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Sonic Temple 2025 Dates Announced

Official Press Release: June 18, 2024

Danny Wimmer Presents 

Announces 2025 Festival Dates 

After Record-Breaking Spring 2024 Events

Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival In Columbus, Ohio

Set For May 8-11, 2025, 

Early Bird Passes On Sale Late Summer

Sonic Temple will take place May 8-11, 2025 at Historic Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, with passes going on sale later this summer. Fans can sign up to get first access to details and passes at In May 2024, more than 130,000 fans attended Sonic Temple, with 130 bands playing four stages on a larger-than-ever festival site, marking the event’s biggest year yet and confirming its reputation as the Pinnacle of Rock Festivals in America.


Columbus Dispatch praised Sonic Temple’s “cross-generational lineup that emphasized the musical diversity that is a hallmark of the festival.”


"We're thrilled to announce that this year's Sonic Temple was the most attended in its history, drawing over 130,000 fans to the Historic Crew Stadium—the birthplace of rock festivals in America. With 96% of attendees eager to recommend the festival to friends and family, it's clear we've hit a high note," says Chamie McCurry, General Manager of DWP. “As we look toward Sonic Temple 2025, we're committed to elevating the experience, further cementing its status as the Pinnacle of Rock Festivals in America.”

Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival

      Fans traveled to Sonic Temple from all 50 U.S. states and 27 countries, including Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Croatia, Germany, Mexico, Norway, Spain and United Kingdom. 

      Word continues to spread about the three-year-old festival as attendance grows. Out of those who participated in the online survey, 56% of fans attended Sonic Temple for the first time in 2024, 25% for the second time, and 19% have attended all three years. 

  96% of survey respondents said they would recommend the festival to family and friends.  

    Fans enjoyed the lineup, with 96% of respondents identifying that they chose to attend because of the bands playing. Of the 130 total bands that played Sonic Temple, according to the survey, fan favorite performances were from Limp Bizkit, Slipknot, Falling In Reverse, Sleep Token, Breaking Benjamin and Evanescence. The favorite new discoveries were Electric Callboy, Kim Dracula, Sleep Token, Flat Black, Dirty Honey, Nova Twins and Kittie.

      71% attended all four days of Sonic Templeand more than half also spent time visiting other local attractions including German Village, Ohio State University campus, North Market and the Short North Arts District.

      Attendees found the Sonic Temple app to be very helpful to discover all that was happening across four different stages and a dozen Sonic Temple onsite experiences, with 85% of survey participants using it during the festival.

For more information on Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival, visit:


Facebook: @SonicTempleFestival

Twitter: @SonicTempleFest

Instagram: @SonicTempleFestival


About Danny Wimmer Presents: Since 1995, music industry veteran Danny Wimmer has been producing concerts and festivals, both large and small. In 2011, he founded Danny Wimmer Presents, a live entertainment company that produces the largest rock, metal, and alternative music festivals in the U.S. By combining A-list talent, bringing exceptional creativity to life, and curating local cuisine and culture, DWP is recognized within the industry for delivering exceptional entertainment experiences to fans, artists, sponsors, partners, and host cities. DWP creates unforgettable and all-encompassing festival experiences, leaving both attendees and partners with lasting and meaningful impressions. From 2020 and on, DWP has been an innovator in the digital content space with over two dozen international livestreams, acclaimed social series Offstage with DWP, DWPresents Channel on Twitch, which has garnered over 25 million worldwide views since its launch in mid-2021, and The Power Hour, a weekly show dedicated to the world of rock, on AXS TV. The DWP 2024 festival lineup includes Aftershock, Born & Raised Music Festival, Bourbon & Beyond, GoldenSky Country Music Festival, Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival, Louder Than Life, Rocklahoma, Sonic Temple Art & Music Festival, and Welcome To Rockville.