The SaveCLEVenues fund continues after an online auction in November 2020 raised nearly $25,000. The online auction on Rust Belt Revival was created by Angie Hetrick of Axon Creative Agency and included a wide variety of donated rock and roll memorabilia. The critical funds helped some of the area’s music clubs – such as the Grog Shop, Beachland Ballroom & Tavern, Happy Dog and Bop Stop – to stay afloat during the difficult times due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Cleveland Rocks: Past, Present, and Future, is keeping the SaveCLEVenues fund going to help more live music clubs in the Greater Cleveland area that are struggling.
The SaveCLEVenues fund will provide Cleveland Rocks: Past, Present, and Future with a way to help area clubs, who launched many of the musicians we know. While continuing the Northeast Ohio Music Relief Fund, which has to-date raised more than $35,000 and supported more than 80 musicians and venue workers, these monies will be directed to area venues who share their need due to the impacts of the closures and ongoing limits due to the current public health crisis, COVID-19. Feel free to support either SaveCLEVenues or NEO Music Relief Fund when you donate to Cleveland Rocks PPF.