Saturday, December 17, 2016

MONSTER ENERGY WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE 2017 BAND LINEUP ANNOUNCED

SOUNDGARDEN, DEF LEPPARD AND A PERFECT CIRCLE
LEAD MUSIC LINEUP FOR FLORIDA'S BIGGEST ROCK EXPERIENCE
ALSO FEATURING PERFORMANCES FROM THE OFFSPRING, MASTODON,
CHEVELLE, SEETHER, PAPA ROACH AND MANY MORE
APRIL 29 & 30 AT METROPOLITAN PARK IN JACKSONVILLE, FL

DISCOUNTED EARLY BIRD TICKETS, AS WELL AS VIP AND HOTEL PACKAGES
ON SALE TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6

The initial band lineup has been announced for Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30, 2017 at Jacksonville, Florida's scenic Metropolitan Park along the St. Johns River. Rock legends Soundgarden (Saturday headliner), Def Leppard (Sunday headliner), and A Perfect Circle lead the music lineup for Florida's biggest rock experience, which features over 40 bands on three stages, including a tremendous list of talent with The Offspring, Mastodon, Chevelle, Seether, Papa Roach and many more.

Check out the official Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville video announcement here: https://youtu.be/VA-bbpNty5s.

Specially priced tickets as well as hotel and VIP packages for Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville will be available starting Tuesday, December 6 at Noon EST at www.WelcomeToRockvilleFestival.com.

The current music lineup for Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville is as follows: Soundgarden, Def Leppard, A Perfect Circle, The Offspring, Mastodon, Chevelle, Seether, Papa Roach, Three Days Grace, Pierce The Veil, Coheed and Cambria, Alter Bridge, The Pretty Reckless, Amon Amarth, Eagles of Death Metal, Highly Suspect, Dillinger Escape Plan, In Flames, Gojira, In This Moment, Motionless In White, All That Remains, Nothing More, Rival Sons, Beartooth, Every Time I Die, Attila, Starset, Dinosaur Pile-Up, I Prevail, Kyng, Crobot, Volumes, Sylar, Fire From the Gods, As Lions, Badflower, Goodbye June, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Cover Your Tracks, The Charm The Fury, and more to be announced.

Here are comments from some of the festival artists:

"Without a doubt we can't wait to throw down with our rock and metal fans at Welcome To Rockville fest! Ever since the beginning for us, we've seen how absolutely amazing and rabid you guys can get in Florida! You keep us on our toes; hell yes, we'll see you there!"
Pete Loeffler / Chevelle

"This is Vic from Pierce The Veil, and we can't wait to hit the stage and kick off the World's Loudest Month in Florida at Rockville festival! See you all at the show!"
Vic Fuentes / Pierce The Veil

"We're stoked to be kicking off the World's Loudest Month at Rockville with Alter Bridge. It's gonna be epic, so don't miss it!"
Myles Kennedy / Alter Bridge

"Welcome To Rockville has grown from a single day event into Florida's biggest rock festival experience of the year. The 2017 lineup is a celebration of all things rock, with legends like Soundgarden, Def Leppard, A Perfect Circle and The Offspring balanced with the best of what's current and hot in rock and metal culture. This is a greatest hits celebration for all ages," says founder and producer Danny Wimmer of Danny Wimmer Presents.

Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville kicks off the annual World's Loudest Month festival series and will also feature a variety of unique activations and secondary entertainment options including Jack Daniel's Whiskey Row, The Music Experience, FYE Fan Experience, Monster Energy Experience, along with incredible food and beverage offerings and other onsite experiences.

Specially priced tickets as well hotel and VIP packages will be available starting Tuesday, December 6 at Noon EST. Fans are encouraged to buy early and save. Discounted online hotel rates are also available through Curadora. Visit www.WelcomeToRockvilleFestival.com for details.

Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville flyer with band lineup
Initial ticket prices will be as follows:

  • Weekend General Admission: starting at $89.50 + fees
  • Weekend VIP: starting at $250.00 + fees
  • Single Day General Admission: starting at $70.00 + fees
  • Single Day VIP: $140.00 + fees

VIP tickets include: a VIP entrance to venue; access to VIP lounge area featuring dedicated bar, beverage and food service; viewing of main stages; seated area with shade for dining; private restroom facilities; and a VIP guest laminate.

As in the past, General Admission ticket discounts will also be available for active military through Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville partner GovX (www.govx.com).

Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville is Florida's biggest rock experience. Tickets have sold out for the past three years, and there were over 50,000 in attendance at the 2015 and 2016 events.

Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville is fueled by Monster Energy. Additional 2017 sponsors include: Bud Light, Jack Daniel's, The Music Experience, Zippo, MetroPCS, and more to be announced.

Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, a producer of some of the biggest rock festivals in America, including Rock On The Range, Monster Energy AFTERSHOCK, Monster Energy Fort Rock, Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion, LOUDER THAN LIFE, Northern Invasion, Chicago Open Air, Monster Energy Rock Allegiance, and more.

For more information on Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, visit:


About Danny Wimmer Presents:
Since 1993, music industry veteran Danny Wimmer has been producing concerts and festivals, both large and small. In 2011, he formed Danny Wimmer Presents, which now produces several of the largest rock and alternative festivals in the U.S. By combining A-list talent with local cuisine and culture, DWP has become recognized within the industry for delivering the highest-quality entertainment experiences to fans, artists, sponsors, partners and host cities. DWP creates memorable and all-encompassing festival experiences, leaving both consumers and partners with lasting and meaningful impressions. With 580,000 fans attending all DWP festivals in 2015, and 10 billion media impressions, DWP will continue to add new music festivals to its already stellar portfolio, which includes Rock On The Range, Monster Energy Aftershock Festival, Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion, Louder Than Life, Chicago Open Air and Monster Energy Rock Allegiance, among others.
www.DannyWimmerPresents.com

About Southern Hospitality Concessions:
Southern Hospitality Concessions is a premier concession company that specializes in food and beverage service for outdoor music festivals. Incorporating a mix of localized cuisine and traditional selections, the SoHo experience is a unique blend of flavors. SoHo designs, fulfills and manages a custom concessions solution for each event. SoHo was founded on the principle that the unique experience of each outdoor event requires a distinct concession approach that is consistent with the vision of the event organizer. SoHo understands that at a live event, food and beverage is not just a service, it is part of the guest's overall experience.
www.SoHoConcessions.com

About Metropolitan Park:
Metropolitan Park offers a scenic, spacious site for Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville that's just a few hours drive from cities including Orlando, Tampa, Gainesville, Savannah and Tallahassee, and is easily accessible by plane from around the country. Metropolitan Park is a premier 27-acre recreational facility along the beautiful St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, Florida at 1410 Gator Bowl Blvd.

About Monster Energy:
Most companies spend their money on ad agencies, TV commercials, radio spots and billboards to tell you how good their products are. At Monster Energy, we chose none of the above. Instead we support the scene, our bands, our athletes and our fans. We back athletes so they can make a career out of their passion. We promote concert tours, so our favorite bands can visit your hometown. We celebrate with our fans and riders by throwing parties and making the coolest events we can think of a reality.
www.monsterenergy.com | www.facebook.com/monsterenergy

Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville Contacts
Kristine Ashton-Magnuson/Ashton-Magnuson Media (Publicity)
kristine@am-media.net; (818) 996-2496

Clay Busch/Danny Wimmer Presents (Marketing & Sponsorship)
clay@dwpresents.com