Universal Orlando Releases a Few More Details about 2023 Rock the Universe

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Rock the Universe at Universal Orlando Resort returns for the 25th time Jan, 27-29. In honor of that, Universal Orlando Resort released a list of 25 things to know about the event. We learned a few more details about the upcoming event in this press release from Universal Orlando Resort.

Rock the Universe at Universal Orlando Resort continues as Florida’s largest Christian music festival. Guests enjoy moving performances by some of Christian music’s top artists, powerful worship experiences, and thrilling theme park attractions during the weekend. Previously, Universal Orlando announced the headliner acts for this event. Rock the Universe is a separately ticketed event not included with daytime admission. Tickets, information, and packages are available on Universal Orlando’s website.

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Skillet
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Matthew West

We learned about the performers featured at FanZone Stage presented by Coca-Cola via the press release. These musical artists are up-and-coming contemporary Christian talent. Performers on this stage include Ryan Ellis, Jordan St. Cyr, Gable Price & Friends, Ben Fuller, and Stephen Stanley. Also, DJ Promote will play in between the live music on both nights of the event. The FanZone Stage usually will be set up in the Delancey Street area of Universal Studios Florida.

In addition, we have details for attendees about the Sunday morning worship experiences connected to this concert event. Festival attendees can enjoy worship experiences throughout the event. This culminates with a powerful, non-denominational Sunday morning worship service at 9:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. to wrap up the weekend. The Mosaic Church Band from Winter Garden, FL, leads the worship service’s musical elements for this Sunday.

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Tauren Wells
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Rend Collective

This year’s headline acts, performing on the Music Plaza Stage Friday night, include Tauren Wells, Skillet, and Rend Collective.

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Bethel Music
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Evan Craft
Katy Nicole

Artists performing on the Hollywood Stage Friday night are Bethel Music, Evan Craft, and Katy Nichole.

Zach Williams
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Anne Wilson

Saturday’s headlining acts on the Music Plaza Stage are Zach Williams, Matthew West, and Anne Wilson.

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We Are Messengers
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Dante Bowe
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CAIN

Hollywood Stage’s musical acts on Saturday night include Dante Bowe, We Are Messengers, and CAIN.

For the complete list of 25 things to know about the event released in honor of the 25th anniversary, we have included them below. Thanks for reading, and if you plan to attend this event, have fun!

25 Things

  1. Rock the Universe is Florida’s biggest Christian music festival!
  2. Hosted at Universal Studios Florida, Rock the Universe is a separately ticketed event held every winter.
  3. The event began in 1998 and is celebrating its 25th anniversary of faith, fun and fellowship.
  4. There are endless musical and worship experiences with three stages: Music Plaza Stage, Hollywood Stage and the Coca-Cola FanZone Stage.
  5. This year’s headline acts, performing on the Music Plaza Stage Friday night, include Tauren Wells, Skillet and Rend Collective.
  6. Artists performing on the Hollywood Stage Friday night are Bethel Music, Evan Craft and Katy Nichole.
  7. Saturday’s headlining acts on the Music Plaza Stage are Zach Williams, Matthew West and Anne Wilson.
  8. Hollywood Stage’s musical acts on Saturday night include Dante Bowe, We Are Messengers and CAIN.
  9. Our musical guests love Rock the Universe! Zach Williams, Tauren Wells, Skillet, Matthew West, Bethel Music and Rend Collective are all returning acts this year.
  10. GRAMMY-nominated rock band, Skillet first performed at the event in 2001 and has returned 11 times since.
  11. Christian rock band, Newsboys holds the record for the most Rock the Universe performances; they have performed 12 different years.
  12. 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.
  13. Located in the New York section of the park, the FanZone Stage presented by Coca-Cola will feature live performances from up-and-coming acts, plus DJ Promote, who will be playing both nights.
  14. Performers on this stage include Ryan Ellis, Jordan St. Cyr, Gable Price & Friends, Ben Fuller and Stephen Stanley.
  15. Keep the party going – Electronic dance music will continue at the FanZone Stage after the live performances.
  16. Fans can meet performers each night during the Coca-Cola FanZone Autograph Sessions.
  17. Beyond the main stage 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.
  18. The Mosaic Church Band from Winter Garden, FL leads the worship service’s musical direction.
  19. During the event, Youth Leaders can relax in select lounges throughout the park, located at Lombard’s Seafood Grille and the Pantages Theatre.
  20. 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.
  21. At the heart of the event, Rock the Universe supports youth group ministries.
  22. Universal Orlando offers special pricing, exclusive vacation packages, benefits and opportunities for groups of 10 people or more.
  23. For group rate tickets, chaperones get in for free for every 10 tickets purchased.
  24. 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.
  25. To purchase Rock the Universe tickets and vacation packages, visit www.RocktheUniverse.com.

 


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