WORDS/PHOTOGRAPHY BY: JEANETTE LEBLANC
THE BEST DAY EVER made it’s way to the Molson Canadian Flats on July 4th, 2014; bringing with it some of the wildest and most energetic fans of all ages from all over Ontario.
With this being the first year it hadn’t rained in years, the pits were hot and the fans were ready. The line-up going into the grounds felt like it went all throughout the city; thousands upon thousands of multicolored hairstyles and band tee’s flooded the streets to catch some of the biggest names in mainstream punk/ hardcore out there.
This year’s Toronto line-up included: A Lot Like Birds, A Skylit Drive, Air Dubai, Anberlin, Anthony Raneri, Antiserum, Attila, Bad Rabbits, Bayside, Beartooth, Beebs and Her Money Makers, Born Of Osiris, Breathe Carolina, Brian Marquis, Captain Capa, Chelsea Grin, Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!, Close Your Eyes, Courage My Love, Crizzly, Crown The Empire, Cute Is What We Aim For, Dangerkids, DJ Nicola Bear, DJ Scout, Echosmith, Elder Brother, Every Time I Die, Finch, For All Those Sleeping, For Today, Four Year Strong, Front Porch Step, Get Scared, Ghost Town, Heart To Heart, I Fight Dragons, Ice Nine Kills, Icon For Hire, Issues, K.Flay, Less Than Jake, Lionize, Mayday Parade, MC Chris, Mixtapes, Motionless In White, Neck Deep, Nick Santino, NiT GriT, One Ok Rock, Pacific Dub, Parkway Drive, Plague Vendor, Pvris, Real Friends, Rob Lynch, Saves The Day, Scare Don’t Fear, Secrets, State Champs, Stray From The Path, Survive This!, Teenage Bottlerocket, Terror, The Color Morale, The Devil Wears Prada, The Ghost Inside, The Maine, The Protomen, The Ready Set, The Story So Far, The Summer Set, The Word Alive, TheCityShakeUp, This Wild Life, Vanna, Volumes, Watsky, Wax, We Are The In Crowd, We The Kings, Yellowcard & Young Statues.