Looking for a party this weekend? Then look no further than the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame!

StrummerJam 2018, featuring Social Distortion at KlipschFest, is happening this Saturday Aug 11 from 3-11 p.m. at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (1100 Rock and Roll Blvd Cleveland). Tickets are FREE with paid admission to the museum (museum hours are 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.).

SoCal legends Social Distortion bring punk rock garage energy and bare-knuckle grit to the Klipsch plaza stage to headline Klipsch Fest, a day-long celebration of premium sound with Klipsch® Audio! Social D is joined by punk godfather Jon Langford  (Mekons and Waco Brothers), along with  Cleveland’s own Archie and the Bunkers, and the Boys from the County Hell. The full day will include demos and giveaways on the PNC stage.


Here is live music line-up:

4:45 – 5:45 p.m.

Boys From the County Hell – Rising from an annual Cleveland tradition in 2000, these Irish rockers join together from multiple bands to bring a Pouges, Clash, Replacements inspired set list alive.

6:00 – 6:45 p.m.

Archie and the Bunkers – Cleveland brothers bring garage punk anchored by driving rhythm and trashy organ.

7:00 – 8:15 p.m.

Jon Langford Punk rock godfather and founder of the Mekons and Waco Brothers will play a career-spanning 40th anniversary set with three dudes from Chicago. Loud and rockin’ like a blaring jukebox at a cowpunk truck-stop.

9:00 – 11:00 p.m.

Social Distortion – LA punk rock legends, fronted by Mike Ness, these true believers bring bare-knuckle grit and rock ‘n’ roll salvation to headline Klipsch Fest.


For more information, check out https://www.rockhall.com/social-distortion-rock-hall-klipsch-fest.

Tess Abney is a freelance writer who was born and raised in the Quad Cities. She spends most of her time attempting to successfully raise three boys. In her free time, writing is her passion. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.