Published May 29, 2019Riot Fest will once again be returning to Chicago this year, and once again the festival has announced a seriously impressive 2019 lineup.
Taking place at Douglas Park from September 13 to 15, Riot Fest has roped in some serious biggies, with Blink-182, the reunited Bikini Kill, Slayer, the Raconteurs and Rise Against topping the bill.
Not far behind, Riot Fest will also host Patti Smith, Die Antwoord, Jawbreaker, Rancid, Violent Femmes, Descendents, the B-52s, Manchester Orchestra, Bob Mould, Guided By Voices, Ride, Pennywise, Andrew W.K., the Get Up Kids, Hot Snakes, American Football, Hot Water Music, Cursive, Anthrax, Cock Sparrer, the Starting Line, Glassjaw, the Beaches, GWAR, Nick Lowe and more.
And since this is Riot Fest we're talking about, there are also some bands doing some notable full-album performances. This includes Ween playing their The Mollusk, the Flaming Lips doing Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robot, Bloc Party playing Silent Alarm, Avail reuniting to deliver Over the James, Dashboard Confessional performing The Places You Have Come to Fear The Most, and Taking Back Sunday ripping out Tell All Your Friends and Louder Now, among others.
Tickets for Riot Fest's Chicago event are now on sale, and you can get more info at the festival website.