Stone Temple Pilots to ‘Rock the Park’

PRESS RELEASE – The Lake County Captains, the Class A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians, and 100.7 FM WMMS, are pleased to present “Rock the Park”, featuring Stone Temple Pilots on Tuesday, July 19 at Classic Park in Eastlake, OH. Rose Hill Drive will open the show. Tickets will go on sale this Saturday, June 4 at 10 AM at the Classic Park Box Office, on line at CaptainsBaseball.com or by calling 440.954.WINS.

Gates will open at 5:00 PM and the show will start at 6:30 PM. Field Level General Admission tickets are only $39.50 in advance and Reserved Grandstand tickets will be $24.50 in advance. A $3 facility fee will be added to each ticket price and tickets in each pricing category will be an additional $10 on the date of the show. A limited number of luxury suites and party decks are available and may be ordered by calling the Captains office at 440.954.WINS. The stage will be positioned between second base and centerfield, creating a great festival-type environment for attendees.

Stone Temple Pilots, or STP, is a Grammy Award and American Music Award-winning band from San Diego, California that consists of Scott Weiland (lead vocals), brothers Robert DeLeo (bass guitar, vocals) and Dean DeLeo (guitar), and Eric Kretz (drums, percussion).

The band’s early hard rock, grunge-reminiscent style of music found them immediate success in 1992 with the release of their debut album Core, which went on to be certified eight-times platinum by the RIAA and drove the band to international popularity. Core was released on September 29, 1992, and peaked at #3 on the Billboard Albums Chart, producing hits “Sex Type Thing,” “Plush,” “Creep”, and “Wicked Garden.” STP went on to become one of the most commercially successful rock bands of the 1990s, selling nearly 40 million records worldwide, including 17.5 million units in the United States.

The band has also produced albums Purple (1994), Tiny Music… Songs from the Vatican Gift Shop (1996), No. 4 (1999), Shangri-La Dee Da (2001), and their latest release, Stone Temple Pilots (2010).

This event continues the tradition of great artists who have performed at Classic Park since the stadium’s opening in 2003, including Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Alice Cooper, Live, Collective Soul, Def Leppard, Bryan Adams and Jim Brickman. Classic Park is located on Route 91, just north of Route 2 in Eastlake, Ohio and is only 15 minutes from downtown Cleveland.

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