Epicenter (music festival)

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Epicenter
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KISS Performing at Epicenter 2010
Genre Rock, Alternative Rock, Alternative Metal, Punk Rock, and Hip Hop
DatesMultiple
Location(s) Southern California, Rockingham Speedway
Years active2009–2013, 2015, 2019
Website epicenterfestival.com

Epicenter is an annual music festival started in Southern California by Danny Wimmer Presents (creators of Ohio's Rock on the Range festival) and features acts on multiple stages.

Music festival festival oriented towards music

A music festival is a community event oriented towards live performances of singing and instrument playing that is often presented with a theme such as musical genre, nationality, or locality of musicians, or holiday.

Danny Wimmer Presents

Danny Wimmer Presents (DWP) is a music festival production and promotion company headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Focusing primarily on the rock music scene, DWP is one of the smallest high-capacity national promoting companies in the United States. In addition to being ranked on Pollstar's Top 100 Promoters Worldwide in 2014 and 2015, DWP has become recognized within the industry for delivering entertainment experiences to customers, artists, partners, sponsors, and host cities. Since 2011, DWP has created, developed and produced events from the club level to some of the largest North American festivals including Rock on the Range, Aftershock, Louder than Life, Welcome to Rockville & Carolina Rebellion. Through its festivals, Danny Wimmer Presents provides integrated marketing solutions for organizations trying to create brand relevance through sponsorship activations.

Rock on the Range was an annual rock festival featuring mostly mainstream rock bands, with a classic band usually headlining the show. The festival was held at two venues; MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio and Canad Inns Stadium in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Rock on the Range debuted in Columbus on May 19, 2007 and in Winnipeg on June 27, 2009. In September 2018 it was announced that 2018 would be the last year for Rock on the Range. It was founded by and was co-produced by Danny Wimmer.

DateLineup
Aug 22, 2009

Fairplex – Pomona, CA

Main Stage: Tool, Linkin Park w/ Dead by Sunrise, Alice in Chains, Wolfmother, Atreyu, Hollywood Undead, Street Sweeper Social Club, DJ "Scratch N Sniff"

Monster Energy Stage: Atmosphere, Aesop Rock, Paper Tongues, Sonny, After Midnight Project

Sep 25-26, 2010

Auto Club Speedway – Fontana, CA

Day 1

Main Stage: Kiss, Eminem, Bush, Papa Roach, Big Boi, Crash Kings, Deuce (formerly of Hollywood Undead)

Monster Energy Stage: House of Pain, Big B w/ Scott Russo (from Unwritten Law), The Knux, Smile Empty Soul, Kinda Major, The Envy

VIP Stage: DMX

Day 2

Main Stage: Blink-182, Rise Against, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Bad Religion, Against Me!, A Day to Remember, The Academy Is...

Monster Energy Stage: Suicidal Tendencies, The Black Pacific, New Politics, Black Veil Brides, Biffy Clyro

Sep 24, 2011

Verizon Wireless Amphitheater – Irvine, CA [1]

Limp Bizkit, Staind, Papa Roach, Five Finger Death Punch, Everlast, Buckcherry, Puddle of Mudd, P.O.D., Skillet, Crossfade, Red, Asking Alexandria, Redlight King, Middle Class Rut, Drive A
Sep 22, 2012

Verizon Wireless Amphitheater – Irvine, CA

Stone Temple Pilots, Deftones, Bush, Scars on Broadway, Chevelle, Hollywood Undead, Escape the Fate, Dead Sara, Crash Kings, Hyro Da Hero, Beware of Darkness
Sep 21, 2013

Verizon Wireless Amphitheater – Irvine, CA

The Offspring, A Day to Remember, Bad Religion, Pennywise, Pierce the Veil, All Time Low, Falling in Reverse, The Wonder Years, FIDLAR, New Beat Fund, Plague Vendor
Mar 14, 2015

The Forum, – Inglewood, CA

Korn, Limp Bizkit, House of Pain, P.O.D., Suicidal Tendencies, Hopsin
May 10-12, 2019

Rockingham Speedway - Rockingham, NC

Day 1

Korn, Rob Zombie, The Prodigy, Evanescence, Machine Gun Kelly, Meshuggah, Skillet, Beartooth, Mark Lanegan Band, Dorothy, Black Pistol Fire, Zeal & Ardor, Knocked Loose, Slothrust, Wilson, Hands Like Houses, Hyro the Hero, Amigo the Devil, Ded, Arrested Youth, Vein, Black Coffee

Day 2

Tool, Judas Priest, The Cult, Bush, Black Label Society, Circa Survive, Yelawolf, Motionless in White, The Damned Things, Gandson, Badflower, Memphis May Fire, Light the Torch, Wage War, Crobot, Dead Girls Academy, Sylar, Counterfeit, Pretty Vicious, Shvpes, Dirty Honey, Alien Weaponry, Hyde, Tetrarch

Day 3

Foo Fighters, Bring Me the Horizon, 311, Live, Mastodon, Killswitch Engage, Architects, The Interrupters, Tom Morello, Fever 333, Reignwolf, Yungblud, The Glorious Sons, Ho99o9, While She Sleeps, Basement, Scarlxrd, Movements, Teenage Wrist, Demob Happy, Boston Manor, Cleopatrick, The Dirty Nil

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References

  1. "Epicenter 2011 Press Release" (PDF) (Press release). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-11. Retrieved 2011-06-21.
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