World’s Loudest Month: Dates and festival updates

2018 event dates, festival updates and ticket on-sale information for the World’s Loudest Month festival series have been announced. The World’s Loudest Month—created by AEG Presents and Danny Wimmer Presents—continued to break records in 2017 with its U.S. festival series featuring the biggest names in rock music. The 2018 World’s Loudest Month will include six U.S. events during five consecutive weekends in April and May.

In 2017, total attendance surpassed a half million for the World’s Loudest Month festivals.

Festival updates for 2018 include Monster Energy Fort Rock moving to its new home in Fort Lauderdale and the Bud Light River City Rockfest shifting to late summer.

The 2018 World’s Loudest Month festival dates, locations and details are as follows:

Monster Energy Welcome to Rockville: April 27, 28 and 29 in Jacksonville, Florida
Monster Energy Fort Rock: April 28 and 29 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion: May 4, 5 and 6 in Concord, North Carolina
Northern Invasion: May 12 and 13 in Somerset, Wisconsin
Rock on the Range: May 18, 19 and 20 in Columbus, Ohio
Rocklahoma: May 25, 26 and 27 in Pryor, Oklahoma
Bud Light River City Rockfest: late summer in San Antonio, Texas

Here are more details about the World’s Loudest Month festivals:

Monster Energy Welcome to Rockville

Foo Fighters lead the bill for the 8th annual Welcome to Rockville, as Florida’s Biggest Rock Experience grows to three days at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, Florida. Blind Early Bird General Admission and VIP tickets are available now at The full festival lineup will be revealed, and the general on-sale for Welcome to Rockville, including hotel, GA and VIP ticket packages, begins at noon EST Monday, Nov. 6 .

Monster Energy Fort Rock

For its 6th year, Monster Energy Fort Rock moves to its new home at Markham Park in Fort Lauderdale/Sunrise, Florida, expanding its capacity and providing a bigger Fort Rock experience.  In association with the Underground Lauderdale and Hello Sunny programs, South Florida’s Biggest Rock Experience features the genre’s top artists performing on two stages during the two-day festival. Look for the full festival lineup to be announced at noon Monday, Dec. 4. Pre-sale and Early Bird community ticket offers will be available that week, leading into the general on-sale at noon EST Friday, Dec. 8.

Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion

Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion had another record-breaking year in 2017 with more than 105,000 fans attending over three days. The Mid-Atlantic’s biggest rock festival featured four stages, over 60 bands, the Pig Out Village and topnotch camping facilities. Layaway and Early Bird Phase 1 tickets (General Admission, VIP, Camping and Hotel) will be available starting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, and the lineup for Carolina Rebellion will be announced on Cyber Monday (Nov. 27).

Northern Invasion

In its fourth year, Northern Invasion will be bigger and better than ever with over 12 hours of music on three stages each day, as well as a top tier camping experience. Layaway and Early Bird Phase 1 tickets (General Admission, VIP, Camping and Hotel) will be available starting at 10 a.m. CST Wednesday, Nov. 8 , and the music lineup for Northern Invasion will be announced on Monday, Dec. 11.

 Rock on the Range

The largest and most-acclaimed rock festival in the United States continues to break records with over 135,000 in attendance in 2017. ROTR attendees traveled from all 50 U.S. states and various countries around the globe. ROTR, held at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, has had sell-outs for the past five years, with tickets selling out in a little over a month in 2017. With three days of music on three stages, a comedy tent, art installations and many onsite activities, Rock on the Range sets the standard for American rock festivals. Layaway and Early Bird Phase 1 tickets (General Admission, VIP, Premiere, Camping and Hotel) will be available beginning at 10 a.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 8, and the music lineup will be announced on Cyber Monday (Nov. 27).


Rocklahoma, presented by Bud Light, had its biggest year ever in May2017, with over 75,000 fans attending the 11th annual event. America’s biggest Memorial Day weekend party features the best current rock artists and classic bands at “Catch the Fever” Festival Grounds, just outside Tulsa, Oklahoma. The three-day camping festival features music on three stages, as well as a campground stage to keep the music going all night long. With onsite camping amenities and unparalleled VIP packages, Rocklahoma lives up to its motto of “Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Rock.” Rocklahoma campgrounds open for a full week before the festival begins to get the party started early. Ticket renewals for Rocklahoma 2018 are available starting at 8:30 a.m. CST Monday, Nov. 6, by calling 866-310-2288 or emailing The renewal option is available for those who purchased a weekend reserved or VIP package in 2017. Look for the Rocklahoma music lineup to be announced on Dec. 11.

Bud Light River City Rockfest

The sixth annual Bud Light River City Rockfest is moving to late summer 2018 at San Antonio’s AT&T Center. Look for details to be announced early next year regarding the new date and music lineup.

The World’s Loudest Month is sponsored by Monster Energy.


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