Tuesday, June 29th

–          Brian “Head” Welch (ex. Korn), Ryan Ries (Director of Exit Concerts) and Sonny Sandoval (P.O.D.) of The Whosoevers will be hosting the Encore stage. They will be giving their testimonies and sharing what God has been doing thru the ministry.

–          Featured bands will be The Showdown, To Speak of Wolves, ALLORNOTHING, Write This Down, The Letter Black, Sleep For Sleepers, I Am Terrified, and As They Sleep.

Wednesday, June 30th

–          Brian, Ryan and Sonny will be interviewed by Chad Johnson at the Come & Live tent at 3pm.

–          Brian, Ryan and Sonny will also be hosting the HM stage from 7pm -11pm.

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