Riot Fest 2019 Lineup

The annual alternative festival returns for its fifteenth year in Chicago.

Riot Fest dropped its 2019 lineup with artists such as Blink-182, Dashboard Confessional, Taking Back Sunday, Slayer, The B-52s, and various other bands. The festival will continue to take place in Douglas Park during the month of September from the 13th through the 15th.

Tickets can be purchased now here, and, for a limited time only, single day passes can be purchased for $49.98 here.

If you want to avoid online fees, there are tickets being sold in person. You can find those locations here. Keep in mind most of those locations are cash only, unless stated otherwise.

Credit to Riot Fest

Friday, September 13:
Blink-182 | The Flaming Lips | Jawbreaker
Rancid | Violent Femmes | Descendents | Dashboard Confessional|
Pennywise | Cock Sparrer | Neck Deep | Hot Snakes | Lucero | Senses Fail
Glassjaw | The Get Up Kids | Hot Water Music | Anti-Flag | H20 | Hot Mulligan I Don’t Know How But They Found Me | Caroline Rose | Mat Kerekes | Angel Du$T The Garden | Pkew Pkew Pkew | Pink Fly | No Parents | Thin Lips | Yours Truly | Can’t Swim

Saturday, September 14:
Slayer | Rise Against | Bloc Party
Die Antwoord | Manchester Orchestra | The Story So Far | Avail
The Struts | Pvris | Anthrax | Testament | Andrew W.K. | Gwar | Turnover
Senses Fail | The Selecter | The Damned Things | Grandson | Turnstile
Surfer Blood | Cursive | The Hu | Prof | Cherry Glazerr | Masked Intruder | Drakulas Microwave | Lando Chill | Cleopatrick | Elder Brother | Monarchy Over Monday

Sunday, September 15:
Bikini Kill | The Raconteurs | Ween
Patti Smith And Her Band | Taking Back Sunday | The B-52s | Against Me!
The Starting Line | Streetlight Manifesto | Bob Mould | American Football
Village People | Ride | Guided By Voices | Less Than Jake | Nick Lowe With Los Straitjackets | Frank Iero And The Future Violents | Save Ferris | The Ergs! | White Reaper | Teenage Bottlerocket | Dave Hause And The Mermaid| This Wild Life | Dead Swords | The Beaches | Sincere Engineer | Skating Polly | Ultra Q | Kali Masi | Ganser | Ramona

Full Album Performances by:

  • Against Me! – Reinventing Axl Rose + Transgender Dysphoria Blues
  • Avail – Over The James
  • Blink-182 – Enema of the State (20th Anniversary)
  • Bloc Party – Silent Alarm (15th Anniversary)
  • Dashboard Confessional – The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most
  • The Flaming Lips – Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
  • Glassjaw – Worship and Tribute
  • The Selecter – Too Much Pressure
  • Senses Fail – From the Depths of Dreams + Let It Enfold You
  • Taking Back Sunday – Tell All Your Friends + Louder Now
  • Ween – The Mollusk


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