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PRYOR, OK—Rocklahoma, the premier eighties rock festival in the United States announced additional bands to its third annual event.

Rocklahoma held in Pryor, Oklahoma and called by many throughout the world as the “Woodstock of Eighties Rock Music” has announced additional bands for the main stage for the four days. Added to the history making festival includes Stryper headlining Friday Night along with fan favorites Night Ranger and Warrant. Added to Saturday, is the legendary Thin Lizzy. Sunday Night’s addition includes eighties favorite Skid Row.

Stryper featuring three original members, lead vocalist Michael Sweet, drummer Robert Sweet and guitarist Oz Fox, along with bassist Tracy Ferrie.

Michael Sweet of Stryper had this to say, "Rocklahoma is an event that I've heard about from peers and friends and they have always said that Stryper would be a perfect fit for this festival. Oklahoma holds a special place in my heart since my family lived in Moore, Oklahoma. I have a lot of family in Oklahoma. We're excited to finally be able to perform at Rocklahoma and look forward to an amazing night!"

Recently added to Saturday’s lineup at Rocklahoma is Thin Lizzy, a seventies favorite whose hits went well into the eighties and include “Jail Break” and “The Boys are Back in Town.” Vocalist John Sykes “We have heard a lot about Rocklahoma and are really excited to be playing this year’s festival. The set will be jam packed with Lizzy Classics, so see you there!”

The lineup on each of the three days is as follows:

Thursday: Anthrax, Saxon, Overkill, Metal Church and Leatherwolf.

Friday: Stryper, Night Ranger, Warrant, Danger Danger, Helix and Hurricane Alice

Saturday: Thin Lizzy, KIX, KEEL, Gypsy Pistoleros, plus two to be announced.

Sunday: Twisted Sister, Skid Row, Great White, Nelson, Bonfire and Vixen

Rocklahoma features attendance from all over the world, already selling tickets throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South America and throughout North America including every state in the United States!

The Third Annual Rocklahoma will have over ninety bands on four stages, including favorites from previous Rocklahoma festivals, Beautiful Creatures, LA Guns featuring Tracii Gun, Britney Fox, Bang Tango, Lillian Axe and Faster Pussycat.

Both Playboy and Rolling Stone in 2008 called Rocklahoma one of the top festivals that should not be missed.

Catch The Fever Festival Grounds is located four miles north of Pryor, Oklahoma and has 6,200 assigned and numbered seats, as well as general admission on the lawn for over 50,000 people. The grounds also feature over 4,000 campsites, on-site parking, bathroom facilities and a convenience store. Rocklahoma also has a Picture Alley that allows anyone in attendance to approach the stage during any performance and take photographs of a favorite artist at close range.

Rocklahoma offers a one-day and four-day general admission passes, along with V.I.P. Passes that includes all the food and drink, including Free Miller Lite for all four days. Rocklahoma offers a layaway program on all ticket plans that enables fans to reserve their ticket at the current price.

The public can also order tickets online at, charge by phone at 1-866-310-2288, or any of the 3,200 O’Reilly Auto Part Stores across the United States.

Reader Comments (8)

LMAO!!! At least Kix is getting a good time slot!!!!
April 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterKixRules
I really wish I was going this year...
April 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenteraXe mAn
Stryper the headliner? this band was never an Arena headliner even in its prime. The bill looks upside down to me; Warrant and Night Ranger are bigger than Stryper -- or am I crazy?
April 10, 2009 | Unregistered Commentergerry g
Can some one tell me what the hell is going on with Rock Gone Wild??? Not a single word in over a month. They are getting ready to screw us.
April 10, 2009 | Unregistered Commenter80's fan
I don't mean to disagree with you, gerry g, but speaking as a longtime Stryper fan I can tell you that they very much WERE arena headliners. And while Warrant and Night Ranger might be more commonly associated with glam and 80's rock Stryper's album sales, hit singles such as "Free" (which is one of my favorite glam vids), and world tours are undeniable evidences of how big they were.
April 10, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterDai Raion
i remember stryper being big on MTV, i dont remember them playing large arenas in Los Angeles. Did they play the Forum or Irvine Meadows, or were they more of a large theatre type of band?
April 10, 2009 | Unregistered Commentergerry g
Wow, what utter crap.
I'm a big Thin Lizzy fan but without Phil we can add yet another cover band to this festival.
And Stryper... eh.
April 13, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterValentine
Terrible line up. Looks like i'm gonna hold out for another festival....This one isn't worth the 4 hour drive....Thin Lizzy? Stryper? You've gotto be kidding me
April 16, 2009 | Unregistered CommenterRocket87

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