Vans Warped Tour has been travelling the country every summer since 1995. Though it began as a primarily alternative rock festival, it transitioned to punk in 1996 when Vans took over sponsorship. Fast forward 20 years later and the Vans Warped Tour is still bringing punk fans festival stops across the country.
On July 9th the Vans Warped Tour stopped in Wantaugh, New York at Nikon Jones Beach. With punk favorites like Yellowcard, Mayday Parade, and We The Kings the festival rocked hard. The Main, Tonight Alive, Sleeping with Sirens, Sum 41, Real Friends, Reel Big Fish, New Found Glory, Motionless in White, Four Year Strong, and Every Time I Die also played.
Pop-Break’s Dana Mansbart documented the day.