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Date: December 5, 2016
MONSTER ENERGY FORT ROCK
DEF LEPPARD, SOUNDGARDEN AND A PERFECT CIRCLE
HEADLINE SOUTH FLORIDA’S BIGGEST ROCK FESTIVAL
SATURDAY, APRIL 29 & SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017 AT JETBLUE PARK IN FORT MYERS
ALSO WITH PERFORMANCES FROM
THE OFFSPRING, MASTODON, CHEVELLE
AND MANY MORE
A lineup featuring some of rock’s biggest artists has been announced for the fifth annual Monster Energy Fort Rock, Saturday, April 29 & Sunday, April 30, 2017 at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida. South Florida’s Biggest Rock Festival will be led by Def Leppard (Saturday headliner), Soundgarden (Sunday headliner), and A Perfect Circle, and will feature performances from over 25 bands on two stages, including The Offspring, Mastodon, Chevelle, Seether, Papa Roach, Three Days Grace, Alter Bridge, and more.
Check out the official Monster Energy Fort Rock video announcement here: https://youtu.be/AqtiPnU7AKo.
Specially priced tickets as well as VIP packages for Monster Energy Fort Rock will be available starting Tuesday, December 6 at Noon EST at http://fgtix.to/2ghu4XQ. Fans are encouraged to buy early and save.
The current music lineup for Monster Energy Fort Rock includes: Def Leppard, Soundgarden, A Perfect Circle, The Offspring, Mastodon, Chevelle, Seether, Papa Roach, Three Days Grace, Alter Bridge, The Pretty Reckless, Eagles of Death Metal, Highly Suspect, In Flames, In This Moment, Motionless In White, All That Remains, Nothing More, Beartooth, Starset, I Prevail, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Goodbye June, Cover Your Tracks, and more to be announced.
Here are comments from some of the Monster Energy Fort Rock artists:
“We are thrilled to return to Fort Rock — Florida crowds are some of the best in the world!” — Dexter Holland / The Offspring
“Fort Rock festival is coming again guys! Hailing from Chicago, IL, we always look forward to heading down south to Florida to warm up, stretch our legs and hopefully still head bang our way right into, or right through your hearts! Yes indeed, we will see you soon!” — Pete Loeffler / Chevelle
“We’re stoked to be kicking off the World’s Loudest Month at Fort Rock with Alter Bridge. It’s gonna be epic so don’t miss it!” — Myles Kennedy / Alter Bridge
“Fort Rock turns 5 this year, and South Florida’s biggest rock ‘n’ roll getaway is only getting bigger! The hottest acts in rock and metal today get to share the bill with absolute legends like Def Leppard, Soundgarden, A Perfect Circle and The Offspring. We can’t wait to party and kick off the World’s Loudest Month by celebrating five years in South Florida at JetBlue Park this April,” says Clay Busch, Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships for festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents.
Specially priced tickets as well as VIP packages will be available starting Tuesday, December 6 at Noon EST at http://fgtix.to/2ghu4XQ. 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
Hotels will be available via the Curadora and Cooper Hotel Group links found on the Monster Energy Fort Rock website.
VIP tickets include: a VIP entrance to venue; access to VIP lounge area featuring dedicated bar, beverage and food service; viewing of main stage; 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 Fort Rock partner GovX (www.govx.com).
Monster Energy Fort Rock is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents and AEG Live and kicks off the annual World’s Loudest Month festival series.
The festival is fueled by Monster Energy. Additional 2017 sponsors include: Bud Light, Jack Daniel’s, and FYE, with more to be announced.
JetBlue Park is the spring training home of the Boston Red Sox, located at 11581 Daniels Parkway in Fort Myers, Florida.
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 AEG Live: AEG Live is one of the largest live music companies in the world. The company is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global and regional concert tours, music events and world-renowned festivals. AEG Live operates in North America, Europe and Asia through 16 regional offices that support its tours, which include such artists as Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney; produces or supports over 25 music festivals, including the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival; and owns, manages or books more than 60 clubs and theaters. AEG Live presents more than 8,000 shows annually worldwide and conducts business under such globally renowned brands as AEG Live, Goldenvoice, Concerts West, Messina Touring Group, Marshall Arts LTD, and Madison House Presents. www.aeglive.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.
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 Fort Rock Contacts
Kristine Ashton-Magnuson/Ashton-Magnuson Media (Publicity)
firstname.lastname@example.org; (818) 996-2496
Clay Busch/Danny Wimmer Presents (Marketing & Sponsorship)