OZZY OSBOURNE, GODSMACK, FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH, STONE SOUR, SHINEDOWN and BREAKING BENJAMIN lead a powerful talent lineup for the sixth annual Monster Energy Fort Rock, Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29, 2018. Monster Energy Fort Rock moves to its new home at Markham Park in Sunrise, Florida, in greater Fort Lauderdale, expanding its capacity and providing an enhanced festival experience. In association with the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau's Hello Sunny Underground Music program, South Florida's Biggest Rock Experience features rock's top artists performing on two stages during the two-day festival.
Monster Energy Fort Rock presale and Early Bird community ticket offers are available now and the general ticket onsale begins Friday, December 8 at noon EST. Visit FortRockFestival.com for details.
The daily band lineup for Monster Energy Fort Rock is as follows (subject to change):
Saturday, April 28:
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH
BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE
TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION
Sunday, April 29:
STONE TEMPLE PILOTS
RED SUN RISING
TYLER BRYANT & THE SHAKEDOWN
GODSMACK's Shannon Larkin exclaims: "Hey Ft. Lauderdale! It's Shannon from GODSMACK, here to announce the band's return to Fort Rock on April 28th. It's been a couple years since we've played in Florida, and three out of four of us call the Sunshine State our home, so we are STOKED to jam with all our homies and all the great rock fans that have supported us for 20 years! Get ready to get Smacked!!"
Clay Busch, vice president of marketing and sponsorship for festival co-producers Danny Wimmer Presents, said: "Monster Energy Fort Rock is moving to its new home at Markham Park in Sunrise / Fort Lauderdale for its sixth year, as the site provides a larger space and room to grow, which will allow us to provide attendees with a bigger Fort Rock experience. We truly appreciate the support shown by Fort Rockers over the past five years, and encourage fans in the Fort Myers / Naples area to join us again in 2018 just across 'Alligator Alley'."
"Heavy metal music is loved the world over," says John Valentino, senior vice president, AEG Presents Southeast. "Its appeal is global and it has no boundaries. We welcome fans of all cultures to come rock with us in Fort Rock's new home at Markham Park."
Noelle Stevenson, vice president, film, music, entertainment and creative industries for the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau said: "We are thrilled to welcome Fort Rock to Broward County, Florida. We look forward to our long term partnership with the festival as part of our Hello Sunny's Underground Music program."
General Admission and VIP tickets (including ticket bundle discounts), as well as hotel packages go on sale Friday, December 8 at noon EST. Initial ticket prices will be as follows:
Weekend General Admission: $99.50 + fees
Weekend VIP: $299.00 + fees
Single Day General Admission: $75.00 + fees
Single Day VIP: $175.00 + fees
General Admission ticket discounts will be available for active military through Monster Energy Fort Rock partner GovX.
Markham Park is located at 16001 West State Rd. 84 in Sunrise, Florida. Festival doors open at 11:00 a.m. daily and the show ends at 11:00 p.m. on Saturday and 10:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Monster Energy Fort Rock is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents and AEG Presents and is part of the World's Loudest Month concert series, which features the biggest names in rock music performing in six U.S. events in distinct atmospheres during five consecutive weekends in April and May of 2018.