Florida’s biggest Christian music festival, Rock the Universe, is back at Universal Orlando from January 27-29. The event, which began in 1998, is celebrating its 25th anniversary of “faith, fun, and fellowship”.
Each night, some of Christian music’s biggest artists will perform across Universal’s three stages – the Music Plaza Stage, the Hollywood Stage, and the Coca-Cola FanZone Stage.
This year’s headliners include GRAMMY-nominated rock band, Skillet, Northern Irish folk-rock worship band, Rend Collective, Dove award-winning band, Bethel Music, and more. The festival continues Saturday night with performances by GRAMMY award-winning singer, Zach Williams, Billboard’s #1 Hot Christian Song artist, Matthew West, and more. For the full weekend lineup, visit www.RocktheUniverse.com.
You can check out the full line-up and dates below:
Friday, January 27
- Tauren Wells
- Bethel Music
- Rend Collective
- Evan Craft
- Kathy Nichole
Saturday, January 28
- Zach Williams
- Matthew West
- Dante Bowe
- Anne Wilson
- We Are Messengers
In total, this year’s headline acts have a combined total of 14 nominations for the Grammy Awards, plus 74 nominations and 19 awards for the GMA Dove Awards.
Skillet is a returning artist, who first performed at the event in 2001 and has returned 11 times since. Christian rock band, Newsboys holds the record for the most Rock the Universe performances with 12 appearances.
Fans can meet performers each night during the Coca-Cola FanZone Autograph Sessions.
The Coca-Cola FanZone Stage, located in the New York section of the park, will feature live performances from up-and-coming acts, plus DJ Promote, who will be playing both nights. Performers on this stage include Ryan Ellis, Jordan St. Cyr, Gable Price & Friends, Ben Fuller, and Stephen Stanley. Dance music will continue at the FanZone Stage after the live performances.
Festival attendees can enjoy worship experiences – including a powerful, non-denominational Sunday morning worship service at 9:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. to wrap up the weekend. In addition, The Mosaic Church Band from Winter Garden, FL leads the worship service’s musical direction.
During the event, Youth Leaders can relax in select lounges throughout the park, located at Lombard’s Seafood Grille and the Pantages Theatre.
Rock the Universe attendees have exclusive access to thrilling Universal Studios attractions during event hours. Rides include Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit, Transformers: The Ride – 3D, and Revenge of the Mummy, to name a few.
A Rock the Universe 3-park Rock Your Weekend Ticket includes entrance to both Rock the Universe events, plus three days of admission to one theme park per day at Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, and Universal’s Volcano Bay.
Universal Orlando offers special pricing, exclusive vacation packages, benefits, and opportunities for groups of 10 people or more. For group rate tickets, chaperones get in for free for every 10 tickets purchased.
To purchase Rock the Universe tickets and vacation packages, visit www.RocktheUniverse.com.