There's nothing like a free, outdoor concert on a beautiful summer night! NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids is gearing up for their annual Rock the Block concert series.

Rock the Block will officially kick off on May 10th and run every Friday through August 23rd. Each show is from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Here's a look at the 2024 band schedule:

There are a few guidelines for NewBo's Rock the Block. First of all, NO outside food or beverages are allowed, aside from reusable water bottles. Organizers encourage attendees to purchase snacks from the small businesses within the market, including:

In addition, any alcohol purchased must stay within the designated barriers, and smoking is prohibited. Seating for Rock the Block is on a first-come-first-served basis. If you plan to stay while, bring a lawn chair or a blanket to sit on. Admission is absolutely FREE.

For more information on Rock the Block 2024, visit the official website HERE.

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