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Anti-Flag Tour Update and Contest

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Posted January 19, 2010 by Megan Rondeau

Last week I told you guys about the sweet tours we’re out on this month, and I mentioned that you should keep your eyes peeled for an Anti-Flag contest you won’t want to miss. You probably thought I was lying, but the time has come!

Here’s an update from Chris #2 about the first few stops of “The Economy Sucks, Let’s Party” tour:

Detroit MI; Day 1
Doors are not even open yet. The fine young activists at Detroit peta2 set their wheels in motion perhaps even faster than we set the stage up. Old faces, new friends. This month of shows will be great.

Here We Go!
2

Omaha NE; Day 4
We are off and rolling. 3 great shows. Even if there was a “let’s go redwings” chant at the Detroit show, it was a great way to kick off the tour. Chicago was amazing and so was last night in St. Paul.

The peta2 volunteers have been incredible; working well before doors to the last chord, to the last person leaving the club.

This work ethic is so important to our scene. For me, punk rock shows were the first place I looked for real information. Whether or not you take the literature is up to you, but we are more than happy to provide the forum for the dissemination of positive ideas.

Tonight—my 1st show ever in Omaha. It is crazy to me, being in a touring band for 10 years and there are still so many places we have never been.

Much respect.
See you at the shows.
Chris 2

We’re having an awesome time on this tour and couldn’t be happier to be out on the road with such great people. If you haven’t picked up tickets yet, you can do so here. Come out to the shows, support good music and good ideas, and stop by the peta2 table to say hello to our hard working tour crew.

So, about that contest … for your chance to win autographed Anti-Flag gear leave a comment with your favorite show you’ve been to that you saw peta2 at! Two winners will be chosen at random to receive an autographed copy of the band’s newest album, The People or the Gun, and one grand prize winner will also receive an autographed split Anti-Flag/Rise Against 7″. The winners will be chosen and notified on Tuesday January 26

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  • wes

    2003 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    it was probably the best show ive ever been to in general. in 2006 i saw, anti-flag, the unseen, the casualties, the aka’s, and smoke or fire. definetly an amazing show. it was probably the best show ive ever been to in general. in 2006 i saw, anti-flag, the unseen, the casualties, the aka’s, and smoke or fire. definetly an amazing show. <3Peta

  • 2007 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Taste of Chaos :)

  • 2009 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    vans warped tour of 2008 baby!!!!!!

  • 2010 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    the 2009 Vans Warped Tour

  • 2010 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I haven’t seen Peta at any shows I’ve been too. I’ve been ti Christian and Bluegrass shows. Let me know if any of these artists support Peta.

  • 2010 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    In Chicago, Cobra Starship!

  • 2010 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Warped Tour.

  • 2010 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Last show I saw you guys at was Warped Tour 2009 (Tampa). Thanks for the stickers! I sport them proudly. >go veganLast show I saw you guys at was Warped Tour 2009 (Tampa). Thanks for the stickers! I sport them proudly. >go vegan<

  • 2011 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    i’ve never been to a show that peta was at

  • 2011 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    i always love you guys at warped.

  • 2011 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    my favorite show that i saw peta2 at was on november 7th 2008. it was my first time i saw Rise Against. it was an awsome show. the people at the tent were hella cool. i got a button from them that say’s meat is not green. for 2 weeks after the show i went without eating anything from animals. i was hella nervous about trying to tell my dad i wanted to be a vegan, but then i saw videos of Tim Mcilrath on youtube talking at the Denver veg fest about the hardest part about becoming a vegan or vegetarian was telling your parents and that gave me the courage to tell my parents i want to be a vegan. the ended up being cool with it. Thanks Tim

  • S

    2011 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    PETA is awesome!

  • 2011 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    The only place I have seen you at was the chicago Warped show last year.

  • 2011 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    WARPED TOUR!
    Specifically the last Warped where Anti-Flag put on the BEST SHOW OF THE DAY

  • 2011 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    definitely Warped Tour last year, I even helped them collecting about 20 signatures for about 10 cents, I love them :)

  • 2011 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    this past warped tour when I saw Anti-Flag and got an Animal testing Breaks Hearts DVD
    It was my first concert, you guys made it awesomer. xD

  • 2011 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    2006 warped tour, toronto, ontario

  • 2011 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    My favourite concert that I saw peta2 at was Rise against at the sound academy in Toronto October 4 2008.

  • 2011 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I Am Not A Nugget Tour with Silverstein! ;d Loved it man, hope more bands like that would come down here!

  • 2011 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I saw you guys ate warped tour!! and it was aweosme!!!
    so glad you guys are spreading the word!

  • 2011 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    well i just went to the economy sucks tour, and that was pretty awesome. Aiden were by far the best. well i just went to the economy sucks tour, and that was pretty awesome. Aiden were by far the best. <3?

  • 2011 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Rise Against w/ Alkaline Trio & The Gaslight Anthem. we hung out with the peta reps & they even signed up for our email list in return for us signing their petitions & whatnot [=

  • 2011 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    my favorite had to be 2007 Vans Warped tour. Tiger army, Pennywise, Bad Religion. such an awesome show. huge fan of Rise Against and Anti-flag!!! & proud vegetarian. ;D

  • 2011 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    at the 2008 vans warped tour

  • 2011 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I talked to you guys this past summer at Warped Tour in Scranton, PA. I learned some things I didn’t know. Thanks

  • 2012 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    The sad thing is, I haven’t seen PETA or PETA2 at any shows around here! I’m in Maine, the state that loves to talk about how green and environmentally friendly it is but thrives on the lobster industry and hunting and fishing! And have you seen the amount of trucks here? I love PETA, I love Anti-Flag and Rise Against, throw me a frickin’ cruelty-free bone here and console me about the lack of awesome concerts around here.

  • Liz

    2014 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Rise Against, last year

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    My favorite concert that peta2 was at as warped tour of 05′ It was the first time i went up to the tent, as a meat eater. The peta2 workers talked to be breifly about factory farming, and gave me a dvd to look at when i got home, because of this interaction i have been a vegetarian ever sense.

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    My favorite show has to of been Warped Tour 2009. I got a little pamphlet and this dude told me to sign my email address on a piece of paper. I read the book about a week after Warped Tour, and it made me become a vegetarian, like I thought to myself how cruel it was when I saw the pictures and read the words of the book.Warped Tour ’09 was a great experience for me and it really made a change in how I eat and do things

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I saw peta2 at the Area 4 festival in august in Lüdinghausen, Germany. It was amazing with Rise Against who mentioned peta2 aswell but focused on the war. Since then I have become a vegetarien and am planning to become a vegan, reading up on it and getting recepies.

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Cobra starship in Chicago! Omg loved it!!!!

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    my favorite show where peta2 was involved was most definitely the show i went vegetarian at [now a proud vegan!]
    it was actually an anti-flag show, too! haha.
    it was december seventeeth, two thousand seven.
    and they played with bomb the music industry and the code and i believe a few more bands but i can’t remember who. >.my favorite show where peta2 was involved was most definitely the show i went vegetarian at [now a proud vegan!]
    it was actually an anti-flag show, too! haha.
    it was december seventeeth, two thousand seven.
    and they played with bomb the music industry and the code and i believe a few more bands but i can’t remember who. >.< i went with my best friend and we watched meet your meat and we were like “lets go vegetarian” like, off the bat. it was awesome. i love anti-flag not only for their music but because they changed my life [by association, haha]

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Warped Tour every year at the Gorge. I always stop by and check out the peta2 tent and other veggie/vegan tents. I couldn’t afford tickets to see Anti-Flag though…bum deal =[

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Never seen a show of peta2 :(
    did see Anti-Flag at the pukkelpop festival this year(2009) and rise against at groezrock 2009!
    Hope to see a lot of more bands who support peta2!
    hope there will be a peta2 show in belgium soon!

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I haven’t been able to see rise/anti flag live yet… =[

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    taste of chaos in Nottingham, UK
    I helped hand out fliers 😀

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    It’s gotta be 2008’s Give It A Name in the UK!
    I was there for both days and so were Peta2 :)
    As well as the amazing Anti-Flag playing there, we had Armor For Sleep, Finch, Paramore and othersss.
    It was the best 2 days ever and I’ve still got my Peta2 badge from the tent as a memory It’s gotta be 2008’s Give It A Name in the UK!
    I was there for both days and so were Peta2 :)
    As well as the amazing Anti-Flag playing there, we had Armor For Sleep, Finch, Paramore and othersss.
    It was the best 2 days ever and I’ve still got my Peta2 badge from the tent as a memory <3

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Loved your Detroit show. I was in the front row and got the privilage to shake #2’s hand while he was on stage. The peta table opened my eyes more to what is going on. I am now a frequent peta2.com veiwer and a vegan. I also have gotten my friend to convert to vegetarianism

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    My favourite show that I’ve seen peta2 at was Rise Against last June. RA is always an amazing band to see live, and I love how they bring non-profits with them. It shows that they care!

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    2009 warped tour
    completely amazing
    3oh3 were fantastic
    and I went to your stall for the first time
    and I learned some new things 😀

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    They were in Detroit? Sweet! :]

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    The only concert I’ve ever been to was the Rise Against concert in Richmond. It was amazing and because of the people that I talked to before the concert, I am now a vegetarian and I hope to be a full fledge vegan at some point.

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Warped tour 2008.

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    the best concert i have ever seen peta2 at was in Erie, pa (where i live) and Anti-Flag and The Code were playing. (that show made me veggie.)
    and again peta2 was at Warped this year.
    (went vegan:))

  • 2015 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    Anti-Flag at warped tour was amazing! Just like being vegetarian.

  • 2016 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    cobra starship

  • 2016 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I haven’t seen peta2 at any shows. Is peta2 active in Israel?

  • ron

    2017 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    the people and the animals and the trees and most of course the GRASS!

  • 2017 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I’m seeing Anti-Flag tonight in Portland, and I’m sure it’ll be the best show I’ve seen peta2 at. Besides tonight, my favorite time seeing them was at Warped Tour 08 when one of my buddies gave up meat because of the effect peta2 had on him that day.

  • 2017 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    I was at warped tour this past year that was f***ing sick. It was my first warped tour but definitely not my last, I saw anti-flag there thier show was so much fun, they even mentioned PETA2 while they were on stage.

  • 2017 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    i always love you guys at warped. one of my favorite parts is visiting your booth. last year i got a free shirt. i probly would still be a gross meat eater if it wasent for rise against and anti flag.

  • 2017 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    SWEET TOUR-DETROIT

  • 2017 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    i love the sassy back tour with cobra starship
    in chicago
    and got a meats not green flier

  • 2017 days ago

    VA:F [1.9.22_1171]

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    my favorite show i saw peta2 at would have to be the 2008 vans warped tour. i got some hand outs and shortly after that became a vegetarian….now vegan! thanks peta…couldnt have done it without you

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