Rock ‘n Roll Wine hosted the ninth annual Wine Amplified Festival this past weekend, with an estimated 20,000 wine and music aficionados rocking out to some of the hottest bands at the two day festival at MGM Resorts Village.
Wine Amplified Festival
Taking place Friday, Oct. 10 and Saturday, Oct. 11, the bands rocked the Wine Amplified Festival, putting the Strip into a frenzy. Friday night’s main stage lineup included headliner Train, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Better than Ezra, Of Verona and Aryon Jones & The Way while Saturday night’s main stage lineup included headliner Blink-182 as well as Violent Femmes, Magic!, The Mowgli’s and Mystic Roots Band.
Wine Amplified Festival attendees enjoyed more than 200 wines from 60 plus wineries, as well as a craft beer garden and a beach stage complete with 125 tons of sand, palm trees and a large water slide. In addition to the beach stage and main stage sets, guests were able to enjoy the Shellback Rum Speakeasy, powered by Gibson Guitar Brands, where Frankie Moreno hosted and performed a knock-out show Saturday night.
New to this year’s Wine Amplified Festival was the Food Truck Blvd., which offered a delicious variety of food from more than a dozen top gourmet food trucks within the Las Vegas Valley and surrounding states, including Sin City Wings, Dragon Grille and Good Greek Grub. Guests were also able to enjoy music and wine in more intimate settings, such as the festival’s Bubbles Bar, Reserve Row, Sip & Sound Lounge and Barrel Room which were all presented by Southern Wine & Spirits.
About Rock ‘n Roll Wine
Based in Las Vegas and founded by wine and music aficionados Chris Hammond and Sonny Barton, Rock ‘n Roll Wine is a wine events, marketing and promotions company dedicated to revolutionizing the way people approach, perceive, and enjoy wine. Pioneers to the wine demystification movement, Rock ‘n Roll Wine has produced over 200 high-energy wine tasting and live music events and Festivals throughout the country in addition to making their own line of music-themed wines. For more information, please visit www.rocknrollwine.com.