Moonstone Music Festival Expands 2016 Bill

Article Contributed by SRO | Published on Tuesday, February 2, 2016

The updated line-up for the inaugural MOONSTONE MUSIC FESTIVAL will include performances from Evanescence, AWOLNATION, Best Coast, Buckcherry, Kansas, Queensryche and many more.  Set to debut April 30 and May 1, 2016 in Orlando, FL at the Central Florida Fairgrounds, these acts join previously announced headliners KISS, along with full sets from DEF LEPPARD, KANSAS, FLAMING LIPS, VINTAGE TROUBLE, SEBASTIAN BACH, WHITE BUFFALO, SCOTT STAPP, SURFER BLOOD, and RAVENEYE at the multi-stage, live music celebration featuring five unique performance areas featuring an eclectic array of music and comedy.

In the comedy realm, MOONSTONE will showcase a comedic sampling of rock-friendly talent including Jim Florentine, Jim Norton, Judah Friedlander, Tom Segura, Nate Bargazte, Brent Morin and Stump The Trunk w/ Eddie Trunk Live!

Beyond the performances, MOONSTONE will stimulate the soul, delivering positive emotions, passion and a party/celebratory spirit for festival goers all while paying homage to the Rock Gods. The outdoor weekend-long event is timed to take advantage of the perfect weather that Florida offers at the beginning of the U.S. festival season.  From the minute attendees enter the transformed Central Florida Fairgrounds, they'll be met with a colorful, atmospheric festival site and they'll be engaged in a stimulating layout offering a variety of entertainment options featuring rock music of all genres, comedy, side show attractions and live art, along with an astounding variety of food offerings and an eclectic market place.

Ticketing packages include Moonstone General Admission:  $229; Rock N Roll All Nite VIP package for $690 (includes access to multiple VIP areas and unlimited sponsored beverages within VIP areas, exclusive priority entrance, FREE VIP on site parking, exclusive multiple stage viewing, shaded and relaxed lounge seating); Teen Pass [10-17 only]  $127; Lets Get Rocked VIP Package:  $1500 (all VIP amenities, plus meet the Promoter With an Exclusive Private Tour of the Festival, Attend a VIP Early Access Private Event Friday, April 29, with Special Guests, Exclusive Access to the Stage Right Club Includes [Your Choice (1) Lunch or Dinner, Exclusive Private Bathrooms, Souvenir Festival T-Shirt and Lanyard]); Rock The Boat VIP:  $6,400 (All Lets Get Rocked VIP amenities, plus the ability to dock your boat at the MOONSTONE Custom Built Stage Two Slip, two VIP All Access Weekend Passes, plus the ability to purchase two Tag Along Passes: $500.00 [each two maximum]); GLAMP IT VIP:  $7,400 (All Lets Get Rocked VIP amenities including two VIP All Access Weekend Passes, plus the ability to purchase two (maximum) Tag Along Passes: $500.00, plus on-site Personal, Luxury, Air Conditioned RV [includes VIP Parking at RV Site]); ALMOST FAMOUS VIP:  $16,500 (All Lets Get Rocked VIP amenities, four all access festival passes, plus the ability to live like a rock star on your private air-conditioned luxury tour bus located in the artist compound, complete with your personal rider, full access to Mainstage Private Viewing Deck, exclusive MEET and GREET with the headliner of your choice, meals provided throughout the weekend, 24/7 on Call Liaison/Concierge, airport transfers to and from the venue).  Additional details including information on payment plans can be found here.  Please note:  children under 10 are FREE (one per adult).

Initial 2016 MOONSTONE sponsors include Full Sail University and Yuengling Beer.  For the most up-to-date information, please click here.

The updated MOONSTONE music line-up (as of February 2nd is as follows):

* KISS * Def Leppard * Flaming Lips * Evanescence * AWOLNATION * Best Coast * Buckcherry * Kansas * Queensryche * Scott Stapp * Stone Foxes * Wolf Alice *

Sebastian Bach * White Buffalo * Steel Panther * Vintage Trouble * Raveneye * Live * Girlpool * John & Jacob * Eternal Summers * Elliot Root * Civil Twilight * John Moreland

Surfer Blood * Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown * The Coathangers * Baskery *

Hollis Brown * All Them Witches * Andrew Watt * Jane Lee Hooker * Creem Circus *

Beebs & Her Moneymakers * Shotgun Betty * AMFMS * The Mud Flappers *

Kaleigh Baker * AfroWhitey * Beartoe * Airsickness * Ashland *

Sunghosts * Bloody Jug Band * The Groove Orient * Josh Hastick * Big Jesus *

The Hitchhiker * Room Full Of Strangers * Mike Dunn * January May *

Conrad Oberg * Gritt * Janani * Best Behavior * Jacie & The Knick-Knacks *