The Second Annual Rochester Classic Rock Awards

Presented by Live Nation, Home2 Suites by Hilton, Quicklee's Convenience Stores, and The Summit Federal Credit Union


Classic Rock the Vote in our Second Annual Rochester Classic Rock Awards! While you’re here, enter for your chance to win a pair of front row tickets to The Who at KeyBank Center in Buffalo on May 9th, a two nights stay in a WHO-tel, $150 in gas to get you there, and a $100 Visa® gift card to grab dinner before the show.

See the categories and vote now below!

  • Best Classic Rock Album - Winner: The Beatles - Abbey Road
  • Best Classic Rock Screamers - Winner: The Who - "Won't Get Fooled Again"
  • Best Classic Rock Guitarist - Winner: Jimi Hendrix
  • Best Classic Rock Singer - Winner: Freddie Mercury
  • Best Classic Rock Guitar Intro - Winner: AC/DC - "Thunderstruck"
  • Best Classic Rock Song - Winners: Lynyrd Skynryd "Freebird" & Led Zeppelin "Stairway to Heaven"
  • Best Classic Rock Cover Version - Winner: Jimi Hendrix "All Along the Watchtower"
  • Best Classic Rock Band

The Second Annual Classic Rock Awards is presented by:

Live Nation: Tickets for The Who are available at LiveNation.comQuicklee's Convenience Stores: Need gas or snacks? Stop by Quicklee's, the locally owned convenience store. | The Summit Federal Credit Union: Banking solutions for every phase of your life. Visit

Home2 Suites by Hilton: Shop and Stay in Buffalo, this is your Home2!  Already have your tickets to see The Who in Buffalo? Book your room at Home2 Buffalo-Airport/Galleria Mall to take advantage of their Shopping Package! Up to 4 guests in a room, a $25 Macy's gift card, a coupon book worth over $300 in mall savings, a large tote bag for your shopping convenience, complimentary breakfast, and a free shuttle to Walden Galleria Mall (based on availability) are waiting for you. Book now HERE.

Final Round: April 22nd-28th, vote below to help determine the winner in the Best Classic Rock Band Category!