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Riot Fest Announces Late Night Shows feat. The Orwells, Taking Back Sunday, Dinosaur Jr.

posted by Oscar August 15, 2017

Riot Fest time is almost here and to help build up the hype they have revealed their aftershows lineup. While the party at Douglas Park wraps up by 10:00pm a month from now, fans will be able to keep enjoying live performances from this year’s lineup at the Riot Fest Late Night shows.

The late night lineup features The Orwells, The Queers and The Ataris, GBH, Buzzcocks, Hot Water Music, New Found Glory, Bayside, Gogol Bordello, Cap’n Jazz, Dinosaur Jr. and Built to Spill, and Taking Back Sunday.

Check out the full lineup in the poster above and listed below. Continue Reading

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Danzig & Wu-Tang Clan Are Playing Full Albums At Riot Fest 2017

posted by Oscar June 22, 2017

Just a day after revealing Danzig had been added to this year’s roster and announcing the single-day lineups, Riot Fest has unveiled the remaining two acts that will do full-album performances this year. The final two albums to be performed in full are Danzig III: How the Gods Kill and Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).

Danzig and Wu-Tang Clan will be joining Dinosaur Jr., The Bosstones, Built to Spill, Fishbone, Bayside, Mayday Parade, The Lawrence Arms and that dog. as the artists playing full-album sets at this year’s festival.

Riot Fest single-day lineups have been announced and single-day and two-day tickets are ON SALE FRIDAY at 10am CDT.

THREE-DAY TICKETS ON SALE NOW
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Riot Fest Announces First Wave of Acts for the 2017 Lineup, feat. Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age, and a Jawbreaker Reunion

posted by Oscar April 19, 2017

Happy Riot Fest lineup announcement day! OK, that doesn’t have a good ring to it, but WGAF when you finally get the first wave lineup announcement today… Nine Inch Nails (Friday), Queens Of The Stone Age (Saturday), and the exclusive reunion of pioneering punk band Jawbreaker will all headline Riot Fest 2017.

Riot Fest will take place September 15-17 at Douglas Park in Chicago, IL. Three-Day Passes go on sale today (4/19) at Noon CDT. Get your tickets here!

Among the 70 artists unveiled today are dope acts like New Order, M.I..A., Wu-Tang Clan, Mike D (DJ set), Gogol Bordello, Vic Mensa, TV On The Radio, Fidlar, Death From Above 1979, Action Bronson, The Orwells, and Andrew W.K. Other highlights include Paramore, A Day To Remember, Bad Brains, New Found Glory, Good Charlotte, and The Mighty Mighty Bosstones. See the full roster of artists in the poster above and listed below.

Over 25 more bands will be announced in the next wave in May, but on Thursday, April 20th the fest organizers will reveal which acts will be performing  Continue Reading

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Jane’s Addiction Announce Sterling Spoon Anniversary Tour w/ Dinosaur Jr and Living Colour

posted by Oscar April 7, 2016

Jane's Addiction

In honor of the 25th anniversary of Ritual de lo Habitual, Jane’s Addiction will be going on tour and are taking Dinosaur Jr. and Living Colour with them. The limited-run tour will culminate with Jane’s Addiction playing at Lollapalooza, which itself is celebrating its own 25th anniversary.

Tickets on sale April 15th. Check out the tour dates below. Continue Reading

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Riot Fest ’13 Daily Schedule

posted by Oscar September 9, 2013

Riot Fest '13 Schedule

It’s Riot Fest (Chicago) week!! I’ve got my 3-day ticket already so I’m really excited for this weekend and the second I saw the lineup I began the countdown to this fest. The organizers have unveiled the daily schedules for Riot Fest & Carnival in Humboldt Park and it’s looking pretty difficult to decide on everything. The basic breakdown of the acts performing each day is in the graphic above and the links to each day’s schedule is listed below.

FRIDAY: http://chicago.riotfest.org/events/2013/09/13/
SATURDAY: http://chicago.riotfest.org/events/2013/09/14/
SUNDAY: http://chicago.riotfest.org/events/2013/09/15/

GATES OPEN at 2:30PM on Friday
and 11:00AM on Saturday and Sunday.

*TICKETS are almost SOLD OUT: http://riotfest.org/chicago-tickets/