2017 Rock Fest Daily Lineups Revealed
It's been a staple of the summer festival seasons for years, and Rock Fest is back for year 24 in Cadott, Wis. For those attending, you can start mapping out your concert viewing as organizers have revealed the daily lineups for each stage at this year's festival.
Technically, Rock Fest runs July 13-15, but for those who purchased a three-day pass, there will be a bonus night of music taking place on Wednesday, July 12. Ratt will headline the Who's on Top Stage, with support from Jack Russell's Great White, Faster Pussycat and The Good Bars. Meanwhile, over on the Budweiser Grab Some Buds Stage, you'll find Bobaflex as the headliners, with Seasons After and Rachel Lorin providing support and a 9th Planet Out After Party taking place.
The festival officially starts Thursday, July 13, with five stages going strong with music. Slayer will headline the Main Stage, with support from Volbeat, Lamb of God, Anthrax, Failure Anthem, Badflower and Rachel Lorin. The Jack's Tribute Stage features three sets apiece from Kissin Time (KISS) and Cowboys From Hell (Pantera). The Who's on Top Stage will be headlined by Insane Clown Posse, with sets from Mushroomhead, Gemini Syndrome, Sin 7, Awaken the Shadow and Anti-Star along with the 9th Planet Out After Party. The Loud and Local Stage has multiple sets by Anthem and Probable Cause. And the Budweiser Grab Some Buds Stage has The Nearly Deads closing out the night, with support from Valora, The Zealots and multiple sets from Hand of the Tribe.
On Friday, July 14, Avenged Sevenfold lead the festivities on the Main Stage, with Korn, Stone Sour, Clutch, Avatar, Lacey Sturm and One Less Reason also playing throughout the day. Motley 2 (Motley Crue) and Rock n Roll (Motorhead) will play multiple sets on the Jack's Tribute Stage. Cinderella's Tom Keifer headlines the Who's on Top Stage, with support from Lita Ford, Texas Hippie Coalition, Scattered Hamlet, Nuisance and Oblivious Signal, with the night concluding with the Elephants and Emperors After Party. VIA and Stare Across will play three sets apiece on the Loud and Local Stage and Valora closes out the Budweiser Grab Some Buds Stage with support from The Nearly Deads, Emergent and multiple sets from Scarlet Canary.
Finishing out this year's Rock Fest on Saturday, July 15, Rob Zombie will headline the Main Stage. He's joined by Shinedown, Megadeth, Sevendust, Lit, Devour the Day and City of the Weak. The Crown Jewels (Queen) and Who's Who (The Who) will entertain fans on the Jack's Tribute Stage. Hellyeah headlines the Who's on Top stage, with support from Thousand Foot Krutch, Vimic, Shallow Side, Veilside and Fall II Rise along with the Matrekis After Party. My Memory Remains and 7's Catacomb show their talents during multiple sets on the Loud and Local Stage, Ignescent and Wrecked each get several opportunities to entertain fans on the Budweiser Grab Some Buds stage. To see the specific set times, visit the Rock Fest website.
Tickets for Rock Fest are on sale now and you can also get single day tickets if one particular day intrigues you. Check here for ticketing and camping information.
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