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Vans Warped Tour 2017 lineup includes GWAR, Sick Of It All, CKY


The 23rd installment of the Vans Warped Tour presented by Journeys is raucous mashup of legacy acts and up and comers.

Leading the lineup are Sick Of It All, CKY, GWAR, The Adolescents, Strung Out, T.S.O/L., Hatebreed, Emmure, Anti-Flag and The Ataris. Some of the contemporary acts include American Authors, Andy Black, Beartooth and Dance Gavin Dance.

The fest stakes out Lakewood Amphitheatre at 11 a.m. June 29. Tickets, which are on sale now, are $42-$53. In addition, fans can buy a 3D collector ticket when purchasing at

The event takes place in the parking lot and on the amphitheatre stage and is completely general admission, so don’t try to buy a seat.

For more information and the complete lineup, visit

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers the Atlanta Music Scene and entertainment news for print and online.