Great White Added To Rock Gone Wild 2009


October 22, 2008

Great White Added to Rock Gone Wild 2009, General Admission Tickets On Sale

The famous Los Angeles Sunset Strip comes to Iowa in summer 2009! Great White will play the inaugural Rock Gone Wild festival in Algona, Iowa August 20-23, 2009. For the first time, fans are able to purchase seats in all three tiers: platinum, VIP and general admission. Fans should act fast if they want to get wild in August 2009 – tickets are going fast for America’s preeminent rock n’ roll festival.

Los Angeles nightclubs in the 80s are the stuff of legends. Great White cut their teeth in places like the Troubadour and other Sunset Strip haunts. The quintet gained fame with hits like “Rock Me,” “Save Your Love” and “Once Bitten.Twice Shy.” West coast fans know Jack Russell could hit the high notes in 1981.and he can still hit them today. Don’t miss your chance to witness one of the best blues-based rock bands in the business perform live. Great White are Jack Russell (vocals), Mark Kendall (guitar), Michael Lardie (guitar and keyboard), Scott Snyder (bass) and Audie Desbrow (drums). For more information, please visit the official website at

For the first time, Rock Gone Wild fans are able to purchase tickets at all three price levels: platinum, VIP and general admission. The platinum package offers the most luxurious festival experience in America. Platinum ticket holders are allowed exclusive access to the Sinners Lounge. The Sinners Lounge features buffet style lunch, dinner and nightly snacks daily; liquor and beer, soft drinks and water – all to enjoy in an air conditioned tent. The Sinners Lounge is the perfect nightclub setting for all rock fans! There are fewer than 250 platinum seats remaining. Platinum ticket holders sit in the first ten rows. Once the platinum seats are sold out, no more will be added. The package also comes with a commemorative lanyard, T-shirt, poster and more.

VIP ticket holders also get special Rock Gone Wild privileges. These ticket holders will sit in rows 11-30, enjoy buffet style lunch, dinner and late night snacks daily, plus beer, soft drinks and water. VIP fans will enjoy their food and drink in air-conditioned tents. Only 900 VIP tickets remain at this time. Once they are sold out, no more will be added.

For fans that like to party in big groups or go their own way will love general admission seating. This ticket level allows fans re-entry access the entire run of the festival. Camping is also available for additional purchase no matter the ticket level selected.To purchase tickets, please visit

Rock Gone Wild will take place at the Freedom Park festival grounds, located at 2507- 160th Avenue in Algona, Iowa. While Algona is a rural community, the area is close to many hotels and both the Des Moines and Minneapolis airports are easily accessible.

Great White join Dangerous Toys, Helix, Saigon Kick, Rhino Bucket and Junkyard to the constantly expanding Rock Gone Wild lineup. Visit or for updated festival information.

Rock now. Rock on. Rock wild.

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