Riot Fest is returning to Chicago’s Douglas Park this September, and the initial lineup is absolutely amazing. Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Jawbreaker are confirmed as the headliners for this year’s festival, with special performances by Bad Brains and Beastie Boys‘ Mike D set to happen as well. But that’s not all!
The rest of the confirmed lineup includes: New Order, Paramore, Prophets of Rage, M.I.A., Wu-Tang Clan, A Day To Remember, Gogol Bordello, Taking Back Sunday, Vic Mensa, Dirty Heads, TV on the Radio, Ministry, Dinosaur Jr., New Found Glory, FIDLAR, Death From Above 1979, Action Bronson, Pennywise, Built to Spill, X, Peaches, The Lawrence Arms, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The Orwells, Bayside, Say Anything, Mayday Parade, Streetlight Manifesto, Dead Cross, Minus the Bear, The Menzingers, LIARS, GWAR, Buzzcocks, GBH, Real Friends, Hot Water Music, Shabazz Palaces, Andrew W.K., Fishbone, The Story So Far, State Champs, Four Year Strong, Beach Slang, The Cribs, that dog., Knuckle Puck, Chon, Slaves, The Hotelier, The Flatliners, Dessa, Saul Williams, Engine 88, Nothing More, Alice Bag, Tobacco, Sleep On It, Downtown Boys, The Smith Street Band, The Regrettes, HDBeenDope, Gazebos, Kitten Forever, Hellzapoppin’ Circus Sideshow Revue, Ramones T-Shirt, Meat Is Burger, Ughh My Kids Are Here, The Port-A-Parties
More bands will be announced next month, but tickets go on sale today (April 19th) at noon CT via Ticketfly. Last year’s festival sold out in record time, so if you want to be at Riot Fest this year, set a reminder to get tickets in just a few hours!
For more details, head to Riotfest.org!