It’s finally (mostly) here: Behold, the lineup for the Chicago iteration of Riot Fest 2016. Dubbed Riot Fest & Carnival and taking place at Chicago’s Douglas Park from September 16-18, the event will be headlined by previously announced reunion act The Original Misfits (featuring Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein), as well as Morrissey, Ween, Death Cab For Cutie, Rob Zombie (performing White Zombie’s Astro Creep: 2000), Social Distortion (performing White Light, White Heat, White Trash), Brand New [pictured], Jimmy Eat World, Refused, NOFX and more, with two headliners yet to be named.
Some highlights on the undercard include the Hold Steady performing Boys & Girls In America, reunion sets from Thursday, the Anniversary and Set Your Goals, Motion City Soundtrack’s final show and up-and-comers like Basement, Somos and Tancred.
Bands exclusively playing Riot Fest Chicago (and not Riot Fest Denver) include Andrew W.K., Gwar, Leftover Crack, the Specials, Billy Talent, All Time Low, Pierce The Veil, the Falcon and others.
See the current lineup below and get your tickets now.
The Original Misfits (Featuring Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein), Morrissey, Ween, Death Cab For Cutie, Rob Zombie, Social Distortion, Brand New, NAS, The Specials, Deftones, Fitz & The Tantrums, Jimmy Eat World, Descendents, Refused, NOFX, Bad Religion, Pierce The Veil, All Time Low, Underoath, Motion City Soundtrack, Thursday, Jake Bugg, The Hives, Death Grips, Chevy Metal, Bob Mould, The Hold Steady, Glassjaw, Me First and The Gimme Gimmes, Pepper, Tiger Army, Meat Puppets, GZA,The Wonder Years, Method Man & Redman, Dan Deacon, Dee Snider, Andrew W.K., Joey Bada$$, GWAR, Leftöver Crack, Billy Talent, The Anniversary, Neck Deep, Highly Suspect, Smoking Popes, Fucked Up, The Vandals, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Girls Against Boys, Fu Manchu, The Falcon, I The Mighty, The Toasters, Set Your Goals, Juliette Lewis & The Licks, FrnkIero andthe Cellabration, Tigers Jaw, Basement, Citizen, Swingin’ Utters, Big D & The Kids Table, Diarrhea Planet, Pouya, Touché Amoré, Hippo Campus, Balance & Composure, People Under the Stairs, White Lung, Denzel Curry, Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas, Turnover, Violent Soho, Dee-1, Bleached, Brick + Mortar, Night Riots, Plague Vendor, Off With Their Heads, Laura Stevenson, Somos, Tancred, Microwave, Deal’s Gone Bad, Death Spells, 3Teeth, Black Foxxes, The Wans, Creeper, The Walters, Jule Vera, Marina City, Worriers, Nots, Big Ups, All Dogs, The Dirty Nil, Eskimeuax, War On Women, Hard Girls, A Will Away, Can’t Swim, With Our Arms To The Sun, Donna Missal, Bad Cop / Bad Cop, Tasha the Amazon, Blackbox, High Waisted, Partner, Sleepy Kitty, School of Rock, More To Be Announced… And Featuring Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow Revue