Music festivals. A Summer pastime! There’s nothing better than spending your day surrounded by great tunes, scorching heat, and weird girls dressed in stuff they made from flowers. If you’re like me and you’re too poor to attend the upcoming events like Lollapalooza in Chicago, Riot Fest in Chicago, and the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, you might just have to settle for a little thing called the Vans Warped Tour. Wait, why is everything in Chicago? Anyway, the Warped Tour kicked off its nationwide routing this week and its got the best line-up that the tour has seen in years. With over 100 bands that will see the stage, it might be tough deciding which set you want to spend your time with. Luckily, we’ve got you covered with the top five bands that shouldn’t be missed.
The Summer Set
The Summer Set should be playing arenas already, but since the music industry is devoid of any logic, they’re tearing it up this summer on Warped for the second year in a row. However, that’s not a bad thing. It just means they’re one of the best acts on the tour yet again. With an eight song set filled with old ones and newer ones, The Summer Set’s pop jams will have you singing even once you’ve moved on to watch the next band.
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