Riot Fest 2017 announces single-day lineups
Riot Fest 2017 has announced its single-day lineups, which included previously-announced headliners Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and New Order. In addition to the artists already announced, Danzig has been added to the stellar group of performers. Tomorrow, Riot Fest will announce the final two performers, both of whom will be playing full-album performances at the festival. Full weekend tickets are already on sale, and single-day as well as 2-day tickets to Riot Fest will go on sale Friday, 10 am central time. Single-day tickets will start at $69.98, and two-day passes will be $139.98. VIP options are also available. Riot Fest will take place in Chicago’s Douglas Park on Sept. 15-17.
Some of this year’s selections playing Sunday include a reunion of the punk group Jawbreaker, who will be closing out the festival, Prophets of Rage, and a performance by Paramore, who are in the middle of their first tour in several years. Friday will see Nine Inch Nails, A Day to Remember and New Order all play the same day. The addition of Danzig will come on Saturday, alongside Wu-Tang Clan, a DJ set by Mike D of the Beastie Boys, and Queens of the Stone Age’s highly anticipated show.
Several artists on the schedule have already confirmed that they will be playing full albums during their Riot Fest 2017 sets: The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Dinosaur Jr., Fishbone, Built To Spill, Mayday Parade, Bayside, The Lawrence Arms, and that dog, in addition to the two further full-album artists that will be announced tomorrow. If all of the great musical performances aren’t enough for you, Riot Fest will also feature its full carnival, complete with rides, games, a freak show, and more. Fans can also enjoy the huge variety of food and beverage vendors that will be present.
Riot Fest 2017 Daily Lineups:
Friday, Sept. 15
Nine Inch Nails, New Order, A Day to Remember, Dirty Heads, Vic Mensa, Ministry, Death From Above, Action Bronson, X, Mayday Parade (performing A Lesson In Romantics), The Cribs, Liars, Buzzcocks, The Story So Far, State Champs, Four Year Strong, Invsn, Chon The Hotelier, Saul Williams, Nothing More, Radar State, Tobacco, Seaway, Like Pacific, Sleep On It, Grayscale, Skating Polly, Warm Brew, HBEENDOPE
Saturday, Sept. 16
Queens of the Stone Age, Wu-Tang Clan, Mike D (DJ set), At The Drive In, Danzig, Gogol Bordello, Taking Back Sunday, New Found Glory, Fidlar, Bad Brains, Peaches, The Lawrence Arms (performing Oh, Calcutta!), Bayside (performing The Walking Wounded), Dead Cross, Streetlight Manifesto, GBH, Shabazz Palaces, Fishbone (performing Truth & Soul), Knuckle Puck, Cockney Rejects, Black Pistol Fire, Slaves (UK), Versus, Rvivr, The Smith Street Band, Potty Mouth, The Regrettes, Cold Beat, Gin Rummy
Sunday, Sept. 17
Jawbreaker, Paramore, Prophets of Rage, M.I.A., TV On the Radio, Dinosaur Jr. (performing You’re Living All Over Me), Pennywise, Built to Spill (performing Keep It Like A Secret), The Mighty Mighty Bosstones (Performing Let’s Face It), The Orwells, Best Coast, Cap’n Jazz, Minus the Bear, Say Anything, The Menzingers, Gwar, Real Friends, Hot Water Music, Andrew W.K., Beach Slang, that dog. (performing Retreat From The Sun), Mad Caddies, The Flatliners, Dessa, The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black, Engine 88, Alice Bag, Downtown Boys, Culture Abuse, Gazebos, Kitten Forever, Upset
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