Vagrant Information began in Santa Monica in 1996, and by the top of the last decade, the label had signed quite a lot of the most important emo and pop-punk bands on the market. Vagrant did the whole lot in its energy to current its roster as a united entrance, sending its bands out on the highway collectively and placing out well-circulated label compilations. Vagrant received so well-liked, in truth, that Punk Planet as soon as ran a canopy story about how the label was turning your entire scene into major-label cannon fodder.
Finally, Vagrant’s largest bands broke up and/or moved on to different labels. BMG Administration Group purchased Vagrant in 2014, and the label’s present roster has nothing to do with its glory days. However subsequent 12 months, a bunch of classic-era Vagrant acts are getting collectively for a pair of giant reveals that’ll mark the label’s twenty sixth anniversary. (The twenty fifth anniversary didn’t actually occur at a time when anybody may play large reveals.)
On Might 28, 5 Factors Amphitheater in Irvine, California will host a complete lot of onetime emo overlords: Dashboard Confessional, Alkaline Trio, Thrice, the Get Up Youngsters, the Anniversary, and Scorching Rod Circuit. On June 11, most of those self same bands will play on the Palladium Open air in Worcester, Massachusetts. (Alkaline Trio received’t play that present, however Moneen will.) Prepare for some very loud, very nostalgic singalongs.