A shooting and bad weather spoil Rocklahoma on Saturday Night

Posted by on May 26, 2015

It was a rough Saturday night for Rocklahoma; heavy rain and wind forced organizers to cancel performances by Linkin Park and Volbeat on Saturday night, and there was a shooting, too!

Details of the shooting are slim, but we do know that a man was shot on Saturday night, and that he, “was transported to a Tulsa hospital.”

Then with the bad weather rolling in, by 9:44pm organizers began evacuating the grounds, and finally issued this update at almost 12:30am on Sunday:

“ROCKLAHOMA UPDATE: Due to the continued inclement weather in Pryor, we will be canceling the rest of the bands scheduled to perform tonight. We want all our patrons to stay safe, so if you are on-site camping, we encourage you to stay at your campground. We will continue to monitor the weather and will have more information regarding tomorrows performances in the morning.”

The rain was so bad that on Sunday festival organizers had to inspect the grounds to make sure it was safe to continue, and they got the festival back up and rolling again by 3pm.

(via Metal Hammer, photo from @LPLive)


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