Hey there my friends, this post is another bit of press copy regarding the upcoming Rock Carnival for 2016. This one shares the information about a number of the other bands performing. Take a look and I’ll return at the close.
The Press Release:
Second Annual ROCK CARNIVAL Reveals Daily Line-Ups + Adds New Performers. Newly-Added Performing Talent Includes: DAUGHTRY (Featuring American Idol Season Five Contestant Chris Daughtry – A Fun Performance for the Whole Family! + LIFE OF AGONY, SEBASTIAN BACH, JIM BREUER and the Loud & Rowdy, PUNKY MEADOWS, 10 YEARS & more…
+ Alice Cooper, Twisted Sister, Overkill, Ace Frehley, Monster Magnet, Fuel & More
The Northeast’s Only Classic Carnival + Rock’ Roll Festival Experience is BACK! Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2016 @ FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, NJ
Single Day GA, Weekend GA and Reserved Seat Weekend Packages are On Sale Now. Get VIP Packages and Skybox Meet & Greets Here (powered by SoundRink)
The second annual ROCK CARNIVAL returns with another stellar line-up of the biggest names in entertainment. The main event will take place on September 30, October 1 and October 2 at its new location in Lakewood, NJ at FirstEnergy Park, home of the Lakewood Blue Claws.
As with its inaugural year, which drew a staggering 50,000+ attendees, the second annual ROCK CARNIVAL will feature classic amusement rides and entertainment, the most delicious food truck offerings, high-action Professional Wrestling, a wide selection of tasty brews, and of course… the best in local, national and international rock music performances! This year’s event will also see the addition of more carnival area space and a children’s fun zone. This is a weekend of big fun for the whole family!
ROCK CARNIVAL is pleased to announce the official per-day event line-up, including Friday’s headliner, shock rock king Alice Cooper, and Saturday’s presentation of Twisted Sister’s official tri-state farewell performance. In addition to Daughtry – featuring its namesake Chris Daughtry – contestant on the fifth season of Fox’s American Idol, ROCK CARNIVAL’s new performers include Life Of Agony, Sebastian Bach, Jim Breuer and the Loud & Rowdy, Punky Meadows and 10 Years.
See below for the current line-up, with more artists being added leading up to the main event. Stay tuned, Sunday’s headliner will be announced soon!
Friday, September 30th: Alice Cooper, Clutch, Zakk Sabbath, Blue Oyster Cult, Almost Queen, Alive! ’75, Kyng & More.
Saturday, October 1st: Twisted Sister, Daughtry, Overkill, Ace Frehley, Fuel, Monster Magnet, Jackyl, Punky Meadows, Shaman’s Harvest, Texas Hippie Coalition, Zebra, Four By Fate, Jester, American Angel, Killcode, Cycle of Pain
Sunday, October 2nd: ????, Life Of Agony, Sebastian Bach, Jim Breuer and the Loud & Rowdy, 10 Years,
Trixter, Doro, Bullet Boys, Legion, River Monsters + more TBA!
Music will take place on multiple stages, including two main festival stages, side by side, on the field. Fans will have general admission access to the stadium field. The musical portion of the event will once again feature the Birch Hill stage, a very popular performance area, with the addition of another performance area showcasing developing artists.
This year’s festivities will also include a brand new “Classic” Friday night celebration, which will feature tributes to classic rock favorites! Almost Queen will play your Queen favorites, and Zakk Sabbath – featuring vocalist/guitarist Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne), bassist Blasko (Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Rob Zombie) and drummer Joey Castillo (ex-Queens Of The Stone Age) – will perform Black Sabbath classics.
Reserved weekend, GA weekend, single day, VIP and Skybox tickets for this year’s ROCK CARNIVAL are on sale now. Single day tickets are just $44.99! Carnival and concert entry is FREE for all children under 16 and Adult Carnival Only Admission is $15 in advance, $20 at the Carnival. Carnival Only Admission does not include stadium access. Get your reserved and GA weekend + single day tickets here! Find VIP packages and Skybox tickets via SoundRink.
More carnival details, per-day line-ups and other entertainment will be announced soon.
The ROCK CARNIVAL is produced by Stan Levinstone Presents and GameLoud.
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PiercingMetal Thoughts: I’m going to keep this short since I feel a few more posts of this kind are coming down the pike. There are some cool acts performing at this one and wow I am going to give my cameras a heart attack if I end up being one of the Online Metal Media in attendance. I guess I can say that I am the most excited for Alice Cooper, Ace Frehley, Overkill, Doro and the mighty Twisted Sister if I can admit anything this early. The Festival also takes place the week before NY Comic Con for me if my calendar is correct. So what do you readers think about this latest announcement. Let me know in the comments section below.
Official Website: http://www.therockcarnival.com