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Warped Tour

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2014

    The twelve best music festivals in Colorado this fall

    July may be over and school may be just around the corner, but festival season in Colorado is nowhere near ready to come to a close. Here are twelve upcoming festivals that offer a taste of everything from blues to metal, local to international bands, mountains and microbrews to cities and skateboar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2014

    Warped Tour 2014: The five most interesting bands on the lineup

    This summer's Vans Warped Tour will boast some impressive and eclectic artists to draw fans of punk, hip-hop and hardcore right alongside the inevitable Hot Topic zombies. The venerable festival, hasn't always evolved smoothly, but this year's Denver lineup -- the last stop on the tour -- is particu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    The ten best summer music festivals in Colorado

    A Colorado summer can be short, but there are plenty of ways to make it sweet, especially if you pack it with as many festivals, road trips and patios as possible. We've picked out ten music festivals sure to give you the flavor of the state's musical offerings -- everything from the EDM of Global D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2013

    A.G. Flux of Black Mask and A.V.I.U.S. of Prime Element talk about their new EP, How Cliché

    Prime Element and Black Mask are two local hip-hop outfits making compelling music, and now members of the two acts are making music together. How Cliché, a new EP featuring A.V.I.U.S. from Prime Element and the multi-talented AG Flux from Black Mask, dropped today. In advance of the release party ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Photos: The people of Warped Tour 2012

    The Vans Warped Tour made its stop in Denver on Sunday, June 17, 2012 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Aaron Thackeray brings back these photos for Westword. See also: - People of Warped Tour 2012 - People of Warped Tour 2011 - Day in the Life: Andrew W.K.'s Denver Warped Tour - Yelawolf: A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    Prime Element hits the road with Sweatshop Union and then joins Vans Warped Tour

    Prime Element is hitting the road this week, bringing its classic Colorado hip-hop style to the rest of the country. This Friday, the group joins Sweatshop Union for several dates as it kicks off its summer tour in Boise, Idaho, and then throughout the rest of the summer, beginning with the upcoming ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2012

    Be the Ant

    Singles
    Self-released

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2012

    Top five flicks at the 2012 Boulder International Film Festival

    The Boulder International Film Festival kicks off Thursday night with Darling Companion at the Boulder Theater, and continues through Sunday with fifty diverse films as well as celebrity appearances, workshops, and ways to get involved in social causes. Below, festival director Kathy Beeck shares ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    Review: Against Me! at the Warped Tour, 8/5/11

    Against Me! at the Denver stop of the Vans Warped Tour​AGAINST ME! at WARPED TOUR | 8/5/11Without delving into the history of the Vans Warped tour, it can be argued that a lot about it has changed. What started as a tour meant to showcase punk-rock rebellion, has now become a major cog in the ... More >>

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    August 8, 2011

    Warped Tour Denver 2011: Hair apparent

    All photos by Aaron Thackeray​Since launching in 1994, much has changed about the Warped Tour. For everything that's different about the annual traveling punk rock caravan now, some things such as the hairdos have, for the most part, stayed refreshingly the same -- surprising considering that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    This Weekend in Stoke: Top five workouts for this weekend's warriors

    ​Make it rain! Crankworx Colorado continues today at Winter Park with the Rainmaker Air Downhill Slopestyle qualifiers starting at 12:15 p.m. (finals start on Saturday at 1 p.m.). The weekend is also full of spectator-friendly XC and downhill mountain bike races. Better still: Most of the Tres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Andrew W.K.'s photo diary of his Denver Warped Tour date

    Aaron ThackerayAndrew W.K. on stage on Sunday in Denver during his Warped Tour set.​ As Warped Tour winds down for another summer, Aaron Thackeray shadowed the hardest partier on the tour, Andrew W.K., capturing his average day. Below are a few highlights -- check out the full gallery of AWK' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Man vs. Festival: Five tips for staying alive through Warped Tour

    ​Earlier this week, a Wichita man died at the Vans Warped Tour in Bonner Springs, Kansas. Although the cause of his death has yet to be determined, it's a safe bet that prolonged heat exposure might have had something to do it (temperatures reportedly climbed over a hundred degrees that day). ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    Shira Girl's namesake on friends she made crashing the Warped Tour and being a role model for your young women

    Acting on impulse is a great way to succeed. Shira is an answers-first-figure-out-the-questions-later type of lady who know this all too well. Some years ago, she and her band decided they wanted to play The Warped Tour. Rather than sitting around waiting for an acceptance letter, ShiraGirl brazen ... More >>

  • Music

    August 5, 2010

    The Dillinger Escape Plan

    Sunday, August 8, Invesco Field, 303-830-8497.

  • Music

    August 5, 2010

    Alkaline Trio

    Sunday, August 8, Invesco Field, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Speakeasy Tiger checks in from the Warped Tour

    Remember the whole Speakeasy Tiger saga this past May, when the act parted ways with Kyle Simmons? What are we saying? Of course you remember. You're still commenting on that blog. Well, it not only did the outfit name a new lead singer, Katrina Stone (see photo after the jump), but they were road ... More >>

  • Music

    February 4, 2010
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    August 21, 2009

    Single File getting silly on the Warped tour

    From the looks of the video above, we gather that the Single File dudes have found plenty of ways to entertain themselves on the Warped Tour this year, from doing swell bracelet tricks to rapping about the virtues of flipping burgers versus flipping copies at Kinkos. (?) Bassist Joe Ginsberg -- wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, August 21 edition

    Roll out the barrel....​The line starts here. Today in Cafe Society: • Mountains of food and wine this weekend at the Mesa Verde Country Food, Wine and Art Festival. • Cherry Creek North Food and Wine Festival takes over Fillmore Plaza. • Mysteries of Sheehan's Desk: Day 8. • Andrews ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Over the Weekend: Warped Tour at Invesco Field at Mile High

    Breathe Carolina​ Warped Tour Invesco Field at Mile High August 9, 2009 Fifteen years down the line, the Warped Tour, which took over the asphalt surrounding Invesco Field on Sunday, has a well-established formula: lots of bands (around seventy in Denver), most of them falling into the pop-pu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Q&A with Jared Piccone of Innerpartysystem

    ​Innerpartysystem knows all about the DIY approach. Since their formation, the members have spent countless hours dissecting technology, transforming it to suit their needs. Their light show, for instance, aside from a few stock lasers, was all hand built. Any fan that has seen the act more than o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    MP3 Freeloader: Regret Night, Sunday at the Warped Tour

    ​Warped Tour is here. It's so close that we're seeing traveling local artists tweet their hometown whereabouts and even popping their heads in quietly to their favorite wind-down spots for some much needed rest. It is, after all, one of the most relentless tours out there with little to no downtim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Q&A with Brandon Whalen of My Body Sings Electric

    CSI​While the Warped Tour has grown up and is now it's fifteenth summer, most of the bands and fans are as young as ever. Unlike most of the poorly selling dinosaur exhibits posing as rock concerts traipsing across the country these days, the Warped Tour year after year gets more and more popular. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Epilogues win a slot on Warped Tour this weekend

    Photo by Andy Mellen​Congratulations are due to the fine young men of the Epilogues. For the second year in a row, the band is one of the winners of the Ernie Ball battle of the bands, earning them a coveted slot on that stage for this Sunday's Warped Tour date at Invesco. The time slot has y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Q&A with Kyle Evans of Breathe Carolina

    Those Breathe Carolina boys sure are colorful. It started out as a simple phone interview for a feature commemorating Breathe Carolina's participation in this year's Warped Tour, which rolls into Invesco Field at Mile High on Sunday, August 9. But it turned into something considerably more unexpect ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    Kid Cudi remixes 3OH!3

    3OH!3 has officially achieved ubiquity. The duo performed live yesterday on MTV's It's On with Alexa Chung. The guys are featured among people.com's hottest bachelors. Oh, and in actual music news, "Don't Trust Me" has reached the number five spot on Billboard's top 40 chart. As the B ... More >>

  • Music

    May 21, 2009

    Glyphic

    Everything Eventual
    Self-released

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    Q&A with Hayley Williams of Paramore

    Photo by Ryan RussellParamore. Hayley Williams, the frontwoman for Paramore, which opens for No Doubt on Wednesday, May 27, at Fiddler's Green, is already a star, but few thinks her career trajectory has peaked. Based on the platinum sales of Riot!, the group's last album, and a successful tie-in w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    BrokenCYDE gets the gasface

    I'm a little stunned by the controversy surrounding ridiculous screamo-hip-hop also-rans, BrokenCYDE. If you haven't heard, earlier this week, a post on Loud Hawk Press called for the removal of the band from this summer's Warped Tour, on the basis of two offenses: 1) they suck, and 2) the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    Animo is no more

    Just received confirmation of a rumor that we heard late last week, that the members of Animo have indeed parted ways. Bassist Donovan Welsh says while there's various reasons for the split, ultimately, the band had just run its course. The years of toiling away took its toll on he and his band mate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2008

    Westword.com blog shortcut, September 18 edition

    Pray to the Priest. Boss blog. Backbeat Online unearths a series of killer bootlegs from the long-gone Rainbow Music Hall, including performances by acts as disparate as Judas Priest and Graham Parker and the Rumour. You can't be too strong. Additional features: A blog about DeVotchKa taking it o ... More >>

  • Music

    September 4, 2008

    Valient Thorr

    Saturday, September 6, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2008

    Animo: Lady Killing It On This Year's Warped Tour

    Animo just got a nice little bump on RollingStone.com about it's, ahem, swelling buzz on this year's Warped Tour. Evidently, the band is turning heads a plenty. About damn time. God knows the act, formerly known as Dork, has certainly paid its dues. If we're not mistaken, this summer marks the outfi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 4, 2008

    Denver Warped Tour After Party

    After the Denver stop of the Warped Tour, Jeffree Star, in all his electric pink maned goodness, Travis McCoy from Gym Class Heroes, who killed it on the ones and twos, and a bunch of other acts stopped by the Marquis Theater, where they got it on and on until the break of...well, we're pretty sure ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2008

    The Westword.com Blog Shortcut, June 30 Edition

    What? There are other Westword blogs aside from this one? Why, yes -- and here is some of the excellent stuff you can find on them. Backbeat Online overflows with weekend concert reviews, including wide-ranging coverage of the Warped Tour at which 3Oh!3 ruled, plus the SoCo Music Fest featuring Gna ... More >>

  • Music

    November 1, 2007

    Paramore

    Sunday, November 4, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-830-8497.

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2007

    Q&A With DJ Wilson of Scary Kids Scaring Kids

    Don’t be frightened. Bassist DJ Wilson of Scary Kids Scaring Kids doesn’t come across as particularly terrifying in either the profile of the band published in the October 18 Westword or the full Q&A, reproduced below. Wilson begins by talking about his hometown of Gilbert, Arizona, before tran ... More >>

  • Music

    August 2, 2007

    Rush

    Wednesday, August 8, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, 303-830-8497.

  • Music

    July 12, 2007

    A Warped Perspective

    Local bands were the main attraction at this years Warped Tour.

  • Music

    March 1, 2007

    The Fame Game

    Hard work and ambition landed Dork in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

  • Music

    February 1, 2007

    Greeley Estates

    Wednesday, February 7, Black Sheep, Colorado Springs, 1-866-468-7621.

  • Music

    November 23, 2006

    Bouncing Souls

    Saturday, November 25, and Sunday, November 26, Gothic Theatre, Englewood, 1-866-468-7621.

  • Music

    November 10, 2005

    Steel Train

    Friday, November 11, Trilogy Lounge, Boulder, 303-473-9463.

  • Music

    September 1, 2005

    The Beatdown

    Sometimes it pays to be a D.O.R.K.

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    February 24, 2005

    Letter Kills

    Thursday, February 24, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    Flogging Molly

    Wednesday, October 13, Fillmore Auditorium, 303-837-0360.

  • Music

    July 15, 2004

    The Casualties

    On the Front Line (Side One Dummy)

  • Music

    September 25, 2003

    Critic's Choice

    Atmosphere

  • Music

    June 20, 2002

    Critic's Choice

    Warped Tour

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