Danny Wimmer Presents Requests Support for National Independent Venue Association


We thank you for always being such a great supporter of Danny Wimmer Presents.  These have been trying times for everyone, and your continued support means so much to us.

We’re a part of the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA), which was formed to try to save independent venues and promoters across the country. We were the first to close and will be the last to fully reopen.

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DWP Announces Cancelation Of Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville, Sonic Temple; Metallica Added To Expanded Louder Than Life

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Danny Wimmer Presents

Regretfully Announces Cancelation Of Spring Festivals:

Epicenter – May 1-3 In Concord, NC;

Welcome To Rockville – May 8-10 In Daytona Beach, FL;

 Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival – May 15-17 In Columbus, OH


Fall Festivals Will Go On As Scheduled Including

Louder Than Life In Louisville, KY Expanding To 4 Days

With Metallica To Headline Thursday, September 17


Info About Spring Festival Pass Exchanges And Refunds

Will Be Available Beginning

To Support James Hetfield’s Recovery, Metallica Cancels Sonic Temple and Louder Than Life Festivals

To Support James Hetfield’s Recovery, Metallica Regretfully Informs Fans

Band Is Cancelling Its Performances At Music Festivals

Sonic Temple And Louder Than Life


Metallica Reassures Fans That They Will Perform As Scheduled

At Music Festivals Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville And Aftershock


Red Hot Chili Peppers And Tool

Announced As The New Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival

Friday & Sunday Headliners, Slipknot To Headline Saturday


Louder Than Life Headliners And Lineup Information Coming Soon



Danny Wimmer Presents’ Louisville Trifesta Festival Series Announces 2020 Dates

Danny Wimmer Presents’ Louisville Trifesta Series Announces 2020 Dates


Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival, September 12 – 13


Louder Than Life, September 18 – 20


Bourbon & Beyond, September 25 – 27


Danny Wimmer Presents is excited to announce the 2020 dates for the Louisville Trifesta Series, after an inaugural season saw over 289,000 fans over the course of three weekends at the Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center.  The …

Sonic Temple 2020 Lineup Announced

Slipknot Join Metallica As Headliners

Slipknot performing in 2014 [Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – As previously announced, Metallica will be headlining five major Danny Wimmer Presents festivals next year. Today, the full lineup for Sonic Temple has been revealed. Metallica will headline on Friday and Sunday, playing two unique sets. Slipknot are set to headline on Saturday.

Other featured acts include Deftones, Bring Me The Horizon, Evanescence, Staind, Alter Bridge, Rancid, Cypress Hill, Pennywise, Royal

Aftershock 2019 Wraps Sold-Out Weekend With 97,500 In Attendance At Sacramento’s Discovery Park

Images by Johnnie Crow
Images of Tool by Lizzy Davis
Aftershock 2019
Wraps Sold-Out Weekend With
97,500 In Attendance
At Sacramento’s Discovery Park
California’s Biggest Rock Festival
Expanded To Three Days, October 11, 12 & 13
With Performances From
Tool, Slipknot, blink-182,
Korn, Rob Zombie, Staind & Many More
Tickets for Aftershock 2020
Featuring Two Unique Headlining Performances From Metallica
On Sale Now
Aftershock wrapped the biggest weekend in the history of the California rock

Metallica To Headline All 5 Danny Wimmer Presents Rock Festivals In 2020 With 2 Performances & 2 Different Set Lists

To Headline All Five Danny Wimmer Presents
Hard Rock Festivals In 2020
The Unprecedented Festival Collaboration Offers
2 Performances With 2 Different Set Lists At Each Event Including
Epicenter, Welcome To Rockville, Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival,
Louder Than Life & Aftershock
For 10 Total Shows
Tickets On Sale Monday, October 14
At 9:00 AM PT / Noon ET
Watch The Press Conference Live At
Danny Wimmer Presents is proud to announce

Metallica To Headline Five Major U.S. Festivals In 2020



(TRR) – In a landmark move, Metallica will headline five major U.S. festivals in 2020. All of the festivals are curated by promoter Danny Wimmer Presents. At the five festivals, Metallica will perform a total of ten headlining sets.

“We’re teaming up with Danny Wimmer Presents for ten shows at five festivals in 2020,” Metallica said in a statement.

Fifth Member Presale is happening now with tickets going on sale to the general public …

Guns N’ Roses Welcomes Louder Than Life to KY Expo Center in Louisville

Louder Than LifeThe World’s Largest Rock ‘N’ Roll Whiskey Festival returned to Louisville, Kentucky on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 27 – 29, at its new home at the Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center.

Produced by premier independent festival producer Danny Wimmer PresentsLouder Than Life delivered the most spectacular music lineup since the festival began in 2014, with performances from quintessential rock band Guns N’ Roses, the …

Bourbon & Beyond – World’s Largest Bourbon Festival Featured Foo Fighters, Robert Plant, Zac Brown Band

Bourbon & Beyond
Wraps Incredible Weekend with 91,000 Fans In Attendance
September 20, 21 & 22
At Highland Festival Grounds At KY Expo Center
The World’s Largest Bourbon Festival Featured
Foo Fighters, Robert Plant And The Sensational Space Shifters, Zac Brown Band,
Daryl Hall & John Oates, John Fogerty, ZZ Top & More
Plus Special Guest Appearances And
One-Of-A-Kind Bourbon And Culinary Experiences
With Master Distillers And Celebrity Chefs
Danny Wimmer Presents Honors Louisville Partners

First Hometown Rising Brings Big Country to Louisville

Images by Ashley Murphy. Words by Sandy Beitler.

September 14th & 15th kicked off 3 weekends of festivals in Louisville, Kentucky. The first ever Hometown Rising is in the books. This was the first time for this Country festival from DWP (Danny Wimmer Presents) and also a first at the new venue location at the Highlands Festival Grounds at the Kentucky Expo Center. I can say I was a little out of my …

Hometown Rising PerforLouisville Hometown Rising Performance Times Announced; Tim McGraw, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Little Big Town & More Sept. 14 & 15

Hometown Rising Country Music & Bourbon Festival

Music Performance Times Announced For

Saturday, September 14 & Sunday, September 15

At Highland Festival Grounds At KY Expo Center In Louisville


With Tim McGraw, Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Little Big Town,

Dwight Yoakam, Trace Adkins, Brett Young, Jake Owen & More


Debut Event Combines Two Of Louisville’s Cultural Cornerstones –

Great Music & Incredible Bourbon


Tickets On Sale Now

The schedule of music performances is now available …