Festival Fever: Q-Ruption 2013 Is the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival @ SPAC, 8/13/13

What’s in a name?

Most everywhere that it rumbles into town, it’s simply known as the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival. But when the fest roars into SPAC on Tuesday (August 13), local radio station Q-103FM has jumped on board, renaming the fest Q-Ruption. And if you go to the SPAC website, you’ll find all the bases covered with the rather unwieldy festival name – Q-Ruption 2013 Is the Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival.

Which, of course, is not to be confused with the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival that was at SPAC a couple of weeks ago.

OK, got it?

Anyway, what you really want to know is who’s playing? And when, right? Well, gates open at 2pm, and there are three stages for the fest – two in the afternoon – with the main amphitheater stage kicking in at 6:30pm. Ready for the show? Here’s the complete schedule for all three stages:

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COLDCOCK HERBAL WHISKEY SHOWCASE STAGE
2:50pm: Charming Liars
3:35pm: Chuck Shaffer Picture Show
4:20pm: Beware of Darkness
5:10pm: The Dead Daisies

ZIPPO ENCORE STAGE
3:10pm: New Politics
3:55pm: Middle Class Rut
4:45pm: Danko Jones
5:40pm: Walking Papers

ROCKSTAR ENERGY DRINK AMPHITHEATER MAIN STAGE
6:20pm: Circa Survive
7:15pm: Coheed and Cambria
8:20pm: Jane’s Addiction
9:45pm: Alice in Chains

ADDITIONAL UPCOMING FESTIVALS FOR 2013:
New York State Food Festival @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany, 8/14/13 (FREE)
Albany Latin Festival @ Washington Park, Albany, 8/24/13 (FREE)
The Felice County Fair @ Opus 40, Saugerties, 8/31/13
Restoration Festival @ Contemporary Artists Center at Woodside, Troy, 9/6&7/13
Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival @ Jennings Landing, Albany, 9/7/13 (FREE)
New Music Festival @ the Empire State Plaza, Albany, 9/7/13 (FREE)
Hispanic Heritage Celebration @ the Empire State Plaza, 9/14/13 (FREE)
FreshGrass Festival @ MASS MoCA, North Adams, 9/20-22/13
Farm Aid @ Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, 9/21/13 (SOLD OUT)
PearlPalooza @ North Pearl Street, Albany, 9/28/13 (FREE)

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