Riot Fest 2019 Lineup Introduced: Blink-182, Bikini Kill, & The Raconteurs to Headline


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Chicago’s Riot Fest launched its 2019 lineup on Wednesday, and it doesn’t disappoint. Blink-182, Bikini Kill, The Raconteurs, Slayer, and Rise In opposition to will headline the Douglas Park competition. Riot Fest will happen from September 13 by means of 15, and this would be the competition’s fifteenth yr.

Thrash steel legends Slayer might be performing in Chicago for the final time on the fest, and The AV Membership studies this may also be the ultimate B-52s present within the windy metropolis. Tremendous followers of both beloved band may be clever to purchase their tickets quickly.

Take a look at the complete lineup beneath:

Riot Fest is among the many finest music festivals in america. Their various lineup and dedication to reserving nice bands throughout genres make Riot Fest a real standout within the competition scene for followers of punk, rock, and the alt titans of yesteryear.

Along with ultimate performances from iconic bands, Riot Fest has a convention of reserving bands to play their basic albums observe by observe. Riot Fest 2019 may also characteristic a handful of bands performing well-loved albums in full. Right here’s an inventory of all the complete album performances Riot Fest has in retailer:

In opposition to Me!—Reinventing Axl Rose + Transgender Dysphoria Blues

Avail—Over The James

Bloc Occasion—Silent Alarm

Dashboard Confessional—The Locations You Have Come To Concern The Most

The Flaming Lips—Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robotic

Glassjaw—Worship and Tribute

The Selecter—Too A lot Strain

Senses Fail—From the Depths of Desires + Let It Enfold You

Taking Again Sunday—Inform All Your Buddies + Louder Now

Ween—The Mollusk

One stage down from the headliners, you’ll discover quite a few unbelievable acts are scheduled to play. Poet and rock goddess Patti Smith will carry out along with her band, and hip hop weirdos Die Antwoord may also carry out at Riot Fest.

The headliners aren’t the one draw at Riot Fest. Among the bands within the smaller kind you’ll need to watch embrace grungey storage rockers Cherry Glazerrr, Philadelphia punks Skinny Lips, and reunited emo band American Soccer.

When Are Riot Fest Tickets on Sale?

Riot Fest Tickets are on sale now through Eventbrite. You should buy a three-day cross for the competition for as little as $128, and there are additionally VIP, Deluxe and Final cross choices for many who need to spend just a little extra to have the final word competition expertise.

People who journey to Chicago for Riot Fest gained’t should camp out in dusty tents like attendees at different festivals. The truth is, tenting is strictly prohibited. That’s why Riot Fest has partnered with Curadora to supply lodging to live performance goers who want a spot to remain within the metropolis.

Riot Fest is an all-ages competition, and kids beneath 5 are allowed in without spending a dime. The competition opens at 11 a.m. every day and concludes at 10 p.m. all three nights.

Riot Fest followers are loving this yr’s lineup. Take a look at a number of the reactions on Twitter:

Musicians are sharing their pleasure for the September fest on social media too.

With the Riot Fest 2019 lineup formally introduced, it’s trying like this September might be one to recollect.