Start.ca Rocks the Park has announced its second night of the 2020 festival. On Thursday, July 16th, 2020, Start.ca Rocks the Park has teamed up with London’s Best Rock FM96 to present one of the biggest nights in festival history. July 16th will feature the iconic Blink 182 alongside Simple Plan and Grandson.
“Rock has always done extremely well in our market,” Brad Jones, president of Jones Entertainment Group, said in a press release. “Although we made the change from Classic Rock a few years ago, we always wanted to stay true to our roots with a rock element. This year, we are proud to have one of the most iconic punk rock bands of their era, Blink 182. And who better to support them than Simple Plan? This is going to be a special night for us, London, and all our attendees. The remainder of our dates will be announced very soon, stay tuned London!”
Blink-182 is an American rock band formed in Poway, California in 1992. Since 2015, the lineup of the band has consisted of bass guitarist and vocalist Mark Hoppus, drummer Travis Barker, and guitarist and vocalist Matt Skiba.
Simple Plan is a Canadian rock band from Montreal, Quebec. Since its formation in 1999, the band’s lineup has consisted of lead vocalist Pierre Bouvier, lead guitarist Jeff Stinco, rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist Sébastien Lefebvre, bassist and backing vocalist David Desrosiers, and drummer Chuck Comeau.
Grandson is an alternative artist hailing from Toronto, Canada. Born in the small town of Englewood New Jersey, he relocated to the cultural melting pot of Toronto at a young age and grew up surrounded by music ranging from jazz and rock & roll to rap, dancehall and R&B. Searching for his voice and for meaning in today’s divisive, chaotic world, grandson confronts the most pressing issues of his generation through his songwriting, such as financial inequality, governmental, environmental accountability and social justice, giving these topics a soundtrack with a genuine sense of urgency and frustration.
Tickets to Start.ca Rocks the Park on Thursday, July 16, 2020 go on sale Friday, February 7, 2020 @ 10:00am EST. General Admission is $64 plus taxes and charges and VIP comes in at $129 plus taxes and charges, available at Centennial Hall Box Office, 519.672.1967 or www.rockthepark.ca.
The festivals says the remainder of the festival will be announced soon.