A hard-hitting music lineup has been announced for Monster Energy Houston Open Air–Texas’s biggest rock experience–Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15 at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman in The Woodlands, TX.
Five Finger Death Punch, Prophets of Rage, Stone Sour, Marilyn Manson, Mastodon, Halestorm, In This Moment, Gojira, Of Mice & Men and Suicidal Tendencies lead a lineup of 25 bands performing on two stages. Monster Energy Houston Open Air also features multiple onsite experiences and a Texas-sized food experience underscoring Houston’s emergence as a great American food city.
Monster Energy Houston Open Air 2017 is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents in association with Live Nation.
Zoltan Bathory, guitarist of Five Finger Death Punch said, “Every time we’ve played Houston it’s always been a great time. There are a lot of rock and metal fans there and we’ve always had massive crowds. So it was just a question of time for the city to get its own big Rock Festival. We are glad to see that it finally happened and are honored to be a part of it.”
The current music lineup for Monster Energy Houston Open Air is as follows:
Saturday, October 14: Five Finger Death Punch, Marilyn Manson, Halestorm, In This Moment, Gojira, Of Mice & Men, Beartooth, Starset, Avatar, Code Orange, New Years Day, Greta Van Fleet, While She Sleeps
Sunday, October 15: Prophets of Rage, Stone Sour, Mastodon, Suicidal Tendencies, Steel Panther, Zakk Sabbath, August Burns Red, Power Trip, Radkey, DED, Black Map, Palisades
Danny Wimmer, founder of Danny Wimmer Presents says, “After a tough year, with nearby lightning creating challenges for Houston Open Air 2016, we’re excited to return to the Houston area this year. As we said then – and reaffirm now – we’re committed to building an incredible rock show for the Houston rock community. It’s not our preference to stop a show, or inconvenience anyone by having them seek shelter or leave the facility, but we take dangerous weather conditions very seriously and will not compromise anyone’s safety. Looking forward to bringing the rock back to Texas!”
Jason Rio, President of Live Nation Houston, says, “Houston is a great Rock City and Open Air is a great Rock Festival. We are proud to be partnering with such a well-respected company as DWP, along with our friends at CWMP and 94.5 The Buzz to bring the 2017 Houston Open Air festival to the Woodlands.”
Single day and weekend tickets for Monster Energy Houston Open Air will be available at www.HoustonOpenAir.com starting on Friday, June 16 at 10:00 AM CT. Fans are encouraged to buy early and save, as ticket prices will increase in the coming weeks.
Weekend passes start at just $66.66, and single day tickets start at $45.00. VIP upgrades are $40.00 per day or $75.00 for the weekend.
Each VIP upgrade pass includes access to The VIP Lounge (located in the Event Center) which features air conditioning, a live video stream of main stage performances, VIP-only restrooms, and dedicated concessions (for additional purchase); a VIP-only entrance into the venue; and a commemorative Houston Open Air laminate.
Discounted online hotel rates will be available through Curadora. Visit www.HoustonOpenAir.com for details.
Here are the preliminary lists of Monster Energy Houston Open Air partner experiences, as well as food options, with more to be announced:
Eats: Monster Energy Houston Open Air will feature a Texas-sized food experience underscoring Houston’s emergence as a great American food city. Initial food vendors for Monster Energy Houston Open Air include: Brazilian Bistro, Cousins Maine Lobster, El Guajillo, Texas Taco Depot, and The Grove Truck. Look for many more to be announced soon.
Monster Energy Experience: Monster Energy will be keeping all fans fueled up and ready to rock by offering free sampling on their Monster Energy viewing deck. Enjoy Monster Energy drinks from one of the best seats in the house. Make sure to check back throughout the festival for a schedule of Monster Energy’s interactive artist experiences.
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Sponsors and media partners for Monster Energy Houston Open Air include: Monster Energy, CWMP, 94.5 The Buzz, Fxck Cancer / Dyin 2 Live, Razor & Tie, Century Media, Bud Light, and Take Me Home, with more to be announced.
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presented by Huntsman is an outdoor amphitheater surrounded by lush forests located in The Woodlands, TX, approximately 30 miles north of downtown Houston.
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. 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, Monster Energy Rock Allegiance, and Chicago Open Air, among others.
About Live Nation Entertainment: Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) is the world’s leading live entertainment company comprised of global market leaders: Ticketmaster, Live Nation Concerts, Live Nation Advertising & Sponsorship and Artist Nation Management. For additional information, visit www.livenationentertainment.com.
About Monster Energy: Most companies spend their money on ad agencies, TV commercials, radio spots and billboards to tell you how good their products are. At Monster Energy, we chose none of the above. Instead we support the scene, our bands, our athletes and our fans. We back athletes so they can make a career out of their passion. We promote concert tours, so our favorite bands can visit your hometown. We celebrate with our fans and riders by throwing parties and making the coolest events we can think of a reality.