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ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK UPROAR FESTIVAL
TOUR DATES, CITIES AND VENUES ANNOUNCED

FOURTH ANNUAL TOURING ROCK MUSIC AND LIFESTYLE FESTIVAL
LAUNCHES AUGUST 9 IN SCRANTON, PA
AND WRAPS SEPTEMBER 15 IN IRVINE, CA

The fourth annual Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival is set for shows across North America from August 9 through September 15, 2013. The touring rock music and lifestyle festival—which boasted total attendance of nearly 300,000 in 2012—will feature performances from multiplatinum superstars and breaking talent on the Rockstar Energy Drink Main Stage and the Ernie Ball Festival Stage. Look for this year's bands to be announced on April 22.

Tickets for most shows go on sale Thursday, April 25 at Noon local time and are affordably priced between $10.25 and $89.75 (plus fees). Go to www.RockstarUPROAR.com and www.LiveNation.com for full details and to purchase tickets.

Citi is the official credit card of Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival. Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning Tuesday, April 23 at 10:00 AM local time through Citi's Private Pass Program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.

The Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival will entertain fans for a full afternoon and evening, with performances from the hottest rock bands, along with a concourse midway featuring band autograph signings, vendors and other activities. In a live review of the 2012 festival, writer Mary Ouellette of Loudwire.com wrote, "The Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival continues to be one of the best values for rock fans offering up what feels like a year's worth of live music in one short day."

Look for details about the 2013 Ernie Ball Battle Of The Bands to be announced in the coming weeks. As part of the 2012 Battle Of The Bands grand prize package, winners the Chuck Shaffer Picture Show will perform on the Ernie Ball Festival Stage for the entire 2013 UPROAR trek. The band recently recorded an EP with legendary producer Jay Baumgardner at NRG Recording Studios in Hollywood, CA, and won $10,000 worth of music gear and many other prizes as a result of being named the grand prize winner in this annual competition for unsigned bands.

The current Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival tour dates are as follows:

DateMarketVenue
Fri 9-AugScranton, PAToyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain
Sat 10-AugHartford, CTThe Comcast Theatre
Sun 11-AugDarien Center, NYDarien Lake Performing Arts Center
Tue 13-AugSaratoga, NYSaratoga Performing Arts Center
Wed 14-AugMansfield, MAComcast Center
Fri 16-AugBristow, VAJiffy Lube Live
Sat 17-AugHolmdel, NJPNC Bank Arts Center
Sun 18-AugWantagh, NYNikon at Jones Beach Theater
Tue 20-AugToronto, ONMolson Canadian Amphitheatre
Thu 22-AugTinley Park, ILFirst Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
Fri 23-AugNoblesville, INKlipsch Music Center
Sat 24-AugClarkston, MIDTE Energy Music Theater
Tue 27-AugOklahoma City, OKZoo Amphitheater
Wed 28-AugDallas, TXGexa Energy Pavilion
Thu 29-AugThe Woodlands, TXCynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Sun 1-SeptDenver, COFiddler's Green Amphitheatre
Mon 2-SeptSalt Lake City, UTUSANA Amphitheatre
Sat 7-SeptGeorge, WAThe Gorge Amphitheatre
Sun 8-SeptRidgefield, WASleep Country Amphitheater
Wed 11-SeptSan Francisco, CAShoreline Amphitheatre
Fri 13-SeptPhoenix, AZDesert Sky Pavilion
Sat 14-SeptChula Vista, CASleep Train Amphitheatre
Sun 15-SeptIrvine, CAVerizon Wireless Amphitheater

The Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival is made possible through the support of sponsors including Rockstar Energy Drink, Ernie Ball Guitar Strings, Zippo Lighters, Schecter Guitar Research, Air Force Reserve, Truth Youth Smoking Prevention Campaign, SQUATCH, Matador Beef Jerky, Lunarpages


About Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival

The Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival is produced by John Reese and John Oakes of Synergy Global Entertainment (SGE), CAA's Darryl Eaton and Ryan Harlacher and Live Nation's Perry Lavoisne. Since its inception in 2010, the touring festival's attendance continues to grow, with nearly 300,000 in attendance for the 30-city 2012 trek. SGE is one of the world's premier music festival production companies. With hundreds of live events worldwide each year, SGE works with agencies, brands and musical talent to produce or co-produce concerts across various genres and interests.

About Live Nation Entertainment:

Live Nation Entertainment is the world's leading live entertainment and ecommerce company, comprised of four market leaders: Ticketmaster.com, Live Nation Concerts, Artist Nation and Live Nation Network. Ticketmaster.com is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world's top five ecommerce sites, with a database of over 119 million fans who visit our sites. Live Nation Concerts produces over 22,000 shows annually for more than 2,300 artists globally. Artist Nation is the world's top artist management company, representing over 200 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling nearly 800 advertisers to tap into the 250 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit www.livenation.com/investors.

About Rockstar Energy Drink

Rockstar Energy Drink is designed for those who lead active lifestyles — from Athletes to Rockstars. Available in over 20 flavors at convenience and grocery outlets in over 30 countries, Rockstar supports the Rockstar lifestyle across the globe through Action Sports, Motor Sports, and Live Music. New from Rockstar for 2013, Rockstar Energy Water is a non-carbonated and sugar free enhanced water beverage that is now available throughout the U.S. in three refreshing flavors. For more information visit: www.RockstarEnergy.com. Find us at: www.Facebook.com/Rockstarwww.Twitter.com/RockstarEnergywww.Instagram.com/RockstarEnergywww.YouTube.com/Rockstar

Publicity Contacts:

Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival
Kristine Ashton-Magnuson/Ashton-Magnuson Media
kristine@am-media.net
(818) 996-2496

Jacqueline Peterson/Live Nation
Jacqueline.Peterson@ticketmaster.com
(310) 360-3051