Featuring a high-powered lineup of “A-List” artists from the SoCal hard rock tribute scene, RUST
Festival is set for Saturday, November 25th at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, CA, where it will pay homage to the
legendary “Heavy Metal Day” at US Festival ’83. Having featured some of the most iconic hard rock and heavy
metal acts of its day, US Festival ‘83’s “Heavy Metal Day” remains widely acknowledged as one of the greatest
rock concerts of all-time. In honoring this pivotal moment in music history, RUST Festival is establishing a new
holiday tradition: BLACK SATURDAY, an annual celebration of hard rock music.

Produced by DELUXE Presents, RUST Festival ‘17 features eleven live performance tributes to iconic hard rock
acts including Van Halen, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, The Scorpions, Iron Maiden,
Judas Priest, Metallica, Mӧtley Crüe, and Guns N’ Roses.

Chris Mitrovich, founder of DELUXE Presents and RUST Festival explains, “DELUXE Presents was formed in
2016 to produce boutique music festivals that focus on the art rather than the artist, allowing for an original rock and
roll experience where the sole focus of the festival is on the music. In addition, we have also declared SATURDAY
as a worldwide rocker holiday to honor and celebrate rock n’ roll’s core values.”

RUST Festival will feature over eleven hours of live music from Southern California’s best tribute bands, across
two stages, for a day of homage to the most influential hard rock acts in music history. The confirmed music lineup
is as follows:

                     Fan Halen – World’s #1 Tribute to Original Van Halen
                     The Iron Maidens –All-Female Tribute to Iron Maiden – Long Running, World-Famous
                     Black Sabbitch – All-Female Tribute to Black Sabbath
                     Masters Of Puppets – World-Famous Metallica Tribute
                     Bonfire – Tribute to Bon Scott-era early AC/DC 
                     Paradise Kitty – All-Female Tribute to Guns N’ Roses
                     Just Like Priest – Full-Strength Judas Priest Tribute
                     Rhoads To Ozz – Tribute to Randy Rhoads-era Ozzy Osbourne
                     Hurrikane – High-Energy Tribute to The Scorpions
                     Motley Crue'd – Tribute to all-eras of Mӧtley Crüe
                     Led Zeppelin -- Mystery Tribute, To Be Announced

Early Bird tickets for RUST Festival are available now through Halloween, Tuesday, October 31st at 50% OFF.
During this promotion, ticketing packages are available at the following discounted rates.

                    “Festival Pass” includes one general admission ticket. Adult (18+) are $39.99, Youth (13-17) are $19.99,
                    and kids 12 and under get in free.

                    “Backstage Pass” includes a “Festival Pass,” Backstage Lounge Access, Side-Stage Bleacher Seating,
                    RUST Event Poster, and Laminate Pass. Adult (18+) are $79.99, Youth (13-17) are $59.99, and kids 12 and
                    under are $39.95.

Visit for more information and to purchase tickets. All kids 12 and under must be
accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Making this landmark event extra special, this will be the first popular music festival in Santa Anita Park’s 85-year
history as one of the premier destinations for thoroughbred horse racing in the United States. The uniqueness of this
new music setting coupled with the intensive musical lineup will provide the hard rock fan a festival experience
unlike any other. Santa Anita Park is one of the world’s most beautiful Thoroughbred race tracks. Acres of
manicured infield lawn stage areas in the shadows of the stunning San Gabriel Mountains set the stage for an
unforgettable musical experience.

For the most up-to- date information on RUST Festival, please visit:

About RUST Festival and DELUXE Presents:
The RUST FESTIVAL was created in 2005 as a tribute to the legendary US Festival’s “Heavy Metal Day” on May
29, 1983, which featured the most iconic acts of the hard rock/heavy metal genre of its day. Produced by STEVE
WOZNIAK of Apple Computer fame, US Festival ‘83’s “Heavy Metal Day” remains widely acknowledged as one
of the greatest rock concerts of all-time. DELUXE Presents was formed in 2016 to produce boutique music festivals.


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