Avenged Sevenfold and Alice In Chains top a lineup of over 35 bands for the first-ever Houston Open Air–fueled by Monster Energy–held Saturday, September 24 and Sunday, September 25, 2016 at NRG Park in Houston. The biggest rock experience in Texas–produced by Danny Wimmer Presents–will also feature performances from Deftones, Chevelle, Slayer and many more on three stages, plus Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Whiskey Row and Gourmet Man Food.
The band lineup for Houston Open Air includes: Avenged Sevenfold, Alice In Chains, Deftones, Slayer, Chevelle, The Cult, Ministry, Alter Bridge, Ghost, Anthrax, Pierce The Veil, Of Mice & Men, Sevendust, Baroness, Hellyeah, Chevy Metal, Buckcherry, Nothing More, The Amity Affliction, Max & Iggor Cavalera: Return To Roots, Avatar, letlive., Jim Breuer and the Loud & Rowdy, Texas Hippie Coalition, Young Guns, Starset, Sick Puppies, Skindred, Neck Deep, Sons Of Texas, KYNG, Twelve Foot Ninja, Gemini Syndrome, The Word Alive, Dinosaur Pile Up, September Mourning, and more.
A rolling discounted Early Bird on-sale for weekend General Admission tickets begins Tuesday, May 17 at Noon CDT at www.HoustonOpenAir.com. A limited quantity of Early Bird tickets will be available at the following prices, while supplies last:
Early Bird #1: $89.50
Early Bird #2: $99.50
VIP Weekend tickets will also be available for $234.50.
Single day and weekend tickets for Houston Open Air go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 20 at Noon CDT at www.HoustonOpenAir.com for the following prices:
Weekend GA: $109.50
Single-day GA: $69.50
Single-day VIP: $129.50
VIP Weekend: $234.50
All VIP tickets include: VIP entrance lanes into venue, access to VIP-only area featuring dedicated bar, beverage and food options (for additional purchase), VIP-only viewing area of Main Stage, dedicated restroom facilities, and a VIP-only commemorative laminate.
Hotel discounts for Houston Open Air are available through Curadora at: https://curadora.com/events/houston-open-air-2016-219baf2a/.
For full details about all tickets, hotel and VIP packages, visit www.HoustonOpenAir.com.
In light of the recent flooding in the Houston area, a portion of the proceeds from all Houston Open Air tickets sold will benefit the Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund. The Greater Houston Storm Relief Fund was established by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner to accept flood relief donations that will stay in the Houston community and aid the victims of the recent storms. To donate or learn more, visit www.houstonrecovers.org.
Danny Hayes, CEO, Danny Wimmer Presents says, “Houston Open Air has been in the works for almost a year now. It’s awkward to announce a major music festival in a city that has experienced such recent hardship and, in fact, we delayed our announcements out of respect for what Houston has endured. But at the same time, our festivals are about highlighting the strengths (or sometimes the needs) of our host city. There’s no more important way to do that right now than to support Mayor Turner’s efforts to help Houston recover from this spring’s flooding and we will be incorporating this message throughout our launch campaign.”
Danny Wimmer, Founder, Danny Wimmer Presents, add, “Houston is one of the country’s biggest rock markets and, when combined with the impressive food scene happening here, it’s a natural location for a DWP festival. We’re thrilled to have such a diverse first-year lineup that includes Avenged Sevenfold, Alice In Chains and Chevelle. With the inclusion of an incredible food experience and the Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Row, we are kicking off a powerhouse experience that will live in the market for many years to come!”
In addition to three stages of top rock bands, Houston Open Air features the celebrated Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Whiskey Row, and a Texas-sized Gourmet Man Food experience underscoring Houston’s emergence as a great American food city.
Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Whiskey Row will feature the following brands: Jack Daniel’s Black Label, Gentleman Jack, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Fire, Old Forester, and Woodford Reserve.
The full Gourmet Man Food lineup and menus for Houston Open Air will be announced soon.
Houston Open Air is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, a producer of some of the biggest rock festivals in America, including LOUDER THAN LIFE, Chicago Open Air, Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, Monster Energy Fort Rock, Monster Energy AFTERSHOCK, Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion, Northern Invasion, Monster Energy Rock Allegiance, Rock On The Range and more.
Houston Open Air sponsors include: Monster Energy, Jack Daniel’s, El Jimador, Fxck Cancer’s Dyin2Live, NRG Park and SoHo Concessions, with more to be announced.
NRG Park, home of the NFL’s Houston Texans and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, is located at One NRG Park in Houston, TX.
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About Danny Wimmer Presents: Since 1993, music industry veteran Danny Wimmer has been producing concerts and festivals, both large and small. In 2011, he formed Danny Wimmer Presents, which now produces several of the largest rock and alternative festivals in the U.S. By combining A-list talent with local cuisine and culture, DWP has become recognized within the industry for delivering the highest-quality entertainment experiences to fans, artists, sponsors, partners and host cities. DWP creates memorable and all-encompassing festival experiences, leaving both consumers and partners with lasting and meaningful impressions. With 580,000 fans attending all DWP festivals in 2015, and 10 billion media impressions, DWP will continue to add new music festivals to its already stellar portfolio, which includes Rock On The Range, Monster Energy Aftershock Festival, Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion, Louder Than Life, and Monster Energy Rock Allegiance, among others.
About NRG Park: NRG Park is the premier and most-versatile tradeshow, consumer show, convention and sports and entertainment complex in Harris County, specifically near the cultural center and urban hub of Houston, Texas. The 350-acre complex with 26,000 parking spaces is uniquely comprised of four facilities: NRG Center, NRG Arena, NRG Stadium and NRG Astrodome where adaptability, hospitality and distinct service all meet to provide a world-class experience. The uniqueness of NRG Park is apparent in the flexibility of its facilities, each offering the opportunity to host large exhibitions, concerts, sporting events, conventions and meetings. NRG Stadium is home to both the Houston Texans and the world-famous Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. NRG Center offers 1.4 million square feet of exhibit and meeting space, as well as, being fully wired to accommodate networking needs of our clients. NRG Arena’s versatile seating configurations and adjacent exhibit space comfortably accommodate mid-scale events. And then there’s NRG Astrodome, an iconic structure that served many sports and entertainment performances for nearly forty years. At NRG Park, education, entertainment, trade, commerce and competition all come together in one vibrant and energizing environment. Couple this with our professional staff dedicated to achieving the highest levels of customer and guest satisfaction and you’ll clearly understand why NRG Park is a leader in the event industry.