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Review + Photos: Warped Tour Diary at the Comcast Center in Mansfield, MA

July 26, 2013 by  
Filed under Concert Reviews, Daily Music News

IMG_2868Warped Tour
July 11, 2013

Comcast Center – Mansfield, MA

Words + Photos: Mike Alexander

It should have all been a disaster. A 32 year old who has never been to Warped Tour, who was only able to find 14 bands I cared about seeing at all (out of a list that seemed to grow every time I looked) who hates big crowds, who has only experienced a multi-stage show once (with a whopping 2 stages), who generally hates any amount of standing for long periods of time, who burns easily in the sun, who instantly turns into a grumpy old man who hates everything at the mere presence of 5 consecutive teenagers in a row… “Man, this is going to suck” I thought to myself as we drove in and parked in the seemingly miles long parking lot. “How did I get myself into this?”

The short version is that I’m really trying to be open and experience new things, and I’ve known about Warped Tour for 2/3rds of my life and I’ve never gone. I guess I needed to see if maybe Warped Tour really is the “best day ever” that it’s promoted as. Read more