PRYOR, OK—Rock Band Stryper has moved from its Friday Headlining position to the same on Saturday at Rocklahoma.
“We wanted to give Stryper the opportunity to play in front of as many fans as possible for their first appearance ever at Rocklahoma!” said Dave Giencke, Director of Operations for the Catch the Fever Music Festivals. “In addition to Stryper moving to Saturday Night, we have a special announcement to make in the upcoming days regarding Friday Night!”
2009 marks the year in which Stryper will be celebrating their 25th Anniversary with the release of their upcoming album, “Murder by Pride” as it hits the shelves July 21. The new album features Stryper covering BOSTON’s hit single “Peace of Mind” and will feature BOSTON’s Tom Scholz on guitar. Michael Sweet, singer/songwriter for Stryper, is also a member of BOSTON playing guitar and sharing the lead vocal position. BOSTON did a fifty-four city tour in 2008 and is working on a new studio album as well.
Rocklahoma taking place July 9-12, 2009 in Pryor, Oklahoma has been called by many throughout the world as the “Woodstock” of Eighties Rock Music.
The lineup on each of the three days is as follows:
Thursday: Anthrax, Saxon, Overkill, Metal Church and Leatherwolf.
Friday: Night Ranger, Warrant, Danger Danger, Helix, Hurricane Alice and Headliner to be announced in upcoming days.
Saturday: Stryper, Thin Lizzy, KIX, KEEL, Lizzy Borden and Gypsy Pistoleros.
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, Faster Pussycat along with many European bands on the side stages.
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 www.feverfest.com, charge by phone at 1-866-310-2288, or any of the 3,200 O’Reilly Auto Part Stores across the United States.