Louder Than Life Festival 2017 Revealed

Save the date and ready your appetite: after three successful years, Louder Than Life returns to Champions Park in Louisville, KY on Saturday, September 30th and Sunday, October 1st, 2017 for its 4th year of rock ‘n’ roll, Gourmet Man Food, local craft beer, onsite experiences, and the mind-blowing Bourbon World.

Look for more details on the fest to be announced in May, including headliners and complete lineup. Produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, Louisville’s Louder Than Life features a selection of award-winning bourbons, whiskey, spirits, craft beer, and food curated personally by Wimmer, along with a powerful music lineup of rock legends and breaking talent.

The festival celebrates the bourbon culture and culinary heritage of this unique American city. In 2016, Louder Than Life topped 50,000 in attendance for the second year in a row, with Slipknot and Avenged Sevenfold headlining together for the first time ever.

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Danny Wimmer Nominated For IEBA “Festival Buyer Of The Year”

Danny Wimmer, founder of Danny Wimmer Presents–a producer of some of the biggest rock festivals in America–has been nominated by the International Entertainment Buyers Association (IEBA) for ?Festival Buyer Of The Year.? Member voting is underway now through September 14 and awards will be presented at the Honors & Awards Ceremony on October 11, 2016 […]

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Danny Wimmer Nominated For IEBA “Festival Buyer Of The Year”

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World Loudest Month 2016 Festival Dates Announced

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

Stay tuned for full lineups and details on events at each festival as the info becomes available in the coming months.

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Welcome To Rockville 2015 Expanding To Accommodate 50,000

Danny Wimmer Presents, the City Of Jacksonville and SMG are happy to announce that in order to accommodate increased demand for Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville tickets, this year’s festival will be expanding into a portion of the EverBank Field grounds.

To facilitate festival attendees’ movement between Metropolitan Park and EverBank Field, Gator Bowl Blvd. will be closed at the boundary of Lot TT from 6:00 PM Friday, April 24 until 2:00 AM Monday, April 27.

The new scenario will expand the festival’s capacity 25%, from 40,000 to 50,000, over the two-day event. The lineup for the fifth annual Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, held April 25 & 26 at Jacksonville, Florida’s scenic Metropolitan Park along the St. Johns River, includes Slipknot, Korn, Godsmack, Marilyn Manson, Slayer, Ministry, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Breaking Benjamin, Papa Roach, Halestorm, The Pretty Reckless, Of Mice & Men, and many more.

Says Danny Wimmer Presents CEO Danny Hayes, “This year’s Rockville will be the largest yet, with a 25% increase in sales from last year’s record attendance. We are so appreciative of Mayor Brown’s support and leadership in expanding this festival into EverBank Field. I believe this is the first step in unlocking Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville’s full potential.”

“Jacksonville is looking forward to another great Welcome To Rockville,” said Mayor Brown. “By expanding its footprint in Downtown Jacksonville, fans will have an even bigger and better experience. Rockville brings thousands Downtown every year and helps solidify our reputation as a premier destination for top-quality entertainment events.”

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