The initial tour dates have been announced for the 2011 UPROAR Festival featuring multi-platinum headliner Avenged Sevenfold, also featuring main stage artists Three Days Grace, Seether, Bullet For My Valentine and Escape The Fate. The touring music and lifestyle festival also includes Best Buy Music Gear Stage headliners Sevendust, as well as Black Tide, Art Of Dying and The Black Cloud Collective.
The UPROAR Festival launches August 26 in Camden, NJ and will criss-cross North America before wrapping October 15 (see below for current tour dates). Additional tour dates will be announced on June 29. The all day festival will run from 2pm-11pm in most cities and tickets are affordably priced between $20 and $69.99. Tickets for several of the shows go on sale June 17 (see below for full list of on-sale dates). Early bird pre-sale ticket packages will be available. Go to www.RockstarUproar.com and www.LiveNation.com for full details and to purchase tickets.
The UPROAR Festival is produced by John Reese, John Oakes and CAA in conjunction with Live Nation and will entertain fans with a full afternoon and evening of great rock bands. The festival will also include a concourse midway featuring band autograph signings, vendors and other activities.
Main stage artist Neil Sanderson of Three Days Grace notes, "In the slightest chance that the Mayan calendar is right, and the world is ending in 2012, then this could technically be the last big rock tour in the history of human existence."
A portion of the proceeds of each UPROAR Festival ticket sold will benefit Child Find of America and the Road 2 Recovery Foundation. More information on Child Find of America and the Road 2 Recovery Foundation can be found at www.RockstarUPROAR.com/causes.
The current UPROAR Festival tour dates are as follows. Additional dates will be announced in the coming weeks.
Date Tour Market Venue Tickets On Sale
Friday, 8/26 Camden, NJ Susquehanna Bank Center 6/24
Saturday, 8/27 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion 6/17
Sunday, 8/28 Boston, MA Comcast Center 6/30
Wednesday, 8/31 Washington, DC Jiffy Lube Live 6/24
Saturday, 9/3 Tampa, FL 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre 6/24
Sunday, 9/4 Biloxi, MS Mississippi Coast Coliseum 6/17
Monday, 9/5 Houston, TX Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion 6/24
Saturday, 9/10 Buffalo, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center 6/24
Sunday, 9/11 Hartford, CT Comcast Theatre 6/30
Wednesday, 9/14 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre 6/24
Friday, 9/16 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion 6/24
Saturday, 9/17 Indianapolis, IN Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre 6/18
Wednesday, 9/21 Cleveland, OH Blossom Music Center 6/24
Friday, 9/23 Omaha, NE WestFair Amphitheater on sale now
Saturday, 9/24 Kansas City, MO Sandstone Amphitheater 6/18
Sunday, 10/9 San Diego, CA Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre 6/25