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Vans Warped Tour comes to an end in West Palm Beach | Photos

Nearly 23 years to the day that the first Warped Tour played South Florida, on Aug. 13, 1995 at a downtown Fort Lauderdale nightclub called the Edge (current site of Revolution Live), the traveling punk, hardcore and hip-hop festival tossed its final “F” bomb on Sunday, Aug. 5, at Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach.

With a lineup that included veteran Warped acts such as Pennywise, Less Than Jake and Reel Big Fish alongside fresher-faced bands such as Waterparks, Doll Skin and Real Friends, the one-time extreme sports-and-music festival on Sunday reached the end of its “Final Full Cross Country Tour.” That mouthful of a name suggests that this may not be the last we hear of the Warped brand, as tour founder Kevin Lyman earlier this summer told the New York Times he’s considering a celebration in 2019 to mark the event’s 25th anniversary.

As for that first Warped Tour in Fort Lauderdale all those years ago, the lineup featured three acts that would go on to reach global fame and to influence many of the groups appearing on the final tour: No Doubt, Deftones and the late Bradley Nowell of Sublime.

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