Best 2015 Holiday Concerts In Cleveland

December 3, 2015 8:00 AM

It’s a rite of passage for some families; the holidays do not begin until the halls are decked, the snow is falling and the air is filled with festive music. If it’s your first experience with a holiday concert or your child’s first time going to one, it’s sure to be a magical time. Pick any one of these holiday concerts and get the season started.
Cleveland Jazz Orchestra
713 Lincoln Blvd.
Bedford, OH 44146
(440) 942-9525

The Cleveland Jazz Orchestra is a great tradition to start for the holidays. Its selection of lively jazz music is sure to brighten your moods. Choose from the “A Not So Silent Night: Peanuts and Pop Culture Christmas” performed December 11th and 12th or the “Jingle Bell Jazz” concert preformed December 13th. It’s nostalgia and festivities all rolled into one! Spend some of your holidays with the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra.

Cleveland Orchestra
11001 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 231-1111

The Cleveland Orchestra is one of the best in the land. This Christmas is sure to be special when you experience the Cleveland Orchestra Christmas Concert. The orchestra joins forces with The Cleveland State Chorus and the Cleveland Orchestra Children Chorus for music that will fill your heart and lift your spirit. Look for the special visitor who makes an early appearance, and get your vocal chords ready as sing-a-longs are required! The Cleveland Orchestra is a great place to be this holiday season.

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Quicken Loans Arena
1 Center Court
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 420-2000

When you’re ready for a new holiday experience, look to the Trans-Siberian Orchestra for inspiration. This rock-n-roll orchestra will change how you think about Christmas carols and classical music. Using a light show, fireworks and lasers in addition to the music makes this a show for your eyes, ears and your entire nervous system. Make this holiday one you’ll never forget with tickers to an out-of-this-world orchestra.

Holiday Hangover Party featuring Old Skool
House of Blues Cleveland
308 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44114
(216) 523-2583

Are you excited to be done with Christmas and ready for the New Year? Well there’s a concert just for you! On Saturday, December 26th at 8 pm at the House of Blues, there’s a Holiday Hangover Party featuring the awesome local band Old Skool. Playing your favorites from the 80s and 90s, Old Skool is sure to keep the dance floor hot while you show off the new bling from the holidays. It’s the perfect way to end the season of giving and get ready for the biggest night of the year: New Year’s Eve!

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Cleveland Rocks NYE 2015
Mall B
602 St Clair Ave
Cleveland, OH 44114

Are you still looking for something to do and somewhere to go for New Year’s Eve? Well, look no further! This holiday season, enjoy the New Year’s Eve celebration in downtown Cleveland. Cleveland has worked so hard this year with renovations for the Republican Party Convention and upgrading the Flats into the shining star it once was. There’s no time to stop! Keep the party going with the New Year’s holiday celebration that has it all: food trucks, DJ E-V, performances by Machine Gun Kelly and Carlos Jones, fireworks, a beer garden and the official NYE countdown. End the season on a high note with Cleveland Rocks NYE 2015.

Marissa Burke is a happily adventurous wife, mother and runner. Living in Lakewood, Ohio she searches neighboring communities for exciting food and drinks that are good and good for you in the Cleveland area. Her work can be found at