Blink-182, Slayer, The Raconteurs And More To Headline 2019 Riot Fest

The Riot Fest lineup is finally here! The 15th anniversary of the Chicago-based festival features Blink-182, Slayer, Bikini Kill, The Raconteurs, and Rise Against as headliners.

Other performers include Turnstile, Jawbreaker, The Flaming Lips, Rancid, Taking Back Sunday, Andrew W.K., The Struts, B-52’s, Against Me!, Patti Smith, Dashboard Confessional, Ween, Die Antwoord, Bloc Party, Anthrax, Pennywise and more. Check out the full lineup below.

Keeping up with tradition, the festival will feature several full album performances. These include The Flaming Lips playing Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robot; Bloc Party’s Silent Alarm; Avail will reunite to perform Over the James; Ween’s The Mollusk; Dashboard Confessional’s The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most; and Taking Back Sunday playing both Tell All Your Friends and Louder Now.

Riot Fest goes down in Douglas Park September 13th – 15th in Chicago. Get tickets here.

Riot Fest 2019 lineup

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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