Cell Funds and Vans Warped Tour 2013 Cell Phone Drive Kickoff

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Help feed our Children Now at the 2013 Vans Warped Tour.

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Cell Funds is proudly partnered with The 4 Fini Team, producers of the Vans Warped Tour for its 2013 Vans Warped Tour Festival.

All cell phones donated will help raise funds for Feed our Children Now nonprofit organization. They work to improve the lives of children in need in the United States.

Feed our Children Now has food drives to meet immediate needs and work with children and their families to create a better financial future for low income children.

Cell Funds asks you to please help support this great cause and you should have a fun time while doing it. So for donating any of your used working, broken, or defective cell phones at any of these summer events, you will receive a Skip the Line Pass. You will be happy to know that not only will you help the environment, and two amazing non profits, but you will also get to Skip the Line and get straight to the fun!

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The 2013 Summer Event Line Up

As of the mid-2000s, the Warped Tour has featured as many as 100 bands per show. The bands play for up to 30 minutes over approximately 10 stages, although the biggest bands generally play the two main stages. Bands typically start at 11:00 a.m. and end around 9:00 p.m., with several bands playing at once. The individual band times and stages where each band play is marked on a large board usually centered in the middle of the venue. The stages are set up in various locations around the venue to ensure one band’s music is not disrupted by the other bands performing at that time. Fans can vote online for the band they want to see play a longer set as the last band of the night.

Every year there is a “BBQ Band,” which, in exchange for the privilege of playing on the tour, must prepare food for the bands and crew for the barbecue which is held most evenings. Past “BBQ Bands” have included Dropkick Murphys, Madina Lake and “The Fabulous Rudies”.Similarly, one band, Animo (formerly DORK) has been permitted for the past four years to play on the tour in exchange for working on the setup crew.

The Warped Tour is a touring music and extreme sports festival. The tour is held in venues such as parking lots or fields upon which the stages and other structures are erected. The BMX/skateboarding shoe manufacturer Vans, among others, has sponsored the tour every year since 1995, and it is often referred to as the Vans Warped Tour. The tour started out as a showcase for punk rock music, but its more recent line-ups have featured a diversity of genres. This is its 18th annual tour.