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What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 27, 2013: Hear Alice in Chains, Jane's Addiction and more at Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival at the Zoo Amphitheatre

by Brandy McDonnell Modified: August 27, 2013 at 8:10 am •  Published: August 27, 2013
Alice in Chains
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Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival w/Danko Jones, Alice in Chains, Jane's Addiction & more Oklahoma City, OK

Today’s featured event:

Get your rock on when the Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival plays at 4 p.m. today at the Zoo Amphitheatre, 2101 NE 50. Gates open at 3 p.m.

The fourth annual festival will include a lineup of multiplatinum superstars and breaking talent, featuring Alice in Chains and Jane’s Addiction. These seminal alternative rock bands will be joined by Coheed and Cambria and Circa Survive on the Rockstar Energy Main Stage, according to a news release.

The Ernie Ball Festival Stage will host performances from Walking Papers (featuring Duff McKagan), Middle Class Rut, New Politics, Danko Jones, Chuck Shaffer Picture Show and the local Ernie Ball Battle Of The Bands winner in each market.

The touring rock music and lifestyle festival began Aug. 9 and will travel across North America through Sept. 15.

“I think it’s going to be a fun tour and we’re really looking forward to it. It’s only going to happen that one time, that way, and you’re going to be there,” says Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell, who has an Atoka ranch, in a news release.

“We’re excited to bring a diverse lineup to this year’s Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival,” says festival producer John Reese. Festival producer John Oakes says in the release. “Having such groundbreaking rock bands and incredible rising talent performing together will be an amazing experience for longtime fans and Uproar newcomers.”

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by Brandy McDonnell
Entertainment Reporter
Brandy McDonnell, also known by her initials BAM, writes stories and reviews on movies, music, the arts and other aspects of entertainment. She is NewsOK’s top blogger: Her 4-year-old entertainment news blog, BAM’s Blog, has notched more than 1...
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