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Performance times have been announced for the fifth annual MetroPCS & X102.9 Present The Big Ticket, Friday, December 5 at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, FL.

The festival's lineup of top alternative rock artists is led by multi-platinum bands Fall Out Boy and Weezer. Please see below for performance times (subject to change):

MetroPCS Main Stage

1:55 PMKnox Hamilton
3:00 PMBear Hands
4:10 PMBig Data
5:25 PMYoung The Giant
6:45 PMalt-J
7:55 PMWeezer
9:55 PMFall Out Boy

Monster Energy Drink Stage

2:30 PMTBA
3:35 PMSleeper Agent
4:50 PMYoung Rising Sons
6:10 PMJ Roddy
7:20 PMNew Politics
9:00 PMChevelle

General admission and VIP tickets for The Big Ticket are on sale now at VIP tickets include: a VIP entrance to venue; access to VIP lounge area featuring dedicated bar, beverage and food service; viewing of main stage (seated and standing areas); seated area with shade for dining; private restroom facilities; and a VIP guest laminate. Hotel packages are sold out.

The Big Ticket flyer with band lineup and venue information

Ticket discounts are available for active military through The Big Ticket partner GovX. For full details about all tickets, military ticket discounts, and VIP packages, visit:

As previously announced, The Big Ticket Official Pre-Party, presented by X102.9 and Miller Lite, will be held Thursday, December 4 at Underbelly (113 East Bay Street in Jacksonville) with performances from Knox Hamilton and Benjamin Booker. Admission is free to those 21 and up with the purchase of a festival ticket. A limited number of wristbands for Pre-Party entrance will be distributed on a first come, first served basis at Underbelly starting at Noon on Thursday, December 4. Each person must show a paid ticket for The Big Ticket to receive a wristband. Doors for the Pre-Party open at 9:00 PM.

Metropolitan Park is a premier 27-acre recreational facility along the beautiful St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville at 1410 Gator Bowl Blvd. Doors for The Big Ticket will open at 1:00 PM.

The Big Ticket is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, a producer of some of the biggest rock festivals in America, including Rock On The Range, Monster Energy's Welcome To Rockville, Monster Energy's AFTERSHOCK Festival, Monster Energy's Fort Rock Festival, Monster Energy's Carolina Rebellion, LOUDER THAN LIFE, Epicenter—Southern California's Rock Festival, Chill On The Hill, The Big Orlando and Monster Energy's Rock Allegiance Tour.

The Big Ticket is fueled by Monster Energy and presented by MetroPCS and X102.9 Jacksonville's alternative, with additional sponsors including Miller Lite, Jack Daniel's, El Jimador Tequila, Al Capone, and Jägermeister.

About Danny Wimmer Presents

Since 1995, DWP has created, developed and produced events from the club level to some of the largest North American festivals. Founded by industry veteran Danny Wimmer, DWP produces some of the largest festivals in the rock and alternative landscapes. Never satisfied with the status quo, Danny Wimmer Presents strives to create memorable and fulfilling concert experiences leaving both consumers and partners with lasting and meaningful impressions.

About Monster Energy

Most companies spend their money on ad agencies, TV commercials, radio spots, and billboards to tell you how good their products are. At Monster Energy, we chose none of the above. Instead we support the scene, our bands, our athletes and our fans. We back athletes so they can make a career out of their passion. We promote concert tours, so our favorite bands can visit your hometown. We celebrate with our fans and riders by throwing parties and making the coolest events we can think of a reality.

About MetroPCS

MetroPCS provides the freedom and convenience of unlimited, no-annual-contract wireless services on an advanced nationwide 4G LTE network for a flat rate. With MetroPCS, customers get great value and a wide variety of device choices from leading brands. A flagship brand operated by T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: "TMUS"), MetroPCS products and services are available online and across the United States through a network of company-owned stores, authorized dealer locations, and leading national retailers. For more information, please visit

About Metropolitan Park

Metropolitan Park offers a scenic, spacious site that's just a few hours drive from cities including Orlando, Tampa, Gainesville, Savannah and Tallahassee, and is easily accessible by plane from around the country. Metropolitan Park is a premier 27-acre recreational facility along the beautiful St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville, Florida at 1410 Gator Bowl Blvd.

The Big Ticket Publicity Contact

Kristine Ashton-Magnuson/Ashton-Magnuson Media; (818) 996-2496

The Big Ticket Marketing & Sponsorship Contact

Clay Busch/Danny Wimmer Presents