Warped Pre-Sale On In March

By | February 21, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Tickets for the Vans Warped Tour are set to go on pre-sale starting Thursday, March 6 at 9:00 p.m. ET. The first 1,000 fans who purchase tickets for the traveling tour will receive a copy of the 2003 Vans Warped Tour double CD compilation, which features songs from bands on this year’s festival. The CD is distributed through Sideonedummy Records.

The tour starts June 19 in Boise, Idaho and wraps up August 10 in Asbury Park, New Jersey. Already confirmed for the festival: AFI, Andrew W.K., the Ataris, Dropkick Murphys, Face To Face, Finch, Glassjaw, Less Than Jake, Pennywise, Rancid, Simple Plan, Suicide Machines, Taking Back Sunday, and the Used.

Tickets for the Internet pre-sale are priced at $23.25 plus a $3.50 surcharge. Twenty-five cents from each ticket will be given to Camp Pacific Heartland, a non-profit group dedicated to bettering the lives of children with HIV/AIDS.