Rock On The Range ending, will be replaced by new festival
Rock On The Range’s co-creator Danny Wimmer Presents announced the debut of a new spring music destination, Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival. The festival will be replacing the iconic Rock On The Range and take place at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, OH.
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Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival will begin Friday, May 17 and go through Sunday, May 19. The festival will officially replace Rock On The Range in 2019.
The new festival plans to bring high-quality entertainment, art installations and a premium food and beverage selection. Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival also promises a diverse lineup.
“I am so proud of what we accomplished with Rock On The Range, and we couldn’t have done it without our partnership with AEG,” Wimmer says. “When we started Rock On The Range, there was no other festival in America quite like it, but recently it became clear that we had different visions of where to take the festival next.”
In addition to Rock On The Range’s replacement, DWP plans to bring back Chicago Open Air and add a new destination music festival in North Carolina. Chicago Open air will run the same weekend as Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival.
“This is an exciting time at DWP and in the music festival business,” Wimmer says. “Over the next two years, we will be making a series of major steps that are designed to push the U.S. rock festival market forward.”
In addition to Rock On The Range, Danny Wimmer Presents has also been known to produce other festivals such as Louder than Life, Monster Energy Aftershock, Welcome To Rockville and Bourbon & Beyond. Check out the list of spring festival lineups from DWP below.