The second wave of bands have been announced for this year’s Riot Fest Chicago, and they’re proving once again that Riot Fest is the place to be. At The Drive-In, Cap'n Jazz, Best Coast, Cockney Rejects, Seaway, Grayscale, Like Pacific, Culture Abuse and many, many more set to make an appearance.
Check out the full list of bands announced so far below!
The second wave announcement includes: At the Drive-In, Cap’n Jazz, Best Coast, Black Pistol Fire, The Casualties, Mad Caddies, Cockney Rejects, Radar State, RVIVR, Versus, Seaway, Like Pacific, Grayscale, Warm Brew, Culture Abuse, Potty Mouth, Skating Polly, Upset, Gin Rummy, The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black and Kembra Pfahler.
The first wave of bands were announced last month, and those bands previously announced include Jawbreaker, Nine Inch Nails and Queens Of The Stone Age are headlining, with Paramore, A Day To Remember, Taking Back Sunday, New Found Glory, and more.
Other notable acts include '80s post-punk pioneers New Order, Prophets of Rage, M.I.A., Wu-Tang Clan, a DJ set from Beastie Boys’ Mike D, an exclusive 40th anniversary set by punk hardcore legends Bad Brains and special appearances by Ministry and Vic Mensa.
Plus, several artists have been confirmed to perform their seminal albums in full at Riot Fest 2017: Dinosaur Jr., The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Built to Spill, Fishbone, Bayside, Mayday Parade, The Lawrence Arms, that dog., plus two more to be announced soon.
The festival will once again feature 40 unique food vendors, along with a full-scale carnival with rides, games of chance and of course, the Hellzapoppin’ Sideshow Revue freak show.
Riot Fest will be held Sept. 15-17 at Douglas Park. General Admission and VIP ticket options are available via Ticketfly here.
Check out the full list of bands announced below!
Nine Inch Nails (Friday), Queens of the Stone Age (Saturday), Jawbreaker (Sunday), New Order, Paramore, Prophets of Rage, M.I.A., Wu-Tang Clan, Mike D (DJ Set), A Day To Remember, At the Drive-In, Gogol Bordello, Taking Back Sunday, Dirty Heads, Vic Mensa, TV on the Radio, Ministry, Dinosaur Jr. (Performing You’re Living All Over Me), New Found Glory, FIDLAR, Bad Brains (40th anniversary set), Death From Above 1979, Action Bronson, Pennywise, Built to Spill (Performing Keep It Like A Secret), X, Peaches, The Lawrence Arms (Performing Oh, Calcutta!), The Mighty Mighty Bosstones (Performing Let’s Face It), The Orwells, Bayside (Performing The Walking Wounded), Say Anything, Mayday Parade (Performing A Lesson In Romantics), Best Coast, Cap’n Jazz, The Cribs, Dead Cross, Streetlight Manifesto, Minus the Bear, The Menzingers, LIARS, GWAR, Buzzcocks, GBH, Real Friends, Hot Water Music, Shabazz Palaces, Andrew W.K., Fishbone (Performing Truth & Soul), The Story So Far, State Champs, Four Year Strong, Beach Slang, that dog. (Performing Retreat From the Sun), Knuckle Puck, Black Pistol Fire, Chon, Slaves, The Hotelier, The Casualties, Mad Caddies, The Flatliners, Dessa, Cockney Rejects, Saul Williams, Versus, Engine 88, Nothing More, Radar State, Alice Bag, RVIVR, Tobacco, Seaway, Like Pacific, Sleep on It, Grayscale, Downtown Boys, The Smith Street Band, Potty Mouth, The Regrettes, Culture Abuse, Skating Polly, HDBeenDope, Gazebos, Warm Brew, Kitten Forever, Upset, Gin Rummy, The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black and Kembra Pfahler and featuring Hellzapoppin’ Circus Sideshow Revue
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