Rock On The Range 2011 Celebrates 5th Anniversary With 70,000 Music Fans
May 27, 2011 at 11:18 AM (PT)
For the fifth consecutive year, ROCK ON THE RANGE turned CREW STADIUM IN COLUMBUS, OH into the center of the rock universe last weekend (MAY 20th-MAY 22nd). A record-breaking crowd of over 70,000 fans gathered at America’s premier destination rock festival to spend two days and three nights celebrating Where Rock Lives.
The 2011 ROCK ON THE RANGE kicked off with the free Fifth Anniversary Party on FRIDAY night featuring over-the-top performances by STEEL PANTHER and LEZ ZEPPELIN. SATURDAY’s bill was highlighted by unforgettable sets from AVENGED SEVENFOLD, KORN AND ASKING ALEXANDRIA, while A PERFECT CIRCLE, DISTURBED, PUDDLE OF MUDD, and A DAY TO REMEMBER energized the crowd with their SUNDAY performances.
"The fact that 2011 marked our fifth anniversary for ROCK ON THE RANGE already made it special for us," commented JOE LITVAG, co-executive producer of the festival for AEG LIVE. “Then to not only beat but crush our previous attendance record, that turned it into something I’ll never forget. From start to finish it was a perfect weekend."
"The passion the Rangers have for their festival and the music they love was never more evident than what we experienced at ROTR 2011," said DEL WILLIAMS, co-executive producer of the event for RIGHT ARM ENTERTAINMENT. "It was an honor to be part of such an epic weekend."