- SPIN Rating: of 10
Who: Against Me!, Angels and Airwaves, Paramore, and Gym Class Heroes highlight the Vans Warped Tour's exhaustive 2008 bill also featuring Say Anything, Rise Against, Relient K, Pennywise, As I lay Dying, Cobra Starship, and Jack's Mannequin, among many, many others.
What: A 46-date outing slated to kick off June 20 in Pomona, CA and conclude Aug. 17 in Los Angeles, CA, set to hit cities across North America from Miami, FL to Seattle, WA, to Montreal, Quebec in between.
Should I go: Sure. For fans of punk rock, Warped Tour gathers an unrivaled bill, and also offers a plethora of other onsite entertainment like skateboarding demonstrations. Year after year, Warped Tour has been summer's quintessential punk rock extravaganza and 2008's installment is no exception.
For ticketing information and a complete lineup visit warpedtour.com.
Vans Warped Tour dates:
6/20, Pomona, CA (Pomona Fairgrounds)6/21, San Francisco, CA? (Pier 30/32)6/22, Ventura, CA (Seaside Park)?6/25, Phoenix, AZ ? (Cricket Pavilion)6/26, Las Cruces, NM? (N.M.S.U. Practice Field)6/28 Salt Lake City, UT?(TBD)6/29, Denver, CO ? (Invesco Field)7/1, St. Louis, MO? (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)7/2, Kansas City, KS? (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)7/3, Dallas, TX ? (Superpages.com Center)7/5, San Antonio, TX? (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)7/6, Houston, TX (Sam Houston Race Park)?7/9, Atlanta, GA (Lakewood Amphitheater)7/10, Orlando, FL? (Central Florida Fairgrounds)7/11, Tampa, FL (Vinoy Park)7/12, Miami, FL? (Bicentennial Park)7/13, Jacksonville, FL? (St. Johns County Fairgrounds)7/14, Charlotte, NC? (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)7/15 Virginia Beach, VA? (TBD)7/16, Washington, DC? (Merriweather Post Pavilion)7/17, Cleveland, OH? (Time Warner Cable Amphitheater at Tower City)7/18, Detroit, MI (Comerica Park)?7/19 Toronto, Ontario (TBD)7/20 Montreal, Quebec (TBD)7/23, Boston, MA (Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts)?7/24, Buffalo, NY?(Darien Lake Performing Arts Center)7/25, Camden, NJ?(Susquehanna Bank Center)7/26 Uniondale, NY (TBD)7/27, Scranton, PA (Toyota Pavilion)?7/28, Englishtown, NJ (Raceway Park)7/29, Pittsburgh, PA (Post Gazette Pavilion)7/30, Cincinnati, OH (Riverbend Music Center)7/31, Indianapolis, IN?(Verizon Wireless Music Center)8/1, Milwaukee, WI? (Marcus Amphitheatre)8/2, Chicago, IL? (First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre)8/3, Minneapolis, MN?(TBD)8/5, Saskatoon, SK??(TBD)8/6, Calgary, AB??(TBD)8/8, Boise, ID ??(TBD)8/9, Seattle, WA ??(TBD)8/10, Portland, OR??(TBD)8/13, Fresno, CA (Save Mart Center)8/14, San Diego, CA ??(TBD)8/15, San Francisco, CA (Shoreline Amphitheatre)?8/16, Sacramento, CA? (Sleep Train Amphitheatre Lot)8/17, Los Angeles, CA (Home Depot Center)