Saturday, May 16
Sunday, May 17
ROCK ON THE RANGE 2009 (May 11, 2009)
REINFORCES COMMITMENT TO THE OHIO VALLEY: FANS AFFECTED BY ECONOMIC DOWNTURN OFFERED $30 TICKETS TO THIS YEAR'S FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, MAY 16 AND SUNDAY, MAY 17 AT COLUMBUS, OHIO'S CREW STADIUM
The third annual ROCK ON THE RANGE festival--which returns to central Ohio this week--is making a special offer to the recently unemployed rock fans of the Ohio Valley : $30.00 general admission stadium tickets!
To take advantage of this limited-time offer, fans who would like to attend this year's festival should bring a State-issued unemployment certification or an unemployment pay stub to the Columbus Crew Box office from Wednesday, May 13 at 9:00 AM until Thursday May 14 at 5:00 PM. Each person with valid documentation may purchase up to two general admission stadium tickets per festival day at this special price, while supplies last.
"From the start, ROCK ON THE RANGE made a vow to be 'the people's festival,'" says Del Williams, co-executive producer of ROCK ON THE RANGE. "We are deeply concerned about the mass layoffs that continue to affect the Ohio Valley. In keeping with our pledge, we feel it is our duty to help the people that have been victims of the sluggish economy and make it as easy as possible for them to attend ROCK ON THE RANGE this year. We hope this festival can provide a little escape from these tough times."
THIS OFFER WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE COLUMBUS CREW STADIUM BOX OFFICE ONLY FROM 9:00 AM ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 13 UNTIL 5:00 PM THURSDAY, MAY 14.
Presented by Right Arm Entertainment, AEG LIVE and Crew Stadium, this year's ROCK ON THE RANGE festival will be highlighted by performances from some of rock's biggest artists including Mötley Crüe, Slipknot, Alice In Chains, Avenged Sevenfold and Korn and more than 19 bands on three stages each day. For up-to-the-minute information on ROCK ON THE RANGE 2009, visit www.RockOnTheRange.com or www.myspace.com/rockontherange.
ROCK ON THE RANGE--Americas premiere destination rock festival--will return to Columbus, Ohios Crew Stadium Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17. The 2009 line-up for the nationally renowned festival centrally located in the heart of the country will be highlighted by performances from some of rocks biggest artists including Mötley Crüe, Slipknot, Alice In Chains, Avenged Sevenfold and Korn. We try to listen to our fans and they've been saying for years that we should play at Rock On The Range, said Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe. We're really excited to play one of America's great rock festivals. SLIPKNOTs Corey Taylor says, Being asked to headline Rock on the Range is an absolute pleasure! Columbus, Ohio has always been very good to us. The line-up looks great; the shows look fantastic. And I personally think it will be an absolute blast for everyone. See you in May!
Presented by Right Arm Entertainment, AEG LIVE and Crew Stadium, the two-day, multi-stage music and lifestyle event will feature a potent line-up of more than 35 bands. This years well-rounded mix of rocks top artists also includes Shinedown, Buckcherry, The Used, Atreyu, Chevelle, Flyleaf, Saving Abel, Saliva, Blue October, Hoobastank, Black Stone Cherry, and many more.
This marks the third outing for the annual event, which drew 30,000 people in its inaugural year in 2007 and more than 55,000 people in 2008. Event features this year include the addition of a third stage, the Jägermeister Music Stage, on-stage fan platforms--for contest winners--and an expanded vendor village.
In 2009, ROCK ON THE RANGE will also increase their Go Green initiative via ROTR Go Green, an online portal that allows fans to recycle old cell phones and mp3 players for free tickets and ROTR memorabilia and official festival merchandise. ROTR is the first festival to have an on-line recycling trade-in rewards component. More information can be found at www.rotrgogreen.com.
Tickets for ROCK ON THE RANGE, as well as VIP Packages that include festival tickets, hotel accommodations and festival merchandise, go on sale Saturday, February 21 at 10:00 AM (ET) via www.rockontherange.com and www.ticketmaster.com, all localTicketmaster outlets and at the Crew Stadium box office. Two-day ticket packages will start as low as $99.50.
For up-to-the-minute information on ROCK ON THE RANGE 2009, visit www.RockOnTheRange.com or www.myspace.com/rockontherange.
ROCK ON THE RANGE: WHERE ROCK LIVES! 2009