Warped Tour 2009
|Warped Tour 2009|
Logo for Warped Tour 2009; the tour's 15th anniversary.
|Festival tour by Warped Tour|
|Start date||June 26, 2009|
|End date||August 23, 2009|
|Warped Tour concert chronology|
Warped Tour 2009 was the 15th installment of the annual Summer Warped Tour festival. Vans Shoes was again the tour's primary sponsor. Tour founder/organizer Kevin Lyman announced that this year's tour would feature only one main stage with bands playing 40 minutes each instead of two main stages with 30 minute sets like previous years. The 46-date tour kicked off on June 26, 2009 in Pomona, California and ended August 23, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.
On February 10, 2009 details for the annual "Warped Tour Kick Off Party" were announced. The show took place on April 2, 2009 at The Key Club in West Hollywood, California and featured Warped Tour 2009 bands T.S.O.L., The Adolescents, Sing it Loud, TAT, and TV/TV on the bill. The tour won the Best Festival/Tour Award at the Rock on Request Awards.
- 1 Bands Who Participated in the Warped Tour
- 1.1 Main Stage
- 1.2 Hurley Stage
- 1.3 Hurley.com Stage
- 1.4 Smartpunk.com Stage
- 1.5 Skullcandy Stage
- 1.6 Ernie Ball Stage
- 1.7 Kia/Kevin Says Stage
- 1.8 Old Skool Stage
- 1.9 Glasshouse/Tilly's Stage
- 1.10 New Mexico Local Stage
- 1.11 Union Stage
- 1.12 STO Sidestage
- 1.13 Jersey Stage
- 1.14 Detroit Local Stage
- 2 Dates
- 3 References
- 4 External links
Bands Who Participated in the Warped Tour
The following list of bands played at one point or another on the Warped Tour.
The following bands played on the Main stage on various stops on the Warped Tour.
The following bands played on the Hurley stage on various stops on the Warped Tour.
- A Day To Remember
- Alexisonfire (6/26-7/9, 7/12-8/9 and 8/15-8/23 except 7/17 cancelled due to weather)
- Anti-Flag (Played 7/10-7/11)
- Cobra Starship (Played 8/8)
- Escape the Fate
- The Maine
- P.O.S. (Played 8/15)
- Saosin (except 8/7-8/9)
- Scary Kids Scaring Kids
- Sing it Loud
The following bands played on the Hurley.com stage on various stops on the Warped Tour.
- 3OH!3 (Played 7/17 due to inclement weather)
- All Time Low (Played 7/28 due to inclement weather)
- Attack Attack! (Played 8/7)
- Big D and the Kids Table
- Black Tide
- Every Avenue (Played 7/25-7/26)
- Forever the Sickest Kids (Played 7/28-8/23)
- I Set My Friends on Fire (except 8/14)
- Innerpartysystem (Played 7/28-8/23)
- Lights (Played 6/26-7/26)
- Meg & Dia (except 8/9)
- Millionaires (Played 6/26-7/24)
- Outernational (Played 6/26-7/5)
- P.O.S. (Played 6/26-8/14 and 8/16-8/23)
- Silverstein (Played 8/15)
- Streetlight Manifesto
- Westbound Train (Played 7/7-8/4 and 8/8-8/23)
The following bands played on the Smartpunk.com stage on various stops on the Warped Tour.
The following bands played on the Skullcandy stage on various stops on the Warped Tour.
- The A.K.A.s (Except 7/28 cancelled due to weather)
- The Architects
- Attack Attack! (Played 6/26, 6/28-7/16, 7/18-8/4 and 8/8-8/23)
- brokeNCYDE (Played 6/26-8/19)
- The Dirty Heads (Played 7/19-8/23)
- The Dr. Madd Vibe Experiment (Played 7/12-8/4 and 8/20-8/23)
- Every Avenue (Played 7/24)
- Innerpartysystem (Played 6/26-7/26)
- Ivy League (Played 6/26-7/18, 8/7-8/9 and 8/15-8/16)
- Millionaires (Played 7/25-8/23)
- No Bragging Rights (Played 8/9-8/14)
- Pour Habit (Played 8/19-8/23)
- Shooter Jennings (Played 6/27-7/5, 7/14-7/23, 7/28-8/4 and 8/23)
- Therefore I Am
- Trulio Disgracias (Played 8/20-8/23)
- TV/TV (except 7/21)
Ernie Ball Stage
Ernie Ball returned in 2009 to sponsor the Ernie Ball Stage consisting of headlining artists and 5 bands chosen for each date from the 13th annual Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands competition for the Vans Warped Tour.
The following bands played on the Ernie Ball Stage on various stops on the Warped Tour.
Alternative Press AP&R Battle of the Bands Winning Bands
- Admiral's Arms (Played 7/24)
- The Disappeared (Played 8/3)
- Honor Bright (Played 7/9)
- Lights Resolve (Played 7/21)
- Brighter Than a Thousand Suns (Formerly Self Made Soul) (Played 7/14)
- She Screams Remedy (Played 6/27 and 8/23)
Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands 13 Winning Bands
Kia Motors returned in 2009 to sponsor the Kevin Says Stage for a second year. The lineup of the stage changed from being mostly local and/or unsigned bands to now feature newly-signed and "up-and-coming" artists. The stage was booked by Warped Tour organizers along with Earn It Yourself, Sonicbids, and East Coast Independent, who sponsored their own "East Coast Indie Stage" on previous Warped Tours. East Coast Independent also held "Battle of the Bands" competitions to select bands to play on select East Coast Warped Tour dates.
Earn It Yourself Winners
East Coast Indie Bands
- Adalie (Played 7/17)
- Down With Webster (Played 7/7-7/9, 7/12-7/18 and 7/21-8/1)
- Feety Pajamas (Played 7/19)
- Kelsey and the Chaos (Played 7/7-7/9, 7/12-7/14, 7/16-7/18, and 7/21-7/22)
- Knockout Theory (Played 7/14)
- Missiles and Markers (Played 7/16, 7/18 and 7/29-8/1)
- Pull the Pin (Played 7/7-7/9 and 7/19-7/22)
- Reflective Insight (Played 7/8-7/9, 7/14, 7/17 and 7/24-7/26)
- Say Vandelay (Played 7/23-7/28)
- Score 24 (Played 7/18)
- Set Phasers to Stun (Played 7/15 and 7/23)
- The Status (Played 7/24 and 7/29-8/1)
- Switchblade Killers (Played 7/7, 7/12, 7/15, 7/19-7/21, 7/23, 7/25-7/29, 7/31-8/1)
- Terror on the Screen (Played 7/15)
- To Speak of Wolves (Played 7/28)
Old Skool Stage
The following bands played on the Old Skool Stage, during seven of the California dates (6/26-6/28 and 8/20-8/23).
- The Adicts (Played 8/20-8/23)
- The Adolescents (Played 6/26-6/28)
- Attack Attack! (Played 6/27)
- Channel 3 (Played 8/20-8/23)
- D.I. (Played 6/26-6/28)
- The Dickies (Played 6/26-6/28)
- D.O.A. (Played 8/20-8/23)
- Duane Peters Gunfight (Played 6/26-6/28)
- Fear (Played 6/28 and 8/23)
- Fishbone (Played 8/20-8/23)
- Flipper (Played 6/26-6/28)
- Guttermouth (Played 6/26 and 6/28)
- Punk Rock Karaoke (Played 6/26-6/28)
- Thelonious Monster (Playing 8/20-8/23)
- Total Chaos (Played 8/20-8/23)
- T.S.O.L. (Played 6/26-6/28)
- U.K. Subs (Played 8/20-8/23)
The following bands played on June 26 at the Pomona stop of the Warped Tour.
- A Cursive Memory
- The Color of Violence
- The Days The Nights
- DJ Paparazzi
- Endless Hallway
- Janu and the Whalesharks
- Nations Afire
- Run Doris Run
- The Sequence
- Trouble Andrew
New Mexico Local Stage
The following bands played on July 1 at the Las Cruces stop of the Warped Tour.
- Dynamite Kegs
- The Lusitania
- The Royalty
- The Skuids
- The Animus
- Beatrix Kiddo
- No Bragging Rights
- Same Mistake Twice
- Sparks Will Fly
- This Condition
The following bands played on July 19 at the Oceanport, New Jersey stop of the Warped Tour. Bands for this stage were chosen through Starland Ballroom's yearly "War For The Warped Tour" Battle of the Bands competitions.
- A Clever Con
- Burning Jersey
- Dream Beneath the Weak
- East Coast Addiction
- Reverse Order
- Scarlet Carson
Detroit Local Stage
- Child Bite
- Detroit CYDI
- Lies Unknown
- Lights Out
- This Last Breath
- What Happened in Vegas
- Your Best Friend
Warped Tour 2009 had 42 tour stops in the United States and four dates in Canada.
- Warped Tour
- Vans Warped Tour Kick Off Party
- "2009 Top In Rock Awards". Rock on Request. Retrieved 2010-08-31.
- Atlantic Records :: 3OH!3 TO CO-HEADLINE 'THE ALTERNATIVE PRESS TOUR 2009'
- Mitchell Peters (2009-03-25). "Warped Tour 2009 schedule, lineup confirmed". Billboard Magazine. Retrieved 2009-05-14.
- After Midnight Project Web Interview
- Ryan Cooper (2009-05-19). "All Time Low added to select dates of the 2009 Vans Warped Tour". About.com. Retrieved 2009-05-19.
- The Devil Wears Prada Confirm Warped Tour, Cornerstone Dates
- Paramore Surprises Warped Fans in Cleveland
- New Video From Underoath
- Tim Karan (2009-05-09). "Bayside Request Live: Band announce unique shows". Altpress.com. Alternative Press. Retrieved 2009-05-18.
- Epitaph Blog - Going to Warped Tour this year?
- Saosin Announced as 2009 Warped Tour Headliner
- Epitaph Records: SING IT LOUD LAUNCH "THE GUYS GUYS GUYS" HEADLINE TOUR
- Good Cop Public Relations: TAT to Play Entire 2009 Warped Tour on The Hurley Stage
- Meg & Dia's New Album, Here, here and here, Due out April 21st, 2009 on Warner Bros. Records
- Kevin Wants You To Know - P.O.S.
- Hellcat Records - News - WESTBOUND TRAIN GET IT WITH NEW ALBUM
- Smartpunk Stage Bands in WARPED TOUR 2009
- A SKYLIT DRIVE Album Update & Tour Info
- Dear and the Headlights ~ Official Website
- NEVERSHOUTNEVER! TO RELEASE SELF-TITLED DEBUT THIS MAY; BAND TO HEADLINE U.S. TOUR BEGINNING FEB 26; FOLLOWED BY BAMBOOZLE ROAD SHOW TOUR; SHOWCASES AT SXSW, AND DATES ON THE VANS WARPED TOUR
- Skullcandy in the Madness of South By Southwest Music Festival
- Vans Warped Tour 2009 Activities
- AP&R - BATTLE OF THE BANDS
- ORLANDO - AP&R BATTLE OF THE BANDS CONTEST
- ST. LOUIS - AP&R BATTLE OF THE BANDS CONTEST
- CLEVELAND - AP&R BATTLE OF THE BANDS CONTEST
- BOSTON - AP&R BATTLE OF THE BANDS CONTEST
- WASHINGTON DC - AP&R BATTLE OF THE BANDS CONTEST
- SAN FRANCISCO - AP&R BATTLE OF THE BANDS CONTEST
- Kevin Says Stage Warped Tour 2009
- Earnityourself on Twitter
- Blacklist Royals added to five Warped dates; new song posted
- VAMPS Tour Blog by Ai pt1
- Old Skool Stage on California Dates
- GIGS |THE OFFICIAL FEAR LEE VING WEBSITE
- The Glass House Stage /Tilly's Stage Hits Pomona
- "Vans Warped Tour set for July 1 at NMSU (1:02 p.m.)". http://www.lcsun-news.com. Las Cruces Sun-News. 2009-06-03. Retrieved 2009-06-12.
- Starland Ballroom :: Events
- Karen, Tim. "Warped Tour Venues Announced" Alternative Press website. Retrieved on March 27, 2009.