April 19, 2017


Riot Fest 2017: Nine Inch Nails, Paramore & Queens of the Stone Age to Perform

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The Riot Fest 2017 lineup is a rock lover's dream, with Nine Inch NailsQueens of the Stone Age and punk rock icons Jawbreaker headlining the festival. 

Plenty more of your favorite bands are on the roster as well: New OrderParamore, Prophets of Rage, M.I.A.Wu-Tang Clan, a DJ set from Beastie Boys’ Mike D, Taking Back SundayNew Found Glory, Death From Above 1979, Bayside, Say Anything, an exclusive 40th Anniversary set by punk hardcore legends Bad Brains, Chicago natives Ministry and Vic Mensa and others. This is only the first wave of artists, so look out for 25 more to be announced next month.

Riot Fest returns to Chicago's Douglas Park from September 15-17. Three-day passes will go on sale Today (April 19) at noon CDT with General Admission and VIP options via Ticketfly. Get pumped for the event by watching a baby Paramore talk about their first band meeting in this 2007 clip: