Riot Fest will return for its 15th anniversary in 2019 to Chicago, IL’s Douglas Park, set to take place from September 13th through 15th.
On Wednesday, Riot Fest unveiled their 2019 lineup including Blink-182, Slayer (performing their final Chicago & Milwaukee show), Bikini Kill, The Raconteurs, Rise Against, The Flaming Lips, Jawbreaker, Ween, Die Antwoord, Patti Smith & Her Band, Taking Back Sunday, Rancid, Violent Femmes, Descendents, Manchester Orchestra, Dashboard Confessional, Rancid, Against Me!, Streetlight Manifesto, Andrew W.K., Less Than Jake, White Reaper, and many more.
Special to this year’s event, Riot Fest attendees will witness The B-52s’ last show in Chicago, in addition to rare full-album performances by The Flaming Lips (performing Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots), Ween (performing The Mollusk), Dashboard Confessional (performing The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most), and Bloc Party (performing Silent Alarm in celebration of the album’s 15th anniversary), just to name a few.
Founded in 2005, Riot Fest features the best of punk, rock ‘n’ roll, hip hop, metal, alternative, and just about everything in between. Founder Riot Mike is credited with helping to reunite iconic bands like Naked Raygun, The Replacements, The Misfits, and Jawbreaker, among other reunions—a staple feature of Riot Fest, alongside the full album performances, freak shows, carnival rides, and occasional butter sculptures.
A variety of different ticket options are now on sale here for Riot Fest’s 2019 event.
See the full lineup below. Head to Riot Fest’s website for more information.