John Mellencamp: Live and In Person

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September 26, 2022—The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame confirm the Hall’s newest permanent exhibition, Legends of Rock: John Mellencamp, opening September 29 at 10am.

iHeartRadio will broadcast the opening for a special live edition of “iHeartRadio ICONS with John Mellencamp” nationwide featuring a performance by Mellencamp at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Mellencamp will speak with iHeartMedia’s on air personality Jim Kerr about the exhibit and a very special tour announcement. The performance and interview and will air at 5 p.m. EST on September 29 across select iHeartMedia Classic Rock, Adult Hits, Classic Hits and Variety stations nationwide.

“John is one of the great singer songwriters of our time, who has had a profound impact on music and culture,” said John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises. “We are thrilled to be there in Cleveland to broadcast this special honor for such an influential artist.”

Mellencamp is also planning a forthcoming tour starting in the winter of 2023. Details to be announced soon. To stay up to date on tour news and more, sign up at

A reissue of Mellencamp’s beloved eighth studio album Scarecrow is set for release November 4 on Mercury/UME. The box set will include two CDs of newly remixed and remastered songs plus previously unreleased bonus tracks and alternate versions, a booklet full of rare photographs and all new liner notes by acclaimed author and music critic Anthony DeCurtis. Pre-order HERE.

Mellencamp is a member of the Rock and Roll and Songwriters Halls of Fame, a recipient of the John Steinbeck Award, ASCAP Foundation’s Champion Award, The Woody Guthrie Award, the Americana Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and most recently, the Founders Award, the top honor assigned by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.

PreSale & OnSale
Tue, Oct. 4 @ 10AM - Thu, Oct. 6 @ 10PM

Public On sale:
Friday, October 7 @ 10AM
No audio or video recording of any kind is allowed during the performance.        No cameras.        Call (323) 308-6300 for more information.