Yellowcard, with Mayday Parade, Story Of The Year-Stone Pony Summer Stage-Asbury Park, NJ

Yellowcard brought their 2023 Tour Celebrating 20 years of Ocean Avenue to the iconic Stone Pony Summer Stage in Asbury Park Thursday night (July 6th). The Tour was joined by special guests Mayday Parade, Story of the Year and This Wild Life.

The sold out show was packed with high energy fans all excited for a fun night filled with amazing rock music and ocean breezes. Everyone rocked out to the music and many crowd surfed throughout the evening. 


Yellowcard is a pop punk band formed in Florida in 1997, and then based out of California since 2000. The band broke up in 2016 and reunited in 2022 for Riotfest. The band has a new song ‘Childhood Eyes’ out now and the full EP due out July 21st. 

Band members:

Ryan Key (vocals, guitars), Sean Mackin (violin), Ryan Mendez (guitar) and Josh Portman (bass)

Mayday Parade:

Mayday Parade is an American rock band from Florida formed in 2005. They have seven albums, the most recent, What It Means To Fall Apart, was released in November 2021.

Band members:

Derek Sanders (lead vocals, piano, additional guitar), Alex Garcia (lead guitar), Brooks Betts (rhythm guitar), Jeremy Lenzo (bass guitar, backing vocals), Jake Bundrick (drums, percussion, co-lead vocals)

Story of the Year:

Story of the Year is an American rock band formed in Missouri in 1995. Their sixth album, ‘Tear Me to Pieces’ was released March 2023. 

Band members:

Dan Marsala (lead vocals), Ryan Phillips (lead guitar, rhythm guitar), Adam Russell (bass guitar, backing vocals), Josh Wills (drums, percussion)

Review and Photo by Julie Hoffman