National Festival Ditches the Blacktop and Goes Green for a ‘Cooler’ Experience

LAS VEGAS – June 12, 2014 – Vans Warped Tour announces tickets are still available for the Las Vegas stop of the national 20thanniversary tour on Thursday, June 19 at the UNLV Intramural Fields (4505 S. Maryland Pkwy. Las Vegas). Organizers of the 2014 event are excited to offer a this popular festival at a new site that will help all attendees beat the Vegas heat with a full grass environment instead of blacktop sites of year’s past. Vans Warped Tour is an all ages event and tickets are $45.50 in advance and day of show, pending availability. Tickets are on sale now at www.vanswarpedtour.com and all Ticketmaster locations, including www.ticketmaster.com.

The all-day music fest features multiple stages and showcases almost 90 bands across different genres – rock, punk, alternative, metal, hip hop and many more. The 2014 20th anniversary tour features some of the hottest up-and-coming bands including Falling in Reverse, The Ghost Inside, The Story So Far, Issues, Secrets, Real Friends, Strangers You Know, Nick Santino and Echosmith. A full list of bands for the Las Vegas stop of the Vans Warped Tour can be found online at www.vanswarpedtour.com/dates/las-vegas-nv. Special meet and greets, signings and acoustic performances will be held throughout the day. Information will be posted outside the vendor and sponsor tents each day and attendees are encouraged to follow the tour on Twitter @vanswarpedtour for appearance updates.

Warped offers one complimentary parent/guardian admission to accompany a minor (under 18) that has purchased a ticket to a 2014 Warped Tour show. The complimentary ticket can only be picked up at the yellow top Vans Warped Tour guest list tent located near the front entrance of the venue. The complimentary ticket is non-transferrable and the patron must show proof (actual ticket, receipt or electronic order confirmation) at the tent. Limit one complimentary ticket per party.

All attendees are permitted to bring in one a small lightweight backpack, sunscreen, a small homemade snack, one sealed bottle of water, disposable or small digital camera, sharpie, fully charged cell phone, comfortable sneakers and a hat. The following items will be banned at the festival and confiscated if discovered chains of any kind (including wallet chains), professional cameras or recording devices, firearms, weapons, knives, alcohol and other illegal substances.

Vans Warped Tour offers free filtered water at various hydration stations throughout the festival in addition to low priced water and concessions. The festival will also feature shaded areas, misting stations and a slip and slide (weather permitting) to enable attendees to beat the heat. Medic stations will also be available on site for any immediate medical needs.

Featured sponsors for the 2014 Vans Warped Tour include Vans, Kia Motors America and Journeys. For a full list of sponsors, please visit www.vanswarpedtour.com/sponsors.

About Vans Warped Tour:
The VANS WARPED TOUR® is well established as America’s premiere music and lifestyle festival of the summer, breaking up-and-coming indie talent as well as both creating and showcasing major established artists since 1995. The nationally-renowned festival is the most eclectic traveling tour and features a diverse array of artists–with hotly tipped acts in every genre from punk, metal and indie to rock, hip-hop, rap, electronic, reggae and pop; as well as a variety of lifestyle attractions for its traditionally low ticket price. The tour has cemented its place in history by bringing punk rock/skate/action sports culture from the underground to the forefront of global youth culture, while at the same time helping those in need and being the first tour to consistently use groundbreaking environmental concepts every year on the road. The Warped Eco Initiatives (WEI) focus on making the tour more environmentally friendly whether it is through eco conscious catering for the artists and crew courtesy of Tada Catering or a solar-powered sound system on the Kevin Says Stage. Further, www.vanswarpedtour.com even showcases public transportation options for every tour date and carpool social media apps as well as exotic eco travel contests. For more information on the tour that Alternative Press readers voted the “Best Tour/Festival” of 2009/2010 and Rolling Stone called “America’s most successful festival” (2005) go to: www.vanswarpedtour.com. Now in its 20th year, the 42-date tour will commence June 13 in Houston, TX and end on August 3 in Denver, CO.

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