Epicenter announces set times, campers’ pre-party

The music performance times and Campers’ Pre-Party details are now available for the debut of Epicenter, May 10, 11 and 12 at the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds in Richmond County, North Carolina. The new three-day destination music experience will feature a lineup of top rock acts performing on five stages, including Foo Fighters, Tool, Korn, Rob Zombie, Judas Priest, Bring Me the Horizon, The Cult, 311, Evanescence, Bush, Live and dozens more.

Festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents has announced a collaboration with Metallica’s Blackened Whiskey and Enter Night Pilsner. Blackened, a super-premium American whiskey blend, crafted by the late master distiller Dave Pickerell and finished in the music of Metallica, and Enter Night Pilsner, a collaboration with the rockstars of craft brewing Stone Brewing Company, will come together under one roof to offer guests a one-of-a-kind musical festival experience. The Boilermaker pop-up will feature a Blackened & Enter Night Boilermaker, as well as craft cocktails and Enter Night Pilsner.

Epicenter will feature after-hours programming and enhanced onsite experiences, along with a variety of food and beverage offerings, and various camping options and amenities. General admission, VIP tickets and camping packages are on sale at https://EpicenterFestival.com.

Band performance times for Epicenter 2019 are as follows (subject to change):

Thursday, May 9 (Campers’ Pre-Party)
Rockingham Village Stage
11:00 PM Nightrain (Guns N’ Roses tribute)
9:30 PM Thunderstruck (AC/DC tribute)
7:30 PM Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow
6:30 PM Killakoi
Friday, May 10
Monster Energy Stage Quarry Stage
11:00 PM Korn 9:55 PM Rob Zombie
8:50 PM Machine Gun Kelly 7:55 PM Evanescence
7:05 PM The Crystal Method 6:15 PM Skillet
5:35 PM Dorothy 5:00 PM Beartooth
4:25 PM Zeal & Ardor 3:55 PM Hyro the Hero
3:25 PM Amigo The Devil
SiriusXM Octane Stage Pine Stage
7:00 PM Meshuggah 7:50 PM Mark Lanegan Band
5:40 PM Knocked Loose 6:15 PM Black Pistol Fire
4:30 PM Vein 5:05 PM Slothrust
3:20 PM Wilson 3:55 PM Hands Like Houses
2:10 PM DED 2:45 PM Arrested Youth
1:35 PM Black Coffee
Rockingham Village Stage
1:35 AM Wilson
12:45 AM Hyro the Hero
11:55 PM Arrested Youth
8:55 PM Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow
5:45 PM “That Metal Show” reunion
12:00 PM Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow
Saturday, May 11
Monster Energy Stage Quarry Stage
10:15 PM Tool 8:55 PM Judas Priest
7:50 PM The Cult 6:45 PM Bush
5:55 PM Yelawolf 5:15 PM Black Label Society
4:35 PM Motionless in White 3:55 PM The Damned Things
3:15 PM Badflower 2:45 PM Sylar
1:35 PM Shvpes
SiriusXM Octane Stage Pine Stage
7:45 PM Circa Survive 6:45 PM Memphis May Fire
6:00 PM Grandson 5:15 PM Light the Torch
4:35 PM Crobot 3:55 PM Wage War
3:20 PM Evan Konrad 2:45 PM Dirty Honey
2:10 PM Dead Girls Academy 1:35 PM Hyde
1:00 PM Tetrarch 12:25 PM Alien Weaponry
Rockingham Village Stage
1:35 AM Crobot
12:45 AM Amigo the Devil
11:55 PM Grandson
8:55 PM Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow
5:45 PM “That Metal Show” reunion
12:00 PM Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow
Sunday, May 12
Monster Energy Stage Quarry Stage
9:40 PM Foo Fighters 8:35 PM 311
7:35 PM Bring Me the Horizon 6:40 PM Mastodon
5:50 PM Live 5:10 PM The Interrupters
4:30 PM Fever 333 3:55 PM Reignwolf
3:15 PM Yungblud 2:45 PM The Glorious Sons
2:10 PM The Dirty Nil 1:35 PM Teenage Wrist
SiriusXM Octane Stage Pine Stage
5:50 PM Killswitch Engage 6:40 PM Tom Morello
4:30 PM Architects 5:15 PM Basement
3:20 PM Ho99o9 3:55 PM Movements
2:10 PM Scarlxrd 2:45 PM Cleopatrick
1:00 PM While She Sleeps 1:35 PM Boston Manor
12:25 PM Demob Happy
Rockingham Village Stage
8:55 PM Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow
12:00 PM Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow

Festival doors will open at 11 a.m. daily.

The Rockingham Festival Grounds promise nonstop entertainment, extensive camping options and no curfew, so the entertainment will continue after the night’s headliners have played their last song on Friday and Saturday. The Rockingham Village Stage will be the premier spot for after-hours entertainment throughout the weekend, including an exclusive Campers’ Pre-Party on Thursday, May 9, featuring AC/DC tribute act Thunderstruck, Guns N’ Roses tribute Nightrain and local Charlotte hard rockers Killakoi.

The Rockingham Village Stage also will include the anticipated reunion of Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine from “That Metal Show” for two sets, Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11, as well as the Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow appearing the entire weekend and also at the Campers’ Pre-Party.

In addition to performances from top music artists and various onsite attractions, attendees will enjoy a variety of local and regional food and beverage offerings provided by DWP’s affiliate concessionaire, Southern Hospitality Concessions LLC. Fans 21 and older can enjoy multiple specialty curated beverage experiences. Varietals from Caduceus Cellars & Merkin Vineyards (owned by Maynard James Keenan, co-founder of international recording acts Tool, A Perfect Circle and Puscifer) will be available at the Caduceus Wine Garden. Experience abounds at the Heavy Tiki Bar (a tropical oasis filled with killer cocktails and shade). Fans also can enjoy a large variety of local and regional brews at the Epicenter Craft Beer Garden.

Additional Epicenter onsite experiences include: Monster Energy Experience, f.y.e. Fan Experience,The Music Experience, USMC (United States Marine Corps), Zippo Experience, Fxck Cancer/Dyin 2 Live Dreams Program, Take Me Home and Jack Daniel’s Experience.

Camping at Epicenter will let patrons keep the rock ‘n’ roll party going all through the weekend and will set this festival apart from other U.S. rock shows. Camping spots are connected to the festival grounds and include amenities like access to showers, portable restrooms, food and drink vendors, charging stations, information and medical services, and the Campers’ Pre-Party.

The official Epicenter mobile app is available for download. Attendees can build their own schedules, learn more about the artists and personalities appearing at the festival and get the latest must-know information through push notifications. Download it through the Google Play and Apple stores.

Rockingham Festival Grounds are at 2153 North U.S. Highway 1, Rockingham, North Carolina, less than two hours from Charlotte, Raleigh/Durham, Columbia and Greensboro.

For more information on Epicenter Festival, visit:

Website: https://EpicenterFestival.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EpicenterFest
Twitter: https://twitter.com/epicenterfest
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/epicenterfest

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