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Have you ever said to yourself, “If I only had three wishes, I’d like to help to find a cure for cancer, bowl with my favorite Warped Tour band and visit sunny San Diego, CA?!” Well it’s your lucky day, you can do all three things, IN ONE NIGHT, at the 7th Annual Vans Warped Tour/T.J. Martell Foundation Charity Bowling Tournament. It’s only a few weeks away and we want YOU on our team for the evening.

Here’s your once-in-a-lifetime chance to bowl on the same team as members of the Acoustic Basement Stage: Brian Marquis, Nick Santino, Front Porch Step, Rob Lynch, and Young Statues! This year’s event will take place in the San Diego, CA area on Monday, June 23, 2014. The auction is LIVE NOW on eBay and closes June 9th. Click here to place your bid. All proceeds support T.J. Martell & Unite The United Foundation. Good luck!

Band bowling include: Falling In Reverse, Bowling For Soup, Four Year Strong, The Devil Wears Prada, For Today, Yellowcard, Chelsea Grin, Every Time I Die, For All Those Sleeping, The Color Morale, Vanna, Echosmith, Real Friends, The Maine, The Ready Set, Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!, State Champs, Brian Marquis and the Acoustic Basement: Nick Santino, Front Porch Step, Rob Lynch, Young Statues, Saves The Day.


The 7th Annual Vans Warped Tour Charity Bowling Tournament is Monday June 23rd in San Diego, CA and YOU can bid on an auction to win a slot on the team alongside: Brian Marquis, Front Porch Step, Nick Santino (A Rocket to the Moon), Rob Lynch, and Young Statues and go up against other bands on this summer’s tour. All the money raised will benefit the T.J. Martell Foundation for leukemia, cancer, and AIDS research and the event is put on by Unite the United Foundation, a non-profit fundraising group started by Vans Warped Tour. If you live near San Diego or can travel there for this date we WANT YOU on our team!

Go here to bid and for all the details:

Check out Acoustic Basement artists Front Porch Step, Brian Marquis, Rob Lynch, Elder Brother, and I The Mighty on the 2014 Vans Warped Tour Compilation which comes out June 10th via Side One Dummy Records. Pre-order the double cd or iTunes download here:

Pick up Acoustic Basement producer/performer Brian Marquis Music's new record 'Blood & Spirits' out TODAY! iTunes:  CD/Vinyl: and catch him all summer long on the Acoustic Basement stage presented by Full Sail University at this year’s Vans Warped Tour.


Today is the day! My debut solo full length record 'Blood & Spirits' is officially out TODAY in stores and online through Equal Vision Records. I am so proud of this record and excited to share these songs with you.

The album is available on CD, limited edition Vinyl, digital, and it’s specially Mastered for iTunes to ensure the best possible sound quality through iTunes for your listening pleasure (learn more here: ).

Here are a few key places to pick up ‘Blood & Spirits’ although you should be able to find it at your favorite online retailer or record store:

Buy CD/Vinyl here:
Newbury Comics Locations:

You can stream the album on Spotify as well:

Thank you so much for all your support and I hope you enjoy ‘Blood & Spirits’. Please share with your friends and family and I’ll see you out on the road soon!

Much love,

 is now premiering Brian Marquis’ new album ‘Blood & Spirits’ in its entirety here. Head on over and give it a spin. The album comes out next Tuesday May 13th on Equal Vision Records in stores and online worldwide. Pre-order cd and limited vinyl packages here. Catch him on the entire 2014 Vans Warped Tour on the Acoustic Basement Stage presented by Full Sail University.

Full Sail is proud to return as a sponsor of the Vans Warped Tour presented by Journeys. 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the legendary music festival, and the third year of The Acoustic Basement presented by Full Sail University.

The Acoustic Basement presented by Full Sail University includes a fully tented stage for acoustic acts to perform in a more intimate setting, allowing attendees a more up-close and personal experience. Throughout the summer, various solo artists and bands from genres including indie, punk, and folk will rotate on the stage’s schedule. Current scheduled performers include: Anthony Raneri (Bayside)Nick Santino (ARTTM)Front Porch StepBrian MarquisMike Herrera (MxPx), and many more.

Check out our Spotify playlist featuring the artists scheduled to perform in the Acoustic Basement presented by Full Sail University this summer.

In addition to presenting the Acoustic Basement stage, four recent Full Sail graduates will have the opportunity to work as interns for the duration of the tour. These coveted internship positions range from managing production office needs, helping to set up the stage and run its sound board, creating blog content that will appear on the official Vans Warped Tour blog site, and creating materials utilizing graphic design skills to support the tour’s well-known brand.

“The internship opportunities that our graduates participate in throughout the Vans Warped Tour provide valuable hands-on experience,” said Dana Roun, Director of Audio Programs at Full Sail University. “We congratulate Vans Warped Tour on its 20th anniversary, and we are grateful for the relationship that allows our alumni to work with this world-renowned tour.”

The 20th Annual Vans Warped Tour kicks off on June 13 in Houston, Texas, and ends on August 3 in Denver, Colorado. Full Sail’s one-of-a-kind 75 foot truck and trailer mobile exhibit, “Full Sail Presents: A Real World Education Experience Powered by Sony 4K,” will join the tour during select dates. The university will also provide an on-site presence at each tour stop that will allow visitors to mix in real time using a Raven MTX touch screen console, play student created games through retro arcade gaming stations, and participate in autograph signings with the Florida-based rock band, Mayday Parade. For photos, videos, and updates from the Acoustic Basement throughout the summer, be sure to like Full Sail on Facebook and visit

'Blood & Spirits' Album Premiere -

Listen to Acoustic Basement producer/performer Brian Marquis’ full album stream at His debut solo full length ‘Blood & Spirits’ comes out May 13th on Equal Vision Records. Pre-order it here:


Full Album Stream of ‘Blood & Spirits’ over at right now! I’ve never been more proud of a piece of music I’ve created and I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Give it a listen and if you like it please share it with your friends.
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