Vagrant Records has been celebrating its 25th birthday for a while now, and the party’s first live event landed in Irvine, California on Saturday (May 28).

The six-band showcase featured an afternoon and evening with Hot Rod Circuit, the Anniversary, the Get Up Kids, Thrice, Alkaline Trio and Dashboard Confessional (in that order). Thousands of fans semi-filled FivePoint Amphitheatre to see their favorite bands, while dozens of artists reconnected with old friends and family members backstage.

At the end of the day, only one question remained: Where’s Koufax?

Mosh pits were formed, tears were shed, lyrics were screamed, and SPIN was there to cover it all. Check out SPIN‘s exclusive photos from the Vagrant Records 25 showcase below.

Alkaline Trio
Matt Skiba of Alkaline Trio
Derek Grant of Alkaline Trio
Alkaline Trio
Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional
Dashboard Confessional
Dashboard Confessional
Dashboard Confessional
Hot Rod Circuit
Hot Rod Circuit
Jason Russell of Hot Rod Circuit
Hot Rod Circuit
Andy Jackson of Hot Rod Circuit
Josh Berwanger of the Anniversary
Christian Jankowski of the Anniversary
Adrianne Verhoeven of the Anniversary
The Anniversary
The Get Up Kids
Matt Pryor of the Get Up Kids
Jim Suptic of the Get Up Kids
The Get Up Kids
Dustin Kinsey of the Get Up Kids
Thrice
Thrice
Eddie Breckenridge of Thrice
Dustin Kensrue of Thrice
Riley Breckenridge of Thrice
Teppei Teranishi of Thrice
Eddie Breckenridge of Thrice

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