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Rock The Roof Events Postponed

By Staff | May 22, 2020

ARNOLDS PARK -The Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Association announced today the decision to cancel the June dates of Rock The Roof due to continuing concerns related to COVID-19. The Association is attempting to reschedule these into late August and September.

According to Clay Norris, Executive Director of the Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Association, “We decided as an Executive Leadership team that, out of an abundance of caution and care for our artists, friends and staff, that it was in everybody’s best interest to postpone June’s events.”

Clay adds, “As of today, we are now hoping to kick off our summer Rock The Roof events in the Roof Garden starting July 2. We obviously will be paying close attention to the Governor’s guidelines and act accordingly in everyone’s best interest.”

In lieu of live events, the Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Association has been, and will be, producing online live streams featuring Hall of Fame Inductees and lowa-based artists.

Over 4,500 people watched “Rock Your Own Roof” via Facebook Live on April 23. The featured group was Rock Ala Carte. On the evening of May 8, at 6pm “Rock Your Own Patio’ featuring Dave Rowley debuted, reaching over 4,000 people so far.

And, on Friday, May 15, the Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Association presented Jason Walsmith of The Nadas, on the second “Rock Your Own Patio” via Facebook Live.

For details visit iowarocknroll.com

The Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Association exists to preserve the legacy of rock ‘n roll music in Iowa by honoring achievements, educating youth, and inspiring artists.