Riot Fest Announces Initial Line-Up. Blondie, Motorhead, Fall Out Boy, Violent Femmes and Many More…

Posted 16 May 2013 in Music + TV News
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RIOT FEST & CARNIVAL UNLEASHES INITIAL LINE-UP – SEPTEMBER 13-15 at HUMBOLDT PARK IN CHICAGO 

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TICKETS GO ON SALE AT 10pm WED, MAY 15th 3-DAY PASSES STARTING AT $69.98!

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Riot Fest & Carnival 2013 unleashes a dynamite musical line-up featuring Fall Out Boy, Blink-182, Violent Femmes, Motorhead, Rancid, Blondie, Rocket From The Crypt, Atmosphere, The Dismemberment Plan, Best Coast and a slew of killer bands from every era (line-up listed below). On a mission to create a punk rock state fair, this amazing 3-day festival takes place in historic Humboldt Park in Chicago, where a Ferris wheel, tilt-a-whirl, fire eaters, Lucha Libre and other attractions nestle in a gorgeous setting. Lagoons, shade trees and lovely fields yield to a stunning view of the Chicago skyline. Tickets to Riot Fest are set at incredibly reasonable rates – 3-day passes start at just $69.98.
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THE BANDS

Fall Out Boy * Blink-182 * Violent Femmes * Motorhead * Rancid * Blondie * Sublime with Rome * AFI * Public Enemy * Brand New * Flag * Guided By Voices * Rocket From The Crypt * Bad Religion * All Time Low* Taking Back Sunday * Pierce the Veil * Atmosphere * The Dismemberment Plan * Dinosaur Jr. * Best Coast * DeVotchka * The Broadways * Screeching Weasel * Pennywise * The Lillingtons * Bob Mould * Against Me! * GWAR * Yellowcard * The Lawrence Arms * Say Anything * X * Bad Brains * Quicksand* The Selecter * Mission of Burma * Stars * Toots and the Maytals * Peter Hook (Joy Division Set) * Bad Books * The Devil Wears Prada * Saves The Day * Glassjaw * Bayside * Smoking Popes * Reggie and the Full Effect  * Attack Attack! * The Dear Hunter * Maps and Atlases * Surfer Blood * Chuck Ragan Dessa * Saul Williams * Empires * Mephiskapheles * Kitten * Peelander-Z * Touché Amoré * Masked Intruder * Deal’s Gone Bad * Twin Peaks * Flatfoot 56 * White Mystery * Environmental Encroachment * Radkey * No D’bags Allowed and more to be announced
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In its 9th year, Riot Fest is dedicated to bringing fans of music and fun of all ages together to celebrate rock, excellent food and the joy-bringing aspects of a carnival. Gourmet food trucks, quality brews and three music stages are interspersed with rides, skee-ball, circus performers and underground marching troupes. The brainchild of promoters Michael Petryshyn and Sean McKeough, Riot Fest launched in 2005 and grew rapidly. Known for re-uniting their musical heroes in influential underground bands, Petryshyn and McKeough created an experience that is a destination for music fans from around the world.
3- Day Passes start at $69.98
* Admission into Humboldt Park September 13-15
3-Day VIP $175.00
* Admission into Humboldt Park September 13-15
* Access to VIP lounge with private bar
* VIP viewing areas near stage
* 15 beverage tickets
For More Information:
Riot Fest Web site:  www.riotfest.org
 
Riot Fest Facebook: www.facebook.com/RiotFest1
 
Riot Fest Twitter: www.twitter.com/riotfest
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Posted by Larry Carta


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