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When We Were Young festival features stacked lineup of Paramore, My Chemical Romance, many more

The jam-packed lineup also features Bring Me The Horizon, Taking Back Sunday, AFI and tons more of your favorite artists.

January 18, 2022
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Emo kids rejoice! Your dreams are coming true in 2022. Live Nation has just announced the “When We Were Young” festival, featuring some of the most iconic emo and rock acts of the past two decades.

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The When We Were Young festival is set to take place Oct. 22 at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds. The absolutely stacked lineup includes My Chemical Romance, Paramore, Bring Me The Horizon, Avril Lavigne, Ice Nine Kills, The Story So Far, the All-American Rejects, Wolf Alice, Pvris, Lil Huddy, and many, many more.

Tickets range from general admission at $224.99 to hotel and ticket packages at $499.00, with tickets starting at $19.99 down. The festival itself takes place from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. the day of.

After being announced on Twitter, emo kids are swarming to share their excitement for the fest. One commenter said, “My emo heart is so happy rn,” while another said, “I just passed away reading ALL THESE BAND NAMES.”

Presale for the festival begins Jan. 21 at 1o a.m. PST. You can sign up for the presale code here. After that, any remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public Jan. 21 at 2 p.m. PST.

Written by Taylor Linzinmeir