Riot Fest 2019 lineup: Bikini Kill, AVAIL, Blink-182, Slayer, and The Raconteurs head to Chicago

Chicago’s Riot Fest has unveiled its 2019 lineup. Now in its 15th yr, the three-day punk and hardcore competition returns to Douglas Park from September 13th-15th.

Blink-182, after having to cancel its Riot Fest 2018 look as a result of well being points, return to high this yr’s invoice. They’ll be joined by Slayer, performing what will likely be their last present in Chicago, and by the reunited riot grrl pioneers Bikini Kill.

Different notable acts embrace The Raconteurs, Rise Towards, Patti Smith, Die Antwoord, Rancid, Violent Femmes, Descendents, The B-52s, Jawbreaker, Manchester Orchestra, Bob Mould, Guided By Voices, Experience, Pennywise, Sizzling Snakes, American Soccer, Sizzling Water Music, Village Folks (!), Cursive, Anthrax, and The Struts.

As per custom, Riot Fest will as soon as once more function a number of full album performances. Notably, The Flaming Lips will revisit Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robotic; Bloc Celebration will run via Silent Alarm; Avail will reunite to carry out Over the James; Ween will wax nostaglic with The Mollusk; Dashboard Confessional will play The Locations You Have Come To Worry The Most; and Taking Again Sunday will deal with followers to each Inform All Your Buddies and Louder Now.

Rounding out the lineup are GWAR, Towards Me! (performing Reinventing Axl Rose and Transgender Dysphoria Blues), Testomony, Glassjaw (performing Worship & Tribute), The Selecter (performing Too A lot Stress), Nick Lowe, The Get Up Children, Much less Than Jake, The Damned Issues, Turnstile, Surfer Blood, The Ergs!, Save Ferris, White Reaper, Lucero, Andrew W.Ok., H20, Cherry Glazerr, Anti-Flag, and extra.

Tickets at the moment are on sale through the competition’s web site.

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