Heart Support – ROAD BLOG from Vans Warped Tour 2013 [PHOTOS] Heart Support – ROAD BLOG from Vans Warped Tour 2013 [PHOTOS]
We teamed up with Heart Support, founded by Jake Luhrs of August Burns Red, to have Jake do a recap photo blog from his... Heart Support – ROAD BLOG from Vans Warped Tour 2013 [PHOTOS]

We teamed up with Heart Support, founded by Jake Luhrs of August Burns Red, to have Jake do a recap photo blog from his Vans Warped Tour 2013 experiences. You can check out his photos and captions, after the break.

Here’s a little bit about Heart Support from their website. “Heart Support is a non-profit organization built on a foundation of faith; one that desires to strengthen the youth and adults of today. An online community built to encourage, inspire and bring a message of hope. A place for anyone to talk about struggles and difficult issues and to find healing and strength in this community. Our ultimate vision is to have a team men and women equipped in counseling today’s youth and young adults to be used as a tool in prevention and mentoring others.”

Alex Reed and Jason Lancaster of Go Radio performing an exclusive acoustic performance for the HeartSupport followers at the Cincinnati Warped Tour.

Here’s a shot of our HeartSupport tent. Big thanks to Nate/Ben for holding it down all summer on tour.

Some of the exclusive Warped Tour merch that was sold all summer! Look for it soon online at www.heartsupport.com!

One of the first signings we did at the HeartSupport tent. Thanks again to all the fans that came out and shared their stories.

Every day on Warped Tour we encouraged fans to show us their best scream pose for a chance to win a HeartSupport tee!

Incase you couldn’t make it out to Warped Tour, HeartSupport didn’t want you to miss out on any of the fun! We put together a “Bringing Warped To You” raffle: We are giving aways Matt Greiner’s custom snare drum from his drum company Greiner Kilmer and a Hooligans longboard signed by August Burns Red, Bring Me The Horizon, Sleeping With Sirens, Chiodos, Black Veil Brides, We Came As Romans and Blessthefall.

Each day at the HeartSupport tent a question was asked to get kids talking.

William Beckett and Matt Greiner were among the artists who supported HeartSupport throughout Warped Tour. See them here hanging at the tent during their free time!

Nate was hard at work at the HeartSupport tent all summer selling merch and spreading the message of faith, love and hope.

A shot from one of the bible studies I led with the artists/crew on Warped Tour!

I took a selfie with my HeartSupport family! Great group of kids out at the tent everyday, couldn’t have done this without you guys.

HeartSupport gear was all over Warped Tour this summer! Beau Bokan (Blessthefall), Jason Lancaster (Go Radio), Andy Glass (We Came As Romans), Steven Kopacz (Go Radio), Jonathan Cook (Forever The Sickest Kids), and Alex Reed (Go Radio) were all snapped while wearing HeartSupport gear!

Micah from Oh, Sleeper is a great friend and was happy to spend the summer with him.

Fans always lined up to meet Beau Bokan when he stopped by the HeartSupport tent!

After one of my sets! Notice the “Dead Things To Life” tee which will be available soon on www.heartsupport.com. (Photo Credit: Steven Lipson)

Ben and Nate goofing off while working at the HeartSupport tent. Needless to say they had a ton of fun on tour this summer! (Photo Credit: Ashley Osborn)

Shot of the HeartSupport table set up! All of this is available online at www.heartsupport.com! (Photo Credit: Ashley Osborn)

Signing a HeartSupport tee at the tent! (Photo Credit: Ashley Osborn)

HeartSupport tees and tanks are more than just a shirt. With each purchase, 100% of the proceeds go right back into the community to help kids deal with life’s struggles. Head over to www.heartsupport.com to purchase your gear now! (Photo Credit: Ashley Osborn)

Never camera shy when it came to posing with fans! (Photo Credit: Ashley Osborn)

Showing off Matt Greiner’s custom snare drum that was raffled off. (Photo Credit: Ashley Osborn)

Hanging at the HeartSupport tent and chatting with loyal followers. (Photo Credit: Ashley Osborn)

Lookin’ good with my boys Ben and Nate! (Photo Credit: Ashley Osborn)

Total bromance with my bud Ben, great dude. (Photo Credit: Ashley Osborn)

Thanks to all the fans that caught our set everyday, it means the world to me. (Photo Credit: Ashley Osborn)

Sometimes you come across some pretty amazing things. Dedicated Fans!

Fans always have a way of surprising me.

Tour Family! Jared and Eric from Blessthefall during the Warped Tour bowling.

Just another day in the office! (Photo Credit: Mike Danenberg)

My brother, Andy from We Came As Romans sporting a HeartSupport tee!

Staying on top of my game while on the road.

Why it’s worth it.

Playing games while doing work.

My boys in Oh, Sleeper killed it all summer.

We asked kids “If you could stop one hurt in the world, what would it be and why?” These were some of the answers we received!

Keep up with Heart Support on their website, Facebook and Twitter!

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Joshua Weidling Owner/Founder

I'm the owner & founder of Digital Tour Bus. I started the company in my dorm room during my freshman year of college. I have a degree in Marketing from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Outside of music and going to concerts, I'm a big fan of stand-up comedy, playing board games, trying the most amazing unhealthy food, and watching really mediocre comedy tv shows.