Ernie Ball is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Ernie Ball PLAY Warped contest! Let’s give it up to Temperance, MI’s own Silver Age!

Silver Age have clawed their way to the top of the heap, beating out 40 other bands that all got a chance to play on the main stage of Warped Tour ‘17 in their respective cities.

Silver Age are now the proud winners of PLAY Warped’s bounty of prizes such as a 3-song EP produced by multi-platinum selling producer John Feldmann, an instrument endorsement by Ernie Ball Music Man, a year’s supply of Ernie Ball strings, a featured ad in Alternative Press magazine, a $10,000 shopping spree to Guitar Center, and dozens more prizes valued for a total of $60,000. Take a listen to their latest single release “Never Did” or check out their top tracks on Spotify:

Upon hearing the news of Silver Age’s victory in this year’s contest the festival producer of Warped Tour Kevin Lyman commented:

“Congratulations to Silver Age, the winners of  Ernie Ball play Warped 2017,  I am sure that the time they spend with John Feldman will be not only fun but rewarding.”

John Feldmann also released a statement of his enthusiasm on working with Silver Age:

“I’m very excited to dig in to the song writing skills and epic performances with the winner this year silver age!”

Silver Age are a four piece band from Temperance, Michigan. Their members are:

Evan Villarreal- Guitar/Vocals
Drew Yates- Guitar
Caleb Pilaske- Bass
Jared “Spinny” Spindler- Drums


To follow Silver Age find them at their Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. Tour information can be found at their website and social media accounts.


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