In a revelation that has reverberated through the emo community, the highly anticipated When We Were Young festival is poised to make its triumphant return for its third installment on October 19, 2024. Enthusiasts of the emo genre and music aficionados alike will gather at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds in Las Vegas, NV, for what is anticipated to be an unforgettable celebration of the genre’s rich history.
Renowned for its stellar lineups and nostalgic ambiance, When We Were Young has become a cornerstone in the festival circuit, attracting fans from around the world. However, the 2024 edition is set to elevate the experience to unprecedented heights by featuring iconic headliners performing their seminal albums in their entirety. This innovative twist is poised to transport attendees back to the golden era of emo, reigniting the raw emotion and anthemic melodies that characterized a generation.
Guiding this nostalgic journey is the legendary My Chemical Romance, who will grace the stage to perform their magnum opus, “The Black Parade,” in its entirety. The prospect of hearing Gerard Way’s haunting vocals and the album’s theatrical anthems live is certain to evoke profound emotions among even the most impassive fans.
Yet, the extravaganza of emo delights does not conclude there. A Day To Remember will delve into their repertoire to bring “Homesick” to life, while Fall Out Boy is set to captivate audiences by spanning hits from their entire discography, guaranteeing a setlist that resonates with both longstanding and newfound fans.
The lineup also showcases an impressive array of bands performing their seminal albums. Pierce the Veil will grace the stage with a complete rendition of “Collide With The Sky,” while the Used will tug at heartstrings with “In Love and Death.” Simple Plan will take fans on a nostalgic journey with “No Pads, No Helmets,” and Dashboard Confessional will evoke summer memories with “Dusk and Summer.” Coheed and Cambria will offer a cosmic experience by performing “Good Apollo, I’m Burning Star IV,” and Nada Surf will channel nostalgia with “Let Go.”
Adding to the anticipation, Cobra Starship and Chiodos will reunite for special performances. Cobra Starship will bring the party with “¡Viva La Cobra!” and Chiodos will cast a spell with “All’s Well That Ends Well.”
The Las Vegas Festival Grounds, a venue synonymous with hosting unforgettable events, will serve as the perfect backdrop for this emo extravaganza. With its expansive grounds and vibrant atmosphere, it provides an ideal setting for fans to immerse themselves in the music and connect with like-minded souls who share a passion for the genre.
Tickets for When We Were Young 2024 are expected to sell out rapidly as fans clamor for the opportunity to witness these historic performances. Emo devotees, mark your calendars and sign up for the pre-sale! Prepare for an unparalleled experience that will transport you back to the golden era of eyeliner, heart-wrenching lyrics, and anthemic choruses. Those who sign up at the When We Were Young website can access tickets first this Friday, November 17th at 10 PST! All tickets come with a payment plan option of only 19.99 down! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to relive the magic of your favorite emo albums and create new memories with fellow fans.