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Parker McCollum and Read Southall Band

SWOSUpalooza and Crowder Lake Activities Planned this Weekend

Parker McCollum and the Read Southall Band are the featured artists at this year's SWOSUpalooza on Friday, April 5, in the Pioneer Cellular Event Center on the Weatherford campus, and a full day of free activities are planned 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. Opener for the two headliners is Hunter Thomas. Advance tickets are $15 and on sale in the Public Relations & Marketing Office (HAB 205) or online at

There will be concessions and the food truck Burlap Napkin on Friday night.

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 seven miles south of Weatherford.

The SGA and Crowder Lake staff have planned a free day of activities. Featured music acts are:

11-12 noon      Scott Hand

Noon-1            Bulldog Blitz Talent Show winners Han Yu Shih and Yesterdayz Pantz

1-2 p.m.          Grant Scowden

2-3 p.m.          Headliner Keelan Donovan

3-4 p.m.           Jared Deck

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. There will be volleyball, kayaks, horseshoes, tetherball, ropes course, climbing walls, slack lines and lawn games.

Shuttles will leave the Pioneer Cellular Event Center south parking lot every 30 minutes starting at 9:45 a.m. to take people to Crowder Lake for those that do not have transportation.