FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Exit 111 Festival

Guns N Roses. Photo credit: Katarina Benzova

The inaugural Exit 111 Festival takes place starting today at Great Stage Park in Manchester, Tennessee — the home of Bonnaroo — October 11 – 13. Ghost Cult is honored to be a part of this historic event! Headlined by Guns N’ Roses, Def Leppard and Lynyrd Skynyrd, with appearances by Slayer, ZZ Top, Deftones, Megadeth, Mastodon, Coheed & Cambria, Blackberry Smoke, Ministry, Cheap Trick, Killswitch Engage, Seether, Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society and many more! In addition to the hours of great music, Exit 111 will host experiences such as “The Paranormal Cirque,” “The Red Bull Freestyle Motorcross Experience,” “Mega Sports Bar” and more. Radio personality and metal legend Eddie Trunk will host. Tickets go on sale this Thursday, April 25 at 12 p.m. ET via Front Gate Tickets. Check out our day by day preview:

Friday:

Friday is led by the great Lynyrd Skynyrd! The yare joined by Slayer, Seether, Anthrax, Killswitch Engage, BLS, Black Stone Cherry, 10 Years, Kyle Shutt (The Sword) and more!

Saturday:

Recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Def Leppard lead the middle day with ZZ Top, Ghost, Mastodon, Gojira, Cheap Trick, Blackberry Smoke, Nothing More, Fever 333, Graveyard, New Year’s Day, Alien Weaponry, Them Evils and more!

Sunday:

The headliner for Sunday, and really any show they appear at is Guns N Roses. They are joined by Deftones, Coheed and Cambria, Lamb of God, Alter Bridge, Of Mice and Men, Plague Vendor, Thrice, Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown, Dirty Honey, Tetrarch and many more.

The Paranormal Cirque

Step into another, darker dimension with Paranormal Cirque! Step under the tent for one of two daily shows to experience a world of combined theatre, circus, and cabaret presented by Cirque Italia. Watch acrobats of the Air, Illusionists, freaks, and mysterious creatures bring the tent to life for one very paranormal experience. Paranormal Circus is free to all Exit 111 ticket-holders, with platinum ticket holders eligible for reserved seating. This experience is for ages 13+.

The Red Bull Freestyle Motocross Experience

Red Bull action sports athlete, Tyler Bereman along with some of the best freestyle motocross riders in the world including Brody Wilson, Keith Sayers, James Carter, will be showcasing their insane talents at Exit 111. Get ready to see these talented athletes perform jaw-dropping stunts all 3 days! This event is free to all Exit 111 ticket-holders.

Mega Sports Bar

Rock hard, play hard. You won’t miss the big games of the weekend. The bar will have everything from college football and the NFL to baseball and hockey games. Every sport will be represented, grab a beer and get into it.

Exit 111 Car Show

Get ready for the first-ever, all makes, all models car show at Exit 111. Grab a drink and walk the grounds to get a glimpse of cars of all varieties. The car show is free to all Exit 111 ticket-holders. More information is coming soon and the festival is opening the arena to showcase your car, details of which will be announced soon.

Produced by C3 Presents and AC Entertainment, this marks the first-ever event, beyond Bonnaroo, to utilize the farm. EXIT 111 weekend passes and single day tickets are on sale now via the festival’s website. A variety of ticketing options (GA, VIP, four-pack, military discounts, and payment plans), add-ons, camping and parking options, can be found here. Children under 10 are free with paid accompanied adult.

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