Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The 2016 Summer Music Festival Guide

If you are planning to attend the one of the plethora of music festivals this summer here’s a look at what you can expect from this year’s biggest events:
Where: Chicago (July 28-July 31)

Bands: Lana Del Ray, J Cole, RadioHead, Future.


Where: Manchester, TN (June 9-12)

Bands: Pearl Jam, LCD Sound System, J Cole, Tyler The Creator

Outside Lands
Where: San Francisco (August 5-7)

Bands: Big Grahams, Mike Snow, Grimes, Major Lazer

Governor's Ball
Where: New York City (June 3-5)

Bands: Beck, De La Soul, Chet Faker, Bloc Party

Where: Chicago (July 15-17)

Bands: Twin Peaks, Carly Rae Jepson, Broken Social Scene

Creation Fest
Where: Mount Union, PA (June 29-July 2),

Bands: TobyMac, Switchfoot, Lecrae

Other Festivals You Should Check Out:

Beale Street Music Festival
April 29 -May 1 Memphis, TN,
Lineup: Neil Young, Paul Simon, Weezer, Beck, Yo Gotti, Modest Mouse
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Hangout Music Festival-
 Gulf Shores, Ala May 20-22 
Lineup: Cage The Elephant, Alabama Shakes, The Weekend

Forecastle Festival
Louisville, Kentucky. July 15-17 
Lineup: Group Love, Alabama Shakes, Ryan Adams

*Check out our past coverage of Forecastle:

Birmingham, Ala. July 15-17 
Lineup: Ryan Adams, Bright Light Social Hour, The Flaming Lips

Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville
Jacksonville, Florida   April 30-May 1
Lineup: Yelawolf, Shinedown, Pennywise
Florida's biggest rock festival kicks off the World’s Loudest Month festival series and is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, a producer of some of the biggest rock festivals in America, including Rock On The Range, Monster Energy AFTERSHOCK, Monster Energy Fort Rock, Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion,LOUDER THAN LIFE, Northern Invasion, Chicago Open Air, Monster Energy Rock Allegiance, and more.
The festival is fueled by Monster Energy. Additional 2016 sponsors include: Bud Light, f.y.e., Jack Daniel’s, Zippo Encore, Matador Beef Jerky, Jägermeister, El Jimador Tequila, The Music Experience, Marshall Headphones, Take Me Home Animal Rescue, Fxck Cancer’s Dyin2Live, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jacksonville Sharks, MetroPCS, Century Media Records, Roadrunner Records and more.

The current band performance times for Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville are as follows (subject to change). Doors open at 11:00 AM each day.

Saturday, April 30

Monster Energy Righty Stage 

9:55 PM Shinedown 

6:55 PM Bring Me The Horizon 

5:25 PM Pennywise 

4:05 PM Bullet For My Valentine 

2:55 PM Trivium 

1:45 PM Wilson 

11:40 AM Big Jesus

Monster Energy Lefty Stage

8:50 PM Disturbed

6:10 PM Sixx:A.M.

4:40 PM Hellyeah

3:30 PM Asking Alexandria

2:20 PM Red Sun Rising

1:10 PM Monster Truck

Metropolitan Stage 

7:45 PM 3 Doors Down 

6:10 PM Collective Soul 

4:40 PM Pop Evil 

3:30 PM Candlebox 

2:20 PM Filter 

1:10 PM Lacey Sturm

River Stage

5:25 PM Escape The Fate

4:05 PM Crown The Empire

2:55 PM Enter Shikari

1:45 PM Miss May I

12:35 PM Cane Hill

Sunday, May 1

Monster Energy Righty Stage 

8:55 PM Rob Zombie 

5:55 PM A Day To Remember 

4:25 PM Cypress Hill 

3:05 PM P.O.D. 

1:55 PM Sick Puppies 

12:45 PM From Ashes To New 

Monster Energy Lefty Stage

7:50 PM ZZ Top

5:05 PM Megadeth

3:40 PM Sevendust

2:30 PM Yelawolf

1:20 PM Texas Hippie Coalition

12:10 PM The Glorious Sons

Metropolitan Stage 

6:45 PM Five Finger Death Punch 

5:05 PM Lamb Of God 

3:40 PM Ghost 

2:30 PM We Came As Romans 

1:20 PM Memphis May Fire 

12:10 PM Avatar

River Stage

4:25 PM Anthrax

3:05 PM Clutch

1:55 PM Parkway Drive

12:45 PM Issues

11:35 AM Beartooth