The 2017 Vans Warped Tour is quickly approaching and just like every other year, anticipation is growing rapidly. The tour’s founder, Kevin Lyman, is responsible for shining a spotlight on many of the biggest modern music artists in every corner of the industry, to include Katy Perry, Deftones, and Bring Me The Horizon, among others.
The influence held by the Vans Warped Tour cannot be compared to any other music tour. Sponsors like Vans and Journeys have found it valuable (year after year) to put their brand in front of Warped’s coveted demographic. Lyman has stayed afloat as countless others have failed. He has thrived in a market that is otherwise brutal. This is a true testament to his business acumen.
Beyond the sheer certainty that the Vans Warped Tour will be a hit each year, there is something you can count on. Those damn lineup leaks! In the age of social media, things travel fast… really fast.
For the last few years, a leaked lineup for the Vans Warped Tour has hit the web in the days and weeks before the official announcement. A quick search shows Warped leaks dating back to at least 2011, when LA weekly was gushing about it. The leaks always happen just a couple of days before the official announcement, so you don’t have to wait too long to find out if your favorite band is actually playing the fest, or if it is merely a work of fiction.
Of course, you can never truly tell if the leaks can be believed, so it should always be taken with a grain of salt until it is otherwise confirmed by the Warped Tour. The lineup will be officially announced on Wednesday March 22, 2017. Tickets will also go on sale that same day.
This year is like every other. The Vans Warped Tour lineup has been making the rounds throughout social media and it includes numerous names that have been rumored for the tour, in addition to others who definitely make sense for this year’s tour.
Alternative Press actually confirmed a few of the names with a source close to the festival, so it seems likely that at least some of these names are accurate. It’s worth noting that these sort of leaks are fairly accurate in the run up to the official announcement.
The internet was buzzing about the lineup, which surfaced online several hours ago.
Warped Tour lineup is sick
— Name cannot be blank (@dance0fthedead) March 19, 2017
Joanie and I just cried about Neck Deep being on the warped tour lineup this year.
— mac. 🍎 (@Lexi_McIntosh) March 19, 2017
Here is the leaked 2017 Vans Warped Tour lineup. Again, the lineup will be confirmed on Wednesday March 22, 2017. Tickets will also go on sale that same day. The leaked dates circulating online are from the mid-point of the tour, so it’s important to note that this lineup (if it’s legit) could be different from the one that comes to your town.
Journey’s Left Foot Stage
New Years Day
Journey’s Right Foot Stage
Dance Gavin Dance
Hands Like Houses
Memphis May Fire
Our Last Night
Monster Mutant North
The Acacia Strain
Being As An Ocean
Fit For A King
Stick To Your Guns
Monster Mutant South
After The Burial
Bless The Fall
Too Close To Touch
Barb Wire Dolls
Sonic Boom Six
Stacked Like Pancakes
War On Women
The White Noise
Bad Cop / Bad Cop
Fire From The Gods
Sick of it All
Courage My Love
The Gospel Youth
There are some really good bands on this lineup, and it could be a standout year for the iconic festival. We’ll find out for sure this Wednesday!
If anyone hasn't seen the leak yet (a few people have posted it already), here's your Warped 2017 lineup. pic.twitter.com/QQv19oFf51
— Tour Rumors/News (@tourrumorsnews) March 19, 2017