Mayor Lovely Warren announced on Tuesday that TLC will headline the City of Rochester’s SummerFest 2016 concerts at Rhinos Stadium.

The two-day event kicks-off with a Blues & BBQ theme on Friday, July 8. TLC will headline the second day of SummerFest, “Throwback 90s,” on Saturday, July 9 along with Joe, Jagged Edge, SWV, Case, Pete Rock and CL Smooth and local bands.

Blues & BBQ on Friday features headliner Millie Jackson and national recording artists Denise LaSalle and Theodis Ealey. Gates open at 5 p.m. and general admission ticket prices are $20 in advance and $30 at the door. VIP tickets, which provide for prime seating, are $40. In addition to stadium fare, local BBQ vendors will offer an array of food and drink options for sale.

Gates open at 1 p.m. on Saturday for Throwback 90s, with general admission ticket prices of $40 in advance and $55 at the door. VIP tickets are $57. Children under 10 are free with a paid adult admission. The “KID ZONE” will be available on Saturday for children under 10 featuring waterslides, batting cages, face painting and bounce houses.

Concert goers can purchase a two-day general admission ticket package for $40. Advance sale tickets can be purchased at: Mad Flavors, 185 Lyell Ave; People’s Choice, 575 Brooks Ave.; online at; and Rhinos Stadium, 460 Oak St. or call 454-3000.

The City of Rochester SummerFest is co-sponsored by WDKX, Phu Concepts, Metro PCS, IN Control, VISION Federal Credit Union, Excellus Blue Shield Blue Cross, The Rochester Community Foundation and State Sen. Joseph Robach.

For more information and concert schedules, visit: