UNIVERSAL ORLANDO’S ROCK THE UNIVERSE 2012 KICKS OFF THIS WEEKEND, FEATURING HIT CHRISTIAN ROCK BANDS INCLUDING SWITCHFOOT, SKILLET, TOBYMAC AND MORE

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WHAT:                         Universal Orlando Resort’s Rock the Universe 2012 – Florida’s biggest Christian music festival – kicks off this Friday.  Guests will enjoy a faith-filled weekend featuring performances by top Christian music talent, inspirational stories from celebrity speakers, an expanded Coca-Cola Fan Zone, the ability to rock out to their favorite Rock the Universe artists at 65 mph on Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit and more.  The full line-up is below.

ROCK THE UNIVERSE 2012 LINE-UP

Friday, September 7

4 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Saturday, September 8

4 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Skillet tobyMac
Newsboys Switchfoot
Jeremy Camp Relient K
For King & Country Britt Nicole
Family Force 5 Tenth Avenue North
Robert Pierre Rhett Walker Band
Group 1 Crew Group 1 Crew
We As Human We As Human
Everfound Everfound
Jason Castro

** Names inboldindicate headlining acts.

This year’s event features celebrity speakers, including former American Idol contestant and singer-songwriter Jason Castro and child actressBailee Madison.

Guests will also enjoy an even bigger Fan Zone presented by Coca-Cola, including live music by up-and-coming acts Everfound, We As Human and Jason Castro, autograph sessions with the Fan Zone bands, karaoke and band merchandise. The event will close Saturday night with a candlelighting ceremony, featuring music from Tenth Avenue North.

Again this year, guests can rock out to their favorite Rock the Universe artists on Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit through hidden tracks.  The artists and hidden track codes are below.

ROCK THE UNIVERSE 2012 HIDDEN TRACK CODES

Artist

Hidden Track Code

Family Force 5

780

Newsboys

781

Skillet

782

For King & Country

783

Group 1 Crew

784

Tenth Avenue North

785

tobyMac

786

For more details about Rock the Universe 2012 and to purchase tickets, visit www.RocktheUniverse.com or call 1-866-RTU-INFO (1-866-788-4636).

WHEN:                        Friday, September 7 and Saturday, September 8

4 p.m. to 1 a.m. each day of the event

WHERE:                      Universal Studios Florida

MORE                         Media Site: http://media.universalorlando.com

INFORMATION:         Rock The Universe Site: www.RockTheUniverse.com