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First Wave of Riot Fest 2015 Lineups Announced feat. No Doubt, Modest Mouse, Tenacious D, Run DMC

posted by Oscar May 27, 2015

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America’s Best Music Festival has announced its first wave of lineups for the 2015 editions of Riot Fest Denver, Toronto, and Chicago, featuring exciting artists like No Doubt, Modest Mouse, Tenacious D, Snoop Dogg, Iggy Pop, Wu-Tang Clan, and Run DMC.

Chicago’s lineup, seen in the poster above, boasts No Doubt, Modest Mouse, Faith No More, Iggy Pop, Snoop Dogg, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Motörhead, Rancid, Tenacious D, Billy Idol, Ice Cube & Guests, Alkaline Trio, Coheed And Cambria, Taking Back Sunday, Rodrigo y Gabriela and others.

Denver’s edition has Modest Mouse, Pixies, Snoop Dogg, Iggy Pop, Tenacious D, Run DMC, Ice Cube & Special Guests, Rancid, Motörhead, Flogging Molly, Coheed and Cambria, Kongos, Cypress Hill, Alkaline Trio, Thrice, Cold War Kids, Bootsy Collins’ Rubber Band, Yelawolf, Eagles of Death Metal among others!

Toronto’s lineup features Alexisonfire, Wu-Tang Clan, Rancid (performing …And Out Come the Wolves), Motörhead, All Time Low, Tyler, The Creator, Coheed & Cambria, Atmosphere, Drive Like Jehu, Echo & the Bunnymen, Thrice, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Eagles of Death Metal, Against Me! and many more!

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Hit the jump to see the lineup posters for Denver and Toronto. Continue Reading

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Glastonbury 2015 Lineup feat. Foo Fighters, Kanye West, Pharrell

posted by Oscar April 14, 2015

glastonbury-2015Earlier today one of the biggest music festivals in the world announced its lineup for its 2015 edition and it really is quite great. The biggest acts hitting up Pilton’s Worthy Farm from June 24th – 28th are Foo Fighters, Kanye West, and a yet-to-be-announced headliner.

Also playing the massive UK festival are Florence and the Machine, Pharrell Williams, Alt-J, Lionel Richie, Motorhead, Patti Smith, The Chemical Brothers, Belle and Sebastian, Death Cab For Cutie, Spiritualized, Ryan Adams, and Mark Ronson.

Other big names set to perform are Death From Above 1979, deadmau5, George Clinton and the Parliament, Funkadelic & The Family Stone, Alabama Shakes, Jessie Ware, Father John Misty, Hot Chip, Flying Lotus, Run the Jewels, Future Islands, FKA twigs, Sharon Van Etten, Azealia Banks, Charli XCX, and Courtney Barnett.

Note: Tickets sold out back almost instantly when they were first made available back in October.

 

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Events: Riot Fest 2013 Lineup [Update]

posted by Oscar May 15, 2013

Festival lineup announcements are being made seemingly every other week, and now it’s Riot Fest’s turn. The formal announcement will be made later tonight at 10PM CT, so stay tuned for that later. and highlights include Fall Out Boy and Blink 182.

I attended Riot Fest last year when the lineup included Rise Against, Coheed & Cambria, Gogol Bordello, the Offspring and Iggy & the Stooges plus others. If this year’s fest boasts a lineup that can compare to the last one, Riot Fest 2013 will surely be another great Chicago music festival.

The Festival running from September 13-15 in Chicago’s Humboldt Park will also have Motörhead, Rancid, AFI, Blondie, Public Enemy and Violent Femmes.

See the lineup below. Continue Reading