Deftones, Underoath, Thursday, Glassjaw, many more to play Riot Fest Chicago, Denver

May 18, 2016
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The first wave of bands has been announced for this year’s Riot Fest Chicago and Denver festivals. The Original Misfits (featuring Glenn Danzig, Doyle, Jerry Only, Wolfgang Von Frankenstein), Death Cab For Cutie, Deftones, Underoath, Thursday, Glassjaw and many, many others will be performing at both dates. 

Read more: Misfits featuring Danzig, Doyle, Jerry Only to reunite at Riot Fest

Additional notables include reunions from Set Your Goals (Chicago and Denver), Wolf Parade (Denver), the Anniversary (Chicago) and full-album sets from Social Distortion (White Light, White Heat, White Trash, Chicago), Jane’s Addiction (Ritual De Lo Habitual, Denver), the Hold Steady (Boys And Girls In America, Chicago and Denver) and more. 

Read more: Riot Fest founder tells us how the Misfits reunion happened (exclusive)

You can check out the lineups thus far for each weekend below. Denver’s date is set to take place September 2-4, and Chicago’s is slated for September 16-18. Tickets are on sale now. Second-wave announcements, and “a few more surprises,” will be announced in the coming weeks.


The Original Misfits (Featuring Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Wolfgang Von Frankenstein), Ween, Death Cab For Cutie, Jane’s Addiction, Sleater-Kinney, NAS, Deftones, Fitz & The Tantrums, Descendents, NOFX, Underoath, Bad Religion, Thursday, Tyler, the Creator, Pepper, Jake Bugg, Motion City Soundtrack, Wolf Parade, The Hold Steady, Yo La Tengo, Sleigh Bells, Chevy Metal, Vince Staples, Suicidal Tendencies, Flatbush Zombies, The Dandy Warhols, Hatebreed, Lagwagon, The Aquabats, Glassjaw, The Wonder Years, Me First & The Gimme Gimmes, Danny Brown, Against Me!, Meat Puppets, Leftöver Crack, Dan Deacon, Murder By Death, Rogue Wave, Converge, Billy Talent, Fucked Up, Set Your Goals, Juliette Lewis & The Licks,Touché Amoré, Frnkiero andthe Cellabration, Pouya, White Lung, Plague Vendor, People Under the Stairs, Fat Nick and Don Krez, Violent Soho, Judith Hill, Tigers Jaw, Bleached, Diarrhea Planet, Planes Mistake For Stars, Dee-1, Kirk Knight, Somos, Turnover, Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas, Bryce Vine, 3Teeth, Night Riots, Holy White Hounds, Jule Vera, Microwave, Death Spells, Diet Cig, Donna Missal, High Waisted, Culture Abuse, ….MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED. And Featuring Hellzapoppin Sideshow Revue



The Original Misfits (Featuring Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Wolfgang Von Frankenstein), Morrissey, Ween, Death Cab For Cutie, Social Distortion, Rob Zombie, Brand New, NAS, Deftones, The Specials, Fitz & The Tantrums, Descendents, Refused, NOFX, Bad Religion, Pierce The Veil, All Time Low, Underoath, Motion City Soundtrack, Thursday, Jake Bugg, The Hives, Death Grips, Chevy Metal, Bob Mould, The Hold Steady, Glassjaw, Me First and The Gimme Gimmes, Pepper, Tiger Army, Meat Puppets, GZA,The Wonder Years, Method Man & Redman, Dan Deacon, Dee Snider, Andrew W.K., Joey Bada$$, GWAR, Leftöver Crack, Billy Talent, The Anniversary, Neck Deep, Highly Suspect, Smoking Popes, Fucked Up, The Vandals, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Girls Against Boys, Fu Manchu, The Falcon, I The Mighty, The Toasters, Set Your Goals, Juliette Lewis & The Licks, FrnkIero andthe Cellabration, Tigers Jaw, Basement, Citizen, Swingin’ Utters, Big D & The Kids Table, Diarrhea Planet, Pouya, Touché Amoré, Hippo Campus, Balance & Composure, People Under the Stairs, White Lung, Denzel Curry, Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas, Turnover, Violent Soho, Dee-1, Bleached, Brick + Mortar, Night Riots, Plague Vendor, Off With Their Heads, Holy White Hounds, Laura Stevenson, Somos, Tancred,  Microwave, Deal’s Gone Bad, Death Spells, 3Teeth, Black Foxxes, The Wans, Creeper, The Walters, Jule Vera, Marina City, Worriers, Nots, Big Ups, All Dogs, The Dirty Nil, Eskimeuax, War On Women, Hard Girls, A Will Away, Can’t Swim, With Our Arms To The Sun, Donna Missal, Bad Cop / Bad Cop, Tasha the Amazon, Blackbox, High Waisted, Partner, Sleepy Kitty, School of Rock, More To Be Announced…

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