Thanks to everyone who joined us in 2023.
We look forward to seeing you again next year!

The Prince Experience

The Prince Experience – June 6, 2023

Mentor Rocks kicks off with a tribute to “His Royal Badness”! Since 2002 Gabriel Sanchez has been portraying Prince in his critically acclaimed show. What started off as a small local theatre production of Purple Rain, has expanded into what has become a night of unbelievable entertainment, that keeps anyone who has seen it, talking long after the last encore is played.


Nirvani – June 13, 2023

For Nirvani, it’s much more than simply being a tribute band. It’s about paying homage to a golden era in music and the unique and raw atmosphere Nirvana contributed to that era. Nirvani embodies Cobain, Novoselic, and Grohl in their talent and authenticity.


Parmalee – June 20, 2023

Mentor is pleased to welcome national recording artist, Parmalee, to the Amp! The Platinum-selling band of brothers is one of only four groups since 2001 to earn three consecutive Top 10 singles from a debut Country album. Since their debut at Country radio, Parmalee has earned over 1 billion on-demand streams.

Queen Nation

Queen Nation – June 27, 2023

Queen Nation returns to deliver the image, sound, and stage persona of vintage Queen. Audiences are amazed at the accuracy of Queen Nation’s live retrospective journey through such Queen songs as We Will Rock You – Bohemian Rhapsody – We Are The Champions – Crazy Little Thing Called Love – You’re My Best Friend – Another One Bites The Dust – Under Pressure and many more!

ESCAPE Journey Tribute Band

E5C4P3 – July 4, 2023

E5C4P3 was formed in June of 1993. For the past 30 years they have paid tribute to one of rock history’s most beloved bands performing for hundreds of thousands of fans.  The band focuses on the ‘Steve Perry era’, E5C4P3 covers all the hits from ‘Lights’ and ‘Wheel In The Sky’ to ‘Separate Ways’ and ‘Be Good To Yourself’ including occasional surprises for all the die-hard Journey fans.

The concert will be followed at 9:50 PM with spectacular 25-minute Fourth of July fireworks display.

Simply Spice

Simply Spice – July 11, 2023

Hold on to your knickers as North America’s most authentic Spice Girls tribute rocks Mentor. The Spice Girls have sold 85 million records worldwide, making them the best-selling female group of all time, one of the best-selling pop groups of all time, and the biggest British pop success since The Beatles. Get ready to bust out the glitter, throw up a peace sign, and yell “Girl Power!”

Right Now

Right Now – July 18, 2023

The Sammy-Era Van Halen Experience! From 5150 to Balance, Right Now brings you the hits from America’s all-time greatest rock band, with some deep cuts and DLR era hits thrown in the mix. You’ll be transported right back to the late 80’s/early 90’s singing along to “Poundcake”, “Why Can’t This Be Love”, “Right Now”, “Summer Nights”, “Finish What Ya Started”, and a whole lot more!

Terry Lee Goffee

Terry Lee Goffee – July 25, 2023

Terry Lee Goffee captures the essence of the Man in Black.  His authentic delivery and respect for Johnny Cash’s music, voice, and style, has been lauded by audiences and critics around the world.

Just Like Pink

Just Like Pink – August 1, 2023

The 8 piece band is led by singer, dancer and silk-aerialist Julia Small, who skillfully re-creates P!NK’s powerful vocals, choreographed dance and mind-bending silk work on stage.  Fans are guaranteed to hear their favorite hits, from the Grammy-nominated album “Beautiful Trauma” and Billboard Mid-Year Award “Just Give Me A Reason” to the early-aughts anthem So What, Just like a Pill, Raise Your Glass, Try and more!

Sound of Sting

Sound of Sting – August 8, 2023

Born of a lifelong love affair with the music of Gordon Sumner, AKA “Sting”, Sound of Sting draws from the best of the best of his catalogue. And no era of his music is off limits. From the soaring Reggae infused Rock & Roll of the Police, to the driving contemporary R&B infused Jazz of his solo career, S.O.S. covers it all including Roxanne, Message In A Bottle, Don’t Stand So Close To Me, Every Breath You Take, Englishman In New York, All This Time, and much more!


FireHouse – August 15, 2023

FireHouse has sold over 7 million albums worldwide with 16 Gold and Platinum records to their credit including megahits “Love of a Lifetime”, “Don’t Treat Me Bad”, “All She Wrote”, and “I Live My Life for You”. The 1991 AMA Best New Artist Heavy Metal / Hard Rock act is currently celebrating their “Party of a Lifetime” tour.

Special guest, Dirty Deeds (AC/DC Tribute), will perform from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM, with FireHouse taking the stage at 7:30 PM.

This special concert presentation courtesy of Remarkable Lake County. Meet a Budweiser Clydesdale from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Who's Bad

Who’s Bad – August 18, 2023

Friday night at Mentor CityFest! The ultimate Michael Jackson experience returns to Mentor with an unrivaled celebration of pop music’s one true King. Their power-packed performance of Michael Jackson’s expansive catalog has united and ignited crowds on almost every continent and can only be described as a jaw-dropping, musical must-see.

20 Ride at Mentor CityFest

20 Ride – August 19, 2023

Saturday night at Mentor CityFest! From traditional country, to Caribbean rhythm, to sultry bedroom ballads, 20 RIDE brings all the best Zac has to offer. Pushing the limits of what their talents offer, there is something for everyone at a 20 RIDE show. Whether you love Zac Brown’s mega hits like “Chicken Fried,” “Colder Weather,” “Free,” “Toes,” and “Highway 20 Ride,” or the deep cuts, 20 RIDE will play all of your favorites.

Forever Seger

Forever Seger – August 22, 2023

FOREVER SEGER creates a dynamic journey through the timeless music of Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band. From the opening notes of the timeless classic “Turn the Page”, to Rock and Roll anthems such as “Hollywood Nights”, “Old time Rock and Roll”, and “Night Moves”, it’s clear why Bob Seger fans are calling FOREVER SEGER a true concert experience that invites audiences to dance and sing along once again to the soundtrack of their lives.

Dark Side of the Moon

Dark Side of the Moon – August 29, 2023

Beyond a tribute, Dark Side of the Moon is a testimonial to the unique music of Pink Floyd and the emotions they stir. Dark Side of the Moon recreates the mystic and terrestrial sounds of the phenomenon that is Pink Floyd. Enjoy a pleasant encounter with those sights and sounds while Dark Side of the Moon emulates the magical and emotional experiences that Pink Floyd created for so many years.