FOO FIGHTERS, OZZY OSBOURNE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, Others Set For 2018 WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE Festival
Written by megarock on November 7, 2017
FOO FIGHTERS, OZZY OSBOURNE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE, BILLY IDOL, GODSMACK, STONE SOUR and FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH lead the bill for the eighth annual Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, as Florida’s biggest rock experience grows to three days — April 27-29 at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville.
Corey Taylor says: “STONE SOUR is stoked to return to Jacksonville for the first time since Welcome To Rockville in 2013. See you fxckers soon!”
Sully Erna of GODSMACK says: “We’re really excited to be headlining Welcome To Rockville this year! 2018 is the 20th anniversary of GODSMACK, so we’re gonna make this year’s shows bigger, louder and more off the hook than ever. See ya there!”
The daily band lineups for Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville are as follows:
Friday, April 27:
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH
TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION
WHILE SHE SLEEPS
Saturday, April 28:
BLACK VEIL BRIDES
RED SUN RISING
TYLER BRYANT & THE SHAKEDOWN
STICK TO YOUR GUNS
Sunday, April 29:
QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE
BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE
GRETA VAN FLEET
“Since Welcome To Rockville‘s inception seven years ago, I have been building towards this day: To bring not just the biggest rock festival in Jacksonville (or even Florida), but the biggest rock lineup in the United States to my hometown,” says festival creator and producer Danny Wimmer of Danny Wimmer Presents. “This is a triumph for me, my company and the city that I love.”
Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville tickets, VIP packages, as well as hotel and camping options are on sale now at WelcomeToRockvilleFestival.com.
For the first time, Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville is offering car and RV camping spots for attendees. Camping spots at Tailgaters Parking lots include four nights of camping in a secured lot featuring indoor restrooms, shower trailers and access to a full restaurant and general store.
Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville kicks off the annual World’s Loudest Month festival series and will also feature a variety of onsite experiences, including the Monster Energy Experience (featuring Monster Energy tastings and signings with select Rockville artists), The Music Experience (an interactive exhibit and musical instrument retailer), F.Y.E. Fan Experience (purchase your favorite album and get it signed by select Rockville artists), Zippo and Take Me Home nonprofit animal rescue organization, among others.
Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville “Grub” will include local favorites: Indochine (voted Jacksonville’s “Best Thai”), Mojo’s BBQ (unique barbeque experience), and TacoLu (the Bangin’ Bus serving Bangin’ Shrimp tacos, and other TacoLu classics).
Additional food vendors include: Angry Bird Grill, Ben’s Burrito Bowl, Brucci’s, Catullo Brothers, Cely’s Filipino Food, Classic Home Cookin’, Funnel Cake Fantasy, Girls Gone Green Nacho Bar, Grumpy’s Homemade Ice Cream, GuanaBana Ice Pops, Hebros Bacon Restaurant, Island Noodles, Knuckle Sandwiches, Mac Attack, Mount Olympus Greek, Nomi’s Island Girl Foods, Ollie’s Tots, Pele’s Wood Fired Pizza, Pie Baby, Rock N’ Roll Arepas, and What’s The Catch Fish Tacos.
Fans 21+ can wash down Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville‘s over-the-top food offerings with a variety of beverages, including selections from the Caduceus Cellars & Merkin Vineyards Wine Garden (owned by Arizona resident Maynard James Keenan, co-founder of international recording acts TOOL, A PERFECT CIRCLE and PUSCIFER), Heavy Tiki Bar (an oasis filled with killer cocktails and shade), and local craft beer.
Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville tickets, as well as hotel and VIP packages are on sale now. Discounted online hotel rates are also available through Curadora. Visit www.WelcomeToRockvilleFestival.com for details.
Initial ticket prices will be as follows:
* 3-Day Weekend General Admission: starting at $129.50 + fees
* 3-Day Weekend VIP: starting at $365.00 + fees
* Single Day General Admission: starting at $75.00 + fees
* Single Day VIP: starting at $155.00 + 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.