Courtesy: Danny Wimmer Presents/Ashton-Magnuson Media
There’s big concert news coming out of Pennsylvania today.
The Monster Energy Rock Allegiance Festival is returning to Pennsylvania this summer. It will take place Saturday, September 17th and Sunday, September 18th at Talen Energy Stadium (formerly PPL Park), home of Major League Soccer’s Philadelphia Union, in Chester, PA, which is just outside of Philadelphia. It will feature a lineup of more than 35 bands. That lineup includes but is not limited to: Avenged Sevenfold, Alice In Chains, Slayer, The Offspring, Breaking Benjamin, Volbeat, Chevelle, The Cult, The Pretty Reckless, Pierce The Veil, Of Mice & Men, Ghost, Anthrax, Killswitch Engage, Chevy Metal, Baroness, Hellyeah, Sevendust, Motionless In White, Buckcherry, Trivium, Avatar, Max & Iggor Cavalera Return To Roots, Jim Breuer and the Loud & Rowdy, Sick Puppies, The Amity Affliction, letlive., Neck Deep, Skindred, KYNG, Young Guns, Crobot, Devour The Day, Twelve Foot Ninja, Dinosaur Pile Up, Death Angel and Hundredth.
A rolling discounted Early Bird on-sale for weekend General Admission tickets and VIP passes starts this Tuesday, May 10th at 12pm EDT and runs through Friday, May 13th at 10am EDT. Early Bird tickets and VIP passes will be available in a very limited quantity. The prices for each is noted below.
Early Bird #1: $79 GA Weekend Stands, $99 GA Weekend Floor, $219 VIP Weekend
Early Bird #2: $89 GA Weekend Stands, $109 GA Weekend Floor, $239 VIP Weekend
Early Bird #3: $99 GA Weekend Stands, $129 GA Weekend Floor, $259 VIP Weekend
Zippo 2-packs will also be available at a price of $550. They include 2-VIP weekend passes and 2 commemorative Zippos. Single-day admission and general weekend packages will go on full sale along with VIP packages beginning May 13th at 10am EDT. Prices will increase in the weeks leading up to the festival. Current prices are listed below.
GA Weekend: $129 floor, $99 stands
GA 4-Packs: $308
VIP Weekend: $219
VIP 2-Packs: $550
Single Day GA (stands): $44.50
Single Day VIP: $119.50
VIP packages for the festival include: Stadium-level VIP main stage viewing, floor-level VIP viewing area for the west main stage, dedicated entrance lanes into the festival, VIP area with shade and picnic tables, VIP restrooms, special food and beverage offerings (for additional purchase), and a commemorative VIP laminate.
The music is just one part of the experience that audiences will be able to enjoy at this year’s festival. Along with lots of great music there will also be loads of great food and drink, too. There will loads of dishes offered by some of Philadelphia’s eateries in the Gourmet Man Food experience. There will also be plenty of brews offered by breweries from across America. The culinary lineup for the Gourmet Man Food Experience currently features: Braz-B-Q, Chickie & Pete’s, The Cow & The Curd, Dos Hermanos, Dump ’n’ Roll, M.A.T.T.’s Gourmet Sliders, Mama’s Meatballs, Seoulfull Philly, Sum Pig and The Tot Cart. The breweries that will be at the festival include: Evolution Craft Brewing Co (Salisbury, MD), Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company (Dover, DE), New Belgium Brewing (Fort Collins, CO), Starr Hill Brewery (Crozet, VA), Tröegs Independent Brewing (Hershey, PA) and Victory Brewing Company (Downington, PA).
Danny Wimmer, head of Danny Wimmer Presents, recently discussed the festival’s return with the media. He discussed not only the festival’s return but its expansion to two days this year and expectations in general for this year’s event. “When we came to Philadelphia last year, we knew there was a demand for this kind of festival in the market, but the response exceeded our expectations,” he said. Growing to two days in our second year was an obvious decision, and we’re looking forward to giving fans an even better experience in 2016.”
Geoff Gordon is President of Live Nation Philadelphia. He echoed Wimmer’s sentiments in his thoughts on the festival’s return. “Last year’s Monster Energy Rock Allegiance was a huge success on so many levels,” he said. “We were proud to bring this venue their first ever concert; a record-setting, sold out smash hit. The audience had such a great time enjoying a unique experience of music and lifestyle — we knew in 2016 we could turn it up a notch!”
The Monster Energy Rock Allegiance Festival is presented by Danny Wimmer Presents, Live Nation, and Spectra at Talen Energy Stadium. It is sponsored by: Jack Daniel’s, Zippo Encore, The Music Experience, Take Me Home, and Fxck Cancer/Dyin2Live, with more to be announced. More information on the 2016 Monster Energy Rock Allegiance Festival is available online now at:
More information on all of the latest events at Talen Energy Stadium is available online now at:
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