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AFTERSHOCK Festival Reveals Music Set Times & On-Site Experiences Announced

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Wednesday, September 13, 2023 @ 10:34 AM

October 5-8, 2023 At Discovery Park In Sacramento, CA

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The music performance times and on-site experiences have been announced for the 11th edition of Aftershock, the West Coast's Biggest Rock Festival, held October 5-8, 2023 at Discovery Park in Sacramento, California.

Known as "One Of The Country's Most Anticipated Hard Rock Events" (Sacramento Bee), Aftershock features a massive lineup of rock and metal heavyweights, with performances not to be missed from Guns N' Roses, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Godsmack, Pantera, Incubus, Queens of the Stone Age, Limp Bizkit, Rancid, Turnstile, 311, Megadeth, The Cult, AFI, I Prevail, Sacramento's own Dance Gavin Dance and many more. Returning as host for the second year is Jose "Metal Ambassador" Mangin.

2022's record-setting Aftershock included an audience of 160,000 music fans and an economic impact of nearly $30 million to the Sacramento region.

Aftershock Weekend VIP, as well as Friday and Saturday VIP passes, are sold out, but a limited number of Thursday and Sunday VIP passes are still available. Weekend General Admission, along with single day passes, are in their final price levels and expected to sell out soon. Aftershock passes can be purchased at www.AftershockFestival.com. Afterpay options are also available via Shop Pay at dwpaftershock.com.

The schedule of Aftershock music performances (subject to change) is below and online at: https://aftershockfestival.com/schedules. Set times can also be found on the festival mobile app, which can be downloaded on either Apple or Google Play Stores by visiting: aftershockfestival.com/mobileapp. Festival gates open at Noon daily.

Thursday, October 5
Jack Daniel's Stage

  • 8:25 PM - Avenged Sevenfold
  • 6:00 PM - Pantera
  • 4:15 PM - AFI
  • 3:00 PM - Nothing But Thieves
  • 1:50 PM - Don Broco
  • 12:50 PM - Pinkshift
Shockwave Stage
  • 7:20 PM - Incubus
  • 5:05 PM - The Cult
  • 3:30 PM - Pennywise
  • 2:25 PM - White Reaper
  • 1:15 PM - nothing,nowhere.
  • 12:25 PM - Holding Absence
Coors Light Stage
  • 8:20 PM - L7
  • 6:20 PM - The Bronx
  • 4:30 PM - Beauty School Dropout
  • 3:05 PM - Thousand Below
  • 1:45 PM - Starbenders
  • 12:45 PM - Letdown.
DWPresents Stage
  • 7:15 PM - Senses Fail
  • 5:25 PM - DeathbyRomy
  • 3:40 PM - Kim Dracula
  • 2:25 PM - Kid Kapichi
  • 1:10 PM - Static Dress
  • 12:20 PM - SeeYouSpaceCowboy
Friday, October 6
Jack Daniel's Stage
  • 8:55 PM - Tool
  • 6:35 PM - Limp Bizkit
  • 4:50 PM - Coheed & Cambria
  • 3:20 PM - Skillet
  • 2:05 PM - Memphis May Fire
  • 12:55 PM - Strange Kids
Shockwave Stage
  • 7:40 PM - Godsmack
  • 5:40 PM - Megadeth
  • 4:05 PM - Bad Omens
  • 2:40 PM - The Hu
  • 1:30 PM - Fire From The Gods
  • 12:25 PM - Flat Black
Coors Light Stage
  • 9:50 PM - Nu Metal Night
  • 8:50 PM - Converge
  • 6:55 PM - Attila
  • 4:55 PM - Gideon
  • 3:20 PM - Dragged Under
  • 2:05 PM - Hannabie.
  • 12:55 PM - Death Valley Dreams
DWPresents Stage
  • 7:50 PM - Deafheaven
  • 5:50 PM - Polaris
  • 4:10 PM - Currents
  • 2:40 PM - Varials
  • 1:30 PM - Tallah
  • 12:25 PM - Widow7
Saturday, October 7
Jack Daniel's Stage
  • 9:25 PM - Korn
  • 7:25 PM - 311
  • 5:35 PM - Corey Taylor
  • 4:00 PM - Fever 333
  • 2:40 PM - Escape The Fate
  • 1:30 PM - Fame On Fire
Shockwave Stage
  • 8:20 PM - Turnstile
  • 6:25 PM - Parkway Drive
  • 4:45 PM - Babymetal
  • 3:20 PM - Avatar
  • 2:05 PM - Boston Manor
  • 1:00 PM - Reddstar
Coors Light Stage
  • 9:20 PM - Dethklok
  • 7:40 PM - The Amity Affliction
  • 5:50 PM - Sueco
  • 4:00 PM - Ten56.
  • 2:40 PM - Ithaca
  • 1:30 PM - Traitors
  • 12:40 PM - Amber Wild
DWPresents Stage
  • 8:25 PM - Polyphia
  • 6:55 PM - Sleep Token
  • 4:45 PM - Catch Your Breath
  • 3:20 PM - Holy Wars
  • 2:05 PM - Fox Lake
  • 1:05 PM - Luna Aura
  • 12:15 PM - Twitch
Sunday, October 8
Jack Daniel's Stage
  • 7:25 PM - Guns N' Roses
  • 5:25 PM - Rancid
  • 3:50 PM - I Prevail
  • 2:35 PM - Badflower
  • 1:35 PM - Ayron Jones
  • 12:40 PM - Wargasm
Shockwave Stage
  • 6:20 PM - Queens of the Stone Age
  • 4:35 PM - Dance Gavin Dance
  • 3:05 PM - Daughtry
  • 2:05 PM - Mayday Parade
  • 1:05 PM - Rain City Drive
  • 12:15 PM - Austin Meade
Coors Light Stage
  • 7:25 PM - Suicide Silence
  • 5:25 PM - Movements
  • 3:50 PM - Ryan Oakes
  • 2:35 PM - Tigercub
  • 1:35 PM - Redlight King
  • 12:40 PM - ASAVA
DWPresents Stage
  • 6:20 PM - Billy Talent
  • 4:35 PM - Call Me Karizma
  • 3:05 PM - Jehnny Beth
  • 2:05 PM - Devil's Cut
  • 1:05 PM - Gnome
  • 12:15 PM - As You Were
Festival attendees are encouraged to check out the various food and beverage options and experiences on-site, which include:
  • Beatbox Beverages
  • Blackened Whiskey
  • Coors Light
  • Hop Valley Brewing Co.
  • Jack Daniel's Airstream
  • Loud Lounge
  • Monaco Cocktails
  • Take Me Home
  • The Pretty Cult
  • Topo Chico Hard Seltzer
Learn more at https://aftershockfestival.com/experiences

All attendees at Aftershock can enjoy a variety of on-site food and beverage offerings curated by Southern Hospitality Concessions LLC, DWP's affiliate concessionaire, including some of the best food and drinks that the Sacramento area has to offer.

Aftershock has also partnered with Fuse to provide exclusive pass and hotel bundles. Weekend and daily Park & Ride passes are also available for purchase as an add-on option for a convenient way to get to the festival grounds, as there is no on-site parking at Aftershock.

Aftershock is produced by Los Angeles-based Danny Wimmer Presents, one of the largest independent producers of destination music festivals in America. Additional DWP events in 2023 include Bourbon & Beyond, GoldenSky Country Music Festival, Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival, Louder Than Life, Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival and Welcome To Rockville.

Discovery Park is conveniently located near downtown Sacramento at 1600 Garden Highway, where the American and Sacramento Rivers meet.

Aftershock would like to thank its 2023 premier partners: Astral Tequila, Beatbox Beverages, Blackcraft, Coors Light, Dimebag Hardware, Eargasm, Fearless Records, Freak on a Leash, Golden State Cider, Hellflower Soap Company, Hop Valley Brewing, Jack Daniel's, LYTE, Monaco Cocktails, Mortus Viventi, Nowhere Fast, PuffCo, Red Bull, Royalty Cosmetics, The Pretty Cult, Tito's Handmade Vodka, Topo Chico Hard Seltzer, U.S. Army, U.S. Marines, and Weedmaps.

Aftershock would like to thank its 2023 non-profit partners: Animal Place, Artists for Trauma, Fxck Cancer, Take Me Home, To Write Love On Her Arms, and Rock Against Racism.

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