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Riot Fest Wed May 15 2013

Riot Fest 2013 Lineup Announced

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With much fanfare and long waits for many pleading fans on Facebook and Twitter, Riot Fest announced their 2013 lineup just now. The festival, held for the second year in Humboldt Park, is three days (September 13-15) of both new and old punk and hard rock favorites, with the addition this year of some notable hip-hop acts. The festival has added serious ammo this year with an impressive lineup that rivals many of the other major festivals coming through Chicago this summer. Some personal favorites just at a glance includes Blondie, Violent Femmes, Taking Back Sunday, Against Me!, Bad Brains, Stars, Dessa, Saul Williams, and many more. The festival is also going to be three full days in the park instead of two, and will include the same carnival theme as last year.

Three day passes are now on sale for $69.98, and three-day VIP passes (which include 15 drink tickets, not a bad deal at all) are $175. UPDATE: Early-bird tickets are sold out; passes are now $99.98 and increasing as more tickets are sold -- so get in there soon. You can purchase tickets here.

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

 
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