Pop-punkers, emos, and alt-rock lovers: several bands are joining forces this summer for a head-banging traveling festival.

The festival, dubbed Summer School, is organized by Idobi Radio, launched by Hopeless Records’ Eric Tobin, Michael Kaminsky of KMGMT, and Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman. It also is sponsored by the music company ONErpm. The team created the traveling event following the success of Warped Tour in an effort to bring emerging acts to the forefront.

Scene Queen, the “Pink Rover” singer behind the self-proclaimed genre of “Bimbocore” is headlining the show alongside the pop-punkers of Magnolia Park. Stand Atlantic, The Home Team, Honey Revenge, and Letdown will also take the stage.

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The tour is set to kick-off on Wednesday, July 10 in Cleveland at the Agora Ballroom. Throughout the summer, it will visit over 25 cities across the country including stops in Nashville, Houston, Orlando, Philadelphia, Chicago, Denver, Seattle and more before wrapping in Anaheim on Sunday, August 17 at City National Grove.

Kaminsky expressed in a statement that he believes these six acts represent the next combination of headlining acts due to their inclusivity and musical talent.

“We’re launching idobi Radio Summer School to address a serious need for development opportunities for artists and bands to connect with audiences,” Kaminsky said.

Tickets, which are priced at $30, head on sale Friday, April 5 via the tour’s official website.

“The festival is specifically championing independent artists, labels and promoters, with 100% of the sponsorship money going to subsidize lower ticket prices,” the founders said in a statement.

Find Summer School festival’s full round of tour dates below:

Summer School Festival 2024


10 Cleveland, OH – Agora Ballroom
11 Cincinnati, OH – Andrew J Brady Theater
12 Nashville, TN – Marathon Music Works
13 Sauget, IL – Pop’s Nightclub
16 Austin, TX – The Far OUt Lounge
17 Dallas, TX– SouthSide Music Hall
18 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
20 Orlando, FL – The Vanguard
21 St. Petersburg, FL – Jannus Live
22 Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade Heaven
23 Charlotte, NC – The Fillmore
25 Philadelphia, PA – Franklin Music Hall
26 Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
27 Sayreville, NJ – Starland Ballroom
28 Worcester, MA – The Palladium
30 Chicago, IL – Concord Music Hall
31 Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre


2 Omaha, NE – The Admiral
3 Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theater
4 Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom
6 Denver, CO – The Fillmore Auditorium
7 Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
9 Seattle, WA – The Showbox SoDo
10 Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
13 Sacramento, CA – The Backyard
15 Tempe, AZ – The Marquee
16 San Diego, CA – SOMA
17 Anaheim, CA – City National Grove