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Sad Summer Festival, a brand new pop punk cross-country festival, will make its debut this summer on its inaugural nationwide run.

The festival is set to include sets by State Champs, Mayday Parade, The Maine, The Wonder Years, Mom Jeans, Stand Atlantic, Just Friends, and L.I.F.T. with special appearances from Four Year Strong, Set It Off, Forever The Sickest Kids, Emo Nite, and Every Avenue on select dates.

Additionally, Sad Summer Festival is also incorporating a non-profit partner that will provide on-site education and resources to fans (more information to be announced later).

A limited number of presales are now on sale with access code “SAD” with general admission tickets set to go on sale Friday, March 22nd at 10am local time. Anaheim’s date will go on sale on April 5th at 10am PST.

State Champs, Mayday Parade, The Wonder Years, Mom Jeans, Stand Atlantic, Just Friends, and L.I.F.T. will be playing all listed shows while The Maine will be missing the Minneapolis date. Check out a full list of dates now below.

“What could be better than being emo with your best friends in the sweet summer sun? Being emotional with your friends in the sweet summer sun at the Sad Summer Festival, that’s what. Ditch the cold hot dogs and fucked up sunburns and join The Maine, Mayday Parade, State Champs, and so many more all summer ’19 long!”

– John O’Callaghan (The Maine)

“This tour is about putting aside our differences and coming together as a community of people to enjoy music and art. I’m thrilled to be a part of it and I can’t wait to see everyone out there.”

– Derek Sanders (Mayday Parade)

“We’ll be headlining Sad Summer Festival alongside some amazing bands that have inspired us along the way and that we can now call our friends. A true honor. It’s sure to be a wild time. Get your tickets and we’ll see you there!”

– Derek DiScanio (State Champs)

“We’re gonna be doing a stretch of shows this July on the Sad Summer Festival alongside some very good bands. If you live near one of these cities, we’d love to sing and yell and flail around in the sun with you. Looking forward to feeling alive together. Winter is dead. Long live the Summer.”

– Dan Campbell (The Wonder Years)

07/05 –Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Live! *#
07/06 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall *#
07/08 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade (Mayday Parade, State Champs, Stand Atlantic, L.I.F.T.)
07/09 – Atlanta, GA @ Masquerade (The Maine, The Wonder Years, Mom Jeans, Just Friends)
07/10 –Orlando, FL @ Orlando Amphitheater %
07/12 – Baltimore, MD @ MECU Pavilion
07/13 –Philadelphia, PA @ Skyline Stage at The Mann Center
07/14 – Worcester, MA @ The Palladium Outdoors ^
07/16 – New York, NY @ Pier 17
07/17 – Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony Summer Stage  *
07/19 – Pittsburgh, PA @ StageAE
07/20 – Columbus, OH @ Express Live! Outdoor
07/21 – Pontiac, MI @ Crofoot Festival Grounds in  *$
07/23 – Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Ballroom
07/24 – Chicago, IL @ Aragon Ballroom
07/25 – Minneapolis, MN @ Myth Live @
07/27 – Denver, CO @ Sculpture Park  *+
08/03 – Anaheim, CA @ City National Grove Outdoors  *

@ without The Maine
* without The Wonder Years
$ Every Avenue
^ Four Year Strong
% Set It Off
# Forever The Sickest Kids
+ Emo Nite


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