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Parker McCollum and Read Southall Band

SWOSUpalooza Activities Planned April 5-6

Parker McCollum and the Read Southall Band are the featured artists at this year's SWOSUpalooza coming up Friday, April 5, in the Pioneer Cellular Event Center on the Weatherford campus, and a full day of activities are planned on Saturday, April 6, as part of SWOSUpalooza and Crowder Lake University Park Opening Day.

The SWOSU Panorama Series and SWOSU Student Government Association (SGA) are sponsors of the Friday night concert. Featured musicians are Parker McCollum, Read Southall Band and opener Hunter Thomas.

Advance tickets are $15 and on sale in the Public Relations & Marketing Office (HAB 205) or online at

On Saturday, April 6, more music, food and games are planned from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Crowder Lake University Park.

Live music, food trucks, games and more are planned at Crowder Lake, located south of Weatherford. The SGA and Crowder Lake staff have planned a free day of activities. Featured music acts are Scott Hand, Grant Scowden, Jared Deck and Keelan Donovan. There will be five food trucks to purchase food items, including The Redbird Coffee Cart, Dubtown Dawgs, Smokin’ W Haystack, dough MG and Mr. Yeti’s Snowballs.

Crowder Lake University Park is planning a Dutch Oven Cookoff at 11 a.m. and a Downhill Derby Race at 2 p.m. Additional information about those two events are available at the following links: and

In addition to the cookoff and derby race, there will be volleyball, kayaks, horseshoes, tetherball, ropes course, climbing walls, slack lines and lawn games. Shuttles are being arranged to take students to Crowder Lake for those that do not have transportation.