Now that the cool fall season is upon us, many are probably reminiscing about the sunny days of spring and what usually comes with that time of year. The people behind some of the largest rock music festivals in the country are already getting a jump start on the warmer months by unveiling some big news for the 2018 edition of the World’s Loudest Month series. On Monday (Oct. 23), the people behind Danny Wimmer Presents officially announced that the Foo Fighters will be one of the headliners for the eighth the annual North Florida music festival.
“Next year’s [Welcome to] Rockville promises to be the biggest rock weekend Florida has ever seen and [the] Foo Fighters are only the beginning,” says festival producer and creator Danny Wimmer of Danny Wimmer Presents. “I can’t wait to announce the full lineup for 2018.”
In addition to securing the Foo Fighters as one of the headliners for the Jacksonville-based music festival, Danny Wimmer Presents also confirmed that Welcome to Rockville will no longer be two days; it will now be a three-day music festival. The 2018 edition of the music festival will take place during the weekend of April 27 to April 29 at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, Florida.
For Capital One members, VIP and general admission pre-sales tickets for Welcome to Rockville will go on sale beginning this Thursday, Oct. 26 at 10:00 a.m. EST. Pre-sales will then conclude a couple of days later on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 10:00 a.m. EST. For more information about the Capital One pre-sale, you can visit their website here.
For those who do not qualify for the Capital One pre-sales, general ticket sales will be available on Monday, Nov. 6 at noon EST. According to a press release from Danny Wimmer Presents, not only will tickets be available to the general public on that day, but festival organizers will also unveil the full lineup for the three-day music festival.
Welcome to Rockville will kick off the 2018 edition of the annual World’s Loudest Month festival series. The music festival series includes Carolina Rebellion, Fort Rock, Rock on the Range, Northern Invasion, and more.