Riot Fest Announces First Wave Of 2018 Lineup


The 2018 Riot Fest will be held in Chicago’s Douglas Park September 14 – 16. Organizers revealed the first wave of this year’s lineup, which continues the festival’s trend of presenting a diverse batch of acts.

Beck, Elvis Costello, Incubus, Blondie, Father John Misty and Jerry Lee Lewis are among those set to headline the event. Bleachers, Atmosphere, Cypress Hill, Suicidal Tendencies, Clutch, Digable Planets, Liz Phair, Johnny Marr and Superchunk are just a few of the dozens of Riot Fest ’18 acts confirmed as part of the first wave. Look for the second wave to be announced in a few weeks along performances of iconic full albums. Check out the graphic below for the entire initial lineup.

Riot Fest tickets are on sale now via the festival’s website.