Work hard, play hard, is more than just an old adage. For those hard working successful business owners who have a great staff in place, playtime can be almost anytime. The largest percentage of the population relies on precious vacation time-off to escape for some much needed R&R. If flying off to a tropical Pacific island, and resting quietly on the beach is your idea of fun? It sounds great, but it’s not exactly playing hard. If you want to get more fun out of your vacation time, and you enjoy live music, FestPop has just the ticket. And we mean it literally!
Most of the Coolest Rock Festivals of 2015, offer awesome travel locations, with available concert packages that include airfare, hotel accommodations, concert tickets, and meet-the-band opportunities. And yes, you can still relax on the beach or by the pool, if the mood strikes you.
Soundwave XV is the largest rock festival in Australia, the 2015 lineup for the mega concert offers eight days of monster rock in 4 cities. The dates and cities are: Feb. 21- 22, in Bonython Park, Adelaide, Feb. 21- 22, Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne, Feb. 28- March 1, Olympic Park, Sydney, and Feb. 28- March 1, Brisbane Showgrounds, Brisbane. The lineup includes headliners Soundgarden, the Smashing Pumpkins, Marilyn Manson, Slipknot, and Faith No More. Additionally, Godsmack, Papa Roach, Incubus, Slash, Lamb of God, and Judas Priest. In all 75 bands promise to bring the thunder from down under. As a bonus the average daytime temperature in Australia, in February is 79-80 degrees, so its absolutely perfect weather to escape the February chill.
The Rockville Festival takes place in sunny Jacksonville, Fla, on April 25- 26, 2015, and offers a ‘real spring break’ for the serious rock fan. This year’s festival features Korn, Halestorm, Marilyn Manson, former Stone Temple Pilots lead singer Scott Weiland and his new band the Wildabouts, The Pretty Wreckless and LIVE, to name some of the top notch entertainment. For the true rock music lover, the festival features over 40 bands.
Rocklahoma takes place in Prior, Okla., over Memorial Day weekend, May 22- 24, 2015. One of rock’s largest U.S. festivals, Rocklahoma consistently offers the greatest lineup in the 3-day, back to nature outing. Enjoy the beautiful countryside as this concert features five campsite areas including a VIP campsite offering extra amenities and privacy. This year’s lineup will be released soon, so stay tuned to Festpop for the exciting details.
Sweden Rock takes place in Solvesborg, on June 3- 6, 2015. The annual summer fest boast a fine lineup of the greatest artist in classic and modern rock. This year’s concerts feature Def Leopard, Motley Crue, Judas Priest, Dokken, Toto, Slash, and Five Finger Death Punch.
Rock am Ring
Rock am Ring takes place in Mendig Vulkaneifel, Germany, on June 5- 7, 2015. Germany’s largest music festival is jammed pack with alt rock, nu metal, and some of the best up and coming superstars of rock music. The lineup includes one of the architects of grunge music, Dave Grohl and the Foo Fighters, Marilyn Manson, Slipknot, the Prodigy, Papa roach, and A Day To Remember.
Written by FestPop
Sr. Rock & Country Music Festival Editor
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