Rocklahoma 2020
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Rocklahoma is postponing their 2020 festival for a full year over the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

The festival was taking place from May 22 to 24 but will be pushed off for a full year after coordinating with state, local and federal health authorities.

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Described as “America’s Biggest Memorial Day Weekend Party,” the three-day festival occurs at the Pryor Creek Music Festival Grounds in Pryor Creek, Oklahoma.

This year’s lineup included headlining acts Five Finger Death PunchSlipknot and Staind. Other notable bands who were performing include Motionless In Whitethe Pretty RecklessPapa RoachHalestorm, I Prevail and more.

 

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🔥LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT🔥 Early bird passes on sale Friday at 10AM Link in bio

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Today, the festival had to break the news to attendees they will not be able to host the event this year.

Rocklahoma ticket holders will have the option to get a full refund or transfer their passes over to 2021. You can see their announcement post and read their statement below.

“This is tough. For thirteen straight years Rocklahoma has been America’s Biggest Memorial Day Party. Not being able to bring it to you for year fourteen breaks our hearts, but it is the right thing to do. At the direction of state and local authorities and federal guidelines amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we are so f’ing bummed to announce that Rocklahoma will be postponed to 2021.

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We raise our glasses to you, our fans. Every single damn year you show up. You rock out in Pryor. You build a community of die-hard rock fans and open your doors to your neighbors in the campgrounds. We can’t wait to get to work on 2021 and deliver the best weekend possible to you.

All Rocklahoma 2020 pass holders who purchased passes through our official ticket provider, Elevate, will have the ability to transfer their pass to 2021 or receive a full refund. Pass holders will receive an email outlining the refund and transfer process on Wednesday, April 8. If you do not receive an email or have any questions, please contact Festival Ticketing Support by emailing [email protected]. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9:00AM – 6:00PM CST.”

 

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Countless events in music and the entertainment industry as a whole have been cancelled or postponed over the past month particularly.

Current U.S. gathering restrictions limit people to groups of ten or less across the majority of the country. While most organizations are attempting to follow these guidelines for the safety of the public, others are still skirting the rules.

You can learn more about the Centers for Disease Control and prevention’s guidelines on how to keep yourself safe here.

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