Monday, July 15, 2013

Win Tickets to Oakaloosa!

Festivals have officially taken over the summer. It seems like every month another one is popping up. Some have been epic failures and some have been successful, but so far all of them have been interesting. Festivals seem to be the wave of the future, some are only one day and some last up to a week. Last month Orion Music & More in Detroit featured both rock, metal and EDM music and brought in a variety of people. I think this model is the way to go to make sure that you pack the place and reach a broader audience. Oakaloosa is taking this idea to a whole new level. They have the most eclectic group of artists performing that I have ever seen. Some of the names that interested me include Girl Talk, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas, Royce Da 5' 9", Kaleido, Mike Leslie Band, Of Mice and Musicians, The Infatuations, Bizzare, and Doss the Artist. That's right kids this Saturday, July 27, you can see Bone Thugs-n-Harmony at the same festival with Jessica Hernandez, I think that's pretty cool. For a full list of the lineup click here.
This festival will also be held at a very interesting location. They are re-opening an 1840 era army base called Fort Wayne for the event. The fest is even named after a soldier who served at the base. The purpose or theme of this event is rediscovering whats old and forgotten and transforming it into something entirely new. In fact, a percentage of every dollar earned will go toward the restoration of Fort Wayne. They want to return it to its former glory and will do so with your help and support.

Tickets for this event are $45 in advance, $55 at the door and $65 for VIP access. Considering there will be over 12 hours of music this is one of the lowest priced festivals that I have ever seen. But you know we're going to do better than that. We're going to give you a chance to win two tickets to the festival. We have quite a few pairs to give away and we will be mailing them to the winners before the show. To enter, simply email us at with the subject line 'Oakaloosa'. Please include your full name and address so that we can send you the tickets if you are one of our lucky winners. If you really want to make sure that you're a winner, you can also tweet, Instagram or Facebook us your entry with the hash tag #Oakaloosa. If you help us get the word out about the festival we will enter your name into the drawing twice, giving you doubling your chance of being one of our lucky winners.

For more information about this festival or to purchase tickets in advance, please visit

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