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Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival Announces Visual Art Lineup With Live Painting & Installations Featuring Famed Street Artist RISK, Plus Enhanced Onsite Experiences May 17, 18 & 19, 2019 At MAPFRE Stadium In Columbus, Ohio

One-Of-A-Kind Destination Event Features
Foo Fighters, System Of A Down, Disturbed,
Bring Me The Horizon, Ghost, Papa Roach, Lamb Of God

Plus Andrew Dice Clay, Henry Rollins, Pauly Shore & More
In SiriusXM Comedy & Spoken Word Tent

Original art exhibitions, enhanced onsite experiences, and expanded food and beverage offerings have been revealed for the first-ever Sonic Temple Art + Music FestivalFriday, May 17Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, 2019 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.

The much-anticipated festival, produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, includes performances from multiplatinum artists Foo FightersSystem Of A Down and Disturbed among a diverse lineup that also features top artists Papa RoachBring Me The HorizonGhostLamb of GodHalestormChevelleJoan Jett & The Blackhearts and The Cult, as well as Andrew Dice ClayHenry RollinsPauly Shore and more in the SiriusXM Comedy & Spoken Word Tent.

In addition to featuring the biggest music artists, Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival brings together some of the best visual artists around for an immersive experience like never before at a Danny Wimmer Presents festival. Headlined by legendary street artist RISK, the visual art components will allow attendees to come face to face with amazing art installations, live mural painting, and live screen-printing across the entire festival grounds, as well as additional activities inside the festival’s Art Tent.

The weekend will provide the opportunity to meet artists onsite and take home new favorite pieces including ceramics, prints, jewelry and more. There will also be a specially curated group of poster artists from the Columbus area, as well as across the country, displaying and selling one-off live performance posters and multi-day festival posters. The initial list of featured artists includes Kelly Graval, the multi-talented fine artist, illustrator, and graffiti artist known as RISK, who will be curating an interactive art exhibit to be displayed on site. The exhibit will showcase multiple live demonstrations by RISKRISK has been synonymous with the Los Angeles art community for three decades. From his days pioneering the painting of freeway overpasses to studying at the USC School of Fine Arts, and from his THIRD RAIL series and clothing line to gallery and museum shows around the world, RISK has solidified his place in the history books as a world-renowned graffiti legend, and proven to be a rising star in the contemporary art world. For more information, visit: and

Other artists who will be displaying their work onsite include PalehorseRicky WattsLauren YSBrian EwingAngryblueSean Dietrich, and more to be announced.

To Write Love on Her Arms ( will also have a presence onsite. This non-profit organization aims to present hope and find help for people struggling with addiction, depression, self-injury and thoughts of suicide while also investing directly into treatment and recovery.

The current daily music lineup for Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival is as follows (subject to change):

  • Friday, May 17:

    System Of A DownGhostHalestormMeshuggahTom MorelloParkway DriveBeartoothBlack Label SocietyPussy RiotAvatarBad WolvesBadflowerZeal & ArdorWage WarHo99o9Hands Like HousesShvpesPretty Vicious and The Jacks

    SiriusXM Spoken Word Tent:

    Henry RollinsTom MorelloNadya (Pussy Riot)Shapel Lacey

  • Saturday, May 18:

    DisturbedPapa RoachLamb of GodThe CultIn This MomentGojiraAction BronsonKillswitch EngageArchitectsFever 333Mark Lanegan BandThe Black Dahlia MurderDon BrocoIssuesWhile She SleepsMovementsBoston ManorCounterfeit.No1Cares and The Plot In You

    SiriusXM Comedy Tent:

    Andrew Dice ClayEleanor KerriganMark NormandCraig Gass

  • Sunday, May 19:

    Foo FightersBring Me The HorizonJoan Jett & The BlackheartsChevelleThe HivesThe DistillersScars On BroadwayThe StrutsRefusedThe InterruptersPalaye RoyaleThe Glorious SonsBlack Pistol FireBasementYungbludScarlxrdTeenage WristAmigo The DevilDirty HoneyDemob Happy and Black Coffee

    SiriusXM Comedy Tent:

    Pauly ShoreCarmen LynchJoe DeuceBill Squire

General Admission, VIP and Premium VIP tickets, and hotel and camping packages are on sale now at

Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival flyer with music, comedy & spoken word lineup + venue details

In addition to performances from top music artists, and various onsite attractions, attendees will enjoy a variety of onsite food and beverage offerings that celebrate local Columbus flavors. Curated by Southern Hospitality Concessions LLCDWP‘s affiliate concessionaire, selections from the following local and regional restaurants will be available: BonifacioBruBrothers CoffeeBuckeye DonutsCheese LouiseChicago’s Dog HouseCousins Maine LobsterDirty Frank’sEli’s BBQEna’s Just Jerks KitchenGraeter’s Ice CreamHai PokeHangry CityIron Grill BBQ, fan favorite Island NoodlesMaster Of PattiesMidway Wing Co.Mikey’s Late Night SliceMoMo GharPie Baby Wood Fired Pizza, and Schmidt’s Sausage Haus.

Fans 21+ can enjoy multiple specialty curated beverage experiences. Varietals from Caduceus Cellars & Merkin Vineyards (owned by Maynard James Keenan, co-founder of international recording acts Tool, A Perfect Circle, and Puscifer) will be available at the Caduceus Wine Garden. The Big Bourbon Bar presented by Kentucky Bourbon Trail®, will feature more than two dozen hand-selected bourbons from top distilleries, and a unique opportunity to enjoy bourbons and exclusive one-time specialty cocktails. Experience abounds at the Heavy Tiki Bar(a tropical oasis filled with killer cocktails and shade). Fans can also enjoy a large variety of local and regional brews at the Sonic Temple Craft Beer Bar.

Additional Sonic Temple onsite experiences include:

  • Monster Energy Experience
  • f.y.e. Fan Experience
  • Fxck Cancer / Dyin 2 Live Dreams Program
  • Zippo Experience
  • The Music Experience
  • Jack Daniel’s Experience
  • USMC (United States Marine Corps) Bootcamp
  • Take Me Home
  • Big Bourbon Bar presented by Kentucky Bourbon Trail®

Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival sponsors include: Monster Energy, Zippo, f.y.e., Sweetwater Studios, BrewDog, Jack Daniel’s, The Music Experience, USMC, Kentucky Bourbon Trail®, and Fxck Cancer / Dyin 2 Live Dreams Program.


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