News•June 12, 2017 12:05 PM ET•5,091 views
Houston Open Air 2017 lineup announced
Official press release: 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. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 16 at 10:00 AM CT at www.HoustonOpenAir.com, www.LiveNation.com and www.Ticketmaster.com. 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!"
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