'When We Were Young Festival' returns to Las Vegas with every single 'Emo' band you'd expect

Happening across three stages, now with a second date -- See the lineup!
Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance and Hayley Williams of Paramore
Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance and Hayley Williams of Paramore Photo credit Getty Images
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Five years after its inaugural event in Santa Ana, CA, the Emo, Pop-punk, and Indie-filled When We Were Young Festival is making its return for a full day of music on Saturday, October 22 and 23rd at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds.

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Live Nation presents When We Were Young Festival - happening across three stages from 11AM to 11PM on October 22, 2022 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds in Las Vegas, Nevada. Now with a second show with the same lineup on October 23, and another on October 29.

Fans for every freakin' Emo and Post-punk band imaginable from the past two decades can register now for the pre-sale which starts Friday, January 21, 6AMET / 10AM PT. Multiple ticket options are going to be made available in three tiers for each, with "General Admission" tickets beginning at $224.99, "GA+" tickets beginning at $399.99, and "VIP" tickets beginning at $499.99. Each can be purchased starting at $19.99 down. A $12,500 "Cabana" option is also going to be available. For more information and ticket packages, click HERE.

The festival’s stated headliners are My Chemical Romance, who have just been itching to hit the stage following the postponement of their reunion tour due to the spread of COVID, and Paramore who will be taking the stage together for the first time in four years amid a new album release.

Also included in the massive lineup are Avril Lavigne, Jimmy Eat World, Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday, Wolf Alice, The Linda Lindas, AFI, Alkaline Trio, Manchester Orchestra, Thursday, Dance Gavin Dance, The All-American Rejects, Senses Fail, Bayside, Silverstein, The Used, Story of the Year, Saosin, Atreyu, Hawthorne Heights, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Bring Me the Horizon, A Day To Remember, Pierce the Veil, Anberlin, 3OH!3, Mayday Parade, The Maine, jxdn, and many more.

Details on the festival entry process will be available in early September 2022. Follow along on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for updates.

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