Green Day and Blink-182 to headline When We Were Young Festival 2023

A cropped poster for When We Were Young festival taking place in 2023
(Image credit: Live Nation)

Green Day and Blink-182 have been announced as headliners for next year's When We Were Young festival.

The festival will take place at the Las Vegas Festival Grounds on October 21, and features a massive 50-plus band line-up which includes 30 Seconds To Mars, The Offspring, Good Charlotte, 5 Seconds of Summer, All Time Low and more. 

Tickets go on pre-sale from October 14 from the festival's official website

When We Were Young 2023 festival poster

(Image credit: Live Nation)

This news follows Blink-182's announcement earlier today (October 11) that founding member and frontman Tom DeLonge has rejoined the band and will release a new song, Edging, this Friday.

The festival forms part of the California pop punk trio's biggest ever tour, which begins in Tijuana, Mexico at the Imperial GNP (Festival) on March 11, 2023, and  will run through to February 26, 2024 when the tour will finish at Christchurch Arena in Christchurch, New Zealand.

The band will play shows in Glasgow, Belfast, Dublin, London, Birmingham and Manchester in September/October 2023, with The Story So Far in support. 

Catch them at the following dates:

Sep 02: Glasgow OVO Hydro, UK
Sep 04: Belfast SSE Arena, UK
Sep 05: Dublin 3Arena, IRE
Oct 11: London The O2, UK
Oct 14: Birmingham Utilita Arena, UK
Oct 15: Manchester AO Arena, UK

Tickets for Blink-182's tour go on sale on their offical website on Monday, October 17 at 10am local time. 

Simon Young

Born in 1976 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Simon Young has been a music journalist for over twenty years. His fanzine, Hit A Guy With Glasses, enjoyed a one-issue run before he secured a job at Kerrang! in 1999. His writing has also appeared in Classic RockMetal HammerProg, and Planet Rock. His first book, So Much For The 30 Year Plan: Therapy? — The Authorised Biography is available via Jawbone Press.