Full lineup announced for Riot Fest, Oct. 10-12

SHARE Full lineup announced for Riot Fest, Oct. 10-12

As announced a few weeks back, the reunited punk band ALL will be one of the headliners of this year’s Riot Fest. Now we can add ska-punk masters (and very natty dressers) the Mighty Mighty Bosstones to the list, among others (read on for the full roster, though there are still some acts to be announced).

The fest takes place in several venues around town, including the Congress Theatre (October 12), the House of Blues (October 10), and Double Door and Cobra Lounge (October 10 and 11).

Riot Fest 2008 lineup so far:

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones


The Casualties

Leftover Crack


Municipal Waste

Anti-Nowhere League

Teenage Bottlerocket

Mustard Plug

Big Drill Car

Paint It Black

Valient Thorr

The Pavers

Beer Nuts


Reagan Youth

The Bomb

The Methadones

The Ergs!


Shot Baker

Das Kapital

Johnny Vomit


Static Radio

After the Fall

Prizzy Prizzy Please

The Frankl Project

Scouts Honor

Love and Squalor

Vandon Arms

More info at www.riotfest.org.

The Latest
After a five-season fizzle since it went dancing for the first time, Northwestern is on the cusp of second place in the Big Ten.
A one-sided buck in a forest preserve, another expansion of wild turkeys in the suburbs, the world-record lake whitefish and Quint on bluegills and sharks are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors and beyond.
MLB outlawed extreme infield shifts, so will outfielders be used to circumvent the rule change?
What else were we going to ask about, the flavor of Sunday’s Gatorade baths?