Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Jawbreaker Reunion Headline Riot Fest 2017
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:00:23
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In the battle for best festival lineup of 2017, consider Riot Fest's hat firmly in the ring. The Chicago festival, which has been a predominantly punk-oriented event over the years, has done an outstanding job of gathering artists from all over the music map that still very much fit within the festival's ethos. They also have managed to grab some of the biggest headliners around, Nine Inch Nails and Queens of the Stone Age. Also set to feature this year are legendary punk rock act Jawbreaker.
The three-day festival will take place in Chicago, Illinois from September 15th through 17th at Douglas Park. And just the names announced today outside of the three headliners are sure to get any punk fans in a tizzy, they include New Order, Paramore, Prophets of Rage, M.I.A., Wu-Tang Clan, Mike D (DJ Set), A Day To Remember, Gogol Bordello, Taking Back Sunday, Vic Mensa, Dirty Heads, TV on the Radio, Ministry, Dinosaur Jr., New Found Glory, Death From Above 1979, Bad Brains, FIDLAR, Action Bronson, Pennywise, Built to Spill, X, Peaches, The Lawrence Arms, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The Orwells, Bayside, Say Anything, Mayday Parade, Streetlight Manifesto, Dead Cross, Minus the Bear, The Menzingers, LIARS, GWAR, Buzzcocks, GBH, Real Friends, Hot Water Music, Shabazz Palaces, Andrew W.K., Fishbone, The Story So Far, State Champs, Four Year Strong, Beach Slang, The Cribs, that dog., Knuckle Puck, Chon, Slaves, The Hotelier, The Flatliners, Dessa, Saul Williams, Nothing More, Alice Bag, Tobacco, Sleep On It, Downtown Boys, Engine 88, The Smith Street Band, The Regrettes, HDBeenDope, Gazebos, Kitten Forever and featuring Hellzapoppin' Circus Sideshow Revue.
Making things even more exciting is the question of who else could possibly be added the Riot Fest already impressive lineup. The festival is set to release 25 more acts that will be playing the event in May. There will also be over 40 unique food vendors for attendees to choose from.
Riot Fest Three-Day Passes will go on sale April 19th at Noon CT with General Admission and VIP options via Ticketfly.
—The ARTISTdirect Staff