It’s not summer until the Vans Warped Tour®–North America’s longest-running touring festival–begins, and 2010 promises to be the most memorable jaunt yet for the annual punk rock extravaganza. Now in its 16th year, the 43-date tour commences June 25 in Carson, CA and finishes August 15 in Hillsboro, OR (see full list of tour dates, cities and venues below).  The tour’s kick-off party is confirmed for Friday, April 9 at the Key Club in West Hollywood with performances from a diverse array of Vans Warped Tour 2010 artists including: Andrew W.K., The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, The Pretty Reckless, Pierce the Veil and Death Punch.

“Anyone who thought that after the 15th Anniversary we would let up, was mistaken,” says tour founder Kevin Lyman.

The VANS WARPED TOUR rolls into West Palm’s Cruzan Amphitheatre on Saturday, July 24th at 12 noon.  General Admission tickets are $31.93 in advance and $40.00 day of show.  Tickets are available through the PNC Bank box office at the Amphitheatre, or charge-by-phone: 800-745-3000.  A special discount ticket is available for $21.54, only through Music Today.

All dates, acts and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. All tickets are subject to applicable taxes, parking and service and handling charges.

The 2010 incarnation of the VANS Warped Tour–affectionately known as “punk rock summer camp”–will host a distinct and diverse lineup of the hottest artists on the scene, as well as a full concourse of lifestyle attractions and vendors. Even better, it all comes at a traditionally affordable ticket price. More interactive and fan-friendly than ever, check out the newly re-vamped WWW.WARPEDTOUR.COM. Visit the site for a full list of bands performing at each show and more.

The much-lauded WARPED Legends Stage will return in 2010 featuring Agent Orange, Angry Samoans, Assorted Jellybeans, Dickies, Discharge, FEAR, G.B.H., Green Jelly, Manic Hispanic, Swingin’ Utters, The Adolescents and The Untouchables Check WWW.WARPEDTOUR.COM for up-to-the-minute details.

Festival organizers made this traveling punk rock circus the summer’s best bang for your buck. Appealing to everyone from traditional punk fans to backpacking hip hop kids to metal heads, VANS Warped Tour has its finger on the pulse of the most fiery acts in absolutely each and every genre–from more traditional punk acts Dropkick Murphys, Pennywise and Alkaline Trio, to the straight up rock of Street Sweeper Social Club, the blistering metal of Dillinger Escape Plan and the party rock of Andrew W.K.. Check out the current lineup below.  List is subject to change and not all bands will perform at every day (check WWW.WARPEDTOUR.COM for band listings by city).

The following is a list of all the bands on the 2010 VANS WARPED TOUR: 

After Midnight Project

Agent Orange

Alkaline Trio


AM Taxi


Andrew W.K.

Angry Samoans


Artist Vs Poet

Assorted Jelly Beans

Attack Attack

Automatic Loveletter

Beacher’s Madhouse

Brass Tackz

Breathe Carolina

Breathe Electric

Bring Me The Horizon

Burning Empires

Call The Cops

Cerebral Ballzy

Chase Long Beach

Closure in Moscow

Cobra Skulls


Deals Gone Bad

Deas Vail

Death Punch


Dirty Little Rabbits


Disco Curtis

Dropkick Murphys

Dustin Jones and The Rising Tide

Echo Movement

Eddie Rap Life



Enter Shikari

Every Time I Die

Eyes Set To Kill

Face To Face

Fake Problems

Far From Finished


Fight Fair

Flatfoot 56

Four Year Strong


Gardening Not Architecture



Green Jelly

Grind Time Now EMCEE BATTLE hosted by the Rollin R


Haste The Day

Hey Monday

Hollywood Heartthrob

Hope For AM

Hot Chelle Rae

I Can Make A Mess Like Nobodys Business

I See Stars

ice nine kills

In Fear and Faith




Last Call Chernobyl

Left Alone


Manic Hispanic

Maxwell Smart

Mayday Parade

Middle Finger Salute

Mike Posner


Motion City Soundtrack

Neo Geo


Of Mice and Men

Our Last Night

Parkway Drive


Pierce The Veil

Polar Bear Club

Reel Big Fish

Riverboat Gamblers

Set Your Goals


Sparks The Rescue

Speakeasy Tiger

Spinlight City

Street Sweeper Social Club

Streetlight Manifesto

Suicide Silence

Sum 41

Swingin Utters

Terrible Things

Tess Dunn

The Adolescents

The All-American Rejects

The B Foundation

The Bots

The Bouncing Souls

The Cab

The Casualties

The Chase

The Darlings

The Dillinger Escape Plan

The Downtown Fiction

The Early Strike

The Fabulous Rudies

The Flatliners

The Frantic

The Germs

The Impalers

The Jukebox Romantics

The Mighty Regis

The New Cities

The Pretty Reckless

The Reverend Peytons Big Damn Band

The Rocket Summer

The Scary Mondelos

The Skank Agents

The Snips

The Sparring

The Summer Set

The Swellers

The Untouchables

The Uptones

The Voodoo Glow Skulls

The Word Alive

This Time Next Year!

Tip The Van



Victory In Numbers

Walk Off The Earth

We Are The In Crowd

We The Kings


You Me At Six


Plus, keeping our environment in mind, the WARPED ECO INITIATIVES (WEI) will continue to be a big part of the tour in 2010. Facets of WEI range from biodiesel fuel for touring trucks and buses to environmentally friendly catering for bands and crew courtesy of Tada Catering. There’s even a solar-powered sound system on the Kevin Says Stage.  Furthering WEI’s online presence, the WARPED website (WWW.WARPEDTOUR.COM) showcases pages for each tour date, including public transportation options and carpool message boards as well as eco contests and initiatives.

In addition, the VANS WARPED TOUR has partnered with the TJ Martell Foundation once more. For each tour date, the TJ Martell Foundation will auction a pair of tickets and the opportunity for fans to watch their favorite band from the side of the stage. Plus, the third annual Vans Warped Tour/TJ Martell bowling event has been scheduled for Monday, June 28 in Phoenix, AZ. Bands will square off in a rock n’ roll bowling competition of epic proportions. Working in conjunction with 103.9 (The X), WARPED will auction off a spot on every band bowling team, allowing lucky fans to roll alongside their favorite rockers.

It will no doubt be another year to remember for this summer tradition. See what the press has said about past installments of the tour:

“Best Tour/Festival Of The Year”

                                    —Alternative Press, February 2009

“Trends pass. Rock festivals come and go. But the Warped Tour marches on.  Warped hasn’t just survived–it continues to thrive: Fourteen years after quietly premiering as a celebration of the teenage skate-surf-punk culture, one decade after expanding to a massive multi-stage event, the traveling music party remains one of the summer’s perennial draws…”

–Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press, July 17, 2009

“…as much a coming-of-age experience as a concert event. The bonding between the bands and their mostly young fans is very real, with autograph sessions and mingling being as common as the catchy riffs pinging around the pavilion.”

–Christopher Porter, Washington Post, July 19, 2008


“…about 100 bands on 10 stages made for several forms of success…”

–Jon Caramanica, New York Times, July 28, 2008

“…the ultimate sampler platter for what’s hot and rising from the underground or has already arrived…”  

–Darryl Morden, Hollywood Reporter/Reuters, June 22, 2008

 The Vans Warped Tour® is made possible through the support of Vans® and sponsors such as: Kia Motors,, Monster Energy, Trojan, Skullcandy, Ernie Ball, Alternative Press, NAMM, Wonka, American Rag, Altec Lansing, Glamour Kills, Skatera, Sabian, Dickies, FUSE TV, Zildjian, PETA2, Shirts for a Cure Project, Amnesty International and many others. Canadian Sponsors include West 49, Amnesia, AUX TV and Canadian presenting sponsors D-TOX.
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