Tag: K-Rockathon

KRock Rebooting "KRockathon"

SYRACUSE -- We're a bit late on this one, but big news for rock fans: Galaxy Media's KROCK stations are "rebooting" their legendary KRockathon concert series with a day-long concert featuring 6 returning bands at the New York State Fairgrounds in July.

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KRockathon 18 (2013) lineup announced

SYRACUSE -- Tickets go on sale this Saturday for Krockathon 18, which will be held on July 27 at the New York State Fairgrounds.  Chevelle, Sevendust and All That Remains are just three of the 11 bands who were announced by K-Rock (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) today, and the stations promise "more" to be announced prior to the […]

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K-Rock Announces Lineup for 2012 K-Rockathon

Updated 6/5 to include full K-Rock press release -- SYRACUSE -- KoRn, The Offspring and P.O.D. are among the most-famous acts confirmed for K-Rockathon 17, as announced today on the three K-Rock (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) stations.  And branching off a bit from the active rock format, the lineup also includes Public Enemy, the hip-hop group led by […]

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K-Rockathon 16 Offers Perks with New "Platinum Pass"

SYRACUSE -- A better view of the stages and private "passholder-only" bars are just some of the perks being offered through a new "Platinum Pass" for K-Rockathon 16, later this month at the New York State Fairgrounds. In addition to the new perks, a few more local acts have been added to the lineup for […]

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Stone Temple Pilots to Headline KRockathon 16 (2011)

Updated 8:30pm with KRock Press Release -  SYRACUSE -- Stone Temple Pilots will headline KRockathon 16 next month at the New York State Fairgrounds.  The announcement was made this afternoon by Rainman.  Tickets for the July 30 event go on sale this Saturday.  The 13-band lineup includes several other national recording artists like Seether, Bush […]

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POTW: Day and Night at the K-Rockathon (2010)

SYRACUSE -- You've no doubt heard about various concert tours postponing shows or calling them off altogether, citing lack of ticket sales (likely due to consumers getting fed up with high prices).  But one local PD says, "we just want to show if you do it right, [look] what happens."

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15,000 for 15th K-Rockathon

SYRACUSE -- The 15th annual K-Rockathon, hosted by Galaxy Communications trio of K-Rock stations (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) boasted a crowd of 15,000 in attendance this past Saturday.  Bob Niedt from the Syracuse Post-Standard covered the mega-concert at the State Fairgrounds -- click here to read his article, which appeared in today's paper.

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Avenged Sevenfold to Stream K-Rockathon Show Live

SYRACUSE -- When the band Avenged Sevenfold takes the stage during K-Rockathon 15 this Saturday, a live video feed of the performance will be streamed on at least four major websites, allowing fans worldwide to "virtually" join those in attendance at the State Fairgrounds.

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K-Rockathon Goes Hi-Tech with iPhone App

SYRACUSE/UTICA-ROME -- Galaxy's trio of K-Rock stations (WKRL/WKRH/WKLL) are jumping on the Apple bandwagon with a new K-Rockathon 15 App available for the iPhone, the iPod Touch and the iPad.  The app is free and downloadable as of today.

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K-Rockathon 15 (2010) Lineup Unveiled

This is about the 2010 lineup.  For our 6/6/11 story about the 2011 K-Rockathon lineup, click here. Updated 6/8/10: SYRACUSE -- Avenged Sevenfold and Limp Bizkit are among the top names scheduled to appear at K-Rockathon 15 later next month at the New York State Fairgrounds.  The lineup was announced by Rainman on Monday evening […]

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