Riot Fest 2019 has reveled its 2019 lineup and once it again it’s a loaded rock leaning lineup. Blink-182, Bikini Kill, The Raconteurs, Slayer, and Rise Against will headline the Douglas Park festival. Riot Fest will take place from September 13 through 15, and this will be the festival’s fifteenth year.
Ten bands will play key albums from their discographies in their entirety, including the Flaming Lips (“Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots”), Ween (“The Mollusk”), Bloc Party (“Silent Alarm”) and Against Me! (“Transgender Dysphoria Blues” and its 2002 debut, “Against Me! is Reinventing Axl Rose”).
Thrash metal legends Slayer will be performing in Chicago for the last time at the fest, and what has been reported this will also be the final B-52s show in Chicago.
Tickets (three-day passes start at $129.88) are on sale at riotfest.org. The daily schedule will be announced at a later date.
The complete lineup:
Blink-182, Slayer, Bikini Kill, the Raconteurs, Rise Against, the Flaming Lips, Jawbreaker, Ween, Bloc Party, Die Antwoord, Patti Smith, Taking Back Sunday, Rancid, Violent Femmes, Descendents, Manchester Orchestra, the B-52’s, Dashboard Confessional, the Story So Far, Avail, the Struts, Against Me!, Pvris, Pennywise, the Startling Line, Cock Sparrer, Streetlight Manifesto.
Anthrax, Neck Deep, Bob Mould, Hot Snakes, American Football, Guided By Voices, Ride, Lucero, Testament, Andrew W.K., Senses Fail, the Get Up Kids, Village People, Less Than Jake, Hot Water Music, Glassjaw, Gwar, the Selecter, Anti-Flag, Nick Lowe with Los Straitjackets, Turnover, the Damned Things, Cursive, Turnstile, Surfer Blood, the Ergs!, Save Ferris, Frank Iero and the Future Violents, White Reaper, Grandson, H20.
I Don’t Know How But They Found Me, Hot Mulligan, the Hu, Teenage Bottlerocket, Prof, Cherry Glazerr, Dave Hause & the Mermaid, This Wild Life, the Garden, Drakulas, Dead Swords, Can’t Swim, Caroline Rose, the Beaches, Mat Kerekes, Angel Dust, Microwave, Pkew Pkew Pkew, Sincere Engineer, Skating Polly, No Parents, Ultra Q, Lando Chill, Cleopatrick, Elder Brother, Thin Lips, Chaos Chaos, Kali Masi, Yours Truly, Ganser, Ramona.