Day two of the 25th Anniversary celebration of Vans Warped Tour in Atlantic City, NJ, and what a blast it was full of some of the hottest punk rock bands in the scene of rock music over the last decade or more including Blink 182, The Offspring, Thrice, Circa Survive, Sleeping With Sirens and more. The sold out crowd made their way back to the Atlantic City beaches for day two of ‘punk rock summer camp’ 25th Anniversary celebrations.
Blink-182 are currently out on the road celebrating the 20th year anniversary of their third album, Enema Of The State, with special guests Lil Wayne and Neck Deep. The band brought the celebration to the beaches of Atlantic City to close out the 25th Anniversary of Vans Warped Tour by performing the record ‘Enema Of The State’ in full but also including other hits of theirs as well as some new material just one day before the 182nd day of the year in which the band released a new single called “Happy Days.” Their 21-song setlist also included the fan-favorite hit songs such as “Bored to Death,” “Feeling This,” “I Miss You,” “Dammit” and of course ending the festivities with the iconic Warped Tour mention in “The Rock Show.”
Warped Tour brought out all types of bands to celebrate the silver anniversary of the traveling summer camp, bringing along legendary 90’s rock band, The Offspring, who played the festival on several occasions and performed some of their greatest hits including a cover of ACDC’s “Whole Lotta Rosie” and “Why Don’t You Get A Job,” “The Kids Aren’t Alright,” “Pretty Fly (For A White Guy),” “Self Esteem” and of course “You’re Gonna Go Far, Kid.”
There was plenty of other bands who performed including Set It Off, Neck Deep, Taking Back Sunday and even the Rockstar Disrupt Festival assisted with a ton of live music on Sunday’s date as the entire lineup performed on Warped Tour on Sunday including Atreyu, Circa Survive, Andy Black, The Story So Far, Sleeping With Sirens, Thrice, The Used and more. Highlights during the day included Circa Survive frontman Anthony Green crowd surfing into the ocean from the stage, Sleeping With Sirens massive crowd singing along to their new song “Leave It All Behind,” the planes flying above the sold out crowd on the beach promoting bands new albums and more, Taking Back Sunday’s performance that brought the entire beach to the Vans Main Stage for a roaring set long sing-a-long.
The 25th Anniversary celebration of Vans Warped Tour was a pleasant reminder of how many bands Warped Tour helped shaped and boost their career within music with the traveling music festival that fans across the U.S. adored. The iconic traveling festivals’ final cross-country trek was in 2018 and now they are only celebrating their 25th anniversary this year (2019), and then are no longer doing the festival. So your last chance to get a glimpse or opportunity to be apart of the historic tour is in Mountain View, CA at Shoreline Amphitheater on July 20th and 21st, grab your tickets before their gone HERE.