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PERFORMANCE TIMES ANNOUNCED FOR EPICENTER FESTIVAL 2019

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 4/18/19

To Host Unique Onsite Collaboration With Metallica’s
Blackened Whiskey And Enter Night Pilsner
 
Band Performance Times Announced For
May 10, 11 & 12
At Rockingham Festival Grounds In Rockingham, NC
 
Inaugural 3-Day Destination Music Experience
Will Feature Performances From
Foo Fighters, Tool & Korn
Along With Rob Zombie, Judas Priest, Bring Me The Horizon
& Dozens More

The music performance times and Campers’ Pre-Party details are now available for the debut of Epicenter, May 10, 11 and 12 at the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds in Richmond County, NC. The new 3-day destination music experience will feature a massive lineup of top rock acts performing on five stages, including Foo Fighters, Tool, Korn, Rob Zombie, Judas Priest, Bring Me The Horizon, The Cult, 311, Evanescence, Bush, +LIVE+ and dozens more.

Festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents is proud to announce a collaboration with Metallica’s Blackened Whiskey and Enter Night Pilsner. Blackened, a super-premium American whiskey blend, crafted by the late Master Distiller Dave Pickerell and finished in the earth shattering music of Metallica, and Enter Night Pilsner, a collaboration with the rockstars of craft brewing Stone Brewing Company, will come together under one roof to offer guests a one-of-kind musical festival experience. The massive Boilermaker pop-up will feature a Blackened & Enter Night Boilermaker, as well as craft cocktails and ice-cold Enter Night Pilsner. This exciting collaboration marks the latest in a long line of amplified guest experiences only available through Danny Wimmer Presents music festivals. More info to come…

Epicenter will feature afterhours programming and enhanced onsite experiences, along with a wide variety of food and beverage offerings, and various camping options and amenities. General Admission, VIP tickets, and camping packages for Epicenter are on sale now at https://EpicenterFestival.com.

Thursday, May 9 (Campers’ Pre-Party)
Rockingham Village Stage
11:00 PM
Nightrain (Guns N’ Roses tribute)
9:30 PM
Thunderstruck (AC/DC tribute)
7:30 PM
Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow
6:30 PM
Killakoi
Friday, May 10
Monster Energy Stage
Quarry Stage
11:00 PM
Korn
9:55 PM
Rob Zombie
8:50 PM
Machine Gun Kelly
7:55 PM
Evanescence
7:05 PM
The Crystal Method
6:15 PM
Skillet
5:35 PM
Dorothy
5:00 PM
Beartooth
4:25 PM
Zeal & Ardor
3:55 PM
Hyro The Hero
3:25 PM
Amigo The Devil
SiriusXM Octane Stage
Pine Stage
7:00 PM
Meshuggah
7:50 PM
Mark Lanegan Band
5:40 PM
Knocked Loose
6:15 PM
Black Pistol Fire
4:30 PM
Vein
5:05 PM
Slothrust
3:20 PM
Wilson
3:55 PM
Hands Like Houses
2:10 PM
DED
2:45 PM
Arrested Youth
1:35 PM
Black Coffee
Rockingham Village Stage
1:35 AM
Wilson
12:45 AM
Hyro The Hero
11:55 PM
Arrested Youth
8:55 PM
Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow
5:45 PM
That Metal Show reunion
12:00 PM
Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow
Saturday, May 11
Monster Energy Stage
Quarry Stage
10:15 PM
Tool
8:55 PM
Judas Priest
7:50 PM
The Cult
6:45 PM
Bush
5:55 PM
Yelawolf
5:15 PM
Black Label Society
4:35 PM
Motionless In White
3:55 PM
The Damned Things
3:15 PM
Badflower
2:45 PM
Sylar
1:35 PM
Shvpes
SiriusXM Octane Stage
Pine Stage
7:45 PM
Circa Survive
6:45 PM
Memphis May Fire
6:00 PM
Grandson
5:15 PM
Light The Torch
4:35 PM
Crobot
3:55 PM
Wage War
3:20 PM
Evan Konrad
2:45 PM
Dirty Honey
2:10 PM
Dead Girls Academy
1:35 PM
Hyde
1:00 PM
Tetrarch
12:25 PM
Alien Weaponry
Rockingham Village Stage
1:35 AM
Crobot
12:45 AM
Amigo The Devil
11:55 PM
Grandson
8:55 PM
Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow
5:45 PM
That Metal Show reunion
12:00 PM
Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow
Sunday, May 12
Monster Energy Stage
Quarry Stage
9:40 PM
Foo Fighters
8:35 PM
311
7:35 PM
Bring Me The Horizon
6:40 PM
Mastodon
5:50 PM
+LIVE+
5:10 PM
The Interrupters
4:30 PM
Fever 333
3:55 PM
Reignwolf
3:15 PM
Yungblud
2:45 PM
The Glorious Sons
2:10 PM
The Dirty Nil
1:35 PM
Teenage Wrist
SiriusXM Octane Stage
Pine Stage
5:50 PM
Killswitch Engage
6:40 PM
Tom Morello
4:30 PM
Architects
5:15 PM
Basement
3:20 PM
Ho99o9
3:55 PM
Movements
2:10 PM
Scarlxrd
2:45 PM
Cleopatrick
1:00 PM
While She Sleeps
1:35 PM
Boston Manor
12:25 PM
Demob Happy
Rockingham Village Stage
8:55 PM
Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow
12:00 PM
Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow

Festival doors open at 11:00 AM daily.

The expansive Rockingham Festival Grounds promise nonstop entertainment, extensive camping options, and no curfew, so the entertainment will continue after the night’s headliners have played their last song on Friday and Saturday. The Rockingham Village Stage will be the premier spot for afterhours entertainment throughout the weekend, including an exclusive Campers’ Pre-Party on Thursday, May 9 featuring AC/DC tribute act Thunderstruck, Guns N’ Roses tribute Nightrain and local Charlotte hard rockers Killakoi.

The Rockingham Village Stage will also include the anticipated reunion of Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine from That Metal Show for two sets, Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11, as well as the Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow appearing the entire weekend and also at the Campers’ Pre-Party.

In addition to performances from top music artists, and various onsite attractions, attendees will enjoy a variety of local and regional food and beverage offerings provided by DWP’s affiliate concessionaire, Southern Hospitality Concessions LLC. Fans 21+ can enjoy multiple specialty curated beverage experiences. Varietals from Caduceus Cellars & Merkin Vineyards (owned by Maynard James Keenan, co-founder of international recording acts Tool, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer) will be available at the Caduceus Wine Garden. Experience abounds at the Heavy Tiki Bar (a tropical oasis filled with killer cocktails and shade). Fans can also enjoy a large variety of local and regional brews at the Epicenter Craft Beer Garden.

Additional Epicenter onsite experiences include: Monster Energy Experience, f.y.e. Fan Experience, The Music Experience, USMC (United States Marine Corps), Zippo Experience, Fxck Cancer / Dyin 2 Live Dreams Program, Take Me Home, and Jack Daniel’s Experience.

Camping at Epicenter will let patrons keep the rock n’ roll party going all through the weekend and will set this festival apart from other U.S. rock shows. Camping spots are connected to the festival grounds and include amenities like access to showers, portable restrooms, food and drink vendors, charging stations, information and medical services, and the Campers’ Pre-Party.

The official Epicenter mobile app is now available for download. Attendees can build their own schedules, learn more about the artists and personalities appearing at the festival and get the latest must-know information through push notifications. Download it through the Google Play and Apple stores.

Rockingham Festival Grounds are located at 2153 North U.S. Highway 1, Rockingham, NC, less than two hours from Charlotte, Raleigh/Durham, Columbia and Greensboro.

11TH ANNUAL CANDLER PARK MUSIC AND FOOD FESTIVAL

Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 4/7/19

Friday, May 31st and Saturday, June 1st

Candler Park

Dispatch, Greensky Bluegrass, and Dr. Dog to headline the 11th year of the popular festival

Festival information and tickets HERE.

ATLANTA – Rival Entertainment announced today another all-star lineup for the 2019 Candler Park Music + Food Festival. Returning to Candler Park for the 11th year on Friday, May 31 and Saturday, June 1, one main stage will feature a stacked lineup of 10 artists, including Dispatch, Greensky Bluegrass, Dr. Dog, Trampled by Turtles, Stephen Marley, Larkin Poe, Funk You, Aqueous, & Webster. Sponsored by Athens-based Terrapin Beer Co., the family-friendly festival will feature local food vendors, brands and artisans from throughout Georgia.

Before the festival can begin, The Terrapin Beer Co. will host the annual Battle of the Bands on Saturday, April 20, where fans can catch a preview of what’s to come and bands compete for the festival’s opening slot on Friday, May 31. Visit terrapinbeer.com for more details.

“Year after year, our music bookings elevate the festival to new heights,” says Festival Producer and Rival Entertainment Partner Josh Antenucci.  “A far cry from your usual neighborhood park event, Candler Park Music & Food Festival curates a perfect two-day musical experience that blends local talent with trendsetting chart climbers and national headliners, all while maintaining that cherished community park vibe that got us started a decade ago.”

While the music is the focus, there will be no shortage of tasty bites and local art to enjoy. This year’s expected 20,000 attendees will also have the opportunity to visit a food village filled with local restaurant vendors and food trucks, an artist market, adult field games, and the Terrapin Brew Lounge complete with an expanded selection of rare Terrapin craft brews. In addition to Terrapin Beer Co., sponsors include Fontis Water, El Jimador Tequila, Finlandia Vodka, Old Forester, and Cape Line Sparkling Cocktails who will be providing tasty libations for attendees.

Gates open at 4:00 pm on Friday, May 31 and at 12:00 pm on Saturday, June 1. Weekend ticket prices are $40 + taxes/fees for General Admission and $150 + taxes/fees for VIP, which includes all of the benefits of a general admission ticket, plus complimentary Terrapin Beer, wine, Fontis Water, and soda at the VIP Bar, VIP security check and entry gate with unlimited in/out privileges, exclusive VIP area in front of the concert stages, access to the 30’ high Rival Skydeck, and expanded VIP restroom trailer area. VIP is 21+ and limited availability. Advance purchase is highly recommended at candlerparkmusicfestival.com. This festival is an all-ages event. Children under 12, accompanied by an adult ticket holder, do not require tickets. A portion of festival proceeds will support the festival’s philanthropic beneficiaries to be identified while working alongside members of the community during the planning of the festival and announced at a later date. Candler Park Music & Food Festival is a rain or shine event.

About Festival Performers
One of the biggest independent bands in history, Dispatch is an upbeat rock band that has made a name for themselves by selling out three shows at Madison Square Garden, going on world tours, and creating a non-profit, Calling All Crows. The band released their latest album, Location 13, last year and joined the list of six other studio albums produced during their career.

No stranger to the music industry, Greensky Bluegrass has been together for 18 years. Their impressive track record includes six studio albums, around 175 shows per year, and sold out concerts. Their high-energy bluegrass draws fans near and far, and the band is known for their unpredictable performances.

Philadelphia-based Dr. Dog is comprised of five musical talents who have created Indie music together for 15 years and have had multiple Top 50 albums. After taking some time apart, they are stronger than ever and have recently released their new album, Critical Equation.

Trampled by Turtles has traveled across the nation playing their American bluegrass/folk-rock music. Along the way, they have released eight albums, had three reach number one spots on the U.S. Billboard chart, and gained a huge fan base.

Born in Delaware but raised in Jamaica, Stephen Marley has been a musician his entire life. Performing with family while younger, he quickly realized his love of music and has since won five Grammy Awards, all for Best Reggae Album.
Larkin Poe is a roots rock ‘n roll sister duo comprised of Rebecca Lovell and Megan Lovell, descendants of tortured artist and creative genius, Edgar Allen Poe. After experimenting with an array of musical styles, they found a way to blend together a sound that channels their distinct voice.

Natives of Augusta, GA, Funk You tests the limits of music by combining multiple styles that lean towards dance-driven tunes complimented by strong vocals. They have played at multiple music festivals and toured across the nation.

Originating in Buffalo, Aqueous has performed at music festivals such as The Peach Music Festival, Jam Cruise, and Summer Camp along with selling-out shows across the U.S since 2006. Their music style is best described as “groove rock” and their shows leave fans wanting more.

Atlanta-based Webster has performed at numerous venues throughout Atlanta from small to large events, and their ever-evolving song list includes covers of Neil Young, The Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Van Morrison, Phish, REM, Ryan Adams, Dire Straits, Johnny Cash, and Railroad Earth among others.

2019 Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival

Date: Saturday, March 30th to Sunday, March 31st

Time: 10 am

About: What do you get when you mix incredible live entertainment, a whimsical artist market featuring 100 regional artisans, a Kidz Zone loaded with fun, the popular “Pet World,” a Classic Car Show, a delicious food court and a Peachtree Road Race qualifier to kick the whole thing off, all set in a beautiful park? The Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival, which ushers in the springtime on March 30 & 31 from 10 am to 6pm Blackburn Park! This year’s music line-up includes Spin Doctors, Smash Mouth, and Wallflowers.

Check out this awesome music line-up:

Saturday March 30
12:00 noon HONNA
1:30 pm  The Romantics
3:00 pm  Spin Doctors
4:30 pm  Smash Mouth

Sunday March 31
12:00 pm Wesley Cook
1:30 pm  Josie Dunn
3:00 pm The Marias
4:30 pm  Wallflowers

More Information:

https://www.brookhavenga.gov/festival