ROCK ON THE RANGE 2017
FESTIVAL EXPERIENCES, EAT LOCAL! & NATIONAL FOOD COURT OFFERINGS ANNOUNCED FOR SOLD OUT FESTIVAL
MAY 19, 20 & 21
AT MAPFRE STADIUM IN COLUMBUS, OHIO
WITH HEADLINERS METALLICA, SOUNDGARDEN, AND KORN
The lineup of festival experiences, as well as Eat Local! and national food court offerings have been announced for the 11th annual Rock On The Range, America’s premier rock festival, May 19, 20 and 21 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, OH.
The unprecedented Rock On The Range music lineup includes rock legends Metallica, Soundgarden and Korn each headlining one night, along with performances from The Offspring, Volbeat, Primus, Bush, +LIVE+, Chevelle, Papa Roach, Seether, Coheed and Cambria, Alter Bridge, The Pretty Reckless, Taking Back Sunday, Of Mice & Men, and many more. The ROTR Rolling Rock Comedy Tent will feature sets from nationally known comedians such as Jim Breuer, Nikki Glaser, Tony Hinchcliffe and more, plus Columbus’ top comedy talent.
The SOLD OUT Rock On The Range Kick-Off Party will launch the weekend with an exclusive performance by Stone Sour, marking the band’s return to the live stage, on Thursday, May 18 at Express Live! in Columbus, OH.
Tickets for Rock On The Range sold out in record time, just over one month after going on sale — the fifth consecutive advance sellout for the festival.
The Rock On The Range food court offerings will include various flavors. Eat Local! with food truck and restaurant options such as Dos Hermanos Taco Truck, Kenny’s Meat Wagon, Condado Tacos, The Fat Girl Bakery, Baba’s Porch, and Schmidt’s Sausage Haus, as well as popular national food vendors. Patrons will be able to fuel up in four distinct food courts within the festival. The Plaza Zone will feature Schmidt’s Sausage Haus and Island Noodles. East Lot Food Village will feature Condado Tacos, Up in Smoke BBQ, Master Of Patties, and the Eat. Rock. Repeat area offering comfort foods with gourmet ingredients and savory combinations from Bacon Invasion, Pie Hard, and Nice Tots Little Philly. The West Lot Food Village will include Island Noodles, Dos Hermanos, Angry Bird Grill, Tubesteak Boogie, Ollie’s Tots, and Ben’s Burrito Bowl. VIP Lounge food offerings include Condado Tacos, Pie Baby, Kenny’s Meat Wagon, The Fat Girl Bakery and Baba’s Porch.
Rock On The Range will offer multiple onsite experiences, including those listed below.
Monster Energy: Keep the energy up all weekend long! Stop by the Monster viewing deck to refuel and meet some of your favorite Rock on the Range artists! Make sure to check back throughout the festival for a schedule of interactive artist experiences. Most companies spend their money on ad agencies, TV commercials, radio spots and billboards to tell you how good their products are. At Monster Energy, we chose none of the above. Instead we support the scene, our bands, our athletes and our fans. We back athletes so they can make a career out of their passion. We promote concert tours, so our favorite bands can visit your hometown. We celebrate with our fans and riders by throwing parties and making the coolest events we can think of a reality.
Jack Daniel’s: It doesn’t get more Rock and Roll than Jack Daniel’s. Come see how Tennessee’s finest whiskey is made at the Jack Daniel’s Experience truck at Rock On The Range! “Taste of Tennessee” invites visitors to come out and tour the nation’s oldest registered distillery from outside the Jack Daniel’s Hollow. Visitors get to see (and smell) whiskey dripping slowly through charcoal and the new oak barrels used in maturing Tennessee’s finest whiskey. The Experience is open to all fans, 21 years old and up, for tours free of charge. Stop by the Jack Daniel’s Experience for interactive engagements throughout the weekend.
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Zippo: Zippo Encore will be back in action at Rock On The Range and they can be your ticket to see intimate, acoustic performances by some of your favorite bands at Zippo Sessions taking place in a secret location throughout the weekend. Visit the Zippo Encore area for details and check out their full stock of Zippo lighters, including the limited edition festival designs! Come by and spin their wheel for great prizes, enter their Zippo Custom art contest, and get your Zippo lighter filled for free.
Bud Light: The moments spent with friends are the ones that really matter. As you’re rocking out at Rock On The Range, make sure you grab some cold Bud Lights. With Bud Light, you’re not just drinking beers, you’re building friendships. Share your Bud Light Music Moment with us! #BudLightMusic #drinkresponsibly
Rolling Rock Comedy Tent: This is how we roll! Join us in the Rolling Rock Comedy Tent all weekend long for some ice cold Rolling Rock and a lot of laughs. Take a break from the music and see the best rock & roll comedians around, starring Jim Breuer, Nikki Glaser, Tony Hinchcliffe and more!
StubHub: StubHub is the Official Ticket Marketplace of Rock On the Range. Our mission is to connect people to inspiring event experiences. We believe that life is better spent seeing your favorite sports teams, artists, and performers LIVE rather than behind a screen or on the couch. StubHub is the world’s largest ticket marketplace with tickets available for over 10 million live sports, music and theatre events in more than 40 countries.
Repreve: REPREVE® is a recycled fiber made from plastic water bottles and used by some of the world’s most well-known brands to help make their products more sustainable. REPREVE® has transformed over 5 billion plastic bottles into fiber which is made into things we use and wear every day – but it starts with YOU! Every bottle you recycle keeps it out of a landfill and allows brands like REPREVE® to help create a more sustainable future. Look for our label on many respected clothing brands!
FYE: FYE is the ONLY place to score your favorite Rock On The Range artists’ latest CDs and Vinyl at the festival and even get a chance to get it signed! We will be hosting artist signings all weekend long – follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the latest signing schedules. See ya in Columbus!
The Music Experience: The Music Experience features all things a musician needs to ROCK OUT! The interactive exhibit features your chance to test out your inner Rock Star with guitars, basses, amps, drums, keyboards and electronic gear that are used by today’s most popular bands. After laying your hands on the hottest equipment available, you will walk away feeling like a rock star!
US Marines: The Marines are back at Rock on the Range and ready to ROCK! Make sure you stop by and see our indoor marksmanship simulator and earn prizes with our chin-up Challenge!
Uber: Catch a ride to and from Rock on the Range with Uber this year! New user? Your ride to Rock on the Range is on us! Sign up with the code ROTR17 for your first ride free up to $15.00 – courtesy of the most rockin’ transportation providers in the country!
Rock On The Range is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, AEG Presents, and MAPFRE Stadium.
Rock On The Range is supported by our rockin’ sponsors: Monster Energy, Jack Daniel’s, Zippo, Bud Light, Rolling Rock, StubHub, Repreve, The Ohio Lottery, FYE, The Music Experience, Uber, Deep Eddy Vodka, US Marines and Fxck Cancer. These partners, along with many others, will feature interactive experiences, artist meet & greets, and other unique fan engagement opportunities throughout the festival.
Announce Video: https://youtu.be/rXz3NNWgKo4
About AEG Presents: AEG Presents is one of the largest live music companies in the world. The company is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global and regional concert tours, music events and world-renowned festivals. AEG Presents operates in North America, Europe and Asia through 16 regional offices that support its tours, which include such artists as Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, The Rolling Stones, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney; produces or supports over 25 music festivals, including the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival; and owns, manages or books more than 60 clubs and theaters. AEG Presents produces more than 8,000 shows annually worldwide and conducts business under such globally renowned brands as AEG Presents, Goldenvoice, Concerts West, Messina Touring Group, Marshall Arts LTD, and Madison House Presents www.aegpresents.com
About Danny Wimmer Presents: Since 1993, music industry veteran Danny Wimmer has been producing concerts and festivals, both large and small. In 2011, he formed Danny Wimmer Presents, which now produces several of the largest rock and alternative festivals in the U.S. By combining A-list talent with local cuisine and culture, DWP has become recognized within the industry for delivering the highest-quality entertainment experiences to fans, artists, sponsors, partners and host cities. DWP creates memorable and all-encompassing festival experiences, leaving both consumers and partners with lasting and meaningful impressions. DWP will continue to add new music festivals to its already stellar portfolio, which includes Rock On The Range, Monster Energy Aftershock Festival, Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion, Louder Than Life, Monster Energy Rock Allegiance, and Chicago Open Air, among others. www.DannyWimmerPresents.com
About Precourt Sports Ventures, LLC & MAPFRE Stadium: Precourt Sports Ventures, LLC (PSV) is a privately held investment and management firm focused on the sports-entertainment business, with a particular interest in the growing sport of soccer. As the Managing Partner, Anthony Precourt formed PSV in 2012. PSV currently owns and operates Columbus Crew SC of Major League Soccer and its iconic home: MAPFRE Stadium (pronounced “MAH-fray” Stadium). MAPFRE Stadium is the first ever soccer-specific stadium in Major League Soccer. It opened its doors on May 15, 1999 to a sellout crowd for a match and in 2016 Columbus Crew SC set single-season MAPFRE Stadium records for sellouts and total attendance. The venue continues to host numerous national and international soccer events while also serving as the proud home of the annual three-day festival Rock On The Range, which returns for the 11th installment in 2017. The venue was named the world’s most influential stadium of the decade by Stadia Magazine in 2010, and has won a Sports Turf Managers Association Field of the Year Award in 2010, 2013 and 2015. MAPFRE Stadium received its current name in a historic partnership announced in 2015. www.MAPFREStadium.com
About Monster Energy: Most companies spend their money on ad agencies, TV commercials, radio spots and billboards to tell you how good their products are. At Monster Energy, we chose none of the above. Instead we support the scene, our bands, our athletes and our fans. We back athletes so they can make a career out of their passion. We promote concert tours, so our favorite bands can visit your hometown. We celebrate with our fans and riders by throwing parties and making the coolest events we can think of a reality. www.monsterenergy.com | www.facebook.com/monsterenergy