The inaugural ROCK’N DERBY – presented by SLP Concerts and GameLoud – will take over the 35+ acre Schaghticoke Fairgrounds in Schaghticoke, NY (69 Stillwater Bridge Rd., just minutes outside Albany) on May 20-22, 2016! This isn’t just a festival, this is a three-day, 24 hour camping, demolition derby concert experience!
The bands just keep on coming – ROCK’N DERBY has added even more of today’s hottest rock and heavy metal bands to the official performance line-up, including Corrosion Of Conformity, Hollywood Undead, State Champs, Sebastian Bach, Enter Shikari, Born of Osiris, Avatar, For Today, Rings of Saturn, Cilver and Bad Case For Big Mouth. They join previously announced bands Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, A Day To Remember, Halestorm, Megadeth, Coheed and Cambria, Sixx: A.M., Lamb Of God, Clutch, Parkway Drive, Anthrax, Ghost, Collective Soul, Extreme, Wolfmother, Sevendust, Dokken, Trivium, Memphis May Fire, We Came As Romans, Scott Stapp, All That Remains, Stray From The Path, Pop Evil, Thy Art Is Murder, Red Sun Rising, Wild Throne, Like A Storm and Currents, plus Tool tribute band Schism and ’70’s dirt rock cover band Chevy Metal.
Non-stop music begins upon the opening of gates each day – multiple stages, including the Upstate Concert Hall Arena, will host the artists above, with more to be announced. Plus, Pre/After Parties will include tributes to your favorite acts and some very unique surprises daily. See below for a day-by-bay performance line-up.
Non-stop music is only half the fun – YOU are invited to take part in electrifying ROCK’N DERBY Demolition Derbies! That’s right – as an attendee, you can sign up to compete in real demolition derbies against your friends or even performing bands. Together, fans (first-timers or die hard hobbyists) and bands can join the fun and compete against one another. Competing derby vehicles will include everything from cars to short buses! Teams/interested parties can register to enter their car at $40 per entry until April 1st (on April 1st, the price goes up to $50 and closes May 13th) and paint and supplies will be provided to each team and derby fans to decorate their car on Friday night for the opening ceremony. Registration, fees and rules are posted now at www.rocknderby.com. See below for prizing information.
CONFIRMED DAILY LINE-UP:
Friday, May 20, 2016
Five Finger Death Punch
Lamb of God
Corrosion Of Conformity
Red Sun Rising
Schism (Tool Tribute)
Saturday, May 21, 2016
A Day To Remember
We Came As Romans
Memphis May Fire
All That Remains
Thy Art Is Murder
Stray From The Path
Rings of Saturn
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Coheed And Cambria
Born of Osiris
Like A Storm
Bad Case Of Big Mouth
and more TBA…
There’s something for everyone at ROCK’N DERBY:
ACTION PACKED GAMECHANGERWRESTLING
No GameLoud event is complete without GameChangerWrestling, featuring some of the most insane, intense, high flying and mud ridden wrestling matches all weekend long. With Battle Royales, Tag Team, and State Pro Championship matches, expect to witness history in the making. Wrestling matches will be featured all weekend in the Wrestlin’ Shack. Make sure to stop by and catch the action daily.
CAMP’N IN TENTS, CARS, RVs and MORE
ROCK’N DERBY 2016 will feature areas to camp out with tents, in cars or in special pre-designated packages for camping options- making this a non-stop multi-day experience. Inside the camping area, guests will have access to electricity, showers, and running water will also be available in designated areas. Campers will have daily access to the festival site and demolition derby. Camper space will be on a first come, first serve basis, and RV parking and connections will be available, as well.
24/7 FOOD VENDORS and daily VILLAGE OF BARNS & BREWS
Hungry? Like its sister event Food Truck & Rock Carnival, ROCK’N DERBY will include 20+ scattered food trucks and other mobile culinary vendors. In addition, several staple Schaghticoke Fair eateries will offer a wide variety of delicious eats for attendees to enjoy. Rest assured, ROCK’N DERBY will stuff everyone’s bellies and 24 hour food options will be available. In addition, ROCK’N DERBY will offer a Village Of Barns & Brews, which will include multiple bar locations for fans to enjoy some of the finest micro and macro brews the region has to offer. Specialty barns will host a movie theater, a bar, VIP activities, a laser light show, and various sponsor activations.
This is a rain or shine event! Tickets are on sale now at Ticketmaster.