The When We Were Young festival, which featured nostalgia-inducing emo bands like My Chemical Romance and Paramore

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announced Saturday morning that the festival would be canceled for the day due to high wind warnings

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The National Weather Service website claimed there might be high winds of up to 65 mph in Las Vegas, where the festival is taking place.

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Impacts of high wind would include damaging winds that will blow down trees and power lines, widespread power outages, and travel difficulty.

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However, others, specifically Vegas locals, did note the severity of the winds. “All the furniture in my backyard has basically blown away,” shared one woman on TikTok.

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However, not all emo hope is lost! Bands like We the Kings and All-American Rejects announced they are separately working on pop-up shows

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to make up for tonight’s cancellation. Fans are creating threads on Twitter to update on which bands will be performing tonight in alternative venues.

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Even if people aren’t able to attend the last-minute shows, they will at least have an emo playlist on the ready.

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