Ashton-Magnuson Media

To Host Unique Onsite Collaboration With Metallica's
Blackened Whiskey And Enter Night Pilsner

Band Performance Times Announced For
May 10, 11 & 12
At Rockingham Festival Grounds In Rockingham, NC

Inaugural 3-Day Destination Music Experience
Will Feature Performances From
Foo Fighters, Tool & Korn
Along With Rob Zombie, Judas Priest, Bring Me The Horizon
& Dozens More

The music performance times and Campers' Pre-Party details are now available for the debut of Epicenter, May 10, 11 and 12 at the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds in Richmond County, NC. The new 3-day destination music experience will feature a massive lineup of top rock acts performing on five stages, including Foo Fighters, Tool, Korn, Rob Zombie, Judas Priest, Bring Me The Horizon, The Cult, 311, Evanescence, Bush, +LIVE+ and dozens more.

Festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents is proud to announce a collaboration with Metallica's Blackened Whiskey and Enter Night Pilsner. Blackened, a super-premium American whiskey blend, crafted by the late Master Distiller Dave Pickerell and finished in the earth shattering music of Metallica, and Enter Night Pilsner, a collaboration with the rockstars of craft brewing Stone Brewing Company, will come together under one roof to offer guests a one-of-kind musical festival experience. The massive Boilermaker pop-up will feature a Blackened & Enter Night Boilermaker, as well as craft cocktails and ice-cold Enter Night Pilsner. This exciting collaboration marks the latest in a long line of amplified guest experiences only available through Danny Wimmer Presents music festivals. More info to come…

Epicenter will feature afterhours programming and enhanced onsite experiences, along with a wide variety of food and beverage offerings, and various camping options and amenities. General Admission, VIP tickets, and camping packages for Epicenter are on sale now at

Band performance times for Epicenter 2019 are as follows (subject to change):

Thursday, May 9 (Campers' Pre-Party)

Rockingham Village Stage

11:00 PMNightrain (Guns N' Roses tribute)
9:30 PMThunderstruck (AC/DC tribute)
7:30 PMHellzapoppin Circus SideShow
6:30 PMKillakoi

Friday, May 10

Monster Energy Stage

11:00 PMKorn
8:50 PMMachine Gun Kelly
7:05 PMThe Crystal Method
5:35 PMDorothy
4:25 PMZeal & Ardor
3:25 PMAmigo The Devil

Quarry Stage

9:55 PMRob Zombie
7:55 PMEvanescence
6:15 PMSkillet
5:00 PMBeartooth
3:55 PMHyro The Hero

SiriusXM Octane Stage

7:00 PMMeshuggah
5:40 PMKnocked Loose
4:30 PMVein
3:20 PMWilson
2:10 PMDED

Pine Stage

7:50 PMMark Lanegan Band
6:15 PMBlack Pistol Fire
5:05 PMSlothrust
3:55 PMHands Like Houses
2:45 PMArrested Youth
1:35 PMBlack Coffee

Rockingham Village Stage

1:35 AMWilson
12:45 AMHyro The Hero
11:55 PMArrested Youth
8:55 PMHellzapoppin Circus SideShow
5:45 PMThat Metal Show reunion
12:00 PMHellzapoppin Circus SideShow

Saturday, May 11

Monster Energy Stage

10:15 PMTool
7:50 PMThe Cult
5:55 PMYelawolf
4:35 PMMotionless In White
3:15 PMBadflower

Quarry Stage

8:55 PMJudas Priest
6:45 PMBush
5:15 PMBlack Label Society
3:55 PMThe Damned Things
2:45 PMSylar
1:35 PMShvpes

SiriusXM Octane Stage

7:45 PMCirca Survive
6:00 PMGrandson
4:35 PMCrobot
3:20 PMEvan Konrad
2:10 PMDead Girls Academy
1:00 PMTetrarch

Pine Stage

6:45 PMMemphis May Fire
5:15 PMLight The Torch
3:55 PMWage War
2:45 PMDirty Honey
1:35 PMHyde
12:25 PMAlien Weaponry

Rockingham Village Stage

1:35 AMCrobot
12:45 AMAmigo The Devil
11:55 PMGrandson
8:55 PMHellzapoppin Circus SideShow
5:45 PMThat Metal Show reunion
12:00 PMHellzapoppin Circus SideShow

Sunday, May 12

Monster Energy Stage

9:40 PMFoo Fighters
7:35 PMBring Me The Horizon
5:50 PM+LIVE+
4:30 PMFever 333
3:15 PMYungblud
2:10 PMThe Dirty Nil

Quarry Stage

8:35 PM311
6:40 PMMastodon
5:10 PMThe Interrupters
3:55 PMReignwolf
2:45 PMThe Glorious Sons
1:35 PMTeenage Wrist

SiriusXM Octane Stage

5:50 PMKillswitch Engage
4:30 PMArchitects
3:20 PMHo99o9
2:10 PMScarlxrd
1:00 PMWhile She Sleeps

Pine Stage

6:40 PMTom Morello
5:15 PMBasement
3:55 PMMovements
2:45 PMCleopatrick
1:35 PMBoston Manor
12:25 PMDemob Happy

Rockingham Village Stage

8:55 PMHellzapoppin Circus SideShow
12:00 PMHellzapoppin Circus SideShow

Festival doors open at 11:00 AM daily.

The expansive Rockingham Festival Grounds promise nonstop entertainment, extensive camping options, and no curfew, so the entertainment will continue after the night's headliners have played their last song on Friday and Saturday. The Rockingham Village Stage will be the premier spot for afterhours entertainment throughout the weekend, including an exclusive Campers' Pre-Party on Thursday, May 9 featuring AC/DC tribute act Thunderstruck, Guns N' Roses tribute Nightrain and local Charlotte hard rockers Killakoi.

The Rockingham Village Stage will also include the anticipated reunion of Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine from That Metal Show for two sets, Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11, as well as the Hellzapoppin Circus SideShow appearing the entire weekend and also at the Campers' Pre-Party.

In addition to performances from top music artists, and various onsite attractions, attendees will enjoy a variety of local and regional food and beverage offerings provided by DWP's affiliate concessionaire, Southern Hospitality Concessions LLC. Fans 21+ can enjoy multiple specialty curated beverage experiences. Varietals from Caduceus Cellars & Merkin Vineyards (owned by Maynard James Keenan, co-founder of international recording acts Tool, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer) will be available at the Caduceus Wine Garden. Experience abounds at the Heavy Tiki Bar (a tropical oasis filled with killer cocktails and shade). Fans can also enjoy a large variety of local and regional brews at the Epicenter Craft Beer Garden.

Additional Epicenter onsite experiences include: Monster Energy Experience, f.y.e. Fan Experience, The Music Experience, USMC (United States Marine Corps), Zippo Experience, Fxck Cancer / Dyin 2 Live Dreams Program, Take Me Home, and Jack Daniel's Experience.

Epicenter mobile app

Camping at Epicenter will let patrons keep the rock n' roll party going all through the weekend and will set this festival apart from other U.S. rock shows. Camping spots are connected to the festival grounds and include amenities like access to showers, portable restrooms, food and drink vendors, charging stations, information and medical services, and the Campers' Pre-Party.

The official Epicenter mobile app is now available for download. Attendees can build their own schedules, learn more about the artists and personalities appearing at the festival and get the latest must-know information through push notifications. Download it through the Google Play and Apple stores.

Rockingham Festival Grounds are located at 2153 North U.S. Highway 1, Rockingham, NC, less than two hours from Charlotte, Raleigh/Durham, Columbia and Greensboro.

Epicenter sponsors include: Monster Energy, f.y.e., Fxck Cancer, Zippo, Jack Daniel's, The Music Experience, Sweetwater Studios, USMC, Zyn, Four Saints Brewing and Hugger Mugger Brewing.

Epicenter is produced by Los Angeles-based Danny Wimmer Presents, one of the largest independent producers of destination music festivals in America. Additional DWP events include Aftershock Festival, Bourbon & Beyond, Chicago Open Air, Hometown Rising, Louder Than Life, Rock Allegiance, Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival, and Welcome To Rockville.

For more information on Epicenter Festival, visit:

About Danny Wimmer Presents:

Since 1993, music industry veteran Danny Wimmer has been producing concerts and festivals, both large and small. In 2011, he formed Danny Wimmer Presents, which now produces several of the largest music festivals in the U.S. By combining A-list talent with local cuisine and culture, DWP has become recognized within the industry for delivering the highest-quality entertainment experiences to fans, artists, sponsors, partners and host cities. DWP creates memorable and all-encompassing festival experiences, leaving both consumers and partners with lasting and meaningful impressions. DWP will continue to add new music festivals to its already stellar portfolio, which currently includes Aftershock Festival, Bourbon & Beyond, Chicago Open Air, Epicenter Festival, Hometown Rising, Louder Than Life, Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival, and Welcome To Rockville. Previous DWP festivals include Rock On The Range, Carolina Rebellion, Northern Invasion and more.

Epicenter Festival Publicity Contacts

Kristine Ashton-Magnuson / Ashton-Magnuson Media,, (818) 996-2496
Selena Fragassi / Ashton-Magnuson Media,, (847) 942-3093

Epicenter Festival Marketing Contacts

Lindsey Medina / Danny Wimmer Presents,
Holly Doscher / Danny Wimmer Presents,

Epicenter Sponsorship Contact

Justin Zweig / Danny Wimmer Presents,