Rocktoberfest at L.A. LIVE Rocks All This Week

by laliveinsider on Wed., Oct 17 at 05:45 PM

Next Up: KISS Army Night, L.A. Kings Night, Adam Carolla, Craft Brew Festival

Los Angeles, Calif. - (October 17, 2012) – Following a sold-out, celebrity-filled red carpet Gala on Monday night, Rocktoberfest continues its week-long celebration with an exciting schedule of special guests and events. Rocktoberfest at L.A. LIVE continues every day 5-10pm (except Sunday 3:30-6:30pm) through the weekend. For the latest pictures of Rocktoberfest, click here.

Along with the extraordinary All-Star Jam Band and five-star Wolfgang Puck cuisine served up nightly, Rocktoberfest announces the following nights:
  • WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17 – LA LOCALS NIGHT – Downtown residents and workers can enjoy a night dedicated to the perks of being a neighbor of L.A. LIVE.
  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 -KISS ARMY NIGHT - Excited about Rocktoberfest already? Part of the KISS Army? Want to see Gene Simmons onstage with an all-star Jam Band? Throw some world-class beers and food into the mix… now you've got yourself a party! Other members of KISS will also be jamming LIVE with Simmons!
  • FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19 – LOS ANGELES KINGS NIGHT – Join Bailey and the Kings Ice Crew as we continue to celebrate the Los Angeles Kings' historic season! Come see the most iconic sports trophy in history: the Stanley Cup and get your picture taken with it! More info.
  • SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20 – ADAM CAROLLA - Comedian/actor/television host Adam Carolla will take over the stage at 8:00 and 9:00 pm for standup. Don't miss the chance to hear his humorous sets that have made his podcast the most popular in the world. He will also be serving up some of his \"Mangria\" wine drink, a great sangria made for manly men.
  • SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21 – CRAFT BREW FESTIVAL- Wrapping up the week-long Rocktoberfest celebration is a Craft Brew Festival that will be held Sunday, October 21st, from 3:30pm-6:30pm in Nokia Plaza L.A. LIVE.

The Rocktoberfest Craft Brew Festival is an exciting opportunity to taste a multitude of fantastic beers from local, regional and international breweries, with an emphasis on local. Over 40 breweries will be in attendance and 80 beers will be available to sample with brewery representatives on hand to answer questions and share their love and knowledge of beer. See below for the entire list of breweries planning to attend. Each ticket is $55 and includes general admission to Rocktoberfest, live entertainment, and 12 three-ounce pours served cold in a commemorative Rocktoberfest stein.

Breweries include: Bootleggers, Drakes, Golden Road, Goose Island, Hangar 24, Kona, New Belgium, Shock Top, Speakeasy, Taps, Widmer, Ballast Point, Deschutes, Firestone Walker, Lagunitas, Triple Voodoo, Pacific Libations, Anchor, Sierra Nevada, Bravery, El Segundo, Figueroa Mountain, Latitude 33, Monkish, O'Hana, Surf Brewery, Smog City, Merchant du Vin, Inland Empire, Mountain Goat, Black Market, The Bruery, Coronado, Eagle Rock, Iron Fist, Stone, Cosmic Brewing, Strand, Cismontane, Heretic, Angel City, Batch 19, Brouwerji West, Crispin Ciders, Fox Barrel Ciders, Hoegaarden, Leffe, Left Coast, New Castle, and Noble Aleworks.

Monday's successful kick-off of Rocktoberfest, benefitting Wounded Warrior Project, featured hosts rock icon Gene Simmons and celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck, actor James Gandolfini, model Courtney Bingham, musician Nikki Sixx (Motley Crue), actress Shannon Tweed, Bruce Kulick (KISS/Grand Funk Railroad), Gilby Clarke (Guns 'N Roses), Eric Singer (KISS) and Luann Lee (Fox TV host) and comedian Bill Engvall. Presented by Rock & Brews, a restaurant concept founded by Simmons and business partners' restaurateur Michael Zislis and concert promoter Dave Furano, Rocktoberfest is a rockin' California tribute to the two centuries-old Bavarian tradition with cuisine provided by Wolfgang Puck, a schedule of events taking place at L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles October 15-21. Nightly festivities include live jam bands, five-star food and celebrity-filled atmosphere.

For all the latest event details and tickets go to

RSVP to Cassandra Zebisch at (213) 763-7712 or [email protected]

Terry Wills (for Gene Simmons, Michael Zislis and Dave Furano) at (310) 546-1212 or [email protected]

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