Official press release:
The Entertainment Institute (TEI) is offering workshops with musicians all summer long on the 2017 Vans Warped Tour. Through these workshops, TEI gives Warped Tour attendees the opportunity to spend 40 minutes backstage, in a small group conversation with various artists on the lineup, including Andy Biersack (Andy Black & Black Veil Brides), Ash Costello (New Years Day), CKY, William Control and Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed), among others. Workshops will range from instrument lessons to in-depth conversations about touring, life hardships, creating music and more. Tickets for all workshops are on sale now, and can be purchased at ThinkTEI.com.
Since 2015, TEI has handpicked a set of gurus from the Warped Tour lineup with a unique message, educational style or an ability to create an elevated experience for the fans. This year, TEI’s Warped Tour workshops range from “How To Remain Positive During Dark Times” with Hawthorne Heights and “Harnessing Your Confidence to Reach Your Goals” with Ash Costello of New Years Day, to “Control and the Art of DIY” with William Control, “Thinking for Yourself” with Andy Biersack and “Drum Technique and Performance” with Jake Garland of Memphis May Fire. There will also be workshops on tour management, screen-printing, yoga, DIY music business and a plethora of other topics. For a full list of workshops and gurus, please visit: ThinkTEI.com/WarpedTour.