Band performance times were released today for the fifth annual Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, April 25 & 26 at Jacksonville, Florida’s scenic Metropolitan Park along the St. Johns River. The powerful rock lineup includes Slipknot, Korn, Godsmack, Marilyn Manson, Slayer, Ministry, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Breaking Benjamin, Papa Roach, Halestorm, The Pretty Reckless, Of Mice & Men and many more.
General Admission and VIP tickets for Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville are on sale now at www.WelcomeToRockvilleFestival.com, with limited quantities available. A limited number of tickets are also available at select MetroPCS and Firehouse Subs locations with no service fees. A very limited number of Aloft hotel packages can still be purchased at www.WelcomeToRockvilleFestival.com. All other hotel packages are sold out.
Performance times for Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville are as follows (subject to change):
Doors open at 11:00 AM both days, and the festival ends at 11:00 PM on Saturday and 10:00 PM on Sunday.
Slipknot is touring in support of their #1 album .5: The Gray Chapter–the fifth studio album from the GRAMMY®-winning group–with a live performance that will include their unique stage set and experience.
Korn will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their iconic self-titled debut album–featuring their breakthrough hits “Blind” and “Shoots and Ladders”–at Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville by playing the album in its entirety.
Florida’s biggest rock festival kicks off the World’s Loudest Month festival series and also features the debut of the new Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville Tequila World, band autograph signings, an interactive art installation with graffiti artist RISK, various onsite sponsor activities, a Monster Energy viewing area with beverage sampling, and a variety of food and beverage options, including local gourmet food trucks.
Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville Tequila World will feature a wide range of tequilas, extreme margaritas, gourmet tacos, mixologists and more. Metalachi–the world’s first and only heavy metal mariachi band (www.metalachi.com)–will keep the party rolling with performances at 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM and 5:00 PM on the Tequila World stage each day. The list of tequilas that will be offered in the Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville Tequila World includes: Cabo Wabo, Corazon, Espolon, El Jimador, Lunazul, Margaritaville, Monte Alban, Pura Vida, Siete Leguas, and more to be announced. Gourmet tacos will be provided by TacoLu Baja Mexicana. Admission to this area is free and open to those 21 and up.
Kelly Graval, the multi-talented fine artist, illustrator, and graffiti artist known as RISK (www.riskrock.com), will be curating an interactive graffiti art installation to be displayed on site. The exhibit will showcase multiple live demonstrations by RISK and will allow festival attendees the chance to interact and add to the exhibit. RISK has been synonymous with the Los Angeles art community for decades. With a career spanning 30 years, RISK has solidified his place in the history books as a world-renowned graffiti legend. Check out a video of RISK in action here:
Hollywood Undead will get the Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville party started on Friday, April 24 with an exclusive performance at the Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville Official Pre-Party at Underbelly (113 E Bay Street) in downtown Jacksonville. The Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville Official Pre-Party is presented by Danny Wimmer Presents, Bud Light, Jack Daniel’s and Jägermeister. The party is free to all Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville ticket holders 21 and older. To gain access to the Pre-Party, festival ticket buyers need to show their festival ticket (or proof of purchase with ID) at the Underbelly box office to get a Pre-Party wristband in advance. Wristbands are limited and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis beginning at Noon on Friday, April 24. Doors open at 8:00 PM for the Pre-Party and music starts at 9:00 PM.
Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents and anchors the World’s Loudest Month festival series. The World’s Loudest Month features the biggest names in rock music performing in eight distinct concert atmospheres across the country in April and May.
2015 sponsors for Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville include Monster Energy, Bud Light, Jack Daniel’s, Jägermeister, Firehouse Subs, MetroPCS, Crazy Dave’s Music Experience, f.y.e., Zippo Encore, Yamaha, Fxck Cancer, Corona, ReverbNation, Hundred Handed, Matador Beef Jerky, Victory Records, Another Century Records, Wine Decadence, TacoLu, Al Capone Cigars, Roadrunner Records and more.
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Debuted as a model for the fashion magazine “KERA”, in 2008.
She has been featured on the cover of “KERA” and “KERA BOKU” as the top model for “Danso” (cross-dress) boys style.
Through her fashion style, she has gained tremendous popularity overseas and has made appearances at Japan Expo (Paris), Shanghai World Expo and many other fashion events worldwide.
In the summer of 2014, she debut as a solo music artist “AKIRA”.
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