Rebel Rock festival in Orlando, Fla., has announced that Machine Gun Kelly will join the inaugural lineup. Machine Gun Kelly is slated to perform on Friday, Sept. 24. The debut festival will take place at the Orlando Amphitheater and Central Florida Fairgrounds.
Taking place Sept. 23 – 26, Rebel Rock is a rock and metal festival produced by Stage Left Entertainment and hosted by Sirius XM’s Jose “Metal Ambassador” Mangin. The festival will take place over a span of four days, with four stages and 65 artists including Limp Bizkit, Rise Against, P.O.D., Five Finger Death Punch, The Used, Philip H. Anselmo and The Illegals performing A Vulgar Display of Pantera, Body Count feat. Ice-T, Underoath, Anti-Flag, Fit For a King, Bad Omens, Knocked Loose, Greyhaven and more.
“Where do I even begin. Last year was very trying for all industries, especially for live events, when our job is to promote mass gatherings. Being able to announce festivals and lineups for this year has never felt so good,” co-producer and president of Stage Left Entertainment Nick Abate said in a release. “We are ready to reunite as a community and have Rebel Rock be a successful inaugural event!”
Rebel Rock Fest will also feature live action from the Monster Energy BMX team, and will be home to Jose Mangin’s Taco Metal Party for an opening night concert complete with taco trucks, Riazul tequila and specialty margarita cocktails.
This year will be the inaugural event after being delayed in 2020 due to COVID-19. Rebel Rock Fest patrons will be encouraged to wear masks when making purchases at food, beverage, merchandise and box office locations, as well as inside restroom facilities. Hand sanitizer stations will be located throughout the entire festival site. The festival will provide nay additional safety measures closer to the date of the event.
“It’s exciting to finally be able to bring live events and festivals back to the fans who have waited so long. We’re proud to bring a solid lineup to market with Rebel Rock and look forward to creating the festival experience that fans love so much,” said co-producer for Stage Left Entertainment/Rebel Rock Brandon Hinson in a release.
Single, two-day, three-day and four-day pass options are available. VIP options are also available at RebelRockFest.com. Ticket purchasers for the 2020 event can be rolled over to 2021. See Rebel Rock’s MGK announcement, and check out the rest of the lineup below.