The First Rock N Roll Concert

March 21, 2017By ChrisMusic, Musings By Mark 1 Comment

On this date in 1952…Cleveland stakes a claim on rock history when the Moondog Coronation Ball is held at the Cleveland Arena. WJW DJ Alan Freed (“Moondog” on the air) set it up. This is now considered the first rock concert. It may be one of the shortest too. It was shut down after one … Read More