Organizers of emo music festival in Las Vegas say tickets for both days are sold out | Entertainment

UPDATE (January 21) — Organizers of the “When We Were Young” festival announced Friday that they would add a second day to the event in Las Vegas.

According to a social media post on Friday, the festival will now be held on October 22 and 23.

Organizers said the show will feature the same lineup each day.

“Due to overwhelming demand, we have decided to add a second day. Same lineup every day,” the band said in the post.

On Friday afternoon, event organizers announced that tickets for both days were sold out.

“We are incredibly humbled by the support from this community. When we first started working on this concept, we had no idea it would become this big. We are working hard to make this the best event possible for everyone. We’re officially sold out,” the band said on Twitter.

The original story continues below.

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) — A music festival featuring a lineup of emo and rock artists from the past two decades is set to take place in Las Vegas later this year.

According to a press release, dubbed the When We Were Young festival, the event will take place on Saturday, October 22 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds.

According to a press release, channeling the ultimate 2000s nostalgia, the festival features:

My Chemical Romance, Paramore, AFI, The Used, Bring Me The Horizon, Taking Back Sunday, Dashboard Confessional, Alkaline Trio, Manchester Orchestra, A Day To Remember, Pierce The Veil, I Prevail, The Story So Far, Dance Gavin Dance, The All American Rejects, Boys Like Girls, Car Seat Headrest, Sleeping With Sirens, Knocked Loose, JXDN, Avril Lavigne, Immobile en blanc, Black Veil Brides, Ice Nine Kills, Senses Fail, Bayside, Mom Jeans, Mayday Parade, The Maine , Neck Deep, Silverstein, Palaye Royale, Bright Eyes, Poppy, Nessa Barrett, Wolf Alice, Acceptance, Story of the Year, Atreyu, PVRIS, Saosin, Glassjaw, Lilhuddy, TV Girl, The Starting Line, Thursday, Anberlin, Jimmy Eat World, 3OH! 3, State Champs, Four Years, We The Kings, The Wonder Years, Royal & The Serpent, The Ready Set, Kittie, Hawthorne Heights, The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, The Garden, Horrorpops, Meet Me At The Altar, Les Linda Lindas and Prentiss.

According to the release, a special pre-sale starting Friday at 10:00 a.m. PT for fans who register for early access to online passes at whenwewereyoungfestival.com.

After the presale, any remaining tickets still available will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday at 2 p.m. PT, according to organizers.

GA tickets start at $224.99, GA+ tickets start at $399.99, and VIP tickets start at $499.99. VIP cabanas will also be available for purchase for guests 21 and older, depending on the festival.

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