Kevin Lyman’s “The New Music Biz: Bands, Brands, Managers & Tours”
Kevin Lyman, founder of Vans Warped Tour, is offering an online class on CreativeLive with insight and options for building a career in the music industry. By purchasing and downloading his class, you’ll also receive tips from special guests Andy Biersack (Black Veil Brides), Mike Kaminsky (Manager of the Summer Set and 3OH!3), Jake Round (Pure Noise Records) and bonus materials. 
For more info, view the class page “The New Music Biz: Bands, Brands, Managers & Tours” on CreativeLive.

Kevin Lyman’s “The New Music Biz: Bands, Brands, Managers & Tours”

Kevin Lyman, founder of Vans Warped Tour, is offering an online class on CreativeLive with insight and options for building a career in the music industry. By purchasing and downloading his class, you’ll also receive tips from special guests Andy Biersack (Black Veil Brides), Mike Kaminsky (Manager of the Summer Set and 3OH!3), Jake Round (Pure Noise Records) and bonus materials. 

For more info, view the class page “The New Music Biz: Bands, Brands, Managers & Tours” on CreativeLive.

#TBT Warped Tour 1998
The 2014 Vans Warped Tour is on it’s final leg of shows, and we’re wrapping up posting our favorite photos from year’s past every Thursday. Today’s throwback is from the 1998 Warped Tour with Blink 182’s Mark Hoppus and our our Vans Skate team legend Steve Caballero hanging casually in the background. If you haven’t been to your Warped stop yet this year, be sure to look out for ‘DECADES: Warped Since 1995 - Through The Lens Of Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer’ a photo exhibit with more rad shots like this vanswarpedtour.com
Photo: Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer

#TBT Warped Tour 1998

The 2014 Vans Warped Tour is on it’s final leg of shows, and we’re wrapping up posting our favorite photos from year’s past every Thursday. Today’s throwback is from the 1998 Warped Tour with Blink 182’s Mark Hoppus and our our Vans Skate team legend Steve Caballero hanging casually in the background. If you haven’t been to your Warped stop yet this year, be sure to look out for ‘DECADES: Warped Since 1995 - Through The Lens Of Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer’ a photo exhibit with more rad shots like this vanswarpedtour.com

Photo: Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer

A Day on Vans Warped Tour with We Are The In Crowd

It seemed like the bus had stopped rolling only minutes ago but when I stretched my legs over the edge and awkwardly climbed my way to the ground from the top bunk I smelled coffee drifting through the cracked door.  We Are The In Crowd’s Tay Jardine was in the front lounge settled over a black mug that read ‘Bad Days’ with a giant yellow smiley face. 

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General funny guys and Warped Tour stage slayers Every Time I Die got real serious with us for this quick Q&A. Okay maybe not that serious, but those self portraits are pretty spot on. Check out what else the guys have been up to on the road and be sure to catch their set on the Monster Energy stage when the tour hits your city.  

#TBT Warped Tour 1995
While the 2014 Vans Warped Tour is happening, we’re posting our favorite photos from year’s past every Thursday. Today’s throwback is Sublime on the Warped Tour stage in 1995.  Look out for ‘DECADES: Warped Since 1995 - Through The Lens Of Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer’ a photo exhibit that will be at each stop of the tour this summer. Grab tickets for your city at vanswarpedtour.com
Photo: Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer

#TBT Warped Tour 1995

While the 2014 Vans Warped Tour is happening, we’re posting our favorite photos from year’s past every Thursday. Today’s throwback is Sublime on the Warped Tour stage in 1995.  Look out for ‘DECADES: Warped Since 1995 - Through The Lens Of Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer’ a photo exhibit that will be at each stop of the tour this summer. Grab tickets for your city at vanswarpedtour.com

Photo: Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer

Win These Vans from We Are The In Crowd

We’re seeing a lot of We Are The In Crowd out on the road for the 2014 Vans Warped Tour and we wouldn’t have it any other way. So you’ve checked out their live photos, and read the fun Q&A with the band, what next? Win these shoes they doodled, signed, and put all their love (okay and some feet) in to. We’ve got five pairs from the band for you in various sizes. Win a pair by emailing us at vanscontest@gmail.com with the subject line WATIC WARPED. Include your name, shipping address, and Men’s or Women’s US shoe size in the email. Winners will be drawn at random Wednesday July 16th. 

Vans Warped Tour Signings: Parkway Drive
Parkway Drive have just joined the Vans Warped Tour and will be signing at the Vans tent T certain stops this summer. Check out the signing schedule below & listen to the #MetalcoreSummer Sampler from Epitaph Records that the band is included on, available now.
7/4 – Toronto, ON7/11 – Camden, NJ7/17 – Cleveland, OH7/18 – Detroit, MI7/19 – Chicago, IL7/20 – Shakopee, MN7/22 – Columbia, MD7/27 – Orlando, FL7/28 – Charlotte, NC7/29 – Nashville, TN
7/30 – Milwaukee, WI7/31 – Bonner Springs, KS8/2 – Salt Lake City, UT8/3 – Denver, CO

Vans Warped Tour Signings: Parkway Drive

Parkway Drive have just joined the Vans Warped Tour and will be signing at the Vans tent T certain stops this summer. Check out the signing schedule below & listen to the #MetalcoreSummer Sampler from Epitaph Records that the band is included on, available now.

7/4 – Toronto, ON
7/11 – Camden, NJ
7/17 – Cleveland, OH
7/18 – Detroit, MI
7/19 – Chicago, IL
7/20 – Shakopee, MN
7/22 – Columbia, MD
7/27 – Orlando, FL
7/28 – Charlotte, NC
7/29 – Nashville, TN

7/30 – Milwaukee, WI
7/31 – Bonner Springs, KS
8/2 – Salt Lake City, UT
8/3 – Denver, CO

#TBT Warped Tour 2004
The 2014 Vans Warped Tour is happening now & we’re posting our favorite photos from year’s past every Thursday. Today’s throwback is Fall Out Boy on the Warped Tour stage in 2004.  Look out for ‘DECADES: Warped Since 1995 - Through The Lens Of Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer’ a photo exhibit that will be at each stop of the tour this summer. Grab tickets for your city at vanswarpedtour.com
Photo: Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer

#TBT Warped Tour 2004

The 2014 Vans Warped Tour is happening now & we’re posting our favorite photos from year’s past every Thursday. Today’s throwback is Fall Out Boy on the Warped Tour stage in 2004.  Look out for ‘DECADES: Warped Since 1995 - Through The Lens Of Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer’ a photo exhibit that will be at each stop of the tour this summer. Grab tickets for your city at vanswarpedtour.com

Photo: Lisa Johnson Rock Photographer