Concert-goers sometimes leave with a memento handed down from the stage, such as a drumstick, a set list, or a plastic baggy full of famous-person sweat. Go home happy with this GrouponLive deal to Rock Allegiance at Hersheypark Stadium in Hershey. For $39, you get one G-Pass for seating in the general-admission grandstands on Saturday, September 1, at 2 p.m. (up to a $79 value, including all fees). Doors open at 1 p.m. Because the ticket is a G-Pass, Groupon customers can use it to enter the venue directly; they will not need to redeem their Groupon at will call.
Rock Allegiance pledges adherence to the forces of electric thunder, harnessing more than a dozen heavy-hitting acts in an outdoor Labor Day jubilee of rock ‘n’ roll euphoria. The deluge of riffs is spread across two stages, granting grandstand fans the ease of simply swiveling their heads toward the rock of their choosing. Stone Temple Pilots headline the Monster Energy Main Stage, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of its breakthrough album, Core, with a set of signature grinders such as “Plush” and “Creep.” Each hit comes screaming through the pipes of frontman Scott Weiland as he alternates between a jangly tenor and a bellowing growl. Alternative rockers Three Days Grace launch mach-speed riffs about love and annihilation that render pacemakers obsolete and librarians fatigued from shushing. Joining the onstage armada, Seether and Buckcherry bury sentimentality alive with their merciless post-grunge guitars and brooding lyrics that declare the glass to be half-dead.
More big names in the still burgeoning lineup include multiplatinum rockers Daughtry, who continue to celebrate their post-American Idol success, and ‘90s radio favorites Fuel and Puddle of Mudd. Foxy Shazam indoctrinate fans into its zany, glammy rock ‘n’ roll ministry, and Black Stone Cherry gives the festival some rebel-rousing southern-rock flair with soundtracks to tractor chicken races and barbecue-sauce keg stands.
Due to security restrictions, G-Passes must be printed out and presented in person at the event. They cannot be redeemed through Groupon's mobile app.