At 4 PM PST today, the Vans Warped Tour, America’s longest running touring festival concert tour, revealed the second wave of artists appearing on the 2015 tour. Alternative pop/rock band, Family Force 5, will be among the Main Stage performers for the 21st annual tour, which launches June 9 and runs through August 8, 2015 (dates subject to change), marking the band’s fourth tour appearance. Click HERE for dates and ticket information.
With a reach of more than 500,000 fans every summer, the Warped Tour will be the second major tour on Family Force 5’s calendar in 2015. In January, they will begin a 47-city-run with Winter Jam 2015, which Pollstar has named the #1 most-attended tour world-wide in the first quarter for the past four years.
Following the announcement, the Warped Tour website launched an exclusive 24-hour premiere of Family Force 5’s latest, highly anticipated music video, “Sweep the Leg.” It’s the second music video from Time Stands Still, their critically acclaimed album that shot to the top of multiple album charts when it debuted Aug. 5 from Word Entertainment. The music video can be seen here, and the new video follows the impressive performance of the first, “BZRK (feat. KB),” which became the No. 1 most-viewed music video at MTV.com.
As 2014 draws to an end, the band is capping off what is indisputably one of the most successful years in their 20-year tenure with the release of their electronic/dance/pop version of “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen.” This, in addition to today’s announcement, their first Hot AC/CHR No. 1 radio hit, “Let It Be Love,” and coming in as the #14 most-played artist on Billboard’s Hot AC/CHR chart in 2014, posits Family Force 5 to enter 2015 on a career high.
About Family Force 5
Alternative Pop/Rock band Family Force 5 – which consists of members Derek Mount (“Chap Stique” / guitar, vocals), Jacob Olds (“Crouton” / vocals, drums), Joshua Olds (“Fatty” / bass, vocals), Nathan Currin (“Nadaddy” / keyboards, vocals, percussion) and Teddy Boldt (“Hollywood” / drums, percussion) – formed in Atlanta in the summer of 2005. The band has not only joined The Vans Warped Tour and headlined The Alternative Press Tour, but also performed at Sonisphere Festival, Bamboozle Festival, Rock and Worship Roadshow, Parachute Festival and toured with artists such as TobyMac, Cobra Starship and Flyleaf. Creating chart-topping albums and achieving impressive success at radio with singles such as “Superhero” and “Not Alone,” Family Force 5 has further had its music featured on ESPN and has received more than 30 million YouTube views of its official music videos.
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