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Aftershock music set times, on-site experiences announced

West Coast’s Biggest Rock Festival Features Performances From  Guns N’ Roses, Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Godsmack, Pantera, Incubus, Queens of the Stone Age, Limp Bizkit, Turnstile, Rancid, 311 and many more.


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 Afterpay options are also available via Shop Pay at

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



Thursday, October 5

Jack Daniel’s Stage Shockwave Stage
8:25 PM Avenged Sevenfold 7:20 PM Incubus
6:00 PM Pantera 5:05 PM The Cult
4:15 PM AFI 3:30 PM Pennywise
3:00 PM Nothing But Thieves 2:25 PM White Reaper
1:50 PM Don Broco 1:15 PM nothing,nowhere.
12:50 PM Pinkshift 12:25 PM Holding Absence
Coors Light Stage DWPresents Stage
8:20 PM L7 7:15 PM Senses Fail
6:20 PM The Bronx 5:25 PM DeathbyRomy
4:30 PM Beauty School Dropout 3:40 PM Kim Dracula
3:05 PM Thousand Below 2:25 PM Kid Kapichi
1:45 PM Starbenders 1:10 PM Static Dress
12:45 PM Letdown. 12:20pm SeeYouSpaceCowboy
Friday, October 6
Jack Daniel’s Stage Shockwave Stage
8:55 PM Tool 7:40 PM Godsmack
6:35 PM Limp Bizkit 5:40 PM Megadeth
4:50 PM Coheed & Cambria 4:05 PM Bad Omens
3:20 PM Skillet 2:40 PM The Hu
2:05 PM Memphis May Fire 1:30 PM Fire From The Gods
12:55 PM Strange Kids 12:25 PM Flat Black
Coors Light Stage DWPresents Stage
9:50 PM Nu Metal Night 7:50 PM Deafheaven
8:50 PM Converge 5:50 PM Polaris
6:55 PM Attila 4:10 PM Currents
4:55 PM Gideon 2:40 PM Varials
3:20 PM Dragged Under 1:30 PM Tallah
2:05 PM Hannabie. 12:25 PM Widow7
12:55 PM Death Valley Dreams
Saturday, October 7
Jack Daniel’s Stage Shockwave Stage
9:25 PM Korn 8:20 PM Turnstile
7:25 PM 311 6:25 PM Parkway Drive
5:35 PM Corey Taylor 4:45 PM Babymetal
4:00 PM Fever 333 3:20 PM Avatar
2:40 PM Escape The Fate 2:05 PM Boston Manor
1:30 PM Fame On Fire 1:00 PM Reddstar
Coors Light Stage DWPresents Stage
9:20 PM Dethklok 8:25 PM Polyphia
7:40 PM The Amity Affliction 6:55 PM Sleep Token
5:50 PM Sueco 4:45 PM Catch Your Breath
4:00 PM Ten56. 3:20 PM Holy Wars
2:40 PM Ithaca 2:05 PM Fox Lake
1:30 PM Traitors 1:05 PM Luna Aura
12:40 PM Amber Wild 12:15 PM Twitch
Sunday, October 8
Jack Daniel’s Stage Shockwave Stage
7:25 PM Guns N’ Roses 6:20 PM Queens of the Stone Age
5:25 PM Rancid 4:35 PM Dance Gavin Dance
3:50 PM I Prevail 3:05 PM Daughtry
2:35 PM Badflower 2:05 PM Mayday Parade
1:35 PM Ayron Jones 1:05 PM Rain City Drive
12:40 PM Wargasm 12:15 PM Austin Meade
Coors Light Stage DWPresents Stage
7:25 PM Suicide Silence 6:20 PM Billy Talent
5:25 PM Movements 4:35 PM Call Me Karizma
3:50 PM Ryan Oakes 3:05 PM Jehnny Beth
2:35 PM Tigercub 2:05 PM Devil’s Cut
1:35 PM Redlight King 1:05 PM Gnome
12:40 PM ASAVA 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

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.

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