Rich Howells

Vans Warped Tour is ending in 2018, making one last Scranton stop on July 26

Vans Warped Tour is ending in 2018, making one last Scranton stop on July 26

After 24 years, Vans Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman has announced that the annual traveling punk rock festival will be coming to an end, making its final cross-country summer run in 2018. Not only is Warped Tour is the largest traveling music festival in the United States, it is also the longest-running in North America, […]

 Rich Howells

EXCLUSIVE: Interviews with GWAR, Anti-Flag, Valient Thorr, Big D, and Silverstein at Warped Tour in Scranton

EXCLUSIVE: Interviews with GWAR, Anti-Flag, Valient Thorr, Big D, and Silverstein at Warped Tour in Scranton

On Monday, July 10, NEPA Scene conducted interviews at the 2017 Vans Warped Tour at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton that streamed live on our Facebook page all day while photographer Keith Perks shot some amazing photos. For those who missed our conversations, all five interviews with popular national touring acts are presented […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Vans Warped Tour at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/10/17

PHOTOS: Vans Warped Tour at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/10/17

In 23 years, the annual Vans Warped Tour has stopped in Scranton many times, but 2017 offered a surprising lineup that drew fans of all ages to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain on Monday, July 10. With over 60 bands like GWAR, Hatebreed, CKY, Anti-Flag, Sick of It All, Valient Thorr, The Ataris, Big D […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

GWAR, Hatebreed, CKY join surprising 2017 Vans Warped Tour lineup in Scranton on July 10

GWAR, Hatebreed, CKY join surprising 2017 Vans Warped Tour lineup in Scranton on July 10

From a press release: The 2017 Vans Warped Tour lineup was announced last night via a live webcast of a concert at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, featuring a selection of this year’s artists and giving fans official confirmation on many acts while dispelling rumors of others that “leaked” on the Internet over […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Warped Tour mainstays Good Charlotte and Less Than Jake play Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 16

Warped Tour mainstays Good Charlotte and Less Than Jake play Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on May 16

From a press release: Millennial music fans who miss the early days of the Vans Warped Tour will want to see pop punk band Good Charlotte when they bring their Youth Authority Tour with ska punks Less Than Jake and metalcore band Crown the Empire to the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg on Tuesday, May 16 […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Motionless In White singer Chris Motionless looks back on Vans Warped Tour experience

Scranton metal band Motionless In White has been playing the Vans Warped Tour for years now, so when singer Chris Motionless sat down for the latest entry in the tour’s “Warped Looks Back” video series, he had plenty to say about his time performing in front of millions of people in the longest-running touring music […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Bands and young voters talk about the 2016 election at Vans Warped Tour in Scranton

When the Vans Warped Tour made its annual stop at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Monday, July 11, HeadCount asked young voters and bands playing the festival what they think about the 2016 presidential election, what issues matter to them, and who they will be voting for in November, producing a variety […]

 Keith Perks

PHOTOS: Vans Warped Tour at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/11/16

PHOTOS: Vans Warped Tour at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton, 07/11/16

America’s longest-running touring summer music festival returned to The Pavilion at Montage Mountain in Scranton on Monday, July 11 with a diverse lineup that attracted thousands of teenagers as well as adults feeling nostalgic for their adolescent years spent running from stage to stage to watch their favorite punk and hardcore bands play the Vans […]

 Jason Riedmiller

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2016 Scranton Warped Tour Edition

PHOTOS: Beautiful People of NEPA, 2016 Scranton Warped Tour Edition

I worked as a “runner” for the catering staff at the Scranton stop of the Vans Warped Tour on Monday, July 11. It was a crazy, fun, and tiring 14-hour day. Here are some of the people I met backstage and beyond at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain. This is Robbie, a handyman for the […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Vans Warped Tour offering workshops with bands in Scranton, including Motionless In White

Vans Warped Tour offering workshops with bands in Scranton, including Motionless In White

From a press release: The Entertainment Institute, a music education platform that gives fans access to musicians and professionals currently working in the industry through customized online and in-person workshops, is hosting a series of workshops at each Vans Warped Tour stop with artists playing or working with the tour, including The Pavilion at Montage […]