Festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents will present its first festival livestream ever for the 10th edition of Welcome to Rockville. The event will be livestreamed Nov. 10 to 14, 2021, on the recently launched DWPresents on Twitch channel (twitch.tv/DWPresents).
Music fans from around the world can tune in to watch performances from certain artists, exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes content. Hosted by That Space Zebra Show’s Bobby Schubenski, Terry Beez, Josh Balz and producer Jake Miller, the stream will include scheduled performances from Slipknot, Disturbed, Rob Zombie, Mudvayne, Staind, Anthrax, Cypress Hill, Social Distortion and many more bands from the festival lineup. See below for the full schedule.
Welcome to Rockville livestream viewers also will be the first to learn the 2022 Welcome to Rockville headliners, which will be announced each day during the stream. There will be chances to win tickets to next year’s Welcome to Rockville (May 19-22, 2022) and other DWP 2022 festivals, as well as Voragos: Destination Lunasea Beach (DWP and Sixthman’s private island festival and five-day rock cruise), which takes place Feb. 16 to 21, 2022 with Rob Zombie, Mudvayne, Mastodon and more. Viewers also will be able to buy Welcome to Rockville 2021 merch during the stream.
Welcome to Rockville will mark the grand finale of Danny Wimmer Presents’ 2021 festival season, which helped usher in the return of live music. The Twitch party kicks off on Wednesday night live from the Twitch Stage, in the festival campgrounds, and continues all weekend long. The Twitch Stage will highlight performances by fan favorites who have performed on That Space Zebra Show: Battle For The Big Stage on the DWPresents channel since June.
The DWP Twitch channel launched in June 2021 and garnered an audience of nearly 400,000 fans worldwide during its first week of DWPresents’ original programming. Overall, DWPresents has had 4.77 million live views, with 2.85 million unique viewers, 24 million minutes watched and more than 727,000 chat messages.
“Twitch is the leader in live, interactive entertainment, and the DWP/Space Zebra team built a channel from the ground-up that engages the rock community through music, humor, and fandom,” said Brian Rucker, head of music content at Twitch. “We can’t wait to see Welcome to Rockville come to life through Twitch.”
“Twitch has provided us with a unique platform to not only have unprecedented daily engagement with our fans but to also discover and interact with the bands of the future,” said Danny Hayes, CEO of Danny Wimmer Presents. “The new Twitch Stage is going to give us the opportunity to showcase some of the amazing new artists we have found on the platform.”
The Welcome to Rockville livestream schedule is as follows:
Wednesday, Nov. 10
7 to 11:30 p.m. ET
Live from the Twitch Stage at the WTR Campground Kick-Off Party
Featuring performances by Battle for the Big Stage Bands featured on “That Space Zebra Show” – Afterlife, Softspoken, Defy The Tyrant, The Dood, The Noctambulant
Thursday, Nov. 11
1 to 11:45 p.m. ET
Featuring performances by Slipknot, Cypress Hill, Blame My Youth, Jeris Johnson, Stone Temple Pilots, Brass Against, Grandson, Dorothy, Dead Sara, Teenage Wrist, Siickbrain, Dana Dentata
Friday, Nov. 12
1 to 10 p.m. ET
Featuring performances by Rob Zombie, Social Distortion, Chevelle, Pennywise, Beartooth, Ice Nine Kills, Butcher Babies, Starset, Amigo The Devil, Ayron Jones, Zero 9:36, Austin Meade, Whit3 Collr (Battle for the Big Stage winner), Tallah, The Alpha Complex
Saturday, Nov. 13
1:30 to 11:40 p.m. ET
Featuring performances by Disturbed, Staind, Lamb of God, The Offspring, Asking Alexandria, Badflower, Atreyu, Fever 333, Sick Puppies, Dead Poet Society, Fame on Fire, Brkn Love
Sunday, Nov. 14
1 to 10 p.m. ET
Featuring performances by Mudvayne, Anthrax, Jelly Roll, Sleeping With Sirens, Dance Gavin Dance, Fire from the Gods, Goodbye June, Survive the Sun, Code Orange, Avoid, The Warning, Crown The Empire, Gwar
Set times and airings are subject to change.
For those who prefer to attend Welcome to Rockville in person, a limited number of festival and camping passes are available at https://welcometorockvillefestival.com/.
Held at its new home at the world famous Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, the 10 edition of Welcome to Rockville expands to four days for the first time ever this year and offers a vast lineup of musical talent, including the final stop in the DWP x Metallica partnership as the metal giants perform two unique sets over two nights, plus headlining sets from Slipknot and Disturbed. There also will be appearances from Rob Zombie, Lynyrd Skynyrd (in its last North Florida performance), A Day to Remember, The Offspring and many more.
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