Bedrock Calling For Entries To “Battle Of The Land,” A Live Musical Talent Competition Series, At Tower City Center

August 20, 2021

Grand prize winner to open for BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY, Cleveland’s own Grammy award winning rap phenoms Oct. 28 


August 20, 2021 [CLEVELAND] – Bedrock is calling all Cleveland musicians to enter “Battle of the Land,” a live musical talent competition series kicking off in September 2021. Artists will compete in a series of head-to-head musical battles at Tower City Center for the ultimate prize of opening for Grammy-award winning Bone Thugs-N-Harmony on October 28.

“Cleveland is synonymous with music, and marquee events like the Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Concert and Battle of the Land are exactly the type of excitement and energy that we are bringing to Tower City Center,” said Kofi Bonner, Bedrock CEO. “We know that Clevelanders have many fond memories from their time at Tower City Center and with the destination marketplace set to become a hub for interactive experiences, we’re excited to once again provide a venue for future memories.”

Presented by Bedrock, "Battle of the Land” invites aspiring musicians of all types, genres and sounds to share their talent during a live, four-part competition series. The grand prize winner will open for Bone Thugs-N-Harmony during a free concert at Tower City Center on Oct. 28, 2021. In addition, each of the 16 finalists will receive a $250 gift card (or substitute prize of equivalent value).

How to Apply:

  • The application process runs from August 20 – September 5, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. EST.

  • Artists must send video submissions via

  • All applicants

    must be 18+

    and available to appear

    in person

    at Cleveland’s Tower City Center on any combination of the following dates: September 30, October 7, October 14, October 21, October 27 and October 28

  • The grand prize winner will open for Bone Thugs-N-Harmony on October 28, 2021

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony will perform for their hometown crowd on October 28th, coinciding with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction events, and leading up to the October 30th Ceremony at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.

The free concert will take place in Skylight Concourse at Tower City Center with doors set to open at 6:00 p.m. Entry will be available on a first come, first served basis for those 18 years of age and above. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Additional information will be released in the coming weeks.

The Battle of the Land schedule is as follows:

  • August 20


    – September 5



     Battle of the Land submissions accepted via

  • September 13


    – September 19



    Public to cast their votes via and select top 16 acts to perform at Battle of the Land

  • September 20


    – September 21



    Talent is selected and notified to appear at Battle of the Land

  • First round of Battle of the Land competition dates:

    • September 30


    • October 7


    • October 14


    • October 21


  • October 27


    : Final round of Battle of the Land competition; grand prize winner is announced

  • October 28



    Bone Thugs-N-Harmony concert at Tower City Center, Skylight Concourse; Battle of the Land grand prize winner opens

For more information regarding the Battle of the Land at Tower City Center, please visit

All attendees are required to wear masks throughout the duration of Tower City Center events and follow all federal, state, and local health department regulations and guidelines.  

About Bedrock

Bedrock is a full-service real estate firm specializing in innovative city-building strategies, reaching far beyond the boundaries of bricks and mortar. Since its founding in 2011, Bedrock and its affiliates have invested and committed more than $5.6 billion to acquiring and developing more than 100 properties in Detroit and Cleveland, including landmark developments at the Hudson’s Site, the Book Tower restoration, City Modern and the May Company Building. Bedrock’s portfolio totals more than 18 million square feet of office, retail and residential space within new construction and adaptive reuse projects.

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