Rock Gone Wild Festival Cancelled


August 8, 2009

The Rock Gone Wild festival, set to be held August 20-23 by the Northwood Diamond Jo Casino, has been canceled. This press release is posted on

Rock Gone Wild, an Iowa based LLC was informed by Diamond Jo Casino, LLC legal counsel on August 5, 2009, that “the event cannot take place anywhere on the licensed premises”.

Due to Diamond Jo Casino, LLC refusing to honor its obligation to provide the venue, we are unable to produce the event as planned. This matter has been referred to legal counsel.

All inquires should be addressed to:

Sporer & Flanagan, PC
Law Firm
Attn: Ted Sporer
Office: 515-244-5575
Cell: 515-669-0940

The festival was originally scheduled to be held at Freedom Park in Algona, but last month, it was announced that the festival would be held at the casino.

According to, bands that were supposed to performed include Jackyl, Skid Row, Saxon, Warrant, Twisted Sister, Lita Ford, Dokken, Great White, Kix, L.A. Gvns (featuring Phil Lewis), Candlebox and Sevendust.

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