Located slightly outside of Cleveland, the Blossom Music Center provides music fans with a musical getaway for the night tucked away in the hills of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Before you head to the Blossom Music Center to see Dave Matthews Band on Friday, June 27, 2014, be sure to brush up on all of the venue information to ensure you're ready for the concert.
Blossom Music Center Seating Information
There are over 5,000 seats inside the pavilion with another 13,000-plus spots sprawled out in the general admission lawn. The reserved seating is completely covered by the pavilion's roof, while the lawn seats are completely left open to the elements. Sections 12-14 make up the seats closest to the stage, giving fans the best possible view of Dave Matthews Band. Sections 22-26 make up the middle of the venue, with the VIP boxes situated slightly in front of the section, and the back of the covered venue is comprised of sections 32-38, followed by 42-48 in the rear slightly in front of the lawn seats.
Blossom Music Center General Information
Professional cameras, cameras with a removable lens, flash photography, and any kind of audio and video recording are prohibited at the Blossom Music Center. However, personal cameras that can fit in a pocket or small clutch will be allowed, but photos must be taken without a flash. Blankets and lawn chairs are permitted in the grass seating, but the seat bottom cannot sit higher than 9" off the ground. Beach chairs work best, and if you don't have one, the Blossom Music Center offers chair rental for a small fee and deposit. The venue also permits a factory-sealed water bottle or a completely empty plastic water bottle with the cap removed upon entry, food in a one gallon clear Ziploc bag, and non-aerosol suntan lotion or bug repellent. Smoking is permitted, but only in the lawn section of the venue. All of these items are subject to change without notice.
Blossom Music Center Parking Information
There are several different lots to choose from, with VIP parking located next to the stadium in paved parking lots (Lot A), premier parking located just beyond that (Lots C, D, E), and a plethora of grass parking further out if you are willing to walk a bit. VIP parking must be purchased ahead of time, and prices range depending on the show. The upgraded parking has a separate entrance, allowing Dave Matthews Band fans to come and go effortlessly.
Blossom Music Center Gate Times
The Blossom Music Center generally opens two hours before the concert begins.
Blossom Music Center Accessibility
The Blossom Music Center is a completely accessible venue with seating at all price levels including the pavilion and the lawn. When purchasing your handicap-accessible seats, please note which seats are ADA approved before you buy them. There are various options, including wheelchair locations, companion seats or transfer seats with removable arm rests. Parking, a tram service, accessible restrooms and drinking fountains will also be available for those in need.