Alternative Press Music Awards FAQ & Contact

• EVENT INFORMATION

Event map

Tune in live!

Day of show schedule 

Red carpet details 

Ticketing information 

Getting to the show

Prohibited items and bag policy

Pre-show party featuring Against Me!

Boat party 

Food information

What to do in Cleveland

What to wear

 

• EVENT MAP

 

• TUNE IN LIVE!

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AXS TV – AXS TV will be broadcasting the entire show from the pre-show boat party to the awards, performances and even the red carpet ceremony! Tune in MONDAY, JULY 21 at 8 ET/5 PT to catch music history in the making. Check out the AXS TV APMAs page to find out how your tweet can end up on TV during the live broadcast! Don’t have AXS TV? Get your subscription here!

 

• DAY OF SHOW SCHEDULE

1:30-4PM – Boat party (VIP and Monster ticket holders only)

5:00PM – Red Carpet ceremony 

6:00PM – Doors open

7:30PM – Show begins

11:30PM – Show ends

11:30PM – After-party starts

 

• RED CARPET DETAILS

Join us as the celebrities start to arrive! This is open to the public.

From 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., directly in front of the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame And Museum will be the televised (AXS TV) red carpet ceremony with our special guest hosts CM PUNK and JULIET SIMMS.

 

• TICKETING INFORMATION

Tickets are available now! Click here to purchase.

Additional tickets will be on sale the day of the show starting at 10 a.m. in front of the Rock Hall.

Each ticket comes with free admittance to the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame And Museum to be used on July 21. Just show your APMAs ticket to get in for free!

All tickets (GA and VIP) are standing room only. 

Front-of-stage access is reserved for VIP package holders.

This is an outdoor, rain or shine event.

For all questions about purchasing tickets, contact Frontgate via email at info@frontgatetickets.com or call 888-512-SHOW (7469)

 

• GETTING TO THE SHOW

There are a few options when it comes to arriving to the show. Parking may be limited so we suggest looking into alternate options.

Limited Parking - There will be parking available as the Rock Hall is near the Cleveland Science Center and the Browns Stadium.

RTA - The Waterfront Line (train) drops passengers off at W. 3rd street, a 10-15 minute walk to the venue.

Car Services - Lyft and Uber service the Cleveland area. Download their apps to your smart phone for a quick and easy way to plan a trip from your hotel or home to the venue. They are also a great option for those fans who will be drinking.

 

• PROHIBITED ITEMS

There will be no re-entry allowed.
ITEMS THAT ARE NOT PERMITTED:
• Bottles, cans or any liquid containers
• Pets, with the exception of service companions
• Chairs
• Umbrellas
• Video and sound recording equipment
• Coolers
• Aerosol cans
• Noisemaking devices (airhorn, bell, whistle, etc)
• Cameras with detachable lenses,
• Firearms (regardless of concealed carry permits)
• Food or beverages of any kind
• Illegal substances
• Laser pointers
• Professional cameras,
• Pyrotechnics or incendiary devices of any kind
• Weapons of any kind (knives, bats, tasers, etc.)

THERE IS A VERY STRICT BAG POLICY. PLEASE READ ALL OF THE INFORMATION BELOW THOROUGHLY.
Bags that are ALLOWED:
• Bag that is clear (not tinted) plastic, vinyl of PVC and does not exceed 12” x 6” x 12”
• One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag
• Small clutch bags, no larger than 4.5” x 6.5”, with or without a handle/strap.
• Attendees with medically necessary items may bring in a bag but must be thoroughly checked by security.
Bags that are PROHIBITED:
• Purses larger than a clutch
• Briefcases
• Backpacks
• Fanny Packs
• Cinch Bags
• Luggage or any kind
• Computer bags
• Camera bags
• Any bag larger than permissible size

 

• FOOD INFORMATION

We have gathered some of the greatest food trucks from around Cleveland to be on site during the ceremony. Find out more information about each truck!

Touch
Green Machine
Wholly Frijoles
Get Stuffed
Manna
Off The Griddle
Original Steaks And Hoagies
Mobile Sushi
Motormouth
ECCustard
Donut Lab

Coming in from out of town? Check our some of the AP staff’s favorite places to eat near downtown!

Downtown Cleveland:

Gillespie’s Map Room - 1281 W. 9th St. [Pub, Pizza - $]

The Greenhouse Tavern - 2038 E. 4th St. [Gastropub - $$$]

Flannery’s Pub - 323 E. Prospect Ave. [Irish Pub - $$]

Lola - 2058 E. 4th [Wine Bar, American - $$$]

B Spot - 100 Public Square (inside casino) [Burgers - $$]

Cowell & Hubbard - 1305 Euclid Ave. [French - $$$]

Chocolate Bar - 347 Euclid Ave. [American, Bar - $$]

Sushi 86 - 509 Prospect Ave. [Sushi bar - $$]

Panini’s Bar & Grill - 1290 W. 6th [Pub, Pizza, Sandwiches - $]

Cleveland Pickle - 850 Euclid Ave. [Sandwiches - $]

Flaming Ice Cube - 140 Public Square [Vegan - $]

 

• WHAT TO DO IN CLEVELAND
(thisiscleveland.com)

Ohio City:

Great Lakes Brewery - 2516 Market Ave. [Breweries, American - $$]

Momocho - 1835 Fulton Road [Mexican - $$]

Bar Cento - 1948 W. 25th St. [Gastropub, Pizza - $$]

Touch Supper Club – 2710 Lorain Ave – [International, Pizza, Brunch - $$$]

Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream - 1867 W. 25th St. - [Ice Cream - $]

 

Lakewood:

Melt Bar and Grilled - 14718 Detroit Ave. [American, Pub - $$]

 

Coffee/Cafe:

Erie Island Coffee Co. - 2057 E. 4th St.

Pour - 530 Euclid Ave.

Phoenix Coffee - 1700 E. 9th St.

 

• APMAs PRE-PARTY CONCERT featuring AGAINST ME!

Why wait until Monday’s ceremony when we can party on Sunday too! Kick off the celebration with us Sunday, July 20 at House Of Blues Cleveland with a very special show presented by HOB and the Grog Shop featuring Against Me!, Creepoid and Jenny Owen Youngs.

To get tickets, click here!

 

• BOAT PARTY

This event is for VIP and Monster package ticket holders only. There will be no additional tickets sold for this pre-show party. Sorry!

From 1:30 – 4 p.m. on Monday, July 21, we will be cruising around Lake Erie while taking in breathtaking views of Cleveland and watching sets from GHOST TOWN, MARMOZETS and ISSUES on the Goodtime III.

The Goodtime III is docked on the E. 9th St. Pier, just a few steps down from the Rock Hall!

NOTE: The boat will depart PROMPTLY at 1:30. Do not be late!

Set Times:

1:00 pm - Fans board the ship
1:30 pm - Boat departs
1:45 pm - Marmozets set (30 min) - 2nd deck
2:15 pm - Ghost Town set (30 min) - Main deck
2:45 pm - Issues set (30-45 min) - 2nd deck

 

• WHAT TO WEAR

As for the dress code, we're encouraging everyone to dress appropriately for an award show. Nothing too fancy—it’s AP after all! Think punk-meets-formal. The APMAs issue of the magazine includes a style section that we suggest checking out for reference. Ladies, you will be in a grassy area. Keep that in mind for your shoe considerations.

The APMAs issue of the magazine includes a style section or you can check out our online feature with examples of what to wear. 

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Sponsorship

If you are interested in sponsoring the APMAs, please contact Derek Staples via email at staples@altpress.com or call 216-631-1510 ext. 106.

Press/Media

The application for press credentials to the 2014 APMAs is available by filling out the form below. All applications must be submitted no later than July 18, 2014 for consideration. For any press inquiries and additional information in relation to this event, please contact Adrenaline PR and Maria Ferrero at 732-462-4262 or maria@adrenalinepr.com.