The Clarks and The Stickers are coming to the Rock. Slippery Rock University will present a VillageFest concert featuring two of the most popular bands from the Pittsburgh region, Sept. 23 at the Miller Theater inside the Performing Arts Center.
Tickets are on sale now for the public at sru.universitytickets.com. All tickets are general admission. The cost is $10.50 and there is a limit of four per order. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. with The Stickers and The Clarks coming on afterward. Miller Theater has a seating capacity of more than 700 and tickets are expected to sell out prior to the Sept. 23 show.
The Clarks, who just released a three-track EP earlier this year, have recorded 11 studio albums since they were formed in 1986. Known for singles including “Penny of the Floor”, Cigarette,” “Better Off Without You,” and “Born Too Late,” The Clarks are frequently heard on the radio in the Pittsburgh region and have performed nationally, including on The Late Show with David Letterman.
The Stickers are an emerging, high-energy country rock band that can be heard on country music stations across the globe. Their music as been featured in the TV show “Nashville”, the movie “Pure Country 3,” the NHL All-Star Game, Daytona 500, The NASCAR All-Star Race and more. The band has racked up three Billboard songwriting award, multiple CMA Fest appearances and was named “A Band To Like” by Billboard Magazine.
The concert at SRU will help kick off VillageFest, The Slippery Rock community event. VillageFest will include more than 100 craft and food vendors, live entertainment, kids’ activities, games and more. The event attracts between 5,000 -7,000 visitors each year along Main Street in Slippery Rock, For the Friday night concert, there will be food trucks along Morrow Way near the Performing Arts Center.