Gwen Stefani, blink-182 To Headline Inaugural South Star Festival In Huntsville, AL

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Rock ‘n’ roll is coming to the Rocket City as Huntsville, Alabama, is set to host the inaugural South Star Festival, headlined by blink-182 and Gwen Stefani, September 28 and 29 at the city’s John Hunt Park.

In addition to the headliners, the first-time fest from C3 includes 20 artists on two stages, including Shinedown, Beck, Jane’s Addiction, Sublime, Goo Goo Dolls, Jimmy Eat World, TLC, Ludacris, Juvenile and the 400 Degreez Band, Big Boi, Gin Blossoms, Pete Yorn, Candlebox, Vanessa Carlton, Winona Fighter, Bully, Dexter & Moonrocks, and Billy Allen + The Pollies. 

The festival includes a “massive sports bar on site,” according to a press release. Given that the festival runs afoul of one of the basic Southern scheduling rule — to wit: “never have an event on an autumn Saturday” — this is perhaps a necessary perk, allowing festival goers to stay abreast of all the college football goings-on.

GA+, VIP,and Platinum offerings are available.

Presale passcodes are available at, which guarantee access to the lowest possible price for 2-Day General Admission Tickets. The presale takes place April 25 from 10 a.m. Eastern to 10:40 a.m. Eastern and prices will increase on April 25 at 10:40am ET when the public on-sale begins. Tickets for General Admission, GA+, VIP and South Star’s Platinum package will be available April 25 at 10:40 am ET at