Ohio Couple's Wedding Venue Double-Booked with the Rolling Stones


Wild horses couldn’t drag this couple away from their dream wedding. But when a rock legend was booked for the same space and time as their reception, someone had to budge.

Both alumni of Ohio State, Chhoeun and Craig Callahan had booked Ohio Stadium for their May 2015 wedding months ago without ever being told another group had already booked the space: The Rolling Stones.

Prior to the May 30 nuptials, a compromise was struck. The Callahans would pardon the Stones for intruding on their reception. In turn, Ohio Stadium provided concessions and tickets to the concert for everyone in attendance of the wedding, proving that you can’t always get what you want, but when the Callahans try, they can get way more than they bargained for. 

That night, the Stones concert lit up Ohio Stadium with a fireworks display and nearly every one of their hits while the Callahan party rocked the night away on the floor. To enhance the newlyweds' fever dream of a reception further, the Stones even played the official rock song of Ohio, “Hang On, Sloopy.” 

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Brittany Rees

Brittany is a blogging intern who keeps the web up-to-date with news stories and blogs. Before her internship at Cleveland Scene, she wrote for the video game news site Revue Labs as well as oversaw Kent State University’s diversity publication Fusion Magazine. Brittany is originally from New Jersey but is currently...
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