WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE DEBUT OF “GOURMET MAN FOOD” AND  JACK DANIEL’S WHISKEY ROW EXPERIENCEFlorida’s biggest rock festival kicks off the World’s Loudest Month festival series and will offer multiple onsite experiences, including Monster Energy artist autograph signings and beverage sampling, Gourmet Man Food, Tequila World, MAKE YOUR MARK Graffiti Zone, the first-ever Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Row Experience, The Music Experience, Jacksonville Jaguars facilitating various onsite activities during the festival, other art installations and more to be announced.

Gourmet Man Food (“GMF”) has been part of American culture since pioneers started experimenting with their cowboy menus to “kick things up a notch.” Since then, it’s become a phenomenon of artistically created, statement-making food, served in large portions with a powerful presentation. It is a unique twist to foods you know mixed with flavors you don’t expect. The 2016 Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville Gourmet Man Food lineup includes: Bayou Bill’s Cajun, Brucci’s Pizza, Burrito Gallery, Captain Nemo’s, Catullo Brothers Pizza, Char’s Smokehouse BBQ, Cheese Louise, Chicago Taste Authority, Classic Home Cookin’, Girls Gone Green Nacho Bar, Grinders Burger Barn, Hebros Kitchen, Highway 61, Iron Barley, Island Noodles, Knuckle Sandwiches, Mac Attack, Mama’s Food, Mangroves, Mount Olympus Greek Fare, Mystery Melt Machine, Oli’s Tots, Pie Baby, Pounders, Up In Smoke BBQ, and What’s The Catch, with more to be announced. In addition, two St. Louis based restaurants — Food Network star Tom Coghill’s Iron Barley and Bill KunzHighway 61 Roadhouse — will be staging a full scale Pig Roast.

 Jack Daniel’s Experience: Jack Daniel’s will bring a “Taste of Tennessee” to Jacksonville as an official sponsor of Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville. The Jack Daniel’s Experience, a mobile museum, is bringing a little of the much-loved distillery from Lynchburg. The Experience is open to all folks, 21 years old and up, for tours free of charge throughout the festival. Stop by the Jack Daniel’s Experience for personalized Barrelhead Engraving, Jack Daniel’s merchandise for sale, and free Mobile Distillery tours. www.jackdaniels.com

 Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Row: 2016 marks the first-ever Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Row, featuring the full line of Jack Daniel’s products, as well as Woodford Reserve and Old Forrester bourbons.

 Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville Tequila World: The Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville Tequila World returns for its second year and will feature a wide range of tequilas, extreme margaritas, gourmet tacos, mixologists and more. Tequilas that will be offered in Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville Tequila World include: Cabo Wabo, Corazon, Espolon, El Jimador, Lunazul, Pura Vida, Siete Leguas, Patron, and Don Julio. Admission to this area is free and open to those 21 and up.

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