Riot Fest Chicago: Iggy and The Stooges, Elvis Costello

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TICKETS ON SALE TUESDAY, MAY 15 AT 12:00 PM PDT;
SECOND ROUND OF ANNOUNCEMENTS COMING IN JUNE

After a landmark year in 2011, the eighth annual Riot Fest–the music festival which celebrates rock, indie, punk and underground artists from every era–is expanding for the first-time ever into an outdoor music event and carnival in 2012. The Riot Fest & Carnival will feature a wide mix of artists ranging from Iggy & The Stooges, Elvis Costello, Rise Against, Built To Spill, AWOLNATION, Gogol Bordello, Coheed and Cambria, Less Than Jake and many more.

The festival takes place September 14-16 in Chicago on the beautiful grounds of Humboldt Park which boasts rolling fields, pavilions, tall trees, picturesque gardens a lake and lagoons with a majestic view of the Chicago skyline.

Promoters are encouraging fans not to miss out by unveiling the majority of the diverse line-up for 2012 and offering an early-bird 2-Day pass for $36.00, plus surcharges for a limited time. 3-day passes begin at $90.00 and include all shows at Humboldt Park, Congress Theater and after-parties. VIP passes are available for $155.00 and include private stage-viewing areas, a sectioned off VIP area in the park with a private bar and drink tickets. Tickets are available at www.riotfest.org.

Click here to see this listing in our festival guide

Lineup

  • RISE AGAINST
  • IGGY & THE STOOGES
  • ELVIS COSTELLO
  • THE OFFSPRING
  • A DAY TO REMEMBER
  • COHEED AND CAMBRIA
  • DESCENDENTS
  • GOGOL BORDELLO
  • THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN
  • DROPKICK MURPHYS
  • NOFX
  • THE GASLIGHT ANTHEM
  • ALKALINE TRIO
  • AWOLNATION
  • THE PROMISE RING
  • GWAR
  • AUGUST BURNS RED
  • FRANK TURNER
  • BUILT TO SPILL
  • LESS THAN JAKE
  • REVEREND HORTON HEAT
  • FISHBONE
  • NOBUNNY
  • A WILHELM SCREAM
  • SCREAMING FEMALES
  • TEENAGE BOTTLEROCKET
  • OFF WITH THEIR HEADS
  • DEALS GONE BAD
  • WHITE MYSTERY
  • LARRY AND HIS FLASK
  • THE STORY SO FAR
  • JAPANTHER
  • CHIODOS
  • SLAPSTICK

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