New Release - Mayor Warren Announces TLC as New Headliner for SummerFest 2016

City of Rochester

New Release

(Tuesday, June 21, 2016) — Mayor Lovely A. Warren today announced that TLC— regarded as one of the greatest musical trios of all time by Billboard magazine—will headline the City of Rochester’s SummerFest 2016 concerts at Rhinos Stadium, 460 Oak St. The two-day event kicks-off with a Blues & BBQ theme on Friday, July 8.

TLC will headline the second day of SummerFest, “Throwback 90s,” on Saturday July 9 along with Joe, Jagged Edge, SWV, Case, Pete Rock and CL Smooth and local bands. TLC is widely acknowledged as the greatest girl group in history, garnering both commercial success and artistic notoriety.

Gates open at 1 p.m. on Saturday for Throwback 90s, with general admission ticket prices of $40 in advance and $55 at the door. VIP tickets are $57. Children under 10 are free with a paid adult admission. The “KID ZONE” will be available on Saturday for children under 10 featuring waterslides, batting cages, face painting and bounce houses.

Blues & BBQ on Friday, July 8 features headliner Millie Jackson and national recording artists Denise LaSalle and Theodis Ealey. Gates open at 5 p.m. and general admission ticket prices are $20 in advance and $30 at the door. VIP tickets, which provide for prime seating, are $40. In addition to stadium fare, local BBQ vendors will offer an array of food and drink options for sale.

Concert goers can purchase a two-day general admission ticket package for $40. Advance sale tickets can be purchased at: Mad Flavors, 185 Lyell Ave; People’s Choice, 575 Brooks Ave.; online at; and Rhinos Stadium, 460 Oak St. or call 454-3000.

The City of Rochester SummerFest is co-sponsored by WDKX, Phu Concepts, Metro PCS, IN Control, VISION Federal Credit Union, Excellus Blue Shield Blue Cross,
The Rochester Community Foundation and State Sen. Joseph Robach.

For more information and concert schedules, visit:


News media: Contact City Press Officer Jessica Alaimo at 428-7135 or event Press Officer Miriam Moore at 530-9583 or



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