Rock & Recovery with Inductee Ricky Byrd
Telling stories and uniting fans and those in recovery through the power of music
Rock & Recovery with Inductee Ricky Byrd, formally of Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
An exciting pop-up food stand will feature a menu from Anna Harouvis of Anna in the Raw. Items include pressed juices, quinoa bowls and salad bar, and will focus on detox and replenishment.
*Does not include museum admission
12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Free event featuring music, mindfullness, storytelling and support for those in recovery along with their family, friends and loved ones.
12:00pm - Song Writers Circle
- Byrd will be joined by Michael Des Barres of Power Station and current SiruisXM DJ on Little Steven's Underground Garage, Liberty DeVitto, drummer on over 150 million records sold and a part of Billy Joel’s recording and touring band, and Paul Ill, studio bassist who has worked with everyone from Tina Turner to P!nk. The group will have an intimate conversation about songwriting and perform songs that address both addiction and the recovery process. Immediately following the song writers circle the artists will be available for a meet and greet on the plaza.
2:00pm - (In)Dependent: The Heroin Project
- Presented by Akron Civic Theatre's Millenial Theatre Project
2:30pm - Meditation and sound for mindfulness with Dawn Witt Schroeder
- Dawn is a an experienced yoga teacher at Inner Bliss Yoga, founder of Pranaverdana.com for vibrant living, and a sound healing enthusiast.
3:00pm - Live Music
- The Labra Brothers
The day’s activities are presented in partnership with Recovery Resources and Rock & Recovery (91.3 The Summit).
Recovery Resources, a Cleveland nonprofit community-base behavioral healthcare organization that helps people triumph over mental illness, alcoholism, drug and other addictions, will be present with activities and educational materials.
Rock& Recovery, a radio channel that mixes music with positive messaging for those in recovery, will be onsite. To learn more about Rock & Recovery and The Summit radio programming, visit www.rockandrecovery.com or www.913thesummit.com.
Hall of Famer Ricky Byrd, founder of the non-profit Clean Getaway, recently released his newest album, Clean Getaway, a collection of 12 songs evoking the intricacies and emotions behind addiction and recovery. For the past five years, Byrd has led recovery music groups in various treatment and detox facilities across the country. This has inspired him to give away copies of his new record to those who have completed recovery programs. For more information about Clean Getaway non-profit 501(c)(3), please visit: https://www.cleangetaway.nyc.