Riot Fest 2023 Books Foo Fighters, The Postal Service, Death Cab For Cutie, The Cure, Queens of the Stone Age


Riot Fest 2023 has announced their lineup and it’s a banger, easily the heaviest and most throwback lineup to 1990s and 2000s bands in recent memory. Headliners include, Foo Fighters, The Postal Service, Death Cab For Cutie, The Cure, Queens of the Stone Age, Turnstile, with The Mars Volta, Mr. Bungle, Tegan and Sara, 100 Gecs, The Gaslight Anthem, AFI, Death Grips, The Used, The Dresden Dolls, Say Anything, 070 Shake, The Breeders, Kim Gordon, Viagra Boys, Pup, Sleep Token, The Interrupters, Flogging Molly, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Pennywise, Bayside, Ani DiFranco, Finch, Silverstein, Insane Clown Posse, Head Automatica, Parliament Funkadelic Ft. George Clinton, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, L.S. Dunes, Gorilla Biscuits, Ride, Cults, Nothing Nowhere., Code Orange, White Reaper, Balance and Composure, Fake Names, Eshu Tune, Quicksand, Enter Shikari, The Wrecks, Thursday, Hawthorne Heights, Bowling For Soup, Braid, H20, Spitafield, Jehnny Beth, Drain, Snapcase, The Bronx, Microwave, Oso Oso, Origami Angel, The Exploited, Plosivs, Steve Ignorant Band / Crass, Black Angels, Yard Act, Warpaint, Nothing, Screaming Females, High Vis, Rival Schools, Caroline Rose, Sludgeworth, Free Throw, Just Mustard, Hotline TNT, Quasi, Corey Feldman, Just Friends, Bearings, Pinkshift, Olivia Jean, Calva Louise, The Aquadolls, Enola Gay, Earth Crisis, Empire State Bastard, Cassyette, FEA, Fleshwater, The Bobby Lees, Pool Kids, Young Culture, Fade ‘Em All, CK Vassi, and Total Chaos. Tickets are on sale now!

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FESTIVAL REVIEW: Riot Fest 2017 – Douglas Park, Chicago

Nine Inch Nails at Riot Fest 2017, by Omar Cordy/OJC PICS

Riot Fest was started a few years back in the grand spirit of the old school one-off festivals of lore. It was intended to be special from the get-go and they have done a reasonable job of sandwiching themselves into a busy summer of Lollapalooza, Chicago Open Air, and many other destination festival shows. Having a mix of alternative rock, metal, Hip-Hop, indie rock, and more has helped carve out its own niche, and between special performances, varied food and beer options, late-night after parties, and basically the cool factor Chicago offers as one of the best cities in America, it’s no wonder fans flocked to the event from all over the world.Continue reading

Riot Fest 2017 Announces Full Schedule, Late Night Concerts

Riot Fest is coming next month in Chicago with headliners, Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Jawbreaker. The festival has announced the full set times and stages for the event, as well as the late night concert series. All times and ticket link details can be found below.Continue reading

The 2017 Riot Fest Lineup Includes Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Jawbreaker And More

Riot Fest is returning to Chicago’s Douglas Park this September, and the initial lineup is absolutely amazing. Continue reading

Cymbal Eats Guitars Announce Warm Up Shows With Split Single

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Cymbal Eats Guitars has booked a string of dates with Split Single prior to their tour with Say Anything.

Apr 01: The Brass Rail – Fort Wayne, IN (with Split Single)
Apr 02: Smiling Skull Saloon – Athens, OH (with Split Single)
Apr 03: Chronic Town – State College, PA
Apr 04: The Other Side – Wilkes-Barre, PA
Apr 09: Univ. of New Hampshire – Durham, NH
Apr 19: Phuzz Fest – Winston-Salem, NC
Apr 30: The Low Beat – Albany, NY
May 01: Bar le Ritz – Montreal, QC
May 02: Waking Windows Music & Arts Fest – Winooski, VT

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Upcoming Say Anything Tour Featuring String Quartet and Full Band With Guitars?


Say Anything has announced a summer headlining tour for their fifth studio album, Hebrews, out now via Equal Vision Records. Dates are below. The tour will be the first to feature a live string quartet and a full band with guitars, with support from Modern Baseball, Cymbals Eat Guitars, and Hard Girls.

Jun 24: Gas Monkey Bar N Grill – Dallas, TX
Jun 25: Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX
Jun 26: Scoot Inn – Austin, TX
Jun 27: House of Blues – New Orleans, LA
Jun 28: The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
Jun 30: House of Blues – Lake Buena Vista, FL
Jul 01: Underbelly – Jacksonville, FL
Jul 02: Cat’s Cradle – Carrboro, NC
Jul 03: The Norva – Norfolk, VA
Jul 05: Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, MD
Jul 06: Chameleon Club – Lancaster, PA
Jul 07: Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH
Jul 09: Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ
Jul 10: House of Blues – Boston, MA
Jul 11: Best Buy Theater – New York, NY
Jul 12: Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA
Jul 14: Phoenix Concert Theatre – Toronto, ON
Jul 15: The Intersection – Grand Rapids, MI
Jul 16: House of Blues – Chicago, IL
Jul 17: First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN
Jul 18: The Waiting Room – Omaha, NE
Jul 19: Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
Jul 21: The Complex – Grand Room – Salt Lake City, UT
Jul 23: The Showbox – Seattle, WA
Jul 24: Roseland Theater – Portland, OR
Jul 25: Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, CA
Jul 26: The Observatory – Santa Ana, CA
Jul 28: The Regent Theatre – Los Angeles, CA
Jul 29: House of Blues – San Diego, CA
Jul 30: The Pressroom – Phoenix, AZ
Jul 31: Hard Rock Live – Las Vegas, NV

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