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Taking Back Sunday Announces Island Adventure Fun Time Jamboree in Jamaica

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  1. Melody Bot

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    Taking Back Sunday have announced a destination concert series. The full press release can be found below.

    TAKING BACK SUNDAY will be embarking on their first ever destination performance on January 4 through 8 at the Jewel Paradise Cover Resort in Runaway Bay, Jamaica. Over the five day, four-night adventure at the all-inclusive resort, fans will get a chance to experience an assortment of activities, which include 4 performances from Taking Back Sunday (3 electric and 1 acoustic), a meet and greet with the band, and even a night of karaoke with the whole band. Check out a complete list of packages and rates here: http://www.takingbacksunday.com/jamboree/
    “We’re very excited to be doing our first destination event, we’ve never done anything like this,” explains guitarist, John Nolan, who actually came up with the name for the event. “Doing it in a tropical location and being able to bring our families out will be great. We really hope that folks are excited about the idea as we are.”

    In addition to Taking Back Sunday, friends/past tour mates Frank Iero and the Patience will be coming along for the ride with 4 performances (3 electric and 1 acoustic) and an intimate Q&A with Frank Iero offered for any vacationers who purchase a package.

    Taking Back Sunday will be on the road later summer with openers Every Time I Die, in support of their seventh studio album Tidal Wave, which was released on September 16, 2016 through Hopeless Records. For a complete list of tour dates, go to the band’s website at http://www.takingbacksunday.com. The band is available for interviews upon request.

     
  2. Shrek

    i’m not breaking down, i’m waking up Prestigious

    Think I'd rather go to round one of Fyre Festival.

    In all seriousness, this seems real gutsy. I like some of TBS' more recent stuff, and I know they have some seriously devoted bands, but an entire getaway based around seeing them and Frank Iero of all people as a lone opener is a tough sell when there's things like Parahoy or even Warped Rewind.
     
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  3. Fronnyfron

    Wannabe Brooklynite Prestigious

    I don't think the other similar events are all-inclusive? This sounds real intimate and for the die hard fans. Seems great on paper.
     
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  4. Behind the Barricade

    https://www.behindthecade.com

    How many of these sets are TAYF?
     
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  5. ncarrab

    Trusted

    Ja Rule thinks this is a great idea.
     
  6. domotime2

    It's an Albany Expression Prestigious

    umm $1700 for Taking Back Sunday.... and those openers? really?
     
  7. Behind the Barricade

    https://www.behindthecade.com

    I believe it's just Frank.
     
  8. David87

    Trusted Prestigious

    I think its $1700 for a hotel, drinks, food, resort amenities, etc....AND Taking Back Sunday.
     
  9. domotime2

    It's an Albany Expression Prestigious

    plus a $500-$600 flight. so you have to convince yourself and buds to plan a $2000 vacation around a taking back sunday extravaganza. idk, sounds like a tough sell.
     
  10. aniafc

    Regular

    $2000 for a trip to Jamaica doesn't seem too out of reach, I think. I'm not sure, I've never planned a trip there but overall $2,000 doesn't seem like that high of a price.
     
  11. David87

    Trusted Prestigious

    THe biggest problem is "all inclusive" trips usually include airfare, while this one doesn't.

    As I said in the TBS thread, if me and my g/f had the money and wanted to take a tropical vacation, why the hell not?....of course, we don't have the money lol
     
  12. quietwords

    RIP EmoPunkKid28: 2002-2016 Prestigious

    My 6 day Jamaica trip to an all inclusive was about $7,000, before flights. It was for two of us, though. But yeah, I actually wasn't surprised by the price. If it was a band I liked I might consider it. If it was Andrew McMahon my friends and I would be all over it haha
     
  13. ncarrab

    Trusted

    $7,000??? Total for the two of you? My wife and I went on an all-inclusive (airfare included) in Jamaica last April for five days and ours was only like $1,700 per person. We went to Negril.
     
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  14. domotime2

    It's an Albany Expression Prestigious

    I guess I always try and travel on the cheap. I've done euro vacations that approach 2k....but usually that's the most I'll spend.

    I'm just saying compared to some of the cruise shows...have been cheaper and/or have had a few bands to go with it.
     
  15. domotime2

    It's an Albany Expression Prestigious

    Wow what? Did you guys do 1st class and book the crystal fountain sweet or something. That's an expensive vacation my friend
     
  16. ncarrab

    Trusted

    We did another all-inclusive (airfare included) to Punta Cana and it was for 8-days and it was actually cheaper than our 5-day Jamaica trip. It was $1,300 per person. That said, we did have a discounted group rate (we went for a wedding), but still.
     
  17. heymattrick

    Denver, CO Supporter

    Honestly, I'd totally do something like this but timing wise I just don't think I can plan for it now. TBS is one of those bands I love all of their discography enough and I bet this would be a great opportunity to see a lot of it. I like Frank Iero too. I realize this can't be appealing to others the same way it is to me.
     
  18. Bayside 182

    Wolverine Supporter

    Replace the words "taking back Sunday" with the words "brand new" and this thread would look a whole lot different.
     
  19. Spenny

    Regular

    Sorry but this is ridiculously over-priced, even with what some of the previous posters in this thread have said. I've gone on 7 night getaways at all-inclusive resorts in Mexico that include flight for between $950 and $1100 all-in, at the same time of year. This would be well over $2000 for a 4 night trip, and that's IF I can find someone willing to pony up that much money for this to join me. Otherwise it would be probably about double that. Sucks cause I'm looking to book a trip around late December/early January, and I love TBS, but can't justify this.
     
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  20. Fucking Dustin

    I'll roll along again today Supporter

    Basically you get a great vacation for the price of having to spend it with Taking Back Sunday
     
  21. Fucking Dustin

    I'll roll along again today Supporter

    Got em

    Okay see ya
     
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  22. parkerxcore

    Somebody's gonna miss us Supporter

    This is going to fail miserably.
     
  23. quietwords

    RIP EmoPunkKid28: 2002-2016 Prestigious

    We did Montego Bay. Went for one of the higher priced rooms, for location, view, alcohol, etc. it was also February vacation week so prices may have been higher because of it. Worth every penny though.
     
  24. TSLROCKS

    Trusted Supporter

    Not that unreasonably priced honestly. Sounds like it could be a really fun trip. I don't like TBS enough to be enticed by this but if more bands from the scene were involved I'd be interested
     
  25. DrAlanGrant

    Texas Forever

    I went to an all inclusive resort in Mexico that was p nice and flight included for 6 nights for ~$950. That's all I have to include
     
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