The upcoming When We Were Young Festival has added a second day after initially being announced as a sold out one day event. Earlier this week, Live Nation, the promoter behind the stacked emo fest, responded to concerns about the event’s safety.
Then on Friday (January 21), Live Nation said the new second date – Oct 23, 2022 — was added due to overwhelming demand. Tickets are now available.
On Tuesday (January 18) over 60 bands were announced to perform at the inaugural When We Were Young Fest at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds on October 22nd. Read Live Nation’s statement revealing the additional date at the bottom of this post.
When We Were Young Festival will be headlined by My Chemical Romance and Paramore.
Who else will be there? AFI, The Used, Bring Me the Horizon, Taking Back Sunday, Dashboard Confessional, Alkaline Trio, Manchester Orchestra, A Day to Remember, Pierce the Veil, I Prevail, The Story So Far, Dance Gavin Dance, The All American Rejects, Boys Like Girls, Carseat Headrest, Sleeping With Sirens, Knocked Loose, Jxdn, Avril Lavigne, Motionless in White, Black Veil Brides, Ice Nine Kills, Senses Fail, Bayside, Silverstein, Palaye Royale, Mayday Parade and many more. Check out the full lineup below.
But this week, several commenters on Twitter and elsewhere raised concerns about WWWY’s safety, some noting that Live Nation also organized last year’s Astroworld Festival, which ended with 10 deaths. The promoter and its parent company are currently under investigation and are facing multiple lawsuits as a result of this tragedy.
Additionally, some fans have speculated about the sheer logistics of hosting such a large number of bands in a single day. However, the newly added date is a repeat of the first day’s lineup.
Tickets and info at whenwewereyoungfestival.com.
Due to overwhelming demand, the When We Were Young Festival has been expanded to include a second date on Sunday, October 23, 2022 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds. Tickets for the new date are available now.
The festival will feature the same lineup on both dates including: My Chemical Romance, Paramore, AFI, The Used, Bring Me The Horizon, Taking Back Sunday, Dashboard Confessional, Alkaline Trio, Manchester Orchestra, A Day To Remember, Pierce The Veil, I Prevail, The Story So Far, Dance Gavin Dance, The All American Rejects, Boys Like Girls, Car Seat Headrest, Sleeping With Sirens, Knocked Loose, JXDN, Avril Lavigne, Motionless in White, Black Veil Brides, Ice Nine Kills , Senses Fail, Bayside, Mom Jeans, Mayday Parade, The Maine, Neck Deep, Silverstein, Palaye Royale, Bright Eyes, Poppy, Nessa Barrett, Wolf Alice, Acceptance, Story of the Year, Atreyu, PVRIS, Saosin, Glassjaw, Lilhuddy , TV Girl, The Starting Line, Thursday, Anberlin, Jimmy Eat World, 3OH!3, State Champs, Four Year Strong, We The Kings, The Wonder Years, Royal & The Serpent, The Ready Set, Kittie, Hawthorne Heights, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, The Garden, Horrorpops, Meet Me At The Altar, The Linda Lindas and P rent eats
GA tickets start at $224.99, GA+ tickets start at $399.99 and VIP tickets start at $499.99. VIP cabanas can also be purchased for guests 21 and older.
2022 when we were young festival lineup
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