Riot Fest 2021: Nine Inch Nails, Smashing Pumpkins, Run The Jewels & More

Nine Inch Nails, and Run The Jewels are among the acts on the Riot Fest 2021 lineup. The event returns to Douglass Park in Chicago on September 17 – 19. Organizers also confirmed the dates of Riot Fest 2022 (September 16 – 18, 2022) that will feature headliners My Chemical Romance, who were previously slated to play the 2021 fest. Tickets for both festivals are on sale now.

The Riot Fest 2021 lineup also includes Pixies, Faith No More, DEVO, Mr. Bungle, Coheed And Cambria, Taking Back Sunday, Dirty Heads, Sublime With Rome, Lupe Fiasco (performing The Cool), Vic Mensa, NOFX, New Found Glory, Circle Jerks, Simple Plan, Dinosaur Jr., Gogol Bordello, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Best Coast, Big Freedia, Andrew W.K., Living Colour, Fishbone, Amigo The Devil and more. Additional acts will be announced next week at the same time single-day tickets go on sale.

Some of the acts on the lineup were previously revealed when Riot Fest announced the cancellation of the event originally scheduled for September 11 – 13, 2020. Those holding tickets for Riot Fest 2020 can use them for Riot Fest 2021. For a limited time, previous ticket holders have access to 2022 passes at a special price. Ticket transfers to 2022, refunds and layaway options are also available.

A special Thursday preview night will take place on September 16, 2021. Find more information on Riot Fest 2021 and Riot Fest 2022 tickets here or by clicking the button below.

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