Coming To Cleveland BRAND NEW, Two-Day Music Festival


WMMS Buzzard Fest – Friday, August 4

WGAR Country Jam – Saturday, August 5

 Victory Park Ohio

(7777 Victory Lane – North Ridgeville, OH)

CLEVELAND, OH (April 18, 2023) – Victory Park OhioiHeartMedia Cleveland and Elevation Festivals, creators and producers of the Midwest’s largest contemporary music festivals, are collaborating on Victory Live featuring WMMS Buzzard Fest and WGAR Country Jam. 


Victory Live will debut Friday, August 4, 2023 (Buzzard Fest) and Saturday, August 5, 2023(Country Jam) at Victory Park Ohio – Home of Victory Sports Park located at 7777 Victory Lane in North Ridgeville, OH.  

Buzzard Fest, the flagship WMMS music extravaganza, will return to Northeast Ohio for the first time in 23 years (June 30, 2000). In the past, Buzzard Fest was staged at Blossom Music Center and Jacobs Pavilion and featured artists including: The Ramones, No Doubt, Alanis Morissette, Stone Temple Pilots, 311, Goo Goo Dolls and more.

For 28 years, dating back to 1992, WGAR Country Jam became a Cleveland summer concert event staple. The once annual country music festival, previously staged at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, has included past concert performances by and/or has helped to launch the careers of many of today’s biggest country music stars including: Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney, Dierks Bentley, Morgan Wallen, Dan + Shay, Darius Rucker, Alabama, The Chicks, Blake Shelton and many more.

“We’re excited to partner with Victory Park Ohio and Elevation Festivals, bringing back two historic events for our listeners this summer,” stated Keith Hotchkiss, Market President of iHeartMedia Cleveland. “Fans can expect a world class music festival experience, and a memorable weekend of rock and country, when the legendary Buzzard Fest of 100.7 WMMS and the iconic 99.5 WGAR Country Jam return to Cleveland.”

“Victory Park Ohio is excited to partner with iHeartMedia Cleveland, 100.7 WMMS, 99.5 WGAR, Elevation and Victory Entertainment to host the long-awaited return of  Buzzard Fest and the re-emergence of WGAR Country Jam,” stated Victory Park Ohio Managing Partner, Joseph Borkey, Sr. “Our state-of-the-art facilities and convenient location combined with WMMS and WGAR’s ability to unite thousands of people through live music, great food and so much more, creates the foundation for a spectacular Summer weekend outdoors!”


The full Victory Live lineups for Buzzard Fest and Country Jam are scheduled to be released next week (subject to change), followed by the on sale of all ticket categories at that time. When all tickets go on sale pricing will start at: Single-Day Tickets – $65, Weekend Tickets – $109. Prices on all tickets will increase as we get closer to the event.

However, should you want to get a headstart, Early Bird Tickets are available now (see directly below):

Early Bird Tickets start at $40 (+svc fees)

and are ON SALE NOW


For all of the latest info as it becomes available please visit, and follow Victory Live, WMMS and WGAR on social media:

Instagram: @victorylivefest  @1007wmms  @995wgar

Twitter:  @victorylivefest   @wmms   @995wgar

Facebook:  @victorylivefes@WMMSCleveland  @995wgar

Elevation, based in Chagrin Falls, OH, presents WonderStruck in ClevelandWonderWorks Festival in Pittsburgh, WonderRoad Indianapolis and the WonderBus Music & Arts Festival in Columbus. Wonder festivals are two and three-day music events, feature between 25 and 30 musical performers, including global, national and local artists, entertain thousands of music enthusiasts while also raising money for various causes.

Elevation Festival Events

April 18, 2023 8:00 am

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