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Parker McCollum and Read Southall Band playing SWOSUpalooza in Weatherford

Parker McCollum. Photo provided
Parker McCollum. Photo provided

WEATHERFORD - Parker McCollum and the Read Southall Band are the featured artists at this year's SWOSUpalooza at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Pioneer Cellular Event Center on the Weatherford campus.

Plus, a full day of free activities, including live music, are planned Saturday as part of SWOSUpalooza and Crowder Lake University Park Opening Day.

The SWOSU Panorama Series and SWOSU Student Government Association are sponsors of the Friday night concert. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with Hunter Thomas as opening act. Advance tickets are $15 and on sale in the SWOSU Public Relations & Marketing Office (HAB 205) or online at

Concessions and the food truck Burlap Napkin will be served up Friday night.

The SGA and Crowder Lake staff have planned a day of free activities, including more music, food and games, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday at Crowder Lake University Park. Crowder Lake is located seven miles south of Weatherford.

Featured music acts for Saturday include:

11 a.m. to noon     Scott Hand

Noon to 1 p.m.     Bulldog Blitz Talent Show winners Han Yu Shih and Yesterdayz Pantz

1 to 2 p.m.          Grant Scowden

2 to 3 p.m.          Headliner Keelan Donovan

3 to 4 p.m.           Jared Deck

Five food trucks - The Redbird Coffee Cart, Dubtown Dawgs, Smokin’ W Haystack, dough MG and Mr. Yeti’s Snowballs - will be on site Saturday. Festivities will include volleyball, kayaks, horseshoes, tetherball, a 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.

For more information on the Crowder Lake festivities, click here.


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Parker McCollum. Photo provided

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