The Parselmouths perform during Wrockstock in 2007
|Genre||Wizard rock, rock music|
|Founded by||Abby Hupp|
Wrockstock was a yearly music festival featuring wizard rock, music inspired by the world of Harry Potter. Its name is a play on the music festival Woodstock. Wrockstock was first held in 2007. Organized by Abby Hupp, it was the first large Wizard Rock gathering of its kind that was not part of a general Harry Potter fan conference. It took place at the YMCA summer camp near Ozark, Missouri. The first year it was titled "WRockstock Spooktacular". It doubled as a fundraiser for the Harry Potter Alliance, a charitable foundation run by Harry Potter fans. Its final festival was in 2013.
The events were broadcast live over the internet for those unable to attend in person.
|WRockstock Spooktacular||October 26-28, 2007|
|Wrockstock II||May 23-26, 2008||15 bands, more than 300 attendees.|
|Wrockstock III||November 6-9, 2009||500 attendees|
|Wrockstock IV||November 5-8, 2010|
|Wrockstock V||October 28-31, 2011|
|Wrockstock Reunited||July 26-28, 2013||Held in Saint Louis|
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