The third annual Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival will kick off Aug. 17 in Kansas City, Mo., criss-crossing the U.S. before wrapping Sept. 30 in Albuquerque, N.M. Please see below for the current tour dates, cities and venues.

This year's main stage will feature performances from Shinedown, Godsmack, Staind and Papa Roach, along with breaking band Adelitas Way. In addition, the Ernie Ball Stage and Jägermeister Stage in the festival area will include performances from multiplatinum headliner P.O.D., as well as up-and-coming artists Deuce, Fozzy, Redlight King, Mindset Evolution (winner of the 2011 UPROAR Battle of the Bands), In This Moment, Thousand Foot Krutch, Candlelight Red and a local Battle Of the Bands winner.

Tickets for most shows go on sale Friday, June 15 and are affordably priced between $15 and $75 (plus fees). Go to www.RockstarUPROAR.com for full details and to purchase tickets. In addition, exclusive Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival meet & greet and VIP packages will be available.

Also, check below to see a new video clip of some of this year's Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival bands announcing this year's tour dates and talking about what to expect at the shows.

Watch UPROAR Announcement Video

The current Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival tour dates are as follows:

Date Market Venue

Friday, 8/17 Kansas City, MO Capitol Federal Park at Sandstone *

Saturday, 8/18 Little Rock, AR Arkansas State Fairgrounds (KDJE Radio Show) *

Sunday, 8/19 St. Louis, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre **

Tuesday, 8/21 Grand Rapids, MI Rock The Rapids (downtown)

main stage bands only

Wednesday, 8/22 Chicago, IL First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre *

Friday, 8/24 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center *

Saturday, 8/25 Syracuse, NY TBA

Sunday, 8/26 Mansfield, MA Comcast Center *

Tuesday, 8/28 Scranton, PA Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain *

Wednesday, 8/29 Buffalo, NY Darien Lake Performing Arts Center **

Friday, 8/31 Pittsburgh, PA First Niagara Pavilion *

Saturday, 9/1 Saratoga, NY Saratoga Performing Arts Center *

Sunday, 9/2 Bristow, VA Jiffy Lube Live *

Wednesday, 9/5 Simpsonville, SC Charter Amphitheatre at Heritage Park *

Friday, 9/7 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theatre ***

Saturday, 9/8 Noblesville, IN Klipsch Music Center ****

Sunday, 9/9 Cleveland, OH Blossom Music Center ***

Tuesday, 9/11 Raleigh, NC Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek ***

Wednesday, 9/12 Atlanta, GA Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood ***

Thursday, 9/13 Tampa, FL 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre ***

Saturday, 9/15 Houston, TX Woodlands Pavilion ****

Sunday, 9/16 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion ***

Tuesday, 9/18 Denver, CO Comfort Dental Amphitheater *****

Wednesday, 9/19 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Amphitheatre ***

Friday, 9/21 Spokane, WA Greyhound Park and Events Center ***

Saturday, 9/22 Auburn, WA White River Amphitheatre ***

Sunday, 9/23 Portland, OR Sleep Country Amphitheater ***

Tuesday, 9/25 Boise, ID Idaho Center Amphitheater ***

Saturday, 9/29 Phoenix, AZ Ashley Furniture HomeStore Pavilion ****

Sunday, 9/30 Albuquerque, NM Hard Rock Casino Presents: The Pavilion ****

*Thousand Foot Krutch will not be performing at this show

**Fozzy and Thousand Foot Krutch will not be performing at this show

***In This Moment will not be performing at this show

****In This Moment and Thousand Foot Krutch will not be performing at this show

*****Fozzy, Redlight King and In This Moment will not be performing at this show