Morrissey, Dee Snider, Rob Zombie, Bob Mould, The Hives, NAS and Social Distortion are among the first wave of artists for Riot Fest Chicago, it was announced today.
The all-ages festival (kids 5 and under get in free) runs Sept. 16-18 in Douglas Park, 1401 S. Sacramento. In addition to the music, festivalgoers can also partake of Riot Fest’s “rodeo” attractions/midway including games, full carnival/rides, food, beverages and more. The list of what you may and may not bring to the festival grounds is extensive. Among the event’s list of yays and nays: selfie sticks and drones (NO); strollers and blankets (YES); Donald Trump (NO); John Stamos (YES). The full list of items can be found here.
In addition, several band reunions are also on tap including The Original Misfits, Set Your Goals, The Anniversary, and Girls Against Boys.
Bands performing their quintessential albums include: Social Distortion (“White Light, White Heat, White Trash”); Rob Zombie (White Zombie’s “Astro-Creep: 2000.”); The Hold Steady (“Boys and Girls in America”).
The second wave of artists will be announced in the coming weeks. Three-day passes starting at $169.98, can be purchased at www.ticketfly.com
The following is the first wave lineup for Riot Fest Chicago; the schedule will be released at a later date:
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, F—– 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
Schedule subject to change without notice.