(PCM) The 2016 dates for the World’s Loudest Month festival series have been announced, including exciting new elements at many events as demand continues to grow. Created by AEG Live and Danny Wimmer Presents, the World’s Loudest Month features the biggest names in rock music performing in eight distinct U.S. concert atmospheres in April and May.
More than 426,000 fans turned out for the 2015 World’s Loudest Month festivals across the U.S., breaking all attendance records and solidifying the significance of rock and metal music in America.
“You said you wanted more, and we heard you loud and clear,” comments Joe Litvag, co-executive producer of the WLM festival series for AEG Live. “More days, more bands, more stages, more art, more food…And a few special surprises, too! We can’t wait for spring to get here!”
The 2016 World’s Loudest Month festival dates and locations are as follows:
Monster Energy Fort Rock: April 30 & May 1 in Fort Myers, FL
Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville: April 30 & May 1 in Jacksonville, FL
Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion: May 6, 7 & 8 in Concord, NC
Northern Invasion: May 14 & 15 in Somerset, WI
Rockfest: May 14 in Kansas City, MO
Rock On The Range 10th Anniversary: May 20, 21 & 22 in Columbus, OH
Rocklahoma 10th Anniversary: May 27, 28, 29 in Pryor, OK
The Bud Light River City Rockfest: May 29 in San Antonio, TX
Rock On The Range (May 20, 21 & 22, Columbus, OH)
Rock On The Range–the largest and most-acclaimed rock festival in the United States–will celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2016. Tickets for the 2015 festival sold out, with a monumental 120,000 in attendance over the three days. Die-hard fans (known as “Rangers”) annually travel from all 50 states and around the globe to Columbus, OH for Rock On The Range, resulting in consecutive sell-outs. With three days of music on three stages, a comedy tent, new art installations, and many onsite activities, Rock On The Range sets the standard for American rock festivals. Rock On The Range truly is “Where Rock Lives.”
Rock On The Range Layaway Packages are on sale NOW and VIP and Hotel Packages go on sale Monday, November 16 at RockOnTheRange.com. Lineup coming soon!
Rocklahoma (May 27, 28 & 29, Pryor, OK)
Rocklahoma is also thrilled to be celebrating the 10 year mark in 2016! 60,000 fans were in attendance for the last Rocklahoma–America’s Biggest Memorial Day Weekend Party featuring the best current rock artists and classic bands–at “Catch the Fever” Festival Grounds, just outside Tulsa, OK. The three-day camping festival features music on three stages, as well as a campground stage to keep the music going all night long! With onsite camping amenities and unparalleled VIP packages, Rocklahoma lives up to its motto of “Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Rock.”
Ticket renewals for Rocklahoma 2016 will begin on Monday, November 16, please call 866.310.2288 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The renewal option is available for those who purchased a weekend reserved or VIP package in 2015. Lineup coming in early 2016!
Monster Energy Fort Rock (April 30 & May 1, Fort Myers, FL)
Monster Energy Fort Rock expands to two days in 2016 after selling out the single-day festival at JetBlue Park for three years in a row. In 2015, South Florida’s Biggest Rock Festival had 14,000 in attendance.
Monster Energy Fort Rock lineup will be announced Monday, December 7 at 8am EST. Discounted tickets as well as VIP packages will be available when the lineup is announced. General festival pricing begins on December 21, so fans are encouraged to buy early and save.
Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville (April 30 & May 1, Jacksonville, FL)
After expanding into the adjacent EverBank Field grounds in 2015, Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville drew a record crowd of 50,000 for the fifth anniversary of Florida’s Biggest Rock Festival at Jacksonville’s scenic Metropolitan Park along the St. Johns River. The 2015 Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville featured performances from over 50 bands, Tequila World, art installations, a diverse food selection, wine tastings, and other onsite activities.
The full Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville festival experience will be announced Monday, December 7 at 8am EST with discounted tickets, VIP and hotel packages available at that time. General festival pricing begins on December 21, so fans are encouraged to buy early and save.
Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion (May 6, 7 & 8, Concord, NC)
Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion grows to three full days in 2016. Tickets for the Mid-Atlantic’s Biggest Rock Festival sold out in advance in 2015, with 80,000 fans in attendance for the fifth annual Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion at Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway just outside Charlotte, NC. The festival features the best of today’s rock, along with legendary classic artists, playing on four stages, a world-class BBQ village and top notch camping facilities.
Northern Invasion (May 14 & 15, Somerset, WI)
Northern Invasion jumps to two full days after tickets sold out quickly in year one. The inaugural festival in 2015 gave 25,000 fans in the great north the chance to rock out to the biggest rock bands for over twelve hours and offered a top tier campground experience. In addition to expanding to two days, a third stage will be added along with expanded campgrounds. Lineup, ticket and on sale information for Northern Invasion will be announced soon!
Rockfest (May 14, Kansas City, MO)
Rockfest, a Kansas City tradition, has been thrilling rock fans since 1992. In 2015, tickets were sold out with 50,000 in attendance for the 23rd year of Rockfest at Penn Valley Park in downtown Kansas City. This marked the eighth consecutive year with over 50,000 in attendance for America’s largest one-day music festival, which is known as THE rock & roll event of the Midwest, with three stages and 12 hours of hard-hitting music. Lineup, ticket and on sale information for Rockfest will be announced in early 2016!
The Bud Light River City Rockfest (May 29, San Antonio, TX)
2015 marked the biggest audience yet for The Bud Light River City Rockfest at San Antonio’s AT&T Park, with 27,500 in attendance for the festival’s third year. Lineup, ticket and on sale information for The Bud Light River City Rockfest will be announced in early 2016!
The World’s Loudest Month is proud to be sponsored by Monster Energy, Anheuser Busch, Zippo and Jack Daniel’s.