The Warped Tour is a touring Rock festival that was founded in 1995 by Kevin Lyman. It is the largest traveling music festival in the United States and the longest-running touring music festival in North America. The first tour was sponsored mainly by the Vans skateboard shoe manufacturer, earning the title of "Vans Warped Tour". The music festival was originally established and a festival for eclectic alternative rock but by the next year it had become popular among the punk rock scene. Throughout the years, Vans Warped Tour has included acts of diverse genres, ranging anywhere from alternative to heavy metal.
The first Warped Tour kicked off June 21st in Boise, Idaho and ended August 18 in Detroit, Michigan
Vans became the main sponsor and earned their name in the title as Vans Warped Tour
The tour went international, including venues in Australia, Japan, Europe and Canada.
Warped Tour wins the Best Festival/Tour Award at the Rock on Request Awards
For the first time in 14 years , Warped Tour visits the UK
Warped Tour revisits Australia, something they havent done since 2001.
The tour visits Alaska for the first time while celebrating its 20th anniversary.
Kevin Lyman announces that 2018 will be hold final Warped Tour after 24 years of operation
Total Bands that year:
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This project was created for a Coding and Data Skills class in the Digital and Media Innovation undergraduate program at Texas Sate University. The topic was chosen as a reflection of the tour amongst its final year of operation. This site was created by Vianey Munoz, an undergrduate student at Texas State. Munoz specializes in Web Design and Social Media Management. For inquiries about the work or future projects, please refer to the contact information below.