1st Rock on the Range Canada announced

Music News | Mar 20th, 2009

America’s rock festival Rock on the Range will make its debut up north in Canada on Saturday, June 27th at Winnipeg’s Canad Inns Stadium. The lineup will feature Billy Talent, Rise Against, Rancid, Theory Of A Deadman, Shinedown and more! There will be more than a dozen acts set to perform on 2 stages.

Rock On The Range 2009, America’s premiere destination rock festival makes its Canadian debut on June 27th at Winnipeg, Manitoba’s Canad Inn Stadium. The 2009 line-up for the nationally renowned festival centrally located in the heart of the Canada will be highlighted by performances from some of rock’s biggest artists around the world including Billy Talent, Rise Against, Rancid, Theory Of A Deadman and Shinedown. This will mark the first major rock festival in Winnipeg in over a decade.

Presented by Right Arm Entertainment and True North, the one-day, two stage music and lifestyle event will feature a potent line-up of more than a dozen bands. This year’s well-rounded mix of rock’s top artists also includes Thornley, Blue October, Inward Eye and the much buzzed about all- female band from Minneapolis Sick Of Sarah.

Rock On The Range Executive Producer, Del Williams of Right Arm Entertainment, says, “We are excited to bring the successful brand, Rock On The Range, into Canada. ROTR USA has quickly become the American festival destination for the true rock fan and we want ROTR Canada to be the same for not only Manitoba Province but for the entire country. A priority for us is to provide the best possible line up at an affordable price. ROTR Canada will be a festival the real rock music fan can count on year after year.

The third American version of the festival will take place in May 16, 17 in Columbus Ohio, last year’s event drew well over 50,00 people.

Tickets for ROCK ON THE RANGE, as well as VIP Packages go on sale Saturday, March 28 at 11:00 AM (Central Time) via www.rockontherangecanada.com and www.ticketmaster.ca, and all local Ticketmaster outlets. Ticket prices start as low as $29.50.

For up-to-the-minute information on Rock On The Range 2009, visit www.RockOnTheRangeCanada.com or
www.myspace.com/rockontherangecanada

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