Yellowcard 2023 Tour Announcement – Ocean Avenue 20th Anniversary Tour Schedule
If you need more proof that 2023 is the year of pop-punk revival, Yellowcard is going back on tour! After a six-year break, the group is celebrating 20 years of their most famous album, Ocean Avenue. Joined by Mayday Parade, Story of the Year, and Anberlin, they’ll kick off on June 5th in Baltimore, MD, continuing through summer 2023 before concluding on August 8th in Denver, CO. We’re as excited for Yellowcard as we are for the Blink 182 reunion tour!
“Announcing a Yellowcard tour is something I never thought we would get to do again,” frontman Ryan Key said in a statement. “Much less, a tour with bands of this caliber made up of such amazing people and good friends. Being given the opportunity to play music together again is truly a gift that we are not taking for granted. We are going to make these shows extremely special for all of the fans who we have missed so much these last six years.” Indeed, Yellowcard broke up in 2017 after two decades’ of wowing the Warped Tour crowd with catchy pop-punk singles, supported by their distinctive use of violin. But after reuniting last year at Riot Fest, they realized that their musical story wasn’t quite over yet, especially when it comes to Ocean Avenue.
This album, and its respective single, are arguably the most famous Yellowcard material from the past 25 years. Every 90s kid remembers singing along to the song, shouting the chorus, “if I could find you now, things would get better!” at their middle school dance or out the window of their parent’s cars. And we can’t forget the violin-laden verses, which set Yellowcard apart from every other band in the alternative rock scene and added a classical twist to catchy pop-punk. Billboard and Spin both named the song as having one of the greatest choruses of the 21st century, with many others agreeing that it’s an eternal emo classic. Basically, “Ocean Avenue” is a big deal, and Yellowcard can’t wait to celebrate two decades of the hit on their upcoming trek.
In addition to the titular track, Ocean Avenue also included bangers like “Way Away,” “Only One,” and “Believe,” all of which will be on the setlist for these Yellowcard concerts. Will this be a one-time anniversary trek, or is the Jacksonville, FL, based group back for good? Only time will tell, although we’re still hoping for a follow-up to their latest, self-titled 2016 album! In the meantime, we’re going back to “Ocean Avenue” with Ryan Keys and his bandmates, and it’s a big deal for any emo kid. Get your Yellowcard tickets today!
Yellowcard 2023 Tour Dates
July 5, 2023 – Baltimore, MD – Pier Six Pavilion
July 6, 2023 – Asbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony
July 8, 2023 – New York, NY – The Rooftop at Pier 17
July 9, 2023 – Boston, MA – MGM Music Hall at Fenway
July 11, 2023 – Philadelphia, PA – Skyline Stage at the Mann
July 12, 2023 – Cuyahoga Falls, OH – Blossom Music Center
July 13, 2023 – Sterling Heights, MI – Freedom Hill Amphitheater
July 15, 2023 – Minneapolis, MN – Armory – Minneapolis
July 16, 2023 – Chicago, IL – Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island
July 18, 2023 – Charlotte, NC – Skyla Credit Union Amphitheatre
July 20, 2023 – Atlanta, GA – Cadence Bank Amphitheatre at Chastain Park
July 21 – 22, 2023 – Jacksonville, FL – Dailys Place Amphitheater
July 23, 2023 – Tampa, FL – Yuengling Center
July 25, 2023 – Houston, TX – 713 Music Hall
July 27, 2023 – Irving, TX – Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory
July 29, 2023 – Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Financial Theatre
July 30, 2023 – Inglewood, CA – YouTube Theater
August 1, 2023 – San Diego, CA – PETCO Park
August 2, 2023 – San Francisco, CA – Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
August 4, 2023 – Seattle, WA – WaMu Theater – Seattle
August 6, 2023 – Salt Lake City, UT – Usana Amphitheatre
August 8, 2023 – Denver, CO – Levitt Pavilion Denver
Yellowcard tickets are available on the secondary marketplace, TicketSales.com. Stay tuned for more announcements!