Rush headlines Rogers Bayfest 2010

Breigh Edmondson

Staff Writer

Sarnia, Ontario is once again playing host to a rocking summer of music as classic rockers Rush and the Scorpions headline the six day Rogers Bayfest Festival July 8 through 10, and 16 through 18.

According to the Rogers Bayfest website, feature bands and openers are as follows:

July 8: Bobnoxious, Cinderella, The Scorpions

July 9: Rush (No openers have been announced)

July 10: Crash Karma, Sam Roberts Band, Weezer

July 16: Aaron Lines, The Road Hammers, Keith Urban

July 17: Marshall Dane, Dean Brody, Shane Yellowbird, Alan Jackson.

Hip-hop stars the Black Eyed Peas will round up the star lineup on July 18.

Tickets for the 12th Rogers Bayfest went on sale April 17, and according to the Rogers Bayfest Facebook page, the phones have been ringing “off the hook” ever since. Various ticket pickup locations include places in Sarnia. The only local ticket pickup location is Kraft 8 Theatre in Fort Gratiot.

Ticket prices for the festival range from individual band tickets, to rock and/or country day passes.

Rock passes start as low as $86, but adding Black Eyed Peas to the pass would be $122. For rock pass licensed VIP tickets, prices are as high as $280 each.

Country passes start as low as $64 for unlicensed general admission, but for a licensed VIP ticket, with Black Eyed Peas, costs $335.

Individual band ticket costs are shown below (from lowest price to highest):

The Scorpions Thursday, July 8: $24.99, $28.99, $54.99, 74.99

Rush Friday, July 9: $45.99, $49.99, $119.99, $149.99

Weezer Saturday, July 10: $34.99, $38.99, $89.99, $99.99

Keith Urban Friday, July 16: $45.99, $49.99, $99.99, $129.99

Alan Jackson Saturday, July 17: $32.99, $36.99, $85.99, $115.99

The Black Eyed Peas Sunday, July 18:  $45.99, $49.99, $119.99, $139.99

More Information about Rogers Bayfest can be found at www.sarniabayfest.com

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