KROQ Weenie Roast is a multi-artist music concert, presented annually in May by the Los Angeles, California, modern rock radio station KROQ-FM. Since its beginning in 1993, it has been traditionally held on a Saturday in May or June.
|KROQ Weenie Roast|
|Genre||Alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop, reggae, ska|
|Dates||mid-June (1993–2004, 2010–2011)
mid-May (2005–2009, 2012–present)
Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre (1993–1999, 2001–2016)
Edison International Field (2000)
|Years active||1993 – present|
|KROQ 106.7 – Weenie Roast|
Every year, the KROQ Weenie Roast has taken place at Irvine Meadows/Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, in Irvine, California with exception in 2000 when it was held at the Angel Stadium, then-known as the Edison International Field, in Anaheim, California. In 2016 Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre was demolished, and KROQ responded by announcing that the 2017 edition would take place at StubHub Center in Carson.
From 2006 to 2009, the event was re-branded as Weenie Roast y Fiesta with the distribution of complimentary sombreros for its festival attendees. In 2012 in conjunction with Cinco de Mayo it returned to the Weenie Roast y Fiesta name again.
Its East Coast "sister" concert, presented by KROQ-FM's Baltimore/Washington, DC affiliate station WHFS, is the HFStival. Its northern California "sister" concert, presented by KROQ-FM's Bay Area affiliate station KITS, is the BFD festival.
With the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre's land lease due to expire in 2017, KROQ-FM announced that the 2016 event would be the last to be held at the venue.   The Red Hot Chili Peppers were forced to cancel their headlining slot at the 2016 Weenie Roast, as singer Anthony Kiedis was rushed to the hospital prior to the band appearing on stage, due to severe stomach pain. His bandmates made the official announcement on the stage as they were due to appear. Weezer replaced them as the headlining act.  The Red Hot Chili Peppers never announced a make up show.
Bands listed in reverse order of night's performance (or alphabetical order if not known).
|June 12, 1993||Terence Trent D'Arby, Dramarama, Gin Blossoms, The Lemonheads, Suede, The Posies, Rocket from the Crypt, Bettie Serveert, Stone Temple Pilots, The The, X|
|June 11, 1994||The Violent Femmes, Oingo Boingo, The Pretenders, Counting Crows, Green Day, Rollins Band, The Offspring, James, Beck, The Afghan Whigs, Pavement, Frente!, Candlebox|
|June 17, 1995||Better Than Ezra, Bush, Chub, Elastica, Hole, Rage Against the Machine, Ramones, Rancid, Soul Asylum, Sponge, Sublime, Matthew Sweet, The Orb, Throwing Muses, White Zombie|
|June 15, 1996||Kiss, Red Hot Chili Peppers, No Doubt, Korn, Everclear, Garbage, The Verve Pipe, Goldfinger, Lush, The Fugees, 311, Wack Pack|
|June 14, 1997||Main Stage: The Cure, The Offspring, The Chemical Brothers, Oasis, Foo Fighters, Blur, Social Distortion, The Wallflowers, Third Eye Blind, Radiohead, Echo & the Bunnymen, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Reel Big Fish, Squirrel Nut Zippers|
|June 20, 1998||Main Stage: The Prodigy, Green Day, Madness, Third Eye Blind, The Wallflowers, Everclear, Save Ferris, Blink-182, Creed, Cherry Poppin' Daddies, Marcy Playground, Fastball|
|June 19, 1999||Main Stage: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Metallica, Limp Bizkit, Blink-182, Sugar Ray, Live, Kid Rock, Smash Mouth, Orgy, Pennywise
(Cancelled: Eve 6)
|June 17, 2000||Korn, Ozzy Osbourne (w/ Black Sabbath), Limp Bizkit, The Offspring, Creed, Moby, Stone Temple Pilots, No Doubt, Third Eye Blind, Godsmack, Cypress Hill, Everclear, Lit, Incubus
|June 23, 2001||Main Stage: Jane's Addiction, Blink-182, Stone Temple Pilots, Staind, 311 (w/ Shaquille O'Neal surprise appearance), Linkin Park, Papa Roach, Coldplay, The Cult, Disturbed, Crazy Town, Stabbing Westward|
|June 15, 2002||Main Stage: System of a Down, P.O.D., Incubus, Moby, The Violent Femmes (surprise appearance), Rob Zombie, Puddle of Mudd, Papa Roach, Jimmy Eat World, The Strokes, Bad Religion, New Found Glory, Mix Master Mike|
|June 14, 2003||Main Stage: Godsmack, Liam Lynch, Foo Fighters, Deftones, Jane's Addiction (surprise appearance), The White Stripes, Staind, Sum 41, AFI, The Transplants (w/ Pink and Rancid surprise appearances), Blur, The Used, Joel and Benji Madden from Good Charlotte (acoustic), Less Than Jake
|June 12, 2004||Main Stage: The Strokes, Beastie Boys, Bad Religion, Velvet Revolver, The Hives, Cypress Hill, Modest Mouse, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Killers|
|May 21, 2005||Main Stage: Mötley Crüe, Foo Fighters, Audioslave, The Killers, Queens of the Stone Age, Interpol, Jimmy Eat World, My Chemical Romance, Hot Hot Heat, MxPx|
|May 13, 2006||Main Stage: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Matisyahu, Dave Grohl (surprise appearance), AFI, Angels & Airwaves, Rob Zombie, Dashboard Confessional, She Wants Revenge, Panic! at the Disco, Taking Back Sunday, Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, HIM|
|May 19, 2007||Main Stage: Linkin Park, Korn, Social Distortion, Incubus (special appearance), Interpol, Queens of the Stone Age, Bad Religion, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Rise Against, The Bravery, Tiger Army
(Cancelled: The Killers)
|May 17, 2008||Main Stage: Metallica, The Offspring, The Raconteurs, Rise Against, Bad Religion, Pennywise, Scars on Broadway, Seether, Flogging Molly, Atreyu|
|May 16, 2009||Main Stage: Travis Barker + DJ AM (special guests) (w/ Warren G (surprise appearance)), Rancid, Kings of Leon, Jimmy Eat World, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Weezer, Silversun Pickups, The Airborne Toxic Event, Cage The Elephant, White Lies, Hollywood Undead, Asher Roth, Anberlin, Big B|
|June 5, 2010||Main Stage: Sublime with Rome, Stone Temple Pilots, Hole, Devo, Paramore, Silversun Pickups, Spoon, Cage the Elephant, The Dirty Heads|
|June 4, 2011||Main Stage: Linkin Park, Foo Fighters (surprise appearance), Rise Against, The Strokes, Bad Religion, Cage the Elephant, A Day to Remember, Face to Face|
|May 5, 2012||Main Stage: Coldplay, Incubus, The Offspring, Soundgarden (surprise appearance), Silversun Pickups, Pennywise, Angels & Airwaves, The Dirty Heads, Garbage|
|May 18, 2013||Main Stage: The Black Keys, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Stone Temple Pilots (surprise appearance; debut with Chester Bennington as lead vocalist), Vampire Weekend, Of Monsters and Men, Jimmy Eat World, Silversun Pickups, Imagine Dragons, Awolnation, Atlas Genius
KROQ Festival Broadcast Stage: C2C, DJ Jeremiah Red
|May 31, 2014||Main Stage: Avicii, Beck, Foster the People, Fall Out Boy, The Neighbourhood, Bastille, Fitz and the Tantrums, Capital Cities, DJ Jeremiah Red|
|May 16, 2015||Main Stage: Muse, Of Monsters And Men, Florence And The Machine, Death Cab For Cutie, Panic! at the Disco, Walk the Moon, AWOLNATION, Vance Joy, Cold War Kids, DJ Jeremiah Red|
|May 14, 2016||Main Stage: Weezer, Empire of the Sun, Blink-182 (surprise appearance), Panic! at the Disco, The Lumineers, Garbage, Cold War Kids, Fitz & The Tantrums, Miike Snow|
|May 20, 2017||Main Stage: Lorde, Incubus, Imagine Dragons, Cage the Elephant, 311, Paramore, Lana Del Rey, Dreamcar, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Judah & the Lion, New Politics, The Revivalists|