Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival announes 2013 lineup


This year\’s Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival features and impressive lineup of superstars and newer talent, featuring Alice In Chains, also with Jane’s Addiction. These seminal alternative rock bands will be joined by Coheed and Cambria and Circa Survive on the Rockstar Energy Main Stage. The Ernie Ball Festival Stage will host performances from Walking Papers (featuring Duff McKagan), Middle Class Rut, New Politics, Danko Jones, Chuck Shaffer Picture Show and the local Ernie Ball Battle Of The Bands winner in each market.

The touring rock music and lifestyle festival will travel across North America from August 9 through September 15, 2013.

\”I think it\’s going to be a fun tour and we’re really looking forward to it. It\’s only going to happen that one time, that way, and you\’re going to be there,\” says Jerry Cantrell of Alice In Chains.

Tickets for most Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival shows go on sale Thursday, April 25 at Noon local time and are affordably priced between $10.25 and $89.75 (plus fees). Go to and for full details and to purchase tickets.

“We’re excited to bring a diverse lineup to this year’s Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival,” says festival producer John Reese. Festival producer John Oakes comments, “Having such groundbreaking rock bands and incredible rising talent performing together will be an amazing experience for longtime fans and UPROAR newcomers.”

Check out an UPROAR exclusive interview with Alice In ChainsJerry Cantrell and Sean Kinney:

Also, visit to see video clips of some of this year’s Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival bands talking about the tour.

The Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival will be giving away a trip for two to the September 15 show in Irvine, CA. The grand prize winner will receive roundtrip airfare for two from a U.S. city, hotel accommodations, airport transfers, $500 spending cash, and 2 front row tickets to the show. Go to to enter for a chance to win.


The Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival is proud to continue its alliance with MusiCares®, a nonprofit health and human service organization established in 1989 by The Recording Academy® that helps members of the music industry in times of financial, medical and personal hardship. Various fundraising and awareness campaigns will be implemented to support this charity and others which will be announced soon. More information can be found at


Look for details about the 2013 Ernie Ball Battle Of The Bands to be announced in the coming weeks. As part of the 2012 Battle Of The Bands grand prize package, winners the Chuck Shaffer Picture Show will perform on the Ernie Ball Festival Stage for the entire 2013 UPROAR trek. The band recently recorded an EP with legendary producer Jay Baumgardner at NRG Recording Studios in Hollywood, CA, and won $10,000 worth of music gear and many other prizes as a result of being named the grand prize winner in this annual competition for unsigned bands.


TheRockstar Energy UPROAR Festival will entertain fans for a full afternoon and evening, with performances from the hottest rock bands, along with a concourse midway featuring band autograph signings, vendors and other activities.


The current Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival tour dates are as follows:


Date                            Market                         Venue

Fri        9-Aug               Scranton, PA               Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain

Sat       10-Aug             Hartford, CT                The Comcast Theatre

Sun      11-Aug             Darien Center, NY       Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

Tue      13-Aug             Saratoga, NY               Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Wed    14-Aug             Mansfield, MA              Comcast Center

Fri        16-Aug             Bristow, VA                 Jiffy Lube Live

Sat       17-Aug             Holmdel, NJ                 PNC Bank Arts Center

Sun      18-Aug             Wantagh, NY               Nikon at Jones Beach Theater

Tue      20-Aug             Toronto, ON                Molson Canadian Amphitheatre

Thu      22-Aug             Tinley Park, IL             First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre

Fri        23-Aug             Noblesville, IN              Klipsch Music Center

Sat       24-Aug             Clarkston, MI               DTE Energy Music Theater

Tue      27-Aug             Oklahoma City, OK     Zoo Amphitheater

Wed    28-Aug             Dallas, TX                   Gexa Energy Pavilion

Thu      29-Aug             The Woodlands, TX    Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion *

Sat       31-Aug             Albuquerque, NM         Isleta Amphitheatre

Sun      1-Sept             Denver, CO                 Fiddler\’s Green Amphitheatre

Mon     2-Sept             Salt Lake City, UT       USANA Amphitheatre

Sun      8-Sept             Ridgefield, WA            Sleep Country Amphitheater *

Wed    11-Sept           San Francisco, CA     Shoreline Amphitheatre

Fri        13-Sept           Phoenix, AZ                 Desert Sky Pavilion

Sat       14-Sept           Chula Vista, CA           Sleep Train Amphitheatre

Sun      15-Sept           Irvine, CA                     Verizon Wireless Amphitheater


*Main Stage bands only


The Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival

is made possible through the support of sponsors including

Rockstar Energy Drink, Ernie Ball Guitar Strings, Zippo Lighters, Schecter Guitar Research,

Air Force Reserve, truth® Youth Smoking Prevention Campaign, SQUATCH,

Matador Beef Jerky, Lunarpages

The information in this article was pulled via press release