A Day to Remember’s Three 2017 Self Help Festivals Announce Initial Lineups
A Day to Remember have been putting on the Self Help Festival since 2014 with an aim to showcase bands with a positive message in their music. This year, they've expanded the event to include three different editions with one in Philadelphia, another in Orlando, Florida and the third in Detroit. An encore bash is slated for 2018 in San Bernardino, Calif., but for now the focus is on the three 2017 fests, which have all announced the first wave of participating bands.
The first edition will be held in Philadelphia at Festival Pier on Sept. 10 with A Day to Remember serving as the headliners. Underøath, Falling in Reverse, Moose Blood, Silverstein, Real Friends, Wage War and Microwave round out the initial announcement.
Nearly three weeks later, the second Self Help Festival will descend on the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando, just an hour away from A Day to Remember's hometown of Ocala, where they recently received keys to the city from the mayor at a special ceremony. The group will headline this Sept. 30 installment as well with Underøath performing under them alongside Less Than Jake, Streetlight Manifesto, Moose Blood, Real Friends, Dance Gavin Dance and Wage War.
The week after the Orlando event, the final Self Help Festival of 2017 comes to the Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill in Detroit on Oct. 7. The headliner has been switched up for this edition with Rise Against closing it out after sets from A Day to Remember, Pierce the Veil, Underøath, Falling In Reverse, Of Mice & Men, Issues, Moose Blood, Wage War and Sylar.
Tickets for all three events are on sale now at the Self Help Festival website where fans can explore general admission tickets and VIP options. Early bird and four-pack ticket bundles will only be available through 11:59PM on Sunday (July 23) and more bands announcements will be coming in the future.
A Day to Remember will also kick off a headlining North American tour with Moose Blood and Wage War on July 29. For a list of all stops, head to this location.
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