VANS WARPED TOUR 2012: Kick-Off Party And Concert Set For Thurs. March 29!

VANS WARPED TOURis set to launch the18thannual nationwidetour onJune 16inSalt Lake City, UTand it will cross41 citiesthroughout the U.S. and Canada, wrapping-upAugust 5inPortland, OR. Visitwww.vanswarpedtour.comfor dates. The tour has announced theirannual kick-off partywill return todowntown Los Angelesthis year. The launch festivities will take placeThursday, March 29atClub Nokiaand featurelive performancesfrom aneclectic array of artistsincluding rockersFalling In Reverse–who are already garnering major airplay from KROQ (LA)–andhip hop punkartistMatt Toka, as well as a specialrecord release celebrationandperformancebyDead Sara,followed bytwo iconic surprise guests, to be revealed the night of the show. Kick-off party attendees will also be treated to a special screening of thedocumentary filmtitledNo Room For Rockstars(fromStacy Peraltaand theproducers ofDogtown & Z-boys) before the party and concert begins. The live music will be kicked off by a set fromForever Came Calling, the group featured in the documentary, which will be available oniTunes April 2and onDVD May 15. Visitwww.noroomforrockstars.comfor more info. Tickets for theannual kick offparty and concertwill go fast at the fan-friendly price of $12.00, which includes the film premiere. Tickets are on-sale NOW (Saturday, February 18):http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/2C00484DEACB6A9D

Since December, theVANS WARPED TOURhas been revealing artists playing the 2012 tour every Wednesday onwww.vanswarpedtour.com, gradually building to themain stage headliningline-up announcement, which will begin onMarch 14. As of today,57 bandshave been revealed so far; see the current band list and tour dates at:www.vanswarpedtour.com. Tickets forVANS WARPED TOUR 2012will officially go on-sale via a pre-sale beginningFriday, March 30. The general on-sale will beginApril 7; click here to pre-register:http://media.musictoday.com/ticketing/WarpedTour/splash.html.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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