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Bands will arrive from across the United States for this enormous event bringing all of the different bands together at one time. The entire lineup for 2017’s Vans Warped Tour, presented by Journeys, was unveiled last night via a LIVE webcast from Full Sail Live, the state-of-the-art performance venue on the campus of Full Sail University. This year’s festival includes heavy hitters like CKY, GWAR, Anti-Flag, American Authors, Beartooth, Dance Gavin Dance, Jule Vera, Neck Deep, and so many more!
Now in its 23rd year, the Vans Warped Tour is the largest traveling music festival in the United States, and the longest-running touring music festival in North America. Originally conceived by founder Lyman in 1995 as an eclectic alternative rock festival, with a focus on punk rock, over the years the tour has grown to include a multitude of genres, including metal, hip hop, reggae, pop and more.
Returning this year is the Mutant Party Zone, which will provide festival-goers with two stages dedicated to heavy music from bands such as The Acacia Strain, Being As An Ocean, Blessthefall, Carnifex, Fit For A King, GWAR and any more.
The Vans Warped Tour has always been a place of music discovery and this year is no exception – the Full Sail Stage has up and comers like Boston Manor, Creeper, The Gospel Youth, Knocked Loose, Movements, and Trophy Eyes positioned to break this summer.
The tour will be hitting Las Vegas on June 23rd. 2017 Vans Warped Tour, Presented by Journeys Lineup Revealed.
Sick Of It All, CKY, GWAR, The Adolescents, Strung Out, T.S.O.L, Hatebreed, Emmure, Anti-Flag, The Ataris and Many Others Confirmed as the Tour Celebrates Its History of Punk Rock, Metal, Hardcore and More.
Contemporary Acts Include Andy Black, American Authors, Beartooth, Dance Gavin Dance, Jule Vera, I Prevail, Neck Deep, New Years Day, Memphis May Fire, War On Women and more!
Tickets For All Shows On Sale Now.
The Entertainment Institute will return to the 2017 tour as well, hosting educational workshops and Q+A’s hosted by the industry’s most successful writers, artists, and photographers.
A full listing of the guru’s hosting each workshop is available athttp://www.thinktei.com/ warpedtour
The 41-date tour will commence June 16th in Seattle, WA and end on August 6th in Pomona, CA.
VANS WARPED TOUR DATES:
Tickets on sale at vanswarpedtour.com/
6.16 SEATTLE, WA
6.17 SALEM, OR
6.21 ALBUQUERQUE, NM
6.22 PHOENIX, AZ
6.23 LAS VEGAS, NV
6.24 SALT LAKE CITY, UT
6.25 DENVER, CO
6.27 NASHVILLE, TN
6.28 METAIRIE, LA
6.29 ATLANTA, GA
6.30 ORLANDO, FL
For the full tour schedule, see their website.
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