The Rochester Classic Rock Awards

Presented by Live Nation


Time to Classic Rock the Vote for The Rochester Classic Rock Awards.

We have rounded up the best of the best and now it's your turn to tell us who should take home the award. Each week, a new category will be open for voting.

  • Best Classic Rock Album- Winner: Pink Floyd- Dark Side of the Moon
  • Best Classic Rock Guitarist- Winner: Eddie Van Halen
  • Best Classic Rock Singer-Winner: Freddie Mercury
  • Best Live Classic Rock Album: Winner: Bob Seger - Live Bullet
  • Best Classic Rock Drummer
  • Best Classic Rock Song
  • Best Classic Rock Band

As if making your voice heard wasn't enough, enter below for your chance to win the Ultimate Classic Rock Concert Pack from our friends at Live Nation, which includes a pair of tickets to the following shows:

  • Kevin Hart @ Blue Cross Arena 5/5
  • Def Leppard & Journey @ KeyBank Center in Buffalo 5/26
  • Poison & Cheap Trick @ Lakeview Amphitheater in Syracuse 6/13
  • Dead & Company @ Darien Lake Amphitheater 6/19
  • Foreigner & Whitesnake @ Lakeview Amphitheater in Syracuse 6/19 
  • Steely Dan & The Doobie Brothers @ Lakeview Amphitheater in Syracuse 7/3
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd @ Darien Lake Amphitheater 7/13
  • Chicago & REO Speedwagon @ Lakeview Amphitheater in Syracuse 7/27
  • Chicago & REO Speedwagon @ Darien Lake Amphitheater 8/7
  • Ozzy Osbourne @ Lakeview Amphitheater in Syracuse 9/1

The Rochester Classic Rock Awards are presented by Live Nation. Tickets for all events are available at

From March 12th to March 18th vote on Best Classic Rock Drummer below, and you can also write in your own nominee: