Pantera, Slipknot, Godsmack headlining Rock Fest 2023

Annual event is held in Cadott, WI

Organizers of Rock Fest have announced the lineup for the 2023 edition, taking place July 13-15 in Cadott, WI. Pantera was announced as a headliner in December with the addition of Slipknot and Godsmack.

Pantera will kick of the main event on Thursday, July 13th with Ice Cube, In This Moment, Orianthi, and others. Slipknot, Falling in Reverse, Ice Nine Kills and others will perform on Friday, July 14th with Godsmack, Papa Roach, Everclear, Gwar and others closing on Saturday, July 15th.

The Wednesday Night Bonus Bash will feature Soul Asylum, Alien Ant Farm and others kicking off on Wednesday, July 12th. The event is exclusive to three-day ticket holders.

Three day general admission tickets are on sale now. VIP, 3-Day Pit Passes, Reserved Lawn, Lure Lock Top Tier Lounge and Electric Camping tickets have sold out.

Rock Fest is a permanent festival set on 360 scenic acres of field in Cadott, Wisconsin. Rockers enjoy 75+ bands on five stages over three days, plus a complimentary Bonus Bash for three-day ticket holders. Seventy-five hundred campsites allow campers and tent-ers to stay within easy walking distance of the concert grounds. Long-time attendees and first-timers alike say Rock Fest is unlike any festival or rock show they’ve been to, attributing the flow, organization, and overall experience to the festival’s #FansFirst mantra.

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