Rockstar UPROAR Festival Announced!


The Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival kicks off year five on August 15 in Detroit with a powerful lineup that includes multiplatinum mainstage bands Godsmack and Seether,along with Skillet, Buckcherry, Pop EvilEscape The Fate, Redlight King, 3 Years Hollow, Within Reason, New Medicine, Sons of Revelry (2013 UPROAR Battle Of The Bands Winner)SuicideGirls burlesque show,These Raven Skies, and Tattered. As part of the 2013 UPROAR Battle Of The Bands grand prize package, winners Sons Of Revelry will perform on the UPROAR Festival Stage for the entire five week trek.


Initial tour dates are listed below, and additional tour dates for the August 15-September 21 trek will be announced soon. Visit for the most current festival information.


21st century hard rock titans Godsmack have sold over 20 million records worldwide. The band’s new smash single “1000hp” recently debuted at #1 on the iTunes Rock chart and it’s already Top 10 on the Active Rock radio chart in its first week. Godsmack will release their sixth full length album 1000hp on August 5. Frontman and founder Sully Erna says, “UPROAR Festival has been a long part of Godsmack’s history; we can’t wait to get out with some of our longtime friends and play our new music for our fans.”


Multi-platinum alternative rock trio Seether will release their highly anticipated, sixth studio album Isolate And Medicateon July 1 via The Bicycle Music Company/Concord Music Group. The album features the ferocious first single “Words As Weapons.” Seether says, “We’re looking forward to heading back out and rocking some faces off on this year’s Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival!” 


“We’re excited to welcome UPROAR veterans GodsmackSeetherEscape The Fate and Redlight King back for another year and also can’t wait to hit the road with all the other amazing rock bands joining us for the first time. We look forward to creating an incredible UPROAR experience for rock fans in every city we visit,” say festival producers John Oakes and John Reese.


Check out a promo video for the Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival which includes an appearance from Sully Ernafrom Godsmack here:


Tickets for most Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival shows listed below go on sale this Friday, June 20. Go for full details and to purchase tickets.


For the first 72 hours after tickets go on sale for each show, Godsmack and the Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festivalare offering a ticket upgrade option exclusively through Ticketmaster. During this time period, those who buy a ticket for the festival via can also pre-order the new Godsmack digital album 1000hp (out August 5) for only $7.99, and will receive Godsmack’s brand new “1000hp” single as an early track.


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


Since its inception in 2010, the Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival continues to receive widespread praise from the media. Here’s a sample of what the press have said:


“one of the most anticipated tours of the summer for rock fans”

–Mary Ouellette,, August 13, 2013

“A juggernaut of a summer tour illuminating that rock ‘n’ roll is alive and well”

–Rick Florino,, September 19, 2013

“the best tour of the year”

–Brandon Veal,, September 19, 2012

“a dream lineup for hard rock fans”

–Paige Montgomery, Denver Post, October 6, 2011

“one of the most electric tours of the year”

–Revolver, September/October 2010

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

Date                            Market                                     Venue

Friday 8/15                  Clarkston, MI                           DTE Energy Music Theatre #

Saturday 8/16              Peru, IL                                    Illinois Valley Regional Airport + =

Sunday 8/17                Cincinnati, OH                         PNC Pavilion at Riverbend *

Friday 8/22                  Syracuse, NY                          New York State Fairgrounds * #

Sunday 8/24                Noblesville, IN                          Klipsch Music Center

Tuesday 8/26              Camden, NJ                            Susquehanna Bank Center

Wednesday 8/27         Gilford, NH                               Meadowbrook Pavilion

Friday 8/29                  Simpsonville, SC                    Charter Amphitheater

Saturday 8/30              Tampa, FL                              MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre +

Tuesday 9/2                Grand Prairie, TX                    Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie

Wednesday 9/3           Corpus Christi, TX                  Concrete Street Amphitheater

Friday 9/5                    Bonner Springs, KS                Cricket Wireless Amphitheater

Sunday 9/7                  Oklahoma City, OK                 Zoo Amphitheatre

Tuesday 9/9                Denver, CO                             1STBANK Center $ @ ^ % &

Thursday 9/11             Post Falls, ID                        Greyhound Park *

(KHTQ’s presents Rock Hard At The Park Powered By Rockstar Energy Drink   

Friday 9/12                  Auburn, WA                             White River Amphitheatre * + ? @ &

(KISW’s Pain In The Grass) 


# Buckcherry will not be performing at this show

$ Escape The Fate will not be performing at this show

= Pop Evil will not be performing at this show

^ Redlight King will not be performing at this show

* Seether will not be performing at this show

+ Skillet will not be performing at this show

% Sons Of Revelry will not be performing at this show

? SuicideGirls will not be performing at this show

& Tattered will not be performing at this show

@ These Raven Skies will not be performing at this show



3 Years Hollow will be performing on dates from August 15-26

Within Reason will be performing on dates from August 27-September 9

New Medicine will be performing on dates from September 11-21

The Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival is made possible through the support of sponsors including

Rockstar Energy Drink, Blackstream Records, Yamaha Motorcycles,

COLDCOCK Herbal Whiskey, Rockford Fosgate, MATADOR Beef Jerky,

F*ck Cancer, and UNKNOWN Industries.

 MODE Detroit‘s photos from last years Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival-

Walking Papers Performs at RockStar Energy UPROAR Festival in Clarkston Michigan at DTE Energy Music Theater.

Janes Addiction Performs at RockStar Energy UPROAR Festival in Clarkston Michigan at DTE Energy Music Theater.

The Chuck Shaffer Picture Show performs at RockStar Energy UPROAR Festival in Clarkston Michigan at DTE Energy Music Theater.

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