The Vans Warped Tour is an extreme sports and music festival that tours the world every year, stopping in the UK, the USA, Canada, Japan, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. Started by Kevin Lyman in 1995, its been sponsored by Vans every year - hence its name.
The tour is primarily aimed at extreme sportsmen and punk, rock and metal fans, though recent years have seen a wider range of music performed. Bands in the past have included My Chemical Romance, NOFX, and even the likes of Eminem and D12. 2013s UK leg of the tour included the likes of Rise Against, Billy Talent, Yellowcard, & more.
The Vans Warped Tour heads back across the US in 2017, with tons of acts - including The Acacia Strain, Hatebreed, CKY, GWAR, Silverstein, Neck Deep, Bowling For Soup,I Prevail, Emmure, and more - confirmed already. Get your tickets now!
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The Vans Warped Tour was exactly what I wanted in a concert. I got to see my favorite band, Black Veil Brides, and even ran into them in the parking lot after their set was over. There was so much to see and do that I'm sure I merely scratched the surface of it all. I got to meet my idols and even took home a drumstick from CC. It wa so overwhemingly amazing, I cannot wait to go again this year!
The main band I enjoyed was We Came As Romans, even though there were 50 to choose from we only got to see a few close up because of the crowds. The music was amazing and so were the merch tent and vendors. There was so much to do and I am hoping to go back again this year.