Wednesdays | Howe Meadow
5:30 p.m. family activities | 6:30 p.m. concert begins

Grab a blanket and a picnic dinner and bring your family to hear FREE music in your national park! All concerts are located at the picturesque Howe Meadow (4040 Riverview Road, Peninsula, OH 44264): click here for a map > 

*formerly known as Music in the Meadow 

2017 Concerts

Carlos Jones and the P.L.U.S. Band
Wednesday, June 21

For almost 20 years, Carlos Jones & the P.L.U.S. Band have delivered soulful roots reggae to northeast Ohioans. Their repertoire includes original compositions, reggae and pop covers, and traditional Rastafarian Nyabinghi drum chants. Listen > 


Bluegrass Sweethearts
Wednesday, July 12

Husband-and-wife duo David and Valerie Mayfield are a dynamic bluegrass pair whose onstage banter and touch of classic country influence make for a charming, toe-tapping show. Listen > 


Funkyard Experiment
Wednesday, July 19

This nine-piece, brass-heavy band is where funk, pop, rock, jazz, and gospel come together. Their soul-laced, groove-heavy sound and massive energy have dazzled audiences across northeast Ohio. Listen > 


Cletus Black
Wednesday, August 2

Cletus Black has spent almost twenty years honing his award-winning signature blend of rock, folk, blues, country, and pop and performing both original and cover songs. Listen > 


The New Barleycorn

The New Barleycorn
Wednesday, August 16

Both born in Ireland, John Delaney and Alec DeGabriele are a funny, heart-warming duo with a deep love of lively, traditional Irish and Celtic music. Listen >  



Summer concerts at Howe Meadow (formerly known as Music in the Meadow) have always been free events in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. You can ensure that this tradition continues by making a donation to the Conservancy today. 

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Concerts are cancelled during severe weather. Call 440-546-5998 after 2:00 p.m. for an update.

Free summer concerts in CVNP are presented by Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, with promotional support by Cascade Auto Group and Woodsy's Music.


















































1403 West Hines Hill Road, Peninsula, Ohio 44264  |  Tel 330 657 2909  |  Fax 330 657 2328