The 5th Annual ROCKAPALOOZA Festival

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The 5th Annual ROCKAPALOOZA Festival

Presented by Monster Energy Drink, Announces Full Line-Up




Doors Open at 10am on June 23rd, 2012 at the Jackson County Fairgrounds in Jackson, MI!


The 5th annual ROCKAPALOOZA festival, presented by Monster Energy Drink, is pleased to announce the full line-up for this year’s festival. This year’s Monster Energy Stage features headliners Puddle of Mudd, and opening acts Saliva, Rehab, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, and Emphatic. The second stage includes Wayne Static, Woe Is Me, Riven (formerly Motograter), Rotation, Sore Eyes, and Ghosts of August. ROCKAPALOOZA is also sponsored by the National Guard, Verizon Wireless, Budweiser, and Q106 FM.


The advance price of tickets for this year’s ROCKAPALOOZA is $30, while day of show tickets cost $35. All children under the age of 10 are admitted free, and the event is ALL AGES. This year, Jam Heads Party Deck passes are just $100 and include half off discounts on beer and food, free Monster Energy Drink, a meet and greet with Puddle of Mudd, Rehab, and Sore Eyes, and features a shaded area with seating. For regular attendees, Budweiser is offering $1 drafts from 10am-12pm. Doors open at 10am.

The festival will also host a free pre-party concert on Friday, June 22nd at the fairgrounds featuring headliners Trapt and openers Sore Eyes. The free concert is also ALL AGES and doors open at 6pm.

Bands that have performed at ROCKAPALOOZA in the past include Sevendust, Crossfade, OTEP, Mushroomhead, Silverstein, Smile Empty Soul, and more. Past hosting and appearance duties have gone to Pauly Shore, Big Black and Bam Bam of MTV’s Rob & Big, and Big Cat from MTV’s Fantasy Factory. Last year, over 8,000 people attended the festival.

You can purchase tickets online now at! See below for the full listing of headliners and openers:


Main Stage Nationals on Monster Energy Stage:

Headliner: Puddle of Mudd



We Came as Romans

Red Jumpsuit Apparatus



2nd Stage: National Guard Stage

Wayne Static

Woe Is Me

Riven (Formerly Motograter)


Sore Eyes

Ghosts of August


Other opening bands include:




It Lies Within


Lifeline Revolution

Ballz Deluxe

Blind Reflection

Second Season

Breaking Paradox

Distant Decend

Throwing Gravity


Blackened Earth

Thee Unknown

Fall of Eleven

The Elder Beer Men



Myths and Legends

Circus Asylum

Seeking Seven

Hollow Drive


Fire in the Sky

Violet Void


Beyond the Shadows

Barefoot Breakdown

Nothing More Than This

The Sunset Villians


The Getbye


Nation of Wealth


Featuring special guest host and bartender Dennis Haskins (known as Mr. Belding of “Saved by the Bell” fame).

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