The Cullman Times
Rock the South Schedule
Gates open at 3 p.m.
Coal Rain at 4:40 p.m.
The Railers at 5:25 p.m.
Scotty McCreery at 6:35 p.m.
Sara Evans at 7:55 p.m.
The Band Perry at 9:25 p.m.
Gates open at noon.
Blake Scott Band at 1:10 p.m.
Vintage Cowboys at 1:50 p.m.
A Ray at 2:45 p.m.
Willie Robertson at 3:25 p.m.
Weston Burt at 4:15 p.m.
Willie Robertson Q&A at 5:30 p.m.
Jamey Johnson at 6:25 p.m.
Gregg Allman at 7:55 p.m.
Hank Williams, Jr. at 9:40 p.m.
Rock the South FAQ
Can I use my two day ticket Friday and someone else use it Saturday? All tickets are non-transferable. When visitors arrive on Friday, they receive a wristband that will serve as a ticket for Saturday.
Can I leave and come back? No re-enty is allowed on Friday. Visitors can come and go before 5 p.m. on Saturday. No re-entry after 5 p.m. Saturday.
Can I bring an umbrella or tent for shade? No. Tents and umbrellas are not allowed, as they cause obstructed views.
Will there be ATM’s on-site? Yes. Rock the South will have 12 ATMs across the property.
Can I bring my own cooler or my own food or drinks? No. Rock the South will have over 25 food and beverage vendors.
Will I be able to see the stage? The stage will be larger than last year, and organizers plan to feature large LED screens beside the stage for attendees in the back.
Do any of the vendors take plastic? Some of the food vendors will take credit cards but all of our beverage tents (beer/Coke) will only take cash.
Will there be a handicapped area? Yes. There will be a handicapped seating area right next to the audio tent and right behind the platinum area.
What about handicap parking? Yes. The main lot of Heritage Park will be reserved for VIP patrons and handicap parking. Visitors must display the proper permit to park in these spots.
Will I be searched coming into the festival? Every bag and person will be searched coming into the festival.
Who should I tell if I see a problem? Rock the South will have a very large security contingent on-site. If you see an issue, please notify any security officers from Event Operations Group or police officers from the Cullman Police Department, Cullman County Sheriff’s Department or Alabama State Troopers.
Will there be first aid on-site? Yes. There will be three different first aid tents staffed by the Cullman Fire Department and Cullman County EMS.
What if I lose my child? There is a lost children tent located in the far eastern corner of the festival site right next to the First Aid Tent.
Where are the gates located? There are two gates. One located just west of Lowes and the other located on Olive Street.
What is the alcoholic beverage policy? There will be beer tents located throughout the festival.
Does Rock the South provide seating? Seating will be provided in the VIP and Platinum areas. No chairs will be allowed in these sections. General admission patrons are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets for seating. Chairs will not be provided in the general admission section.
What am I allowed to bring into the festival? No food or beverage carry-ins will be allowed. All persons are subject to search at entry gates. All weapons are prohibited.
What do you do in case of inclement weather? All shows are rain or shine. In the event of serious weather, announcements will be made from the stage.
Are children allowed at the concerts? Children are allowed; however, officials recommend parental discretion as the event does allow alcohol consumption. Children 5-and-under are free, children age 6 and up are full price.
I am no longer able to attend. Can I get a refund? Organizers do not allow any refunds, exchanges or cancellations for any reason, including illness or emergency.
Will tickets be available at the gate? Yes. Cash and credit will be accepted at the gate. All tickets cost an additional $10 at the gate.
Can I bring my pet? No.
What time does the VIP lot open? 11 a.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. on Saturday.
What time do the parking lot shuttles start? 12 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. on Saturday.
Is Rock the South handicap accessible? Yes. Organizers will have a handicap viewing area and handicap accessible restrooms.
Can I leave my car parked overnight in the VIP parking lot? Yes. But, all vehicles must have a pass.