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First Wave of Bands Revealed for Riot Fest Chicago, Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Jawbreaker to Headline

First Wave of Bands Revealed for Riot Fest Chicago, Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Jawbreaker to Headline

Chicago’s Riot Fest will take place this year at Douglas Park from September 15-17. With headlining sets from Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Jawbreaker, the fest will feature over 100 bands, including an exclusive anniversary set from Bad Brains as well as appearances from New Order, Ministry, Gwar, A Day to Remember, and many others. The current lineup is listed below. Over 25 more bands have yet to be announced.

Tomorrow, April 20, artists who will be performing their respective seminal albums will be revealed.

In addition to the performances, the festival will feature carnival rides, games and a Hellzapoppin’ Sideshow Revue freak show. There will also be over 40 food and drink vendors on site.

Tickets and passes will go on sale today, April 19, at 12:00 P.M. CDT via Ticketfly.

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
Gogol Bordello
Taking Back Sunday
Vic Mensa
Dirty Heads
TV on the Radio
Ministry
Dinosaur Jr.
New Found Glory
FIDLAR
Bad Brains
Death From Above 1979
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
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Knuckle Puck
Chon
Slaves
The Hotelier
The Flatliners
Dessa
Saul Williams
Engine 88
Nothing More
Alice Bag
Tobacco
Sleep On It
Downtown Boys
The Smith Street Band
The Regrettes
HDBeenDope
Gazebos
Kitten Forever
Hellzapoppin’ Circus Sideshow Revue
Ramones T-Shirt
Meat Is Burger
Ughh My Kids Are Here
The Port-A-Parties



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