2012-04-20 / Front Page

Scarborough Downs to host heavy metal bands

By Michael Kelley
Staff Writer

The first concert of the summer season at Scarborough Downs will feature seven heavy metal bands. Waterfront Concerts announced that Oxxfest, featuring 5 Finger Death Punch; Killswitch Engage; Trivium; Pop Evil; God Forbid; Emmure and Battle Cross, will be held Friday, Aug.10. The concert will begin at noon with local bands playing on a sound stage.

Tickets will go on sale beginning at 10 a.m. on April 27. The $39.50 general admission tickers will be available at ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlet location, by phone at 1-800-745-3000 or at Mark’s Music in Brewer.

Alex Gray, a concert promoter with Waterfront Concerts, the organization hosting the concert series, said several more shows at Scarborough Downs would be announced in the coming weeks.

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