Rain in July was the forecast for this special 7/11 in pretty much all of Massachusetts, and boy did it rain.. On the drive there. Call it luck or blessing, but the clouds calmed perfectly at 12 noon, coinciding with the beginning of Warped Tour 2013. As I do often with concerts and shows ("Skate and Rain and Surf" for one), I've affectionately named this Warped to be "Throwback of the Year".
It's a warm feeling seeing my favorite bands of my eighth grade self all play together along with my new obsessions in music; it's almost a completion of my childhood of sorts. And to top it all off, I got to spend an entire day with my best friends watching our favorite bands. It doesn't get much better than that!
With most concerts or festivals of this...[read more]