Initial Tour Dates Revealed for 2011 Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival Featuring Headliners Avenged Sevenfold

LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The initial tour dates have been announced for the 2011 Rockstar Energy Drink 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 Rockstar Energy Drink 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 and for full details and to purchase tickets.

The Rockstar Energy Drink 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 Rockstar Energy Drink 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

The current Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival tour dates are as follows. Additional dates will be announced in the coming weeks.


Tour Market


Tickets On Sale

Friday, 8/26

Camden, NJ

Susquehanna Bank Center


Saturday, 8/27

Scranton, PA

Toyota Pavilion


Sunday, 8/28

Boston, MA

Comcast Center


Wednesday, 8/31

Washington, DC

Jiffy Lube Live


Saturday, 9/3

Tampa, FL

1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre


Sunday, 9/4

Biloxi, MS

Mississippi Coast Coliseum


Monday, 9/5

Houston, TX

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion


Saturday, 9/10

Buffalo, NY

Darien Lake Performing Arts Center


Sunday, 9/11

Hartford, CT

Comcast Theatre


Wednesday, 9/14

Toronto, ON

Molson Canadian Amphitheatre


Friday, 9/16

Pittsburgh, PA

First Niagara Pavilion


Saturday, 9/17

Indianapolis, IN

Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre


Wednesday, 9/21

Cleveland, OH

Blossom Music Center


Friday, 9/23

Omaha, NE

WestFair Amphitheater

on sale now

Saturday, 9/24

Kansas City, MO

Sandstone Amphitheater


Sunday, 10/9

San Diego, CA

Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre


The Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival is made possible through the support of sponsors including Rockstar Energy Drink, Best Buy Music Gear, Ernie Ball, Guitar Player Magazine, Schechter Guitars, Jagermeister Canada, KICKER Performance Audio, Zippo, Vertical-Xtreme, Air Force Reserve, KRANK Amps, Army Reserves, Fearless Music, and No Cover Event Guide, and others.

About Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival

The Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival is produced by John Reese, John Oakes, CAA’s Darryl Eaton and Ryan Harlacher and Live Nation’s Perry Lavoisne. Reese and Eaton co-founded and continue to produce the Rockstar Taste Of Chaos, now in its seventh year and the only worldwide traveling music/lifestyle festival. They also co-produce the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, now in its fourth year and the largest heavy music traveling festival in America. The team has also produced many other successful music/lifestyle festivals and concert tours including the Samsung Music as A Weapon Festival and the Curiosa Festival, among others.

About Live Nation Entertainment:

Live Nation Entertainment is the world’s leading live entertainment and eCommerce company, comprised of four market leaders:, Live Nation Concerts, Front Line Management Group and Live Nation Network. is the global event ticketing leader and one of the world’s top five eCommerce sites, with over 26 million monthly unique visitors. Live Nation Concerts produces over 20,000 shows annually for more than 2,000 artists globally. Front Line is the world’s top artist management company, representing over 250 artists. These businesses power Live Nation Network, the leading provider of entertainment marketing solutions, enabling over 800 advertisers to tap into the 200 million consumers Live Nation delivers annually through its live event and digital platforms. For additional information, visit