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Cleveland Music Awards

Cleveland Music Awards Announces 2022 Winners!

The Cleveland Music Awards celebrates all bands, musicians, promoters, managers and live music owners that make up the Cleveland Music Community. Winners were announced at an awards ceremony at The Farm on September 25, 2022.

ARPA

ARPA Applications for Cuyahoga County Artists and Businesses Now Open!

If you are a professionally creative artist or operate a small for-profit creative business in Cuyahoga County and have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, you may be eligible for Cuyahoga ARPA (American Rescue Plan Act) for Arts funding. You may apply to either the Artist or Business Program. Minority Owned Businesses and Artists of Color are highly encouraged to apply. Deadline is September 30, 2022. Apply Now!

AssemblyCLE.org – July 5, 2022 – Cuyahoga County Approves $3.3 Million

Cuyahoga County Council awarded $3.3 million in funding made possible by the American Rescue Plan Act to Cuyahoga Arts & Culture and Assembly for the Arts to help bolster the creative economy, a sector hit hard by the ongoing pandemic. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture and Assembly for the Arts worked collaboratively to secure support from Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish and County Council President Pernel Jones, Jr. County Council approved the funds by a unanimous vote.

WATCH: 6/12 Marketing and Advertising Workshop

Cleveland Rocks: Past, Present, Future hosted a free Professional Development Workshop focused on Marketing and Advertising for Independent Musicians on Sunday, June 12, 2022 at the Beachland Tavern.

WATCH: 5/15 Performing Rights Organization Workshop

Cleveland Rocks: PPF hosted a free Professional Development Workshop on Performing Rights Organizations on May 15th at the Beachland Tavern. Panelists included Russell Carter, John Latimer, Andrea Liguore and David Kennedy.

Electronic Press Kit Workshop

WATCH: 4/24 Electronic Press Kit Workshop

Cleveland Rocks: PPF hosted a free Professional Development Workshop on Electronic Press Kits on April 24th at the Beachland Tavern. Panelists included Michael McFarland, Wallace Settles, James Carol, Dawn Marshman, and David Kennedy.

Cleveland Rocks T-Shirts

Get Your Cleveland Rocks T-Shirt!

Cleveland Rocks:PPF Waterloo Makes Music t-shirts are now available online. Your t-shirt purchase directly supports Cleveland Rocks:PPF programs and operations. Our t-shirts are available in unisex crew neck and womens v-neck style tees.

10,000 Watts of Holy Light Fund

Cleveland was Michael Stanley’s town. Through his skill and talent, he created a soundtrack that defined Cleveland over decades. And through his love for this place and its people, he established a legacy of giving back, one that has already impacted the lives of so many Clevelanders. In his honor and to continue to keep his legacy alive, the 10,000 Watts of Holy Light Fund was founded.

WATCH: Artist Bios Workshop

Cleveland Rocks: PPF hosted a free Professional Development Workshop focused on crafting an Artist Bio on March 20th at the Beachland Tavern. The panel of journalists included David Sierk, Jim Izrael, Afi Scruggs and Anastasia Pantsios.

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