Nine Inch Nails To Headline Riot Fest 2021

Nine Inch Nails will headline Riot Fest 2021!

Festival organizers recently announced more bands to its lineup, which was partially unveiled last year. Other headliners include Smashing Pumpkins and Run The Jewels. My Chemical Romance were originally scheduled to headline, but the band postponed their 2021 plans. Luckily, the band will be back to headline the festival next year.

New additions to the lineup include Mr. Bungle, DEVO, NOFX, Dinosaur Jr., and Motion City Soundtrack. Many of the acts announced last year will return this year, including Alex G, PUP, Taking Back Sunday, Best Coast, Les Savy Fav, Sublime With Rome, New Found Glory, Thursday, White Lung, KennyHoopla, Fishbone, Fucked Up, Meet Me @ The Altar, Lupe Fiasco and Vic Mensa. More acts will be announced next week.

“We’ve missed you and we can’t wait to see you this year (and/or next year!) September 15–17, 2021 in Douglass Park, Chicago,” Riot Fest writes. “See you real soon…”

Check out the lineup so far below.

Three-day Riot Fest 2021 and 2022 tickets are on sale now. Single-day tickets will go on sale next week.

 

Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, The Crypt 1331, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Reality-Comics. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Marilyn Manson, and Green Day.

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