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The 2018 (and final) Vans Warp Tour reveals its lineup

After twenty-four years as a summer tradition–Who are we kidding? It’s been a rite of passage for several generations!–founder and organizer Kevin Lyman is pulling the pin on the Vans Warped Tour. This next roadtrip will be the last.

Kevin wants to go out with a bang, so he called up a bunch of bands that cut their teeth on the tour over the years. As you can see by the poster below, fans will get to see Reel Big Fish, Simple Plan, Sum 41, All Time Low, Four Year Strong, 3OH!3, Less Than Jake, Underoath, We The Kings, The Used and more.  Frank Turner, Silverstein and Four Year Strong are also part the plan. Kevin also promises “additional special guests TBA.”

Tickets will go on sale March 8.


Things will be broken down this way:

Journeys Left Foot Stage

3OH!3 (6/21-8/5)

Asking Alexandria (7/22-7/28)

Beartooth (7/19-7/21)

Bowling For Soup (7/6-7/16, 7/18-7/21)

Frank Turner (7/24-7/26)

The Interrupters (7/14, 7/15, 7/17-7/19, 7/21-7/25, 7/28-8/5)

Knuckle Puck (6/21-8/5)

Mayday Parade (6/21-8/5)

Reel Big Fish (6/21-8/5)

State Champs (6/21-8/5)

SUM 41 (7/17)

Taking Back Sunday (6/24)

This Wild Life (6/21-8/5)

Waterparks (6/21-8/5)


Journeys Right Foot Stage

All Time Low(6/22-6/24)

Falling In Reverse (6/26-7/16)

Four Year Strong (6/21-7/29)

ISSUES (6/21-8/5)

Less Than Jake (7/18-7/20, 7/22-7/27, 7/29-8/5)

Movements (6/21-8/5)

Real Friends (6/21-8/5)

Simple Plan (6/21-8/5)

The Maine (6/21-8/5)

The Used (6/21-7/10)

Tonight Alive(6/21-8/5)

We The Kings (6/21-8/5)


Mutant Red Dawn Stage

Chelsea Grin(6/21-8/5)

Deez Nuts (6/21-8/5)

Ice Nine Kills(6/21-8/5)

Kublai Kahn (6/21-8/5)


Sharptooth (6/21-8/5)

Silverstein (7/17-7/20, 7/25-7/28)

The Amity Affliction (6/21-8/5)

Twiztid (6/21-8/5)

Wage War (6/21-8/5)

Mutant White Lightning Stage

August Burns Red (7/29-8/5)

Crown The Empire (6/21-8/5)

Dayseeker (6/21-8/5)

Every Time I Die (6/21-8/5)

Hail The Sun(6/21-8/5)

Harm’s Way (6/21-7/23)

In Hearts Wake (6/21-8/5)

Knocked Loose (7/10, 7/18, 7/21, 7/24)

Motionless In White(6/21-8/5)

Nekrogoblikon (6/21-8/5)

Underoath (7/16-7/18)

Unearth (6/21-8/5) Stage

As It Is (6/21-8/5)

Assuming We Survive (6/21-8/5)

Broadside (7/10-8/5)

Capstan (7/10-8/5)

Chase Atlantic (6/21-7/31)

Dead Girls Academy (6/21-7/8)

Doll Skin (6/21-8/5)

Don Broco (6/21-8/5)

Grayscale (6/21-8/5)

Makeout (6/21-8/5)

Palaye Royale (6/21-8/5)

Phinehas (6/21-7/8)

Picturesque (6/21-7/8)

Sleep On It (7/10-8/5)

Story Untold(6/21-8/5)

Trash Boat (6/21-8/5)

With Confidence (6/21-8/5)


Full Sail Stage 

Farewell Winters (6/21-8/5)



There will be just one Canadian date: Toronto on July 17.


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