The legendary Warped Tour continues tomorrow in California and will be making its way across the country this summer. Don't forget these simple tips to make the most of your concert experience.
1.) No chains. I know you got those punk vibes, but leave the metal at home. You’re gonna kill someone when you’re crowd surfing and get that caught on a teenager’s eyebrow ring. Feel me?
2.) Sunscreen. Do you want melanoma? I don’t care if it looks stupid for the two minutes you’re putting it on, bring the damn sunscreen and tan another day when your environment is not completely out of your control.
3.) Hair ties. Never know when you’ll need them. Not only do they function as black bracelets for your inner-goth child, but your sweaty neck will thank you when you tie those dreads up in a ponytail. You can even slide one around your beer so you know which one’s yours! Magical, I know.
4.) Watch. I'm aware - no one wears a watch anymore. Chill. Wouldn’t you rather save your phone battery to snap those selfies and brag about the killer live sets you’re seeing on Facebook? That's what I thought.
5.) Sunglasses. Protect your eyes, playa! Skin cancer can occur in your eyelids, too. Crazy, right? Don't f**k around with that shiz.
6.) Hand sanitizer. Those porta-potties, though.
7.) Poncho. Have you ever been caught in a downpour at an outdoor concert? It's not pleasant, but there's nothing you can do about it, and usually there's nowhere to take shelter. You just have to embrace it. However, if you have a poncho, you can at least partially salvage your comfort.
8.) Extra socks. See #7.
9.) Sneakers. People WILL step on your feet -- hard -- if you're in the pit. Don't wear sandals unless you want your toes smashed. And for the love of god, don't wear heels. You're not impressing anyone, sorry not sorry.
10.) Draw-string backpack. You'll need a light-weight, easily accessible bag for your lighter, cell phone, keys, gum, merch, and the above items. And now, you gucci.
Don't have tickets yet? Don't worry. There are still plenty of Warped Tour tickets available at Ticket Liquidator.