Final Exam - Saturday, February 16

Doors open at 5:00pm

Performances start at 6:00pm

Four (4) artists will qualify from each of the three (3) rounds to move on to The Final Exam.

The concerts at the Rock Hall are open to all ages and your ticket to the Rock Off includes admission to the Rock &Roll Hall of Fame and its exhibits on performance days. The Rock Hall hours will coincide with the Rock Off performance times!

QUESTIONS: For more information, please contact Frank Imhoff at Live Nation at (216) 912-4927 or [email protected]

PRIZING: The winning band will receive $1,000 cash and $250 for their high school music program. Second place will receive $250 cash and $100 for their high school music program and third place will receive $100 cash. 

2018 High School Rock Off Album

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Thank you to our 2019 sponsors: