The VANS WARPED TOUR®–well established as America’s premiere music and lifestyle festival of the summer–is set to kick off June 16 in Salt Lake City, UT at Utah State Fairpark and wrap up August 5 in Portland, OR at Rose Quarter Riverfront. The nationally-renowned touring festival has been breaking up-and-coming indie talent as well as both creating and showcasing major established artists since 1995.
“Each year as the tour takes shape it is exciting to see it when it comes together,” VANS WARPED TOUR founder Kevin Lyman. “With many new and returning brands and sponsors onboard, we’re able to bring the best show possible and in 2012, I’m convinced we will not let the fans down.”
The VANS WARPED TOUR 2012 multi-stage line-up includes Rise Against, All Time Low, Taking Back Sunday, Anti-Flag, Yellowcard, The Used, Four Year Strong, New Found Glory, Pierce The Veil, Falling In Reverse, Breathe Carolina and many more. A mix of hotly-tipped and established artists, the summer trek continues to be the most eclectic traveling festival tour on the planet featuring rock, punk, pop, hip-hop and rap, metal, indie rock, electronic, alt-country, folk-punk, dubstep,reggae and rockabilly. For the full list of confirmed acts, visit: www.vanswarpedtour.com/bands. Every summer, the VANS WARPED TOUR has consistently offered a wide-range of lifestyle attractions onsite for a traditionally low ticket price. Following is a list of the new and returning attractions in the Vans Warped Tour tent village and the tour sponsors for the 2011 run.