Please view the appropriate category below to find the answer to your question. Categories include: general information, ticketing, the tailgate party, day of concert information, accessibility, and directions and parking.


Blake Shelton will be headlining in 2019 with openers Justin Moore and Tyler Farr.

Imagine the sounds of music’s biggest artists bellowing through the streets of Youngstown as thousands of fans gather within our great city’s limits; every fan assembled with the sole purpose of enjoying what Youngstown, Ohio has to offer. Simply put, this will be the mission of the Y Live. Y Live will provide the opportunity for our community to experience an extraordinary event unlike anything they have seen before. Part celebration of our city’s renaissance, the annual Y Live music festival will undoubtedly celebrate where the city is headed as major artists attract fans nationwide for an event that will be both transformative for our city and enormously impactful to the city we all call “home”.

The event is co-promoted between JAC LIVE and Muransky Companies and presented by Southwoods Health, Huntington Bank, Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC, The DeBartolo Corporation, Youngstown State University and Penguin Productions.

Y Live will take place at Stambaugh Stadium at Youngstown State University. The stadium’s address is: 577 5th Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502.

At 3:00 p.m., there will be a tailgate party next to Stambaugh Stadium. At 5:30 p.m., the doors of the stadium will open for the concert. At 7:00 p.m., the concert will begin.

Y Live is Saturday, September 21, 2019.


Tickets are $139.50, $125.50, $99.50, $87.50. $77.50, $62.50, and $45.00 (Plus applicable fees) and are available at

A limited number of Gold Circle seats will also be available at

Please make sure to screenshot your ticket including the barcode or save it to your passbook/wallet prior to the event to ensure a smooth entry process.

For any questions from current YSU students regarding Y Live and the concert, please reach out to the YSU Student Activities Team.

Only during the day of the event at Youngstown State University’s mobile box office located on Armed Services Boulevard. Tickets can be purchased starting at 10:00 a.m.

Yes, please contact Joe Cantrell at  Do note that the minimum purchase order is 16 tickets.



Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday July 12, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. You can purchase online at

or in person at The Southwoods Health box office at Covelli Centre located at 229 E Front St. Youngstown, OH 44503

For ADA tickets, call Ticket Master at 1-800-877-7575.

Please check back at the date and time listed above for tickets, or sign up HERE to become a Y Live Insider.

Note: Buying a concert ticket does not include access to the tailgate party or parking. You must purchase a tailgate or parking spot in advance online or as inventory allows on the day of the event.


Only non-alcoholic beverages, such as water, are permitted into the tailgate. All alcohol must be purchased inside the tailgate lot.

The Tailgate Party will be in lot M70 at Youngstown State University

Lot M63 will be a corporate tent lot only

Beer will be available for individual purchase or in bulk.

At 3:00 p.m., the tailgate party will start next to Stambaugh Stadium.

Tailgate pre-sale parking will be available on for $50.  All parking passes will be mailed only.  ONE parking pass guarantees you ONE parking space. A limited amount of advance parking passes will be sold. To walk into the tailgate, you do not need a ticket.  Parking will be sold DOS, cash only, if available.


  • Outside food or beverages (Medical necessities will be exempt if in a clear plastic bag).
  • Illegal drugs or substances
  • Artificial noisemakers
  • Backpacks, bags, coolers, fanny packs or containers of any size.
  • Bottles, cans and flasks
  • Purses larger than 10 inches by 7 inches
  • Umbrellas
  • Video cameras
  • Professional cameras with lenses bigger than 6 inches
  • Weapons of any kind (batons, knives or chains)
  • Laser Pointers
  • Strollers
  • Drones
  • Chairs
  • Animals (disability service animals are allowed)
  • Confetti or glitter
  • Mace or pepper spray
  • Unless otherwise authorized by law, pursuant to the Ohio Revised Code, no person shall knowingly possess, have under the person’s control, convey, or attempt to convey a deadly weapon or dangerous ordnance onto these premises.
  • Any other items deemed dangerous or inappropriate

Please note: Prohibited items can be returned to your car. Youngstown State University and JAC Live do not assume responsibility for these items. Confiscated items will not be returned.


Doors to Stambaugh Stadium will open at 5:30 p.m. The concert begins at 7:00 p.m.

EMTs and an ambulance will be on-site. Please find the nearest security personnel or guest services employee for assistance.

Yes. On-site event security and police will be present. Bag checks and security wands will be used.

The show is rain or shine.

Restroom facilities are located within Stambaugh Stadium. Porta Potties will also be available for guests.

No. Please plan accordingly.


To minimize  food and beverage stand wait times, we encourage patrons to bring cash to Y Live! We will accept credit cards at select stands as well.





Uber/Lyft drop off and pick up will be on Fifth Avenue, heading north in front of the stadium. Look for the sign!

Tailgate Lots:

M70 – $50 (Buy Now)

Surface lots:

M55 – $25 (Buy Now)

M53 – $25 (Buy Now)

Parking Garage:  M30 – $20 (Buy Now)



Stambaugh Stadium is located at 577 5th Ave, Youngstown, OH 44502.


The Mahoning County Convention and Visitors Bureau has a collection of information available for those visiting the Youngstown valley, including hotels, places to visit, dining, and more. Please visit Youngstown Live for more information.


For media inquiries please contact Phoebe Breckenridge at



Yes.  For Corporate Sponsorships please contact Jake Jacubec at