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Three Days Grace Added To Rocklahoma Lineup 

Posted on Monday, May 10, 2010 at 09:02AM by Registered CommenterAllyson B. Crawford | Comments10 Comments

An update after yesterday's storms in Oklahoma:

Due to the severe weather in Oklahoma and the resulting telecommunications and power outages, Rocklahoma will keep the current prices effective through May 14 before they increase to the next phase.  If you are trying to buy tickets via charge-by-phone, please keep trying or go online to www.rocklahoma.com to get your tickets.  

 

Here's the last band added to Rocklahoma:

Pryor, Oklahoma -- Three Days Grace has been added to Rocklahoma’s potent opening night lineup (Friday, May 28). The platinum-selling quartet joins an all-star roster of 39 top rock artists from the past three decades performing on three stages over three days, including ZZ Top, Godsmack, Tesla, Buckcherry, Cinderella, Chevelle, Theory of a Deadman, Saliva, Saving Abel, Fuel featuring Brett Scallions, Sevendust and more.

The nation’s biggest Memorial Day party kicks off summer May 28-30, 2010 at “Catch the Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor, OK.  Tickets are still available for the multi-day destination camping rock festival – with only one day left for fans to save up to $60 on gate prices for the three-day weekend event.

Current Weekend GA ticket prices of $110 plus service fees are good through May 11.  Tickets will then increase to $125 and will be available for $150 at the gate.  Weekend VIP ticket prices are now only $290 plus service fees through May 11 and will rise to $320 and then $350 at the gate.  Single day tickets range from $35-$45 plus service fees and will go up by $5 on May 12. 

Meanwhile, voting is underway for the second annual Miss Rocklahoma contest. The top ten finalists who best possess the spirit of Rocklahoma have been revealed at www.rocklahoma.com.  Rock fans from around the world have until May 18 to vote online for their favorite choice for “Miss Rocklahoma.”  The top five finalists will be announced on May 20 and will be introduced on-stage at Rocklahoma on Friday, May 28.  One lucky contestant will be crowned the winner and ambassador for Rocklahoma 2010.  For more details, please visit www.rocklahoma.com.

For all the early birds who are ready to start Memorial Day weekend early, Retrospect Records and Axis Entertainment will be throwing the official ROCKLAHOMA pre-party.  The party starts at 6pm on Thursday, May 27 at the Retrospect Stage with appearances by:  Sam & The Stylees, Wildstreet, The Glitter Boys, Firstryke, Dressed to Kill, Black Tora and Bad Things, as well as an all-band jam session to end the night!  You must have a weekend ticket in order to attend the pre-party. 

Established in 2007 as a classic rock destination festival with the motto “life, liberty and the pursuit of rock,” Rocklahoma organizers teamed with AEG LIVE to revamp the 2010 event to encompass a much broader mix of classic, current and up-and-coming rock artists. 

The current line-up for Rocklahoma 2010 is as follows: ZZ Top, Godsmack, Three Days Grace, Tesla, Buckcherry, Cinderella, Chevelle, Theory of a Deadman, Saliva, Sevendust, Fuel featuring Brett Scallions, Saving Abel, Adelitas Way, Janus, Aranda, The Veer Union, Burn Halo, Richy Nix, Shaman’s Harvest, Lacuna Coil, Taddy Porter, Like A Storm, Taking Dawn, New Medicine, Year Long Disaster, Gypsy Pistoleros, Nigel Dupree Band, Brookroyal, Within Reason, The Last Vegas, Wildstreet, Firstryke, Krank, The Glitter Boys, O’Dette, Problem Child, Black Tora, Mad Max and Bad Things.  Gates will open at 2:30pm on Friday, and 12:30pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Rocklahoma is located just 45 minutes northeast of Tulsa, in Pryor, OK.  The “Catch the Fever” Festival Grounds is a premiere destination for a multi-day festival, and includes on-site camping with access to restrooms and shower house, a general store for campers, VIP reserved seating, hospitality areas & much more.

For additional information, please visit www.rocklahoma.com.

 



Reader Comments (10)

*yawn*

Why are these guys popular?
May 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterKenny Ozz
WOW - 2 more people just bought tickets to this flea bag based on this. Unfortunately, I bought in last year after the 2009 event. Won't be returning in 2011. Seriously, this was the big anticipated announcement they thought would sell tickets? Unreal
May 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMEWIZEMGIC
Zzzzz...

Oh... er... um... uh... oh, hey... oops!... oh, yeah... well, I fell asleep while listening to 3 Days Grace -- already I hate 'em just 'cause of the typical boring a*s names these doofy bands come up with today, with rare exception (Buckcherry! Now that's a name, hot dang!).

I mean, c'mon, is it a contest to see who with the lousiest name can win the biggest major label recording contract? Or are the A&R people at what's left of these labels so inept, they are clueless of what it is that makes a rock band's name great, like for starters, if it sounds cool?

Or maybe the record labels can only afford to have the interns and administrative assistants run out and find acts now, like runnin' out for coffee.

Then again, with names like 3 Days Grace, Fall Out Boy, 3 Doors Down, Good Charlotte, etc., etc., you know what you're going to get, or I guess, more accurately, the kiddies today know what they are going to get -- something pretty middle of the road boring so as not to be pegged for listening to anything too out there so as not to be accepted or something weird like that.

I mean, what does it tell you about the state of Rock'n'Roll when you compare frontmen like Robert Plant, Steven Tyler, Ozzy Osbourne, David Coverdale, Ian Gillan, Rob Halford, Don Dokken, Robin Zander, Vince Neil, Tom Keifer, Bret Michaels, even oddball, Axl Rose, with people like... well, er... um... Pete Wentz?

It's like there's something encoded in the names of the bands and the boring music they play that telegraphs to these kids, we are one of you and you are one of us. Get out your eyeliner and your black nail polish but don't rock out too much to anything too good.

Okay, I'm grabbin' at straws...

The stuff suxx, alright?

Fortunately it's refreshing to see there are some cool bands with cool names playin' this event, beyond just the headliners, you wouldn't normally expect like The Last Vegas, Problem Child, Mad Max, Wildstreet and Burn Halo. Bands that actually rock and have cool names... Well, come to think of it, the names Burn Halo and The Last Vegas kinda suck, but these bands do rock, for sure...

As opposed to the UNROCK "3 Daze Waste", which hopefully this event will not turn out to be (but, honestly, I think the roster for this festival is shaping up rather nicely, actually, all things considered).
May 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMetalboy!
FYI-Pete Wentz is a bassist, not a singer.
May 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterWill
Another FYI, they had to wait to announce the band because three days grace headlined kattfest in okc and not because they ever claimed they were sitting on a pot of gold. Having said that, three days grace is d platinum selling band so there will excitement for those who are actually attending the festival
May 10, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterWill
Me Wise Magic!

You beat me to the post!

I really think you'll be pleasantly surprised by this festival.

Forget 3 Blind Mice, dudes.

You got ZZ Top (dudes, c'mon, they rock! You ever seen 'em point blank, right in front of Billy Gibbons? Legendary, bro! And maybe by then they'll be debuting new stuff from their Rick Rubin produced forthcoming album which has been roughly two years in the making and counting). You got Cinderella (who knows how much longer Keifer can keep goin'?) with their original, classic line up. Then there's the ever awesome, Buckcherry (debuting stuff from their new album), along with the aforementioned untypical but excellent fare you might not normally catch at something like this, I wouldn't think -- The Last Vegas (one of the few relatively new acts that manage to genuinely rock out), Problem Child (excellent!), Mad Max (AOR Melodic Hard Rock legends, hahaha!!! That subgenre of Metal always cracks me up as bands like this should just admit they're Metal, albeit, polished to a high sheen!), Wildstreet (excellent!), and last but not least, the lousily named but thoroughly rockin', Burn Halo... Rock On, Bro! Wish I could be there, man!

p.s. Sorry, Will, there's a lot of crap out there that's multi-platinum. Don't believe the hype! Don't drink the UNROCK Kool-Aid, bro! I got the cure! Listen to the live half of ZZ Top's non-platinum album, "Fandango". Repeat as necessary (and, oh, it looks like it is necessary in your case, boy, considering you know more about Pete Wentz than I ever care to! And I didn't say he was a singer. I said he was a frontman. And in this case, regardless of what the hell he is, they're so bad, you can forget about their singer, too, bro. Now quit yer yammerin' and get rockin', WILL ya, dude? Before it's too late for you to ever be able to do that?! Are you capable?! I ain't got time fer yer frickin' nit-pickin', boy! I gotta go watch me some Texas Hippie Coalition and Junkyard vidz on YouTube! And I know what your gonna say... Frontmen are singers and singers are frontmen, but in the case of Fall Out Girl, who the hell dangin' cares about the dern frickin' discrepancy, they all suck! But let's fix Wentz' description now, for ya... "Unrock band posterchild, Peet Wentz...) 'Nuff tyradin' for one night, son...
May 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMetalboy!
Doh, just couldn't stop gettin' crazed here yet...

... And as far as gettin' excited about seein' 3 Days Supply of Mace, Wilt, people get excited about a lot of boring stuff, like Nascar, for example...
May 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMetalboy!
Kattfest - who played there Pussycat Dolls? Surely not Faster Ppppppppppppppppusssssssssssy cat. Metalboy - I think we're kindred spirits. Yes, Last Vegas, Wildstreet, Glitter Boys, Cinderella, ZZ, Chuckberry, etc will be great. Was hoping Jesse would be the 'announcement' and joing Nigel, but 3 Doors Grace gives me the opportunity to Chris Holmes it on the praire instead of the pool (Decline II) while they're playing. Either way, it will be a good time, so still looking forward to it with the same crew for 4 years. Three days of rockin' is always better than three days of working regardless. Have a Drink on Me, - Jesse Lee Pearcy
May 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMEWIZEMGIC
Me Wize! You crack me up, bro! Wish I could be there! Who knows, last minute, I could pull it off. I'll keep ya posted!
Rock On!
May 11, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterMetalboy!
this lineup totally sucked Cinderella was awesome not a band that I really liked back in the day but hey compared to chevelle anybody sounds good. This was the 2nd year I attended this fest and the previous year was way better. 3 days grace blew godsmack away godsmack was still ok but the rest of this show wasn't worth shit. None of these bands even come close to holding a candle to last years event espically thursday. I can't wait to see the lineup for 2011. I don't know how you can get worse than last year.
January 11, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterredblood

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