Universal Orlando Resort Announces Exciting Music Line-up For 2013 Rock The Universe

Some of the Most Popular Names in Christian Rock Come Together for Florida's Biggest Christian Music Festival with Performances by Switchfoot, Casting Crowns, Lecrae and More

Apr 15, 2013, 14:21 ET from Universal Orlando Resort

ORLANDO, Fla., April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Orlando's Rock the Universe – Florida's biggest Christian music festival – returns this fall on September 6 and 7 with live performances by more than a dozen hit bands in Christian rock.

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Guests will rock out to this year's sensational line-up featuring some of the hottest bands in Christian music including, Lecrae – who won Best Gospel Album at the 2012 Grammy Awards; three-time Grammy award-winning group and Daytona Beach natives Casting Crowns; Grammy nominated and winner of 20 Dove Awards Chris Tomlin; and rock band Switchfoot, which has sold millions of albums worldwide. The full line-up is below.


Friday, September 6

Saturday, September 7


Casting Crowns

Chris Tomlin

Jesus Culture



Tenth Avenue North

Relient K

Family Force 5


Colton Dixon


Kyle Sherman


Dara McClean

Dara McClean



Love & The Outcome

Love & The Outcome

** Names in bold indicate headlining acts.

Returning this year is the Fan Zone presented by Coca-Cola where guests will enjoy live music by Dara McClean, OBB and Love & The Outcome, autograph sessions with the bands, karaoke and band merchandise. Guests will also have the opportunity to experience a Saturday night candle lighting service featuring Casting Crowns, guest speakers and more.   

Plus, guests will enjoy the thrilling action of unparalleled theme park attractions only found at Universal Studios Florida.  They can laugh with the banana-loving minions on Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, rock out to hit songs at 65 mph on Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit, battle aliens with Agent J on Men In Black Alien Attack and prepare for battle with Optimus Prime and Bumblebee on TRANSFORMERS: The Ride – 3D, opening this summer.

For more details about Rock the Universe 2013, visit www.RocktheUniverse.com.

About Universal Orlando Resort
There are many ways to enjoy your Orlando vacation, but there is only one place where vacation becomes adventure:  Universal Orlando Resort.  It is a unique destination featuring two theme parks, three magnificently themed on-site hotels and a nighttime entertainment complex.  It's the only Orlando destination where you are not just entertained – you become part of the most exhilarating entertainment ever created. You can soar above Hogwarts with Harry Potter, swing above the streets with Spider-Man, battle aliens alongside Agent J, and help Shrek save Princess Fiona in Shrek 4-D.  Now open:  the new, heart-warming and hilarious Despicable Me Minion Mayhem ride.  And coming soon: TRANSFORMERS: The Ride-3D.

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