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Exclusive: Riot Fest adds Cap’n Jazz, Jello Biafra, Busted At Oz reunion feat. Naked Raygun, more

August 03, 1:13 PM EDT By Tim Karan

Altpress can exclusively reveal more additions to this fall's Riot Fest taking place in Chicago. Cap'n Jazz, Pennywise, the Bronx, Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine, Torche, Kylesa and more have been added to the lineup of the four-day festival set for Oct. 6 through 10 at venues throughout Chicago. Also announced: a reunion of the artists on the Busted At Oz compilation which documented the birth of Chicago punk. Fans will see the early Naked Raygun lineup (Jeff Pezzati, Santiago Durango, Camilo Gonzalez, Jim Calao), Steve Bjorklund, the Effigies (John Kezdy, Earl Letiecq, Paul Zamost, Steve Economou) and the original lineups of the Subverts, Da!, Silver Abuse and Toothpaste.

These bands join already announced acts including Bad Religion, the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Circle Jerks, Anti-Flag, Articles Of Faith, Snapcase, Less Than Jake, the Lawrence Arms, Bouncing Souls and more.

There will be 17 shows at Riot Fest split between five venues (not including secret shows which will be revealed on Tickets are on sale now. For more info and to see a complete list of bands revealed, go here.