Chicago industrial festival Cold Waves have announced their 2021 lineup.
After going virtual last year, Cold Waves returns for an in-person event for 2021. Headlining this year’s event are Front 242, CLIPPING., and Stabbing Westward. The bill also includes Youth Code, Consolidated, Dalek, and more.
The three-day festival kicks off September 24th and lasts until September 26th at Metro and Smart Bar in Chicago. Three-day passes are on sale now. Single-day lineups will be announced May 21st at 10 AM local time, with single-day tickets going on sale May 24th at 10 AM local time.
Check out the lineup below.
Cold Waves also acts as a fundraiser for Darkest Before Dawn, a Chicago non-profit charity that raises money and awareness for the service industry and music venue staffing communities. A portion of the fest’s proceeds will benefit the charity.