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Gym Class Heroes, The Devil Wears Prada among bands in Vans Warped Tour 2011

Post by Debby Abe on March 31, 2011 at 10:00 am |
March 30, 2011 7:50 pm

The Vans Warped Tour will touch down at the Gorge Amphitheatre on Aug. 13.

Tickets for the concert in George, Wash., go on sale Friday, otherwise known as April Fools Day. The tour press release boasts that the tour is famous for “bringing skate/punk/action sports and youth culture to the forefront on a global scale.”

The national tour’s main stage artists are: 3OH!3, A Day To Remember, Gym Class Heroes, The Devil Wears Prada and Asking Alexandria. The acts will join an eclectic mix of bands prominent in the worlds of punk, indie, metal and hardcore, to rock, pop, electronic, reggae and hip-hop, according to the news release.

Other acts include: Jack’s Mannequin, Less Than Jake, Against Me!, Pepper, Madina Lake, D.R.U.G.S., Continental, Street Dogs, Lucero, Yelawolf, We Came As Romans, Foxy Shazam, Woe Is Me, Black Veil Brides, Big Chocolate, Dance Gavin Dance, MC Lars, Every Avenue, The Ready Set, Winds of Plague, Simple Plan, Eyes Set To Kill, The Wonder Years, The Word Alive, Big B., Relient K., Middle Class Rut, Electric Touch, Permanent Bastards, Go Radio, The Steelwells, The Aggrolites and Unwritten Law, plus many more.

Not every band performs at every show. To see which bands will play at which venues go to vanswarpedtour.com/bands.

Against Me, Asking Alexandria, Gym Class Heroes, The Devil Wears Prada, and A Day To Remember are among the bands slated to appear at the Gorge, according to the concert website.

A limited number of presale, discount tickets are available for about $25 at vanswarpedtour.com. The presale tickets include a commemorative 3D ticket that “also serves as a jump-the-line early entry pass.” Presale Buyers also receive a Vans Warped Tour 2011 compilation CD and a 25-cent donation to the Unite the United charity and all service fees.

The tour starts June 24 in Dallas, Texas, and ends Aug. 14 in Portland.

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