Vans Warped Tour Documentary To Be Filmed This Year

This summer, after twenty-four years, the Vans Warped Tour will make its final cross-country run. Founder Kevin Lyman announced this via a statement through the tour’s official website late last year. The Vans Warped Tour is the largest traveling music festival in…

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Posted on March 13, 2018

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This summer, after twenty-four years, the Vans Warped Tour will make its final cross-country run. Founder Kevin Lyman announced this via a statement through the tour’s official website late last year.

The Vans Warped Tour is the largest traveling music festival in the United States and the longest-running touring music festival in North America. Originally conceived by Lyman in 1995, as an eclectic alternative rock festival, with a focus on punk rock, over the years the tour has grown to include a multitude of genres, including metal, hip-hop, reggae, pop and more.
It remains one of the best tours to attend to discover emerging acts, to learn more about wonderful non-profits and companies who are working to make a positive impact on the world that surround them, and to meet like-minded friends.
Over the past two decades, Vans Warped Tour has built a legacy as the must-attend summer festival for rock and music lovers alike. Since its start it has provided a platform for established as well as up-and-coming artists, with past performers including blink182, No Doubt, Sublime, Beck, Katy Perry, NOFX, Limp Bizkit, Black Eyed Peas, Green Day, Eminem, Yellowcard, Bad Religion, and countless others.
Anthem Films, Dola Media Group and the staff at Vans Warped Tour have teamed up for the official Vans Warped Tour documentary, which will hopefully be released at the end of 2017. The documentary will be a 4-part series chronicling the rise, the fall, and the future of the tour and will be filmed during the tour’s final expedition this summer.
The announcement was made first with Variety.com. The article can be seen at this link: https://goo.gl/UuvvUH
Director DJay Brawer of Anthem Films grew up in the Warped Tour ecosystem. “I’ve been a fan of the Vans Warped Tour since nearly the beginning,” explains Brawner. “I’m honored to be able to play a part in telling the history of such an iconic tour that not only shaped my life, but shaped the lives of so many. Working with Kevin, the Warped Team, Dola, and Anthem Films has already been a great experience, and I’m looking forward to seeing where this project will take us.”
“Dola Media is thrilled and honored to co- produce the official Vans Warped Tour documentary. Its meaning and place in music history is undeniable, and working directly with its visionary founder Kevin Lyman is a fan’s dream come true,” states Lauren Veteri of Dola Media.
Partnering with extraordinary director Djay Brawner, who has both a deep tour history, and the perfect aesthetic instincts for the soul of the story, makes this an inspired union,” adds Anthony Hemsey of Dola Media.
An official release date for the project will be announced soon.
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Andrew Wendowski is the Founder and CEO of Music Mayhem. As a 29-year-old entrepreneur, he oversees content as the Editor-In-Chief for the independent brand. Wendowski, who splits time between Philadelphia, Penn., and Nashville, Tenn., has an extensive background in multimedia. Before launching Music Mayhem in 2014, he worked as a highly sought-after photojournalist and tour photographer, collaborating with such labels as Interscope Records and Republic Records. He has captured photos of some of the biggest names, including Taylor Swift, Metallica, Harry Styles, P!NK, Morgan Wallen, Carrie Underwood, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Shania Twain, and hundreds more. Wendowski’s photos and freelance work have appeared nationwide and can be seen everywhere from ad campaigns to various publications, including Billboard and Rolling Stone. When Wendowski isn’t running Music Mayhem, he enjoys spending time at concerts, traveling, and capturing photos.

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