Slipknot crush sixth Rock USA

Rock USA roared into its sixth year, Slipknot headlining the mid-July Friday night show. Ditching classic rock for this 3-day run, Rock USA recruited Slipknot, Disturbed, Alice in Chains, Five Finger Death Punch, and Shinedown for this go round.

Rock USA breaks from classic rock with Avenged Sevenfold

Trading rain for 90 degree temperatures, Rock USA not only took a stern new direction with the weather, but also with their lineup for Friday night. Swapping the classics for a newer generation’s take on rock music, Avenged Sevenfold changed the pace, headlining with support from Breaking Benjamin and Papa Roach.

Judas Priest, Lynryd Skynyrd unmatched by torrential rain

Wisconsin festivals have fared pretty well this year avoiding inclement weather in exchange for cooler temperatures, or in some cases, scalding ones. However, night two of Oshkosh’s Rock USA did not have that privilege, instead experiencing near torrential rains on and off throughout the evening.

Rock USA fires away at 5th year in Oshkosh

Now in its fifth year, Rock USA, the sister festival to the long-running Country USA music festival in Oshkosh, WI, pressed on into 2015 with Alice Cooper and Queensryche beginning a chilly and wet week of classic rock with other headliners Judas Priest, Avenged Sevenfold, and Def Leppard.

Eric Church roars back to Country USA

With a grin ear to ear and as enthusiastic as ever, Eric Church made his way back to Wisconsin and Country USA for 2015. Growing in popularity alongside similar artists Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan, Eric Church was a suitable headliner for the sprawling country festival.

Miranda Lambert leads Country USA into a week of sun

Generously spared of rain so far this year, Country USA returned in full swing with ample sun, warm weather, cowboy hats, and Miranda Lambert headlining day one’s entertainment. Fans arriving early to stake out a spot in the general admission areas, filling up on festival foods, alcohol, and dancing around most of the day has […]

Rob Zombie turns up the heat, Rock USA

Rock USA continued Thursday night, Rob Zombie headlining some drastically more energetic fans. Like night and day compared to Three Days Grace the night before, the arena rock superstar proved to be the centerpiece of the festival.

Three Days Grace works to fire up Rock USA

The past few years have been good to Rock USA, the rock side of the the highly successful Country USA festival in Oshkosh, WI. The nice weather continued to treat us well, temperatures dipping below 70 for a nice cool night of rock. While the elements played nice, it seems the festival suffered from a […]

Carrie Underwood wraps a resilient Country USA

Weeks of torrential rains in the Midwest have left ground conditions questionable, especially in Wisconsin’s Fox Valley. The annual Country USA music festival in Oshkosh, Wisconsin had questionable handling of the weather situation as the festival kicked off earlier this Tuesday (read here), but as the week progressed conditions of the festival grounds improved. Known […]

Luke Bryan riles up anxious Country USA

Growing year after year, Country USA is becoming one of the largest music festivals in the state of Wisconsin. But not the largest yet. Summerfest still dons that title holding their festivities over a stunning eleven days only an hour and a half away in Milwaukee, WI. So why does Country USA continue to try […]

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