After appearing randomly on Friday, and following numerous bands tweeting vaguely about the festival, Sad Summer Festival has finally been announced.
The Sad Summer Festival will feature headliners The Maine (who also founded the tour), State Champs, Mayday Parade, and The Wonder Years. Support for the entire run will come from Mom Jeans, Stand Atlantic, L.I.F.T., and Just Friends. In addition, the festival will feature numerous special guests along the way such as Forever the Sickest Kids, Every Avenue, Four Year Strong, Set It Off, and Emo Nite.
Sad Summer Festival will kicks off its seventeen-city trek in Dallas, Texas on July 5th and runs through August 3rd in Anaheim, California. Limited pre-sale will begin today at 2pm ET with the password “SAD.” General on-sale tickets will begin at 10AM local time on Friday, March 22nd with the exception of Anaheim, California that goes on-sale at 10AM PT on April 5th.
The tour will also feature several unique fan experiences including interactive activities on-sate, exclusive merchandise, and more that will be announced in the upcoming months. Additionally, a theme for Sad Summer Festival will be its commitment to non-profit partnerships an involvement. A national partner will be announced soon, in addition to individual local charities that will encourage fans to give back by donating their time to volunteer efforts at a local level. More info is expected to be announced soon.
Check out all of the announced dates below.
July 5 @ Gas Monkey Live! in Dallas, TX * #
July [email protected] White Oak Music Hall in Houston, TX * #
July [email protected] Masquerade in Atlanta, GA (Night 1: Mayday Parade, State Champs, Stand Atlantic & L.I.F.T.)
July [email protected] Masquerade in Atlanta, GA (Night 2: The Maine, The Wonder Years, Mom Jeans & Just Friends)
July [email protected] Orlando Amphitheater in Orlando, FL %
July [email protected] MECU Pavilion in Baltimore, MD
July 13 @ Skyline Stage at The Mann Center in Philadelphia, PA
July [email protected] The Palladium Outdoors in Worcester, MA ^
July [email protected] Pier 17 in New York, NY
July [email protected] Stone Pony Summer Stage in Asbury Park, NJ *
July [email protected] StageAE in Pittsburgh, PA
July [email protected] Express Live! Outdoor in Columbus, OH
July [email protected] Crofoot Festival Grounds in Pontiac, MI * $
July [email protected] Eagles Ballroom in Milwaukee, WI
July [email protected] Aragon Ballroom in Chicago, IL
July [email protected] Myth Live in Minneapolis, MN @
July 27 @ Sculpture Park in Denver, CO * +
August 3 @ City National Grove Outdoors in Anaheim, CA * (on-sale April 5th at 10AM PT)
Mayday Parade, State Champs, Mom Jeans, Stand Atlantic, L.I.F.T. and Just Friends on all shows!
@ – without The Maine (Minneapolis)
- without The Wonder Years (Dallas, Houston, Asbury Park, Pontiac, Denver & Anaheim)
$ – Special Guest Every Avenue (Pontiac)
^ – Special Guest Four Year Strong (Worcester)
% – Special Guest Set It Off (Orlando)
– Special Guest Forever The Sickest Kids (Dallas, Houston)
- Special Guest Emo Nite (Denver)