Discovery Park:

Discovery Park is a 160-acre park conveniently located near downtown Sacramento, where the American and Sacramento Rivers meet. The Discovery Park boat launch allows boaters access to both the American and Sacramento Rivers, and the park features bike trials, picnic areas, and a playground. Discovery Park is located beside I-5 near downtown Sacramento. From I-5, take the Richards Blvd. off-ramp, then go west to get to the south entrance of the park, or follow the Garden Highway exit east from I-5 to find the north entrance. Signs denote the park's location
Monster Energy Drink and Danny Wimmer roll out the biggest two day hard rock festival the Northern California/Sacramento area has ever seen !

Returning in all it's glory for a second year to Discovery Park, the Aftershock Festival brings in all of today's biggest names in hard rock/heavy metal for a two day extravaganza that's is sure to please fans of all ages.

"After last year's success at Discovery Park, the commitment from the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau and the city, we believe Sacramento is a great home to build a multi-day destination music festival. I am excited to bring the biggest rock show in the past few years to the region," says festival creator/producer Danny Wimmer of Danny Wimmer Presents.

Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, producer of Welcome To Rockville in Jacksonville, FL, and a partner in the biggest rock festivals in America, including Rock On The Range in Columbus, OH, Carolina Rebellion in Charlotte, NC, Epicenter—Southern California’s Rock Festival, as well as the Rock Allegiance Tour.

Ticket sales are moving fast so check out the Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival weekend and single day tickets, as well as VIP and hotel packages. All are on sale now at, and at all Ticketmaster outlets.

There will be an interactive area call Crazy Dave's Music Experience. Here one can enjoy all the elements that are involved in making music in a professional band setting. The interactive exhibit features guitars, basses, amps, drums, keyboards and electronic gear that are used by today’s most popular bands.

To get the weekend started off, Steel Panther will be playing a free show for Aftershock ticket holders at Ace of Spades in Sacramento on Friday September 13th.

This year there will be three stages. The Monster Energy Main Stage East, Monster Energy Main Stage West and the Ernie Ball Stage.

The daily band performance lineup for Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival is as follows:

Gates for Monster Energy’s Aftershock Festival open at 11:00 AM each day. 

Saturday, September 14:
Korn, Megadeth, Shinedown, Papa Roach, Skillet, Buckcherry, Testament, In This Moment, Steel Panther, P.O.D., Otherwise, Love And Death, We As Human, Heaven’s Basement, Butcher Babies, Eye Empire, Girl On Fire, Nothing More

Sunday, September 15:
Avenged Sevenfold, Five Finger Death Punch, Volbeat, A Day To Remember, Asking Alexandria, Halestorm, HIM, Falling In Reverse, All That Remains, Filter, Pop Evil, Device, SOiL, Thousand Foot Krutch, Miss May I, Airbourne, Gemini Syndrome, Ernie Ball Battle Of The Bands Winner TBA