Time to Get Loud

Take a look at the local bands showing up loud and proud on the Loud & Local Stage.



Founded six years ago in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Stare Across has been perfecting a sound that has been capturing the attention of fans around the Midwest. It’s a sound that blends bluesy grunge with heavy metal, combined with meaningful lyrics. Be there as they close down the Loud & Local Stage at 5:15PM, 7:25PM and 9:50PM.


A hard rock band from Wausau, WI, Un-Broken has been touring the state showcasing their latest music. Justin Krzmarcik, Van Williams, Isaac Wirsbinski, Travis Heinzen make-up Un-Broken. They are ready to kick-off the party right on the Loud & Local Stage at 12:15PM, 1:40PM and 3:20PM.



Reason|Define is an all female hard rock/metal band based in Charlotte, NC that incorporates catchy rock-style riffs, powerful melodic vocals, and breakdowns into one sound. The women pride themselves on giving fans a high-energy live show they won’t soon forget. Don’t miss them lay it all out on the stage at 5:15PM.


Catechize is the combination of “some prog junkies, a groove-meister and a Backstreet Boys-esque pretty boy” out of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Their sound consists of “bass line grooves rarely heard in modern rock, classical and jazz chords played with hair metal amounts of gain, and vocals that will shatter your crystal ware, and likely your plastic ware as well.” Start your Friday with Catechize playing at 12:15PM, 1:40PM and 3:20PM.



Hailing from Minneapolis, Minnesota, Standing Alliance formed in 2011 and has spent the last 8 years perfecting their sound and touring with some of the genre’s top acts. Their influences include Parkway Drive, In Flames, Killswitch Engage and August Burns Red. Join the alliance as the band closes down the Loud & Local Stage with sets at 5:15PM, 7:25PM and 9:50PM.


Coming from the Milwaukee / Chicago area, Electric Revolution has shared the stage with some of classic rock’s biggest legends. The band combines 70s-80s classic rock, Blues rock and early heavy metal influences to create a sound that is uniquely their own. Prepare for the revolution as the band takes the stage at 12:15PM, 1:40PM and 3:20PM.


Better get them soon. With over 60 bands playing Cadott over 4 days, Rock Fest 2019 is not to be missed. And tickets have been selling at record pace, so you know it’s going to be one hell of a weekend.

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