The first wave of performers were announced for this year’s Riot Fest which is set to take place at Douglas Park in Chicago on September 14th-16th. Performers include Minneapolis-natives Atmosphere & Dillinger Four, as well as headlining performances from Blink 182, Beck, Father John Misty, Elvis Costello, Jerry Lee Lewis, Incubus, Blondie, and many more.
Over 80 artists were announced in this first wave which can be seen below. More artists are set to be announced in the coming months. In a press release for the announcement Riot Fest had this to say:
“You can stop complaining about when the Riot Fest lineup will be released and start complaining about the actual Riot Fest lineup. And no we don’t know what the weather will be like or when the second wave will be released or when the schedule is coming out, but we do know that we’re excited to see you in Chicago’s Douglas Park on September 14, 15, and 16″
Tickets for this years festival are on sale now with four tier options; General Admission, VIP, Deluxe VIP, and Ulitimate VIP ranging in price from $189 to $1,700. More information can be found at Riot Fest’s website, as well as Facebook & Twitter pages.