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No Carolina Rebellion… Now it’s Epicenter Festival!


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Danny Wimmer Presents Announces
Anticipated Debut Of Epicenter Festival
At Rockingham Festival Grounds
In Rockingham, North Carolina
May 10, 11 & 12, 2019

Three-Day Immersive Event Promises To Bring
“The Epicenter Of Rock N’ Roll To North Carolina”
With Must-See Music Performances And Expanded Camping Options

Epicenter Festival—a new 3-day destination music experience from premier independent U.S. music festival producer Danny Wimmer Presents—will debut in the heart of the Mid-Atlantic region, at the newly created Rockingham Festival Grounds in Richmond County, North Carolina on Friday, May 10, Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12, 2019.

Epicenter Festival offers an enhanced festival experience. The new festival grounds will be developed in coordination with Rockingham Dragway and Rockingham Speedway, with even more music, extensive camping options, and no curfew.

Festival producer Danny Wimmer explains, “The creation of the ‘Epicenter of rock n’ roll’ in the heart of North Carolina gives us the ability to expand on the festival experience with enhanced camping amenities, nighttime entertainment with no curfew, and expanded food and beverage offerings, all highlighted by a massive music lineup covering the spectrum of rock, metal and alternative rock music. There’s always a next level to strive for — and after 8 great years of Carolina Rebellion, Epicenter is that next level.”

Danny Wimmer Presents CEO Danny Hayes adds, “In a project being led by the new owners of the Rockingham Speedway (the Rock), together with Richmond County, Rockingham Dragway and the other local land owners, we are working to develop a first class destination festival site. We are grateful to the Rock’s Dan Lovenheim and Richmond County Manager Bryan Land for spearheading this move and look forward to unveiling the lineup. Trust me, it’s worth the wait.”

The music lineup for Epicenter and further details will be revealed on Monday, December 10 at 9:00 AM Eastern Time.

General Admission, VIP tickets, and hotel and camping packages for Epicenter Festival go on sale Friday, December 14 at Noon ET.

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 Festival is produced by Los Angeles-based Danny Wimmer Presents, one of the largest independent producers of destination rock music festivals in America. DWP events include Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival, Louder Than Life, Aftershock, Welcome To Rockville, Bourbon & Beyond, Chicago Open Air and more. They’re also the co-creators of Carolina Rebellion, which wrapped in 2018 after 8 record breaking years, including over 100,000 in attendance multiple years at the annual event.

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