With the big night right around the corner, the 2017 Journeys Alternative Press Music Awards, Fueled by Monster Energy are pleased to announce that fans will once again be able to watch the show live from anywhere in the world! The APMAs will broadcast live fromCleveland’s legendary Quicken Loans Arena starting at 7:00 p.m. ET/4:00 p.m. PT on Monday, July 17.
In addition, Alternative Press is excited to announce APMAs Fan Day, brought to you by Monster Energy and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, from 1 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 16. This free event is open to the public and will take place on the Rock Hall Live stage powered by PNC and Klipsch Audio mainstage at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame (1100 Rock & Roll Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44114). It includes a special free concert featuring 2017 APMAs nominees and 2016 Best Breakthrough Band award winners State Champs (Best Music Video, Derek DiScanio for Best Vocalist, Ryan Scott Graham for Best Bassist), Broadside (Best Underground Band) along with nu metal heavies Islander and up-and-coming pop-punk delegations Carousel Kings and Sleep On It. APMAs Fan Day will also include an “LGBTQ In Music” panel with APMAs Icon Award recipient/Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace and pioneering transgendered metal vocalist Mina Caputo of Life Of Agony, with more panelists to be announced. Laura Jane Grace will also be signing copies of her book, Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout, which was named as one of Billboard’s “100 Greatest Music Books of All Time.” For more information on the Rock Hall and its exhibits, visit rockhall.com.