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Riot Fest Announces First Wave of 2018 Lineup

The festival takes place Sept. 14-16

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    Riot Fest Announces First Wave of 2018 Lineup
    Riot Fest

    The first wave of Riot Fest’s much-anticipated lineup has been announced and it features big-name acts like Blink-182, Beck, Elvis Costello & the Imposters, Blondie and more.

    The performers set to descend on Chicago’s Douglas Park in September will cap off the end of a music-filled summer in the city, following other music fests like Pitchfork and Lollapalooza.

    Among the headliners to hit the stages at the three-day punk-rock festival are Blink-182, Beck, Elvis Costello & the Imposters, Incubus, Young the Giant, Interpol, Blondie, Alkaline Trio, Father John Misty, Jerry Lee Lewis, Dropkick Murphys, Bleachers, Atmosphere, Flogging Molly, Cypress Hill and more.

    The festival takes place Sept. 14-16 and tickets are already on sale.

    Details on when the second lineup announcement will be made remain unclear.

    See the full lineup so far below.  

    • Blink-182
    • Beck
    • Elvis Costello & the Imposters
    • Incubus
    • Young the Giant
    • Interpol
    • Blondie
    • Alkaline Trio
    • Father John Misty
    • Jerry Lee Lewis
    • Dropkick Murphys
    • Bleachers
    • Atmosphere
    • Flogging Molly
    • Cypress Hill
    • Bad Religion
    • Underoath
    • Matt and Kim
    • the Jesus Lizard
    • Sum 41
    • the Voidz
    • the Front Bottoms
    • Twin Peaks
    • K.Flay
    • Suicidal Tendencies
    • Bullet For My Valentine
    • Clutch
    • the Wonder Years
    • Digable Planets
    • Liz Phair
    • Cat Power
    • Gary Numan
    • Killing Joke
    • Hot Snakes
    • Wolfmother
    • Moose Blood
    • SWMRS
    • Johnny Marr
    • Superchunk
    • JD McPherson
    • Reignwolf
    • Lagwagon
    • Pussy Riot
    • FEAR
    • Andrew W.K.
    • GWAR
    • the Aquabats
    • Hobo Johnson & the Lovemakers
    • Face to Face
    • the Exploited
    • the Bouncing Souls
    • Dillinger Four
    • Conflict
    • Piebald
    • Adolescents
    • the Avengers
    • Cobra Skulls
    • HEALTH
    • Calpurnia
    • Kevin Devine
    • the Frights
    • the Districts
    • Arkells
    • the Audition
    • Spitalfield
    • Flor
    • Speedy Ortiz
    • Bully
    • Lower Class Brats
    • Total Chaos
    • the Fever 333
    • Direct Hit!
    • Mom Jeans.
    • Mannequin Pussy
    • Pronoun
    • Beach Goons
    • the Bombpops
    • Badflower
    • Save Face
    • Super Whatevr
    • Beach Bunny
    • No Small Children featuring Hellzapoppin’ Circus Sideshow Revue

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