|The 5th annual Rockapalooza festival has added 12 Stones to the already impressive line-up on the Monster Energy main stage. Also, the festival has added I See Stars to the National Guard Stage, making for a well-rounded concert experience. Rockapalooza will take place this year on Saturday, June 23rd 2012 and features six stages. The Monster Energy main stage also features headliners Puddle of Mudd, and opening acts Saliva, Rehab, We Came As Romans, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, and Emphatic—just to name a few. The National Guard Stage also includes Sore Eyes, Otherwise, and more. See below for the line-ups for the additional stages featuring the likes of Bobaflex, Coolio, Afroman, and many more. Rockapalooza is also sponsored by the National Guard, Verizon Wireless, Budweiser, and Q106 FM.
Rockapalooza recently announced that Bam Margera and Brandon Novak of MTV’s Jackass will be hosting this year’s event! Aside from both being well-recognized professional skateboarders, Bam is known for his two additional MTV shows, Viva La Bam and Bam’s Unholy Union, as well as several other projects. Brandon is a frequent guest on these shows, as well as on Bam’s Sirius XM radio show, Radio Bam on Faction.
The advance price of tickets for this year’s Rockapalooza is $30, while day of show tickets cost $35. All children under the age of 10 are admitted free, and the event is all ages. This year, Jam Heads Party Deck passes are just $100 and include half off discounts on beer and food, free Monster Energy Drink, a meet and greet with Puddle of Mudd, Rehab, and Sore Eyes, and features a shaded area with seating. For regular attendees, Budweiser is offering $1 drafts from 10am-12pm. Doors open at 10am.
The festival will also host a free pre-party concert on Friday, June 22nd at the fairgrounds featuring headliners Mushroomhead and openers Sore Eyes. The free concert is also all ages and doors open at 6pm.
Bands that have performed at Rockapalooza in the past include Sevendust, Crossfade, OTEP, Silverstein, Smile Empty Soul, and more. Past hosting and appearance duties have gone to Pauly Shore, Big Black and Bam Bam of MTV’s Rob & Big, and Big Cat from MTV’s Fantasy Factory. Last year, over 8,000 people attended the festival.
You can purchase tickets online now at www.etix.com.
See below for the full listing of headliners and openers:
Main Stage Bands (Monster Energy Stage)
Headliner: Puddle of Mudd
We Came As Romans
Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
Nation of Wealth
Jet City Vega
Bet Me I'm Lying
2nd Stage Bands (National Guard Stage)
I See Stars
It Lies Within
Fall of Eleven
The Elder Beer Men
Lima OH (Battle of the Bands Winner)
3rd Stage Bands (Revolver Electronic Cigarettes Stage)
Myths and Legends
The Scars Heal In Time
Ghosts of August
Beyond the Shadows
The Get Bye
4th Stage Bands
I'm William Cutting
10 Gauge Rage
Dismember the Fallen
Fire in the Sky
Lima OH (Battle of the Band Winner)
5th Stage Bands (Live Loud & Local Blue Print Artist Development Stage)
Through The Ashes
Beat To Quarters
Last Savior Of God
The Everyday Losers
Hosted by: DJ Chuck Lew
6th Stage Bands (Avenue Billiards Music Room Stage)
Underneath It All
Boys of Fall
Fear the Fallen
Featuring special guest bartender Dennis Haskins (known as Mr. Belding of “Saved by the Bell" fame).
For more information about the 5th annual Rockapalooza festival, please visit: www.rockapalooza.net