Set times announced for Welcome to Rockville

Independent festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents has announced the music set times, its 2023 mobile app, additional on-site experiences and food and beverage offerings for the 12th year of Welcome to Rockville, set for May 18 to 21 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Welcome to Rockville kicks off DWP’s 2023 festival season, which offers seven multi-day destination events. Welcome to Rockville is DWP’s longest-running annual festival and brought together 150,000 fans in 2022.

The 2023 music lineup features headliners Tool, Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold and Pantera plus Deftones, Rob Zombie, Godsmack, Evanescence, Incubus, The Cult, Alice Cooper, The Mars Volta, Puscifer, I Prevail, Chevelle, Coheed & Cambria, Hardy, Trivium and many more.

The Cult,  Attila, Bones UK, Holy Wars and Silly Goose recently were added to the lineup.

Welcome to Rockville features nearly 100 music performances over four days on four stages, amusement rides, a giant water slide, art installations, partner experiences, award-winning spirits, and delicious food and beverage options. Jose “Metal Ambassador” Mangin is the official Welcome to Rockville host and will participate in on-stage appearances and fan meet-and-greets.

A limited number of Welcome to Rockville passes are available for purchase at

Attendees can create a personalized festival schedule with alerts and find all Welcome to Rockville details via the festival’s official mobileapp presented by Lyte, which is available for download at

The Welcome to Rockville music set times are as follows.

Thursday, May 18
Space Zebra StageOctane Stage
10:15 PMSlipknot9:10 PMRob Zombie
8:05 PMThe Cult7:10 PMPuscifer
6:25 PMBullet for My Valentine5:40 PMTrivium
4:55 PMAvatar4:15 PMBlack Stone Cherry
3:40 PMBrutus3:05 PMAustin Meade
2:30 PMBloodywood1:55 PMRain City Drive
1:20 PMSilly Goose  
Rockvillian StageDWPresents Stage
8:00 PMSuicidal Tendencies7:10 PMConverge
6:30 PMBand-Maid5:35 PMRivals
5:00 PMStray from the Path4:15 PMMalevolence
3:40 PMVended3:05 PMBudderside
2:30 PMWargasm1:55 PMConquer Divide
1:25 PMWidow712:55 PMNevertel

Friday, May 19
Space Zebra StageOctane Stage
10:15 PMAvenged Sevenfold9:10 PMEvanescence
8:15 PMHardy7:20 PMI Prevail
6:30 PMMotionless in White5:45 PMSleeping with Sirens
5:10 PMBadflower4:30 PMAyron Jones
3:55 PMThe Warning3:20 PMDes Rocs
2:45 PMTigercub2:10 PMTuk Smith & the Restless Hearts
Rockvillian StageDWPresents Stage
8:10 PMMemphis May Fire7:20 PMFrom Ashes to New
6:40 PMBones UK5:50 PMVarials
5:15 PMBorn of Osiris4:30 PMTallah
3:50 PMMothica3:15 PMSlay Squad
2:45 PMRyan Oakes2:10 PMBastradane
1:40 PMUntil I Die1:10 PMAs You Were

Saturday, May 20
Space Zebra StageOctane Stage
10:15 PMPantera9:00 PMGodsmack
7:55 PMAlice Cooper7:00 PMChevelle
6:15 PMJason Bonham5:30 PMAlter Bridge
4:50 PMRival Sons4:10 PMPop Evil
3:35 PMThe Bronx3:00 PMZero 9:36
2:25 PMDead Poet Society1:50 PMThe Violent
Rockvillian StageDWPresents Stage
7:55 PMKnocked Loose7:05 PMYelawolf Presents: Sometimes Y
6:25 PMSuicide Silence5:45 PMSepultura
5:00 PMPoorstacy4:20 PMMaylene & the Sons of Disaster
3:35 PMHo99o93:00 PMKreator
2:25 PMDayseeker1:50 PMStarcrawler
1:20 PMHammerhedd12:50 PMOttto

Sunday, May 21
Space Zebra StageOctane Stage
9:50 PMTool8:35 PMDeftones
7:20 PMIncubus6:25 PMCoheed & Cambria
5:35 PMThe Mars Volta4:55 PMPennywise
4:15 PMGrandson3:40 PMSenses Fail
3:05 PMAnti-Flag2:30 PMNova Twins
1:55 PMHoly Wars1:20 PMPoint North
Rockvillian StageDWPresents Stage
7:20 PMGhostemane6:35 PMDeafheaven
5:45 PMSueco4:55 PMAttila
4:20 PMFilter3:40 PMnothing,nowhere.
3:05 PMAngel Du$t2:30 PMCapital Theatre
2:00 PMBob Vylan1:25 PMUncured
12:55 PMReddstar12:30 PMThe American Love Story
Campground Pre-Party *  
Wednesday, May 17
DWPresents Stage  
10:15 PMHatebreed  
9:25 PMThe Word Alive  
8:35 PMCatch Your Breath  
7:45 PMConquer Divide  
7:00 PMFeast for the Crows  

*Access for campers only

Festival doors open at noon each day.

Attendees at Welcome to Rockville will have the opportunity enjoy a wide variety of on-site experiences in addition to music performances, which include:

  • The Music Experience powered by American Musical Supply – a must-visit for music lovers and musicians with gear to play, giveaways, special deals, selfie stations, guitar shred contests and the fastest feet drum contest
  • Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach – Hard Rock’s mission is about creating authentic experiences and their partnership with Welcome To Rockville brings that mission to life. Panoramic ocean views, legendary amenities, and modern luxury await at Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach.
  • Road Hounds – supporting emerging talent in the rock music industry by creating a decentralised community of NFT, Metaverse and music fans
  • Take Me Home not for profit volunteer animal foundation
  • Rock N’ Ride carnival rides –WhipSplash Water Slide, Roundabout Ferris Wheel, The Round Up and The Swinger

On-site beverage experiences and lounges include: Bud Light Backyard with a shaded main stage viewing area, Blue Chair Bay Rum Presents Heavy Tiki Bar, BeatBox Beverages (non-carbonated, gluten-free, and resealable), Caduceus Wine Garden, featuring Caduceus Cellars and Merkin Vineyards, Craft Beer Bar, Jack Daniel’s (offering cocktails in a shaded space) and The Blackened Whiskey Bar (featuring the super premium blend of straight bourbons and ryes created by the late, legendary Master Distiller Dave Pickerell and Metallica).

Visit for a complete description of festival experiences.

Welcome to Rockville campers will have the ultimate experience by spending five days on the festival field in the middle of all the action with the quickest access to all the stages. The 2023 campground theme is “Rockvillian Campground Invasion.” Campers are encouraged to decorate their campsite with glow-in-the-dark stars, planets and alien props, while dressing as astronauts, aliens or space-rock legends like Ziggy Stardust to win prizes. Campers also can enjoy the exclusive Wednesday Night Pre-Party headlined by Hatebreed, as well as Bloody Mary brunches with iHeart radio, silent discos and more at The Pit Stop and Boardwalk Club in the campground, plus opportunities to get first looks at activations and festival merch.

Welcome to Rockville will feature a wide variety of food and beverage options curated by Southern Hospitality Concessions LLC, DWP’s affiliate concessionaire. Participating vendors include: BBQ Highlife, Big Wil and The Warden, Bru Brothers Coffee, Bulgogi Korean BBQ and Dumplings, Burger Boyz, Capuano’s Wood Fired Pizza, Champs Corn Dogs, Chicken Mac Truck, Chinchilla Truck, Churros N Cream, Crossroads Café, Dos Bros Food, El Cubanito Truck, Emangeo’s Brick Oven Pizza, Event Specialists, Fistfull of Tacos, Funky Cow Creamery, Guanabana Ice Pops and Smoothies, Happy Belly Bistro, Island Noodles, Jammin Concessions, Japanese Flair, Loving Cup, Mama’s Food Truck, Margus Empanadas, Mistfit Chef, Pie Baby, Romega Taqueria, Seafood at The Shack, Sir Cooks A Lot Truck, Smokestack BBQ, Smokin R’s BBQ, Spicy Pie, Stoked Poke, Twisted Okie BBQ, Twisted Tots, Vegan Demon and What’s The Catch Seafood.

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