Guns N' Roses to headline Rocklahoma
BY JENNIFER CHANCELLOR World Scene Writer
Thursday, February 14, 2013
2/14/13 at 5:55 AM
It's official. The lineup for this year's Rocklahoma music and camping festival in Pryor was announced Wednesday.
The festival runs Memorial Day weekend, May 24-26, at the Catch the Fever festival grounds in Pryor.
"We've waited seven years, and we're finally bringing the No. 1 most requested band by the fans to Rocklahoma, the one and only Guns N' Roses," Joe Litvag, executive producer of Rocklahoma for AEG Live, said in a media statement.
Other headliners include Alice in Chains, Bush, Cheap Trick, Korn, Dokken, Bullet For My Valentine, Papa Roach, Skillet, Hollywood Undead, Steel Panther, Asking Alexandria, Ratt, Halestorm, Device (with David Draiman), All That Remains, Escape the Fate, Clutch, Motionless In White, Big Wreck, The Sword, Young Guns, Thousand Foot Krutch, Otherwise, Red Line Chemistry, Mindset Evolution, Heaven's Basement, We As Humans, American Fangs, O'Brother and more.
"Bush is thrilled to be playing Rocklahoma with such great bands," Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale said in a media statement. "We look forward to seeing you all out there."
Secondary stage acts include The Last Vegas, London, Wildstreet, Mad Max, Bai Bang, Lynam, De La Cruz, The Glitter Boys, Black Tora, Sunset Riot, Firstryke, Ragdoll, Hessler, Switchblade Scarlett, Nasty Habit, Sister's Doll, London's Dungeon, Rhyme, Emerald City, Wicked, Down n Dirty, Station, Ruff Justice, Mystery and Fist of Rage. More will be announced soon, organizers said.
General admission and VIP packages go on sale 10 a.m. Feb. 22 at tulsaworld.com/rocklahoma Sign up for the official newsletter to get access to presale information.
Camping tickets can be purchased by calling (866) 310-2288 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Campgrounds are available May 19-28.
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Axl Rose and DJ Ashba of Guns N' Roses perform at the Bridge School Benefit Concert at the Shoreline Amphitheatre last year in Mountain View, Calif. BARRY BRECHEISEN / Invision / AP