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Vans Warped Tour


The Vans Warped Tour is a touring music and extreme sports festival, held in venues such as fields or parking lots. Vans has sponsored the tour every year since 1995 and started out as a showcase for punk rock music, but currently has a more diverse line-up. The tour has featured music from skate punk, third wave ska, post-hardcore, pop punk, metalcore and also hardcore and street punk.

Not only does this tour have music, but it also has many attractions such as a half pipe for skaters and bikers. They have tents to sell band merchandise, magazine publishers, independent record labels, non-profit organizations and sponsors. Some bands will go back to the tents to greet fans and sign autographs.

Vans Warped Tour teams up with Eventbrite

PRESS RELEASE: "The Vans Warped Tour Takes a Tech-Focused Approach to Ticketing With Eventbrite"

San Francisco, Calif. (Eventbrite) July 26, 2011 – For the July 3rd performance at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, the Vans Warped Tour teamed up with Eventbrite to sell tickets and generate buzz for the show. Though it is the longest-running touring music festival, organizers were impressed by the results of using a ticketing platform that offers low fees and an easy purchasing experience. The Ventura show sold over 60% more pre-sale tickets online than last year.

Rascal Flatts, Vans Warped Tour tickets on sale throughout the weekend

By Jean Henegan

Tickets for the upcoming Vans Warped Tour, as well as Rascal Flatts tickets to several upcoming concert dates are on sale throughout the weekend ending April 4 as compiled by TicketNews.

Starting off this week's onsales are tickets to this summer's Van Warped Tour. Tickets are on sale today for shows in Chicago, Atlanta, and Milwaukee, while tickets go on sale Saturday for shows in Detroit and Denver. Bands that are currently confirmed for the tour include Paramore, Gym Class Heroes, Simple Plan, and Jack's Mannequin.

Vans Warped Tour gears up for 2010 season with more band announcements

By Allison Reitz

Over the course of seven weeks this summer, the 16th annual Vans Warped Tour will visit 43 concert markets across the United States and Canada. This year's event, dubbed Warped Tour Twenty Ten, launches June 24 at Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre in Chula Vista, CA, and concludes August 15 at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Hillsboro, OR.

Other highlights on the Warped Tour calendar include June 29 at Cricket Wireless Pavilion in Phoenix, AZ; July 3 at Superpages.com Center in Dallas, TX; July 13 at Comcast Center in Mansfield, MA; July 29 at Marcus Amphitheater in Milwaukee, WI; and August 8 at Invesco Field in Denver, CO.

Last chance for Vans Warped Tour, Paul McCartney tickets

By Allison Reitz

Would-be concertgoers and ticket buyers have one last chance to grab tickets for Paul McCartney's summer performances and the 15th annual Vans Warped Tour as those events close during the week ending August 24, as compiled by TicketNews.

What started as just a few scattered concert dates turned into a summer tour of the U.S. and Canada for former Beatle and prolific musician Paul McCartney.

Vans Warped Tour celebrates 15 years with movie theater release

By Jane Cohen & Bob Grossweiner

As the Vans Warped Tour celebrates its 15th anniversary this year, fans will be treated to a special, one-night theatrical event on September 17 in more than 460 movie theaters in high-definition with Cinema Surround Sound.

Fans can look forward to two hours of performances from some of the tour’s most popular artists, including 3OH!3, All-American Rejects, Bad Religion, Blink-182, Ice T, NoFX, Rise Against, The Decaydance All Stars and Katy Perry, which will be filmed during a special performance on September 6 at Nokia Theater in Los Angeles. There will also be special behind-the-scenes footage.

Vans Warped Tour, U2 tickets on sale throughout the week

By Jean Henegan

Tickets to catch U2's upcoming national tour as well as tickets for the upcoming Vans Warped Tour are on sale throughout the week ending April 18 as compiled by Ticket News.

Kicking off the week's onsales are tickets on sale today for the upcoming Z100 concert. Featuring such notable talents as Kelly Clarkson and the Black Eyed Peas, the New York City radio station concert will be held at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, NJ. The onsales continue Friday with tickets to catch Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder solo in Baltimore. Also on sale Friday are tickets for Taylor Swift's upcoming show in Nashville, and U2's concert in Raleigh.

Vans Warped Tour reveals venues, dates for summer 2009 concerts

By Allison Reitz

Less than a month before its first tickets go on sale, the Vans Warped Tour has announced the full itinerary for its 15th annual tour of the United States and Canada. Featuring acts such as Bad Religion, NOFX and Flogging Molly, the outing is scheduled to hit nearly 50 cities across the continent.

The Warped Tour itinerary opens with a kick-off party on April 2 at Key Club in Los Angeles, CA, and officially launched June 26 at Pomona Fairplex in Pomona, CA. The touring musical festival completes its coast-to-coast circuit on August 22 at Home Depot Center in Los Angeles, CA.

Vans Warped Tour announces 52 acts for 2009 lineup

By Jane Cohen & Bob Grossweiner

The Vans Warped Tour, the most successful and longest running touring festival to date, has confirmed the line-up for its 15th installment. Its 52-act roster includes Bad Religion, Black Tide, Chiodos, Flogging Molly, Less Than Jake, NOFX, Meg & Dia and many others.

Venues have not been confirmed but the 46-city tour kicks off June 26 in Pomona, CA, finishing up on August 23 in Los Angeles, CA.

Vans Warped Tour goes old school

By Jane Cohen & Bob Grossweiner

The Vans Warped Tour, the longest-running, traveling music festival now in its 14th year, has added an extra stage to select west coast dates on this summer’s trek, including the final show at the Home Depot Center in Los Angeles on August 17. The 46-date tour kicked off June 20 in Pomona, CA.

The Old School Stage will feature performances from classic punk rockers Agent Orange (August 15-16), Big Drill Car (August 14 and 17), The Dickies (August 15-17), D.I. (August 14-17), Fear (August 14 and 17), The Germs (August 14-17), H2O (August 14-17), M.I.A. (August 14 and 17) and T.S.O.L. (August 14-17).

Live Nation, Vans Warped Tour Founders Partner In New Festival

Live Nation has partnered with the creators of Van’s Warped Tour and Rockstar Taste of Chaos tour to create The Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival. The new hard music festival is scheduled to play in 30 Live Nation amphitheaters across North America this summer. The lineup is expected in the coming days. Rockstar Energy Drink will be the festival’s title sponsor.



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