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Warped Tour’s Wilmington, NC Date Was Canceled

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Melody Bot, Jun 29, 2017.

  1. Melody Bot

    Your friendly little forum bot. Staff Member

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    Warped Tour’s Wilmington, NC date has been canceled.


    From the Vans Warped Tour team, the bands, and all of our sponsors, we are truly sorry that this had to happen. We were completely blind-sided by the city of Wilmington, NC and have tried to work through everything as fast as we could.

     
  2. DooDooBird

    Trusted

    Ahh... the hometown of Michael Jordan and primary filming location for Dawson's Creek.
     
  3. Matt504

    Regular Prestigious

    That's now the second date this year, including New Orleans...
     
  4. tenspeed

    Newbie

    the link is broken. does anyone know what happened?
     
  5. and One Tree Hill....fantastic show.
     
  6. mattav152

    shoobie

  7. Zilla

    Trusted Supporter

    Mmmm...it almost has a karmic quality to it.
     
  8. transrebel59

    Regular

    Side note: If you ever get the chance, definitely visit Wilmington. One of the hidden treasures of America. Absolutely beautiful city that seems untouched by modern times and feels like it came out of a book.
     
  9. swboyd

    defeat the christian right Prestigious

    I'm confused and trying to decipher all the messaging around this - is it because Warped didn't sell enough tickets or because of facility/safety issues?
     
  10. My gf and I are trying to plan a time to visit there. Heard nothing but wonderful things about that place.
     
  11. Bayside 182

    Wolverine Supporter

    Maybe some of the bands could play a small "secret" mini warped tour in the area that day for the fans
     
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  12. transrebel59

    Regular

    Not sure if you've been to Savannah, GA or Charleston, SC but they are all absolutely lovely cities on the coast and within a few hours of each other. The drive is beautiful and those cities are quintessential Americana. It's like a Bruce Springsteen album come to life. Hope you are able to arrange a trip to Wilmington!
     
  13. MegT585

    Trusted Supporter

    My wife is from Wilmington originally and it really is an awesome little city. We actually are looking into moving down there eventually.
     
  14. crunchprank

    crunchprank.net Prestigious

    I'd love some clarity on what exactly this means.
     
  15. crunchprank

    crunchprank.net Prestigious

    This is happening in some sort of capacity. Details:
     
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  16. chcougar1

    Trusted

    I'm guessing multiple stages/timing of performances, crowd flow management, etc?
     
  17. CoffeeEyes17

    Reclusive-aggressive Prestigious

    Wilmingtons nice enough but it has a lot of issues in regards to how minorities/PoC/LGBTQ citizens are treated but its improved a lot when it comes to those issues over the past few years. I'm like 30 minutes away from Wilmington so I frequent it a lot. Downtowns pretty nice.

    Weird how vague theyre being about this. I guess it just boils down to theres really no where in Wilmington to hold a massive festival/tour like Warped unless you really branch out past the city limits.
     
  18. Leftandleaving

    I will be okay. everything Supporter

    Very bizarre to imagine warped tour ever taking place in Wilmington haha
     
  19. ConArdist

    Subgenres Should Die

    On a side note Wilmington is beautiful. Too bad though, Warped was fun this year in Denver.