Lars Frederiksen, singer/guitarist for the punk rock band Rancid
Lars Frederiksen, singer/guitarist for the punk rock band Rancid, addresses the crowd during a performance at the "Vans Warped Tour 2001" at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, June 23, 2001. Retuers

Over 49,000 people were in Texas to kick off the Vans 'We Are Warped Tour' with performances in Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. The tour will travel across the United States and Canada over the next few weeks, with over 30 locations across North America.

Kia is hitting the road with the tour for the fourth consecutive year as the tour's official vehicle.

The concert series has teamed up with Feed Our Children Now and asks that attendees donate three or more items. People can participate by dropping off their items at the Feed Our Children tent. Those who bring three items or more will receive a cut-the-line pass, and won't have to wait in the long lines. To see a list of approved donation items click here.

The next concert will take place on June 29 in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Check out the official website for dates and perfomances.