Vans Warped Tour Will Come To A Close In 2018

vans warped tour 2018


Founder of the Vans Warped Tour, Kevin Lyman, has officially announced that 2018 will be the 24th and final year of the cross-country tour. Warped Tour began in 1995 by Lyman, who helped run Lollapalooza for four years prior, with the goal of combining music and sports.


The cross-country tour has reached over 11 million people in its 23 year run. It helped to promote the careers of many popular bands throughout the years. Here’s just a few of the various genres and associated bands that Warped Tour helped promote.

Pop Punk

  • Good Charlotte
  • Simple Plan
  • Sum 41
  • New Found Glory
  • MXPX


  • Jimmy Eat World
  • Thrice, Thursday
  • The Used
  • The Starting Line
  • Taking Back Sunday
  • Motion City Soundtrack

Mid 2000's

  • My Chemical Romance
  • Fall Out Boy
  • Avenged Sevenfold

A Few Other Names

  • Blink-182
  • Katy Perry
  • Beck
  • The Black Eyed Peas
  • Eminem
  • Ice-T
  • Kid Rock
  • Green Day
  • No Doubt
  • Paramore
  • A Day To Remember
  • Sleeping With Sirens
  • Echosmith
  • Pierce The Veil
  • Pennywise

In total, Warped Tour has worked with over 1,700 bands. They even began working with nonprofits (over 90 in total) to promote worthy groups in various communities. A few of the biggest were To Write Love on Her Arms, Feed The Children Now, Music Saves Lives, Keep a Breast, Canvas Foundation, Hope For The Day, A Voice for the Innocent and Living The Dream.


Lyman emphasized how much he appreciated the support over the years. The Vans Warped Tour will make one final cross-country run next summer (summer of 2018) with a 25th anniversary event planned for 2019.

2018 Tour Dates

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Every Artist/band That Ever Played In Vans Warped Tour

3OH!3CapsizeFinal SummationKairo KingdomOceans Ate AlaskaSo Abused
A+ DropoutsCaptain CapaFinchKarate High SchoolOf Mice & MenSo Long Arletta
Aaron West and the Roaring TwentiesCarnifexFire From The GodsThe Karma KillersThe OffspringSo They Say
AbrielCarousel KingsFireworksKaty PerryOh No FiascoSocial Distortion
The Acacia StrainCartelFirst To ElevenKaya StewartOh, SleeperSomeday Never
The Academy Is...Casket ArchitectsFishboneThe KennethsOld Wounds

Something Corporate

A Day to RememberThe CasualtiesFit For a KingKid RockOn The SurfaceSomerset
AdolescentsCatchingYourCloudsFive Iron FrenzyKillswitch EngageOnward, Etc.Sonic Boom Six
After the BurialChampagne ChampagneFive KnivesKirosOneyedjacksThe Sounds
Against the CurrentCharged GBHThe F-UpsKnocked LooseOne Last ShotThe Specials
Agent OrangeThe ChariotThe FlatlinersThe Know How[29]One Minute SilenceThe Spill Canvas
AidenCharlotte SometimesFlogging MollyKnuckle PuckOne Ok Rock

Spring Heeled Jack

The AlarmChase Long BeachFlorenceKojiOnly CrimeSprout
AlesanaChase Walker BandFlufKoo Koo Kanga RooOrange 9mm

Stacked Like Pancakes

AlestormChelsea GrinThe FoldKool KeithOre Ska BandStaind
Alive Like MeCherri BombFor All Those SleepingKosha DillzOthelloThe Starting Line
Alkaline TrioCherry Poppin' DaddiesFor The FoxesKottonmouth KingsOur Last NightState Champs
The All-American RejectsChiodosFor TodayL7OutasightStaylefish
All That RemainsThe Chop TopsForever Came CallingLagwagonOver ItStepdad
All Time LowChuck Ragan of Hot Water MusicForever The Sickest KidsLarge MargeOwen PlantStephan Jacobs
AllisterChunk! No, Captain ChunkForget Me In VegasLarry And His FlaskOzmaStephen Jerzak
Allstar WeekendChrisBFour Year StrongLars Frederiksen and the BastardsP.O.S

Stick to Your Guns

The AlmostCinder RoadFoxy ShazamLast Great AssaultPacific DubStill Remains
Alvarez KingsCinematic SunriseFreshman 15Latex GenerationPaige WoodThe Stingrays
AM TaxiCirca SurviveFrom Ashes To NewL.E.S. StitchesPalaye RoyaleStory of the Year
Amazing Royal CrownsCircle JerksFrom Autumn to AshesLe Castle VaniaPanimaThe Story So Far
Amber PacificCitizenFrom First to LastLee Corey OswaldPapa Roach

Strangers You Know

AmelyCitizen XFu ManchuLess Than JakeParamore

Strawberry Blondes

American AuthorsCIVFuneral for a FriendThe Letters OrganizeParkway Drive

Stray from the Path

American OperaTheCityShakeUpFuneral PartyLetter KillsPassafireStraylight Run
American PinupCKYFuturisticLife on the SidelinePatent PendingStreet Dogs
American SixgunThe Classic CrimeG-EazyLIGHTSPathway To Providence

Street Drum Corps

The Amity AfflictionThe Cleopatra ComplexGabe KubandaLike Moths to FlamesPato

Streetlight Manifesto

AmoryClose Your EyesGallowsLike PacificPeelander-Z

Stretch Armstrong

Amplify ThisClosure in MoscowGaslight AnthemLillixPendletonStrike Anywhere
AmystCobra StarshipGatsby's American DreamLimp BizkitPennywiseStrung Out
A.N.I.M.A.L.Coheed and CambriaGBHLinkin ParkPepperStutterfly
AnarborColdrainGermsLionizePermanent BastardsSublime
AnberlinCold Forty ThreeGet ScaredLionz of ZionPeter DiStefano

Suburban Legends

And I've LandedCold FusionThe Get Up KidsThe Living EndPhathomSugarcult
Andrew W.K.The Color FredThe Ghost InsideLiving With LionsThe Photo AtlasSugar Ray
Andy BlackThe Color MoraleGhost TownLong Beach Dub All-StarsPierce the Veil

Suicidal Tendencies

Angels & AirwavesColumbyneGideonLongwayPietasters

Suicide Machines

Angry SamoansThe ConfessionGil Mantera's Party DreamLook What I DidThe Pinker TonesSuicide Silence
AnimoConfideThe GilligansThe LordzThe Pink SlipsThe Suit
Anthony Raneri of BaysideContinentalGin WigmoreLoser's LuckThe Pink SpidersSum 41
AnthrophobiaThe ConstellationsGlassjawThe Lost BoysPiottaThe Summer Set
Anti-FlagCounterpartsGo Crash AudioLost In AtlantisPistolitaThe Sunstreak
AntiserumCourage My LoveGo Jimmy GoLost In SocietyPlaces And NumbersSupe
April ChaseCorrin CampbellGo RadioLost PointPlague Vendor

Super Water Sympathy

Assuming We SurviveCrashcarburnGobLostprophetsPlain White T'sSupernova
The AquabatsCreeperGodsmackLove Equals DeathPlanet SmashersSurvive This!
ArchitectsCrime in StereoGogol BordelloLuceroPlayboy ManbabyThe Swellers
Armor for SleepCrizzlyGoing SecondLuckie StrikePlayRadioPlaySwingin' Utters
The Arrogant Sons of BitchesCrossfaithGoldfingerLudoPoison the WellSwitched
Artist Vs PoetCrown the EmpireGoldhouseLunachicksPolar Bear ClubSworn In
As Cities BurnCrowned KingGood CharlotteM4SonicPour HabitSydney
Ascot RoyalsCruel HandGood Guys In BlackMac LethalPrestonSykes
As I Lay DyingCulture Shock CampGood RiddanceMachine Gun KellyThe Pretty RecklessSylar
As It IsCursed SailsThe GoodwillMachreeProfT. Mills
As Tall as LionsCute Is What We Aim ForThe Gospel YouthMacy KateProtest The Hero

Taking Back Sunday

Asking AlexandriaD12The GraduateMad CaddiesThe ProtomenTalib Kweli
Assorted Jelly BeansThe DamnedGratitudeMadcapPsycho WhiteTAT
The AtarisDance Gavin DanceGreek FireMadchildPsychotic 4Taylor Thrash
A Thorn for Every HeartDance Hall CrashersGreeley EstatesMadina LakePull The Pin

Teenage Bottlerocket

AtmosphereThe Dance PartyThe GreenMaePVRISTen Second Epic
Atomic FireballsDangerkidsGreen DayThe MaineQuarashiTerrible Things
AtreyuDanger RadioGreg WoodMajor LeagueQuicksandTerror
Attack Attack!The Dangerous SummerGrey GordonMake Do and MendRailroad To AlaskaTess Dunn
AttilaDanielle BarbeGrieves with BudoMallory KnoxRancidTexas in July
The AuditionDanteThe GufsMan OverboardThe Randies

There For Tomorrow

August Burns RedDarkest HourGuttermouthManic HispanicRapid DeclineThey All Float
Authority ZeroThe DarlingsGwarManic Sewing CircleRDGLDGRN

Thirty Seconds to Mars

The AutomaticDash | TenGym Class HeroesMarina CityThe Ready SetThis Wild Life
Automatic Love LetterDC FalloutHail the SunMarissa MishelleReal FriendsThrice
AvailDead Cat LoungeHalifaxMarmozetsReal McKenziesThrowdown
Avenged SevenfoldDead LegendHandgunsMasked IntruderThe Receiving End of SirensThrow The Fight
Avion RoeDead SaraHands Like HousesMassive MonkeesReckless SerenadeThursday
A Wilhelm ScreamThe Dear & DepartedHaste the DayMatchbook RomanceThe RecoveringTiger Army
Baby BabyDear and the HeadlightsHatebreedThe MatchesRed Car WireTillie
Bad Cop / Bad CopDefeaterHave MercyMatisyahuRed FiveTilt
Bad RabbitsDeftonesHawthorne HeightsMatt TokaThe Red Jumpsuit ApparatusTip the Van
Bad ReligionDemeritHeart To HeartMayday ParadeReel Big FishTitle Fight
Bad OmensDescendentsHe Is LegendMaylene & The Sons Of DisasterReggie and the Full EffectTo The Wind
Bad Seed RisingDeviatesHed PEMC ChrisRelient K

Tomorrow's Bad Seeds

The Ballroom CharadesThe Devil Wears PradaThe HeirsMC LarsRemsa 'n EventTonight Alive
Ballyhoo!Desperation SquadHello BeautifulMC Lars with Weerd ScienceRev 9Tony D'Angelo
BangupsD.I.HellogoodbyeMedium TroyReverend Horton Heat

Too Close to Touch

Barb Wire DollsDick DaleHelmetMe First and the Gimme GimmesRevolution MotherTornado Rider
BaysideThe DickiesHepcatMe Like BeesRise AgainstTotal Chaos
Beacher's MadhouseDie' HunnsHeritageMeg & DiaRise To RemainTrading Bryson
BeartoothDie Toten HosenHey MondayMeghann WrightThe Riverboat GamblersTransit
BeatsteaksThe Dillinger Escape PlanHiFi HandgrenadesMemphis May FireRiver City ExtensionTransplants
Beat UnionThe Dirty NilThe HigherThe MenzingersRoamTrashing Andi
Beautiful BodiesDisco EnsembleHigh School Football HeroesMestmotheRocket from the CryptTreaty of Paris
Bebe RexhaDistrict 7Hit the LightsMetro StationThe Rocket SummerTreephort
BeckDivided By FridayHome GrownMewithoutYouRoger Miret and the DisastersTrophy Eyes
Bedouin SoundclashDJ Nicola BearHonor BrightM.I.A.Rollins BandTrust Company
Beebs and Her Money MakersDJ ScoutHopeMicrowaveRoses Are RedT.S.O.L.
Being As An OceanDodgerHopesfallMiddlegroundRoyal Crown RevueTsunami Bomb
Between the TreesDoes It Offend You, Yeah?HorrorpopsMiddle Class RutRufioTwilight Creeps
Beware Of DarknessDoll SkinHostage CalmMiddle Finger SaluteRun DMTTwin Atlantic
Be Your Own PetDoozerHot Rod CircuitMidnight To TwelveRx BanditsTwiztid
Bif NakedDouble XLHot Water MusicMidtownRyan CassataUnderoath
Biffy ClyroDown by LawH2OMI6Safe To Say

Unlocking The Truth

Big BDrama ClubThe Human AbstractThe Mighty Mighty BosstonesSaint AlviaUnsane
Big ChocolateDr. Madd VibeHundredthMighty MongoThe SaladsThe Unseen
Big D and the Kids TableDr. ManhattanHunter RevengeMike PosnerSammy AdamsUnwritten Law
Big Drill CarDrive AHyro Da HeroMike Watt + The MissingmenSarah and the Safe Word

Upon a Burning Body

Bi-LevelDriver FriendlyI Am the AvalancheMillencolinSave FerrisThe Urge
Billy IdolDrop Dead, GorgeousI Am GhostMillionairesSaves the DayUrinal Mints
Billy TalentDropkick MurphysI Call FivesMiracle DollsSaosinThe Used
Black BootsD.R.U.G.S.I Fight DragonsThe MisfitsSaving GraceValencia
Black BoxDose Of AdolescenceI Killed The Prom QueenMiss May ISay AnythingValient Thorr
The Black Dahlia MurderThe DukesI PrevailMixtapesSay No More

Vampires Everywhere!

The Black Eyed PeasDustin Jones and the Rising TideI Set My Friends On FireMo BigsleySayWeCanFlyThe Vandals
BlackfireThe Early NovemberI See StarsMod SunSay WhenThe Vanished
The Black PacificEcho MovementI, the BreatherMoe PopeScare Don't FearVanna
Black SquareEchosmithI the MightyMojo MorganScary Kids Scaring KidsVaux
Black TideEden RowIce Nine KillsMolotovThe ScissorsVeara
Blacklist RoyalsEdreysIce-TMoments in GraceSeawayVeil Of Maya
Black PresidentEighteen VisionsIcon For HireMoneenSeaweedVendetta Red
Black Veil BridesEightyonedaysillScarlettMontageSecret BroadcastVersaEmerge
Blasé DebrisElectric TouchImmortal TechniqueMonty are IThe Secret Handshake

The Vincent Black Shadow

The BledEli OlsbergImpending DoomMoose BloodSECRETS

Vision of Disorder

The Bleeding IrishEmarosaIn Hearts WakeMore To MonroeSenses FailVictory Within
Bleeding OrangeEmeryIn this MomentMorgan HeritageSeparationsVolumes
Bleeding ThroughEmilie AutumnIncubusMother FeatherSet It OffVonnegutt
Bleed the DreamEmily's ArmyThe IndecentMotion City SoundtrackSet Your GoalsVoodoo Blue
BlessthefallEminemIndofinMotionless in WhiteSettingsWage War

Waka Flocka Flame

Blood on the Dance FloorEnough AlreadyInsomniacThe MovielifeShadWallpaper.
Bombay CowtippersEnter ShikariThe (International) Noise ConspiracyMoving MountainsSharksWar on Women
Born CagesEnticeThe InterruptersThe MuffsShattered SunWaterparks
Born of OsirisEnvy On The CoastInto It. Over It.Municipal WasteThe ShedsWatsky
Boston ManorEscape The FateIoniaMurder City DevilsShinobi NinjaThe Waves
The BOTSEshamIslesMushroomheadShiraWax
Bouncing SoulsEternal BoyIssuesMutemathShiragirl

We Are The In Crowd

Bowling for SoupEvalineIt Boys!MxPxShooter Jennings

We Are The Ocean

Box Car RacerEvelynnIt Dies TodayMy American HeartShot In The Dark

We Came As Romans

BoyMeetsWorldEvergreen TerraceIt's Pouring on Our HeadsMy ArcadiaShut Up And DealWe the Kings
BoysetsfireEvery AvenueItchMy Chemical RomanceShwayzeweatherPROOF
Boys Like GirlsEvery Time I DieIvensNaked WalrusShy KidXWeerd Science
Boys Night OutThe Expendablesivy leagueThe NarrativeSick CityWeezer
Brand NewThe ExposedIwrestledabearonceNear MissSick of It AllWe're Doomed
Brass TackzEyes Set To KillJacky JasperNeck DeepSick of SarahWest Beverly
Breathe CarolinaThe Fabulous RudiesJack's MannequinNeo GeoSilent Planet

While She Sleeps

Breathe ElectricFace to FaceJames MorrisN.E.R.DThe Silver CometWhitechapel
Brian MarquisFace The KingJay TeaNever Shout NeverSilversteinWhite Kaps
Britt BlackFall From GraceJeffree StarNew Beat FundSimple PlanThe White Noise
The BriggsThe Fall of TroyJet Lag GeminiNew EmpireSing It Loud

Wick-It The Instigator

Bring Me The HorizonFall Out BoyJimmy Eat WorldNew Found GlorySingle FileWilliam Control
Broadway CallsFalling In ReverseJimmy 2 TimesThe New LowSix Feet UnderWind In Sails
BroadsideFalling Through AprilJoan Jett and the BlackheartsThe New SinceritySkarheadWinds Of Plague
BrokeNCYDEFalse PuppetThe JohnstonesNew Years DaySkavoovie and the EpitonesWindsor Drive
The BronxFamily Force 5The Jukebox RomanticsNight ArgentSkeet SkeetWith Confidence
Brothers Of BrazilThe Fantastic PlasticsJule VeraNight RiotsSkindredWizo
Buck-O-NineFarewellThe Juliana TheoryNiT GriTSkinny ListerWoe, Is Me
Buffalo CasketFarewell WintersJuliet SimmsNo Bragging RightsSkip The Foreplay

The Wonder Years

Bullet For My ValentineFearJumping MonksNo DoubtSky Eats AirplaneThe Word Alive
The Bunny The BearFear Before the March of FlamesJuneNOFXSleeper AgentYelawolf
Burning EmpiresFear Nuttin' BandJune DividedNo Man's LandSleeper Set SailYellowcard
ButtonsFeekiThe Junior VarsityNonpointThe SleepingYou Me at Six
Call the CopsFenix TXJust SurrenderNorma JeanSleeping With Sirens

You Me Everyone We Know

Callback CaliforniaThe FiggsJurassic 5No Use for a NameSleepwalkerYoung Guns
Campaigning For ZerosThe FightJustinaNothingtonThe SmashupYoung London
CandiriaFight FairK.FlayNow OnThe Smooths

You Win Anyways

Candy HeartsFight Fight FightK-osObtikSnapcaseZao
Cane HillThe Fighting JacksKaddisflyOceanaSnotZebrahead