Monday, April 9, 2012
"JACKASSES" BAM MARGERA & BRANDON NOVAK To Host the 5th Annual ROCKAPALOOZA Festival!
“ROCKAPALOOZA is going to be the show of the summer. If you want to see me slap the shit out of Novak, come to ROCKAPALOOZA! Jackson, MI has no idea what is coming for them,” states Bam Margera.
Brandon Novak adds, “Great music, great friends… ROCKAPALOOZA is the party of the summer. Do not miss it!”
ROCKAPALOOZA will take place this year on Saturday, June 23rd 2012. The Monster Energy Stage features headliners Puddle of Mudd, and opening acts Saliva, Rehab, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, and Emphatic. The second stage includes Wayne Static, Woe Is Me, Riven (formerly Motograter), Rotation, Sore Eyes, and Ghosts of August. ROCKAPALOOZA is also sponsored by the National Guard, Verizon Wireless, Budweiser, and Q106 FM.
The festival will also host a free pre-party concert on Friday, June 22nd at the fairgrounds featuring headliners Mushroomhead and openers Sore Eyes. The free concert is also ALL AGES and doors open at 6pm.
“We cannot wait to return to ROCKAPALOOZA,” states Stitch of Mushroomhead. “Last year was simply amazing.”
Bands that have performed at ROCKAPALOOZA in the past include Sevendust, Crossfade, OTEP, Silverstein, Smile Empty Soul, and more. Past hosting and appearance duties have gone to Pauly Shore, Big Black and Bam Bam of MTV’s Rob & Big, and Big Cat from MTV’s Fantasy Factory. Last year, over 8,000 people attended the festival.
You can purchase tickets online now at www.etix.com!
See below for the full listing of headliners and openers:
- Main Stage Nationals on Monster Energy Stage:
Headliner: Puddle of Mudd
We Came as Romans
Red Jumpsuit Apparatus
2nd Stage: National Guard Stage
Woe Is Me
Riven (Formerly Motograter)
Ghosts of August
Other opening bands include:
It Lies Within
Bet Me I'm Lying
Fall of Eleven
The Elder Beer Men
Myths and Legends
Fire in the Sky
Beyond the Shadows
Nothing More Than This
The Sunset Villians
Nation of Wealth
Featuring special guest host and bartender Dennis Haskins (known as Mr. Belding of “Saved by the Bell" fame).
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