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The Rockstar Energy Drink Taste of Chaos Tour Returns in 2016

For the first time since 2009, the Rockstar Energy Drink Presents Taste of Chaos tour is back.  The tour will kick off on June 3rd in Chicago, IL and wrap on July 16th in San Bernardino, CA – featuring Dashboard Confessional with Taking Back Sunday plus special guests Saosin with Anthony Green and The Early November.  Additional special guests in include one-night only performances by Saves The Day (6/17 – Holmdel, NJ), Motion City Soundtrack (6/18 – Wantagh, NY) and The Starting Line (6/19 – Philadelphia, PA).

Tickets will go on sale starting Friday, March 18th at 10am local time.  Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com, dashboardconfessional.com, and VIP upgrades are available at tasteofchaos.com.

This summer marks the return to the road for the Taste of Chaos tour and features some of alternative rock’s defining acts.   The Early November and Saosin with Anthony Green will kick off an evening full of alt rock favorites at tour stops, followed by Taking Back Sunday who are currently beginning work on their seventh studio album.  Dashboard Confessional closes the evening with the unmistakable sounds and charismatic stage presence of Chris Carrabba.

Originally launched in 2005 by Warped Tour founder Kevin Lyman and John Reese (co-founder of Mayhem Festival, Oddball Festival), Rockstar Taste Of Chaos went on to hit 20 countries around the world over its five-year run, helping to launch the careers of bands like Thirty Seconds To Mars, Paramore, My Chemical Romance, Chiodos, Saosin and more, while highlighting such fan favorites as The Used, Deftones, Avenged Sevenfold, Rise Against, Thrice, Story of The Year and Taking Back Sunday.

About the 2016 tour re-launch, Kevin Lyman says, “It has been awhile, but I had always hoped that the Rockstar Taste of Chaos tour had a chance to come back.  That time is now, and I am excited that the artists thought it was time too.”

John Reese adds, “After the very successful Taste of Chaos destination festival in San Bernardino, CA in October 2015, we felt that we wanted to bring a number of those amazing bands around the country.”

Tour Dates:
JUNE 3 – Chicago, IL @ FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
JUNE 4 – Sterling Heights, MI @ Freedom Hill Amphitheatre
JUNE 5 – Indianapolis, IN @ Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park
JUNE 7 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Petersen Events Center
JUNE 8 – Lewiston, NY @ Artpark
JUNE 9 – Mt. Pocono, PA @ Mount Airy Casino Resort – Sherman Theater Summer Stage
JUNE 10 – Columbus, OH @ Columbus Commons
JUNE 11 – Cincinnati, OH @ PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center
JUNE 12 – Cleveland, OH @ Jacobs Pavilion At Nautica
JUNE 14 – Boston, MA @ Blue Hills Bank Pavilion
JUNE 15 – Portland, ME @ Maine State Pier
JUNE 16 – Wallingford, CT @ oyota Presents the Oakdale Theatre
JUNE 17 – Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center *
JUNE 18 – Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater +
JUNE 19 – Philadelphia, PA @ Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing %
JUNE 21 – Charlotte, NC @ Uptown Amphitheatre at NC Music Factory
JUNE 22 – Alpharetta, GA @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park
JUNE 24 – Miami, FL @ Bayfront Park Amphitheater ^
JUNE 25 – Tampa, FL @ Credit Union Amphitheatre at the FL State Fairgrounds ^
JUNE 26 – Tallahassee, @ FL @ VENUE TBD ^
JUNE 27 – Bossier City, LA @ CenturyLink Center
JUNE 29 – Kansas City, MO @ The Crossroads
JUNE 30 – Oklahoma City, OK @ Criterion Theater
JULY 1 – Dallas, TX @ South Side Ballroom ^
JULY 2 – Houston, TX @ Revention Music Center
JULY 3 – Cedar Park, TX @ Cedar Park Center
JULY 5 – Papillion, NE @ Sumtur Amphitheater
JULY 6 – Morrison, CO @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre
JULY 7 – Magna, UT @ The Great Salt Air
JULY 8 – Boise, ID @ Revolution Event Center
JULY 9 – Everett, WA @ XFINITY Arena at Everett
JULY 10 – Eugene, OR @ Cuthbert Amphitheater
JULY 12 – Concord, CA @ Concord Pavilion
JULY 13 – Fresno, CA @ Rotary Amphitheater at Woodward Park
JULY 14 – Phoenix, AZ @ Comerica Theatre
JULY 15 – Las Vegas, NV @ The Cosmopolitan Hotel ^
JULY 16 – San Bernardino, CA @ San Manuel Amphitheater

Lineup varies by date – please check your local performance information at www.tasteofchaos.com

NO Saosin w/Anthony Green ^
Saves The Day *
Motion City Soundtrack +
The Starting Line %

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