Events & Workshops

Sheila E at Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Join us for the first stop of the Urban League’s 3-Day sustainability campaign kickoff featuring world-renowned artist Sheila E at the Hard Rock Rocksino, Northfield Park. All proceeds benefit the Akron Urban League.

  • 7:30 pm 
  • Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park 
  • 1077 Northfield Rd
  • Northfield, Ohio 44067

Tickets may be purchased at ticketmaster.com ($55 - $95).  Ticket pacakages, for multiple day events, my be purchased at the bottom of this page. 

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Event Infomation: 

This is a 21 & over event. Large purses and backpacks are not permitted. Doors open 60 minutes before show time, but guests can enjoy the gaming floor and dining areas before doors. All seats are reserved. No cameras permitted. Parking is free, valet is also available for a fee. The closest entrance to Hard Rock Live is the South Entrance.

About Sheila E:

Sheila E. is a world renowned, multi-talented musician whose career has spanned over thirty years. Throughout her time in the music industry, Sheila E. has carved a name for herself as one of the world’s most gifted and iconic percussionists, having collaborated with numerous talents such as George Duke, Marvin Gaye, Gloria Estefan and Prince. Sheila’s current album ICON was followed by both US and European tours, as well as the release of her biography, The Beat of My Own Drum (Simon and Schuster).

About the Urban League's Sustainability Campaign: 

Under the direction of President & CEO, Dr. Sadie M. Winlock, the Akron Urban League has made a strategic initiative to reduce the agency’s capital liabilities, secure its long term sustainability and build upon its educational programming.  

In 2018, the Urban League will embark on a 3 year, $3.3 million dollar sustainability campaign to meet those goals.  The Urban League’s sustainability campaign will kick off on August 17, 2018 with a fundraising concert featuring Shelia E. at the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park where 100% of ticket sales will benefit the Akron Urban League. The following day, the Urban League will host its 93rd Annual Gala with musical entertainment by Eddie Levert and the Eddie Levert Review.  On Saturday, August 19, 2018, the Urban League, in partnership with The House of the Lord Church, will present a Gospel Concert Series featuring local and national acts, including Geoffrey D. Golden, Half Mile Home and Cathy Johnson.

Supporters of the Urban League may purchase tickets to individual events or ticket packages to multiple events. All purchases are tax-deductible in accordance with federal law and proceeds will benefit the Akron Urban League.