Warped Tour 2009

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Warped Tour 2009
Warped Tour 2009 Logo.png
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
Shows 46
Warped Tour concert chronology
Warped Tour 2008 Warped Tour 2009 Warped Tour 2010

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.[1] The 46-date tour kicked off on June 26, 2009 in Pomona, California and ended August 23, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.[2]

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.[3] The tour won the Best Festival/Tour Award at the Rock on Request Awards.[4]

Bands Who Participated in the Warped Tour[edit]

The following list of bands played at one point or another on the Warped Tour.

Main Stage[edit]

The following bands played on the Main stage on various stops on the Warped Tour.

Hurley Stage[edit]

The following bands played on the Hurley stage on various stops on the Warped Tour.

Hurley.com Stage[edit]

The following bands played on the Hurley.com stage on various stops on the Warped Tour.

Smartpunk.com Stage[edit]

The following bands played on the Smartpunk.com stage on various stops on the Warped Tour.[25]

Skullcandy Stage[edit]

The following bands played on the Skullcandy stage on various stops on the Warped Tour.

Ernie Ball Stage[edit]

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.[38]

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[edit]

The following bands were chosen to play the Ernie Ball stage through voting that took place on Alternative Press's website for six select dates.[46]

Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands 13 Winning Bands[edit]

The following bands were chosen to play the Ernie Ball stage in their hometown for the Warped Tour.[53][54]

Kia/Kevin Says Stage[edit]

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.[62] 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.[62][63] East Coast Independent also held "Battle of the Bands" competitions to select bands to play on select East Coast Warped Tour dates.

The following bands played on the Kevin Says Stage on various stops on the Warped Tour.[62][64][65][66]

Earn It Yourself Winners[edit]

Sonicbids Winners[edit]

East Coast Indie Bands[edit]

  • Adalie (Played 7/17)[77]
  • Down With Webster (Played 7/7-7/9, 7/12-7/18 and 7/21-8/1)[78]
  • Feety Pajamas (Played 7/19)[79]
  • Kelsey and the Chaos (Played 7/7-7/9, 7/12-7/14, 7/16-7/18, and 7/21-7/22)[80]
  • Knockout Theory (Played 7/14)[81]
  • 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)[82]
  • Reflective Insight (Played 7/8-7/9, 7/14, 7/17 and 7/24-7/26)
  • Say Vandelay (Played 7/23-7/28)[83]
  • Score 24 (Played 7/18)[84]
  • Set Phasers to Stun (Played 7/15 and 7/23)[85]
  • The Status (Played 7/24 and 7/29-8/1)[86]
  • 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)[87]
  • To Speak of Wolves (Played 7/28)

Old Skool Stage[edit]

The following bands played on the Old Skool Stage, during seven of the California dates (6/26-6/28 and 8/20-8/23).[88]

Glasshouse/Tilly's Stage[edit]

The following bands played on June 26 at the Pomona stop of the Warped Tour.[91]

New Mexico Local Stage[edit]

The following bands played on July 1 at the Las Cruces stop of the Warped Tour.[92]

  • Buckeye
  • Dynamite Kegs
  • The Lusitania
  • The Royalty
  • The Skuids
  • Tolidos

Union Stage[edit]

The following bands played on July 11 at the Montreal, Quebec stop of the Warped Tour.

STO Sidestage[edit]

The following bands played on July 19 at the Oceanport, New Jersey stop of the Warped Tour.

  • The Animus
  • Beatrix Kiddo
  • No Bragging Rights
  • Same Mistake Twice
  • Sparks Will Fly
  • This Condition

Jersey Stage[edit]

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.[93]

Detroit Local Stage[edit]

The following bands played on July 31, at the Detroit, Michigan stop of the Warped Tour.

  • AJAX
  • Anchors
  • Child Bite
  • Detroit CYDI
  • Lies Unknown
  • Lights Out
  • STRA
  • This Last Breath
  • What Happened in Vegas
  • Your Best Friend

Dates[edit]

Warped Tour 2009 had 42 tour stops in the United States and four dates in Canada.[102]

Date City Country Venue
June 26, 2009 Pomona, California United States Pomona Fairplex
June 27, 2009 San Francisco, California Pier 30/32
June 28, 2009 Ventura, California Seaside Park
June 30, 2009 Phoenix, Arizona Cricket Wireless Pavilion
July 1, 2009 Las Cruces, New Mexico NMSU Practice Field
July 2, 2009 San Antonio, Texas AT&T Center
July 3, 2009 Houston, Texas The Showgrounds at Sam Houston Race Park
July 5, 2009 Dallas, Texas SuperPages.com Center
July 7, 2009 Noblesville, Indiana Verizon Wireless Music Center
July 8, 2009 Burgettstown, Pennsylvania Post-Gazette Pavilion
July 9, 2009 Cleveland, Ohio Time Warner Cable Amphitheater
July 10, 2009 Mississauga, Ontario Canada Arrow Hall
July 11, 2009 Montreal, Quebec Parc Jean-Drapeau
July 12, 2009 Hartford, Connecticut United States Meadows Music Theater
July 14, 2009 Columbia, Maryland Merriweather Post Pavilion
July 15, 2009 Scranton, Pennsylvania Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain
July 16, 2009 Corfu, New York Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
July 17, 2009 Camden, New Jersey Susquehanna Bank Center
July 18, 2009 Uniondale, New York Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
July 19, 2009 Oceanport, New Jersey Monmouth Park Racetrack
July 21, 2009 Mansfield, Massachusetts Comcast Center for the Performing Arts
July 22, 2009 Virginia Beach, Virginia Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
July 23, 2009 Charlotte, North Carolina Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
July 24, 2009 Orlando, Florida Central Florida Fairgrounds
July 25, 2009 West Palm Beach, Florida Cruzan Amphitheatre
July 26, 2009 St. Petersburg, Florida Vinoy Park
July 28, 2009 Atlanta, Georgia Lakewood Amphitheatre
July 29, 2009 Cincinnati, Ohio Riverbend Music Center
July 30, 2009 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Marcus Amphitheater
July 31, 2009 Detroit, Michigan Comerica Park
August 1, 2009 Tinley Park, Illinois First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
August 2, 2009 Shakopee, Minnesota Canterbury Park
August 3, 2009 Maryland Heights, Missouri Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
August 4, 2009 Bonner Springs, Kansas Sandstone Amphitheater
August 7, 2009 Nampa, Idaho Idaho Center Amphitheater
August 8, 2009 Salt Lake City, Utah Utah State Fairgrounds
August 9, 2009 Denver, Colorado Invesco Field
August 12, 2009 Calgary, Alberta Canada Race City Motorsport Park
August 14, 2009 Vancouver, British Columbia Thunderbird Stadium
August 15, 2009 George, Washington United States The Gorge Amphitheatre
August 16, 2009 Hillsboro, Oregon Washington County Fairgrounds
August 19, 2009 Fresno, California Save Mart Center at Fresno State
August 20, 2009 Mountain View, California Shoreline Amphitheatre
August 21, 2009 Wheatland, California Sleep Train Amphitheatre
August 22, 2009 Chula Vista, California Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
August 23, 2009 Carson, California The Home Depot Center

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