Temperatures rose into the high 80’s on the final day of Rockville 2018 in Jacksonville Florida as veteran rock bands dominated the roster. The Foo Fighters turned in the best set of the festival stretching more than two hours, past the official festival. Billy Idol and his band also turned in a set of classic rock hits.
Welcome To Rockville
It was another gorgeous spring afternoon in Jacksonville on Saturday, April 28, the second day of 2018 Welcome to Rockville Music Festival. A bigger audience than the day before flowed into the festival early on. By the time the Swedish heavy metal band Avatar hit the main stage in the early afternoon, a large crowd had already formed. One of the only groups on the roster from Europe, these colorful musicians have been keeping Glam rock alive in their unique way, since 2001.
One of the biggest rock festivals of the year is set to take place in Jacksonville Florida, April 27-29. The massive three-day festival will feature some of the biggest names in rock on three stages for the entire three days. Headliners include heavy metal generational bookends Avenge Sevenfold and Ozzy Osbourne, hard rockers Foo Fighters and Queens of The Stone Age and even veteran punk rocker Billy Idol. The massive lineup features crowd favorites from nearly every genre of rock music.
The lineup of festival experiences has been announced for the eighth annual Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville, Friday, April 27, Saturday, April 28 & Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, FL.
Florida’s Biggest Rock Experience grows to three days in 2018 with Foo Fighters, Ozzy Osbourne, Avenged Sevenfold, Queens of the Stone Age, Billy Idol, Godsmack, Stone Sour, and Five Finger Death Punch leading an incredible talent lineup not seen at any other U.S. rock festival.