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Riot Fest celebrates 10th anniversary in Humboldt Park

Riot Fest celebrates 10th anniversary in Humboldt Park
Riot Fest celebrates 10th anniversary in Humboldt Park
Riot Fest

Riot Fest has unveiled their mostly complete lineups with The Cure, The National, Weezer, Social Distortion, The Flaming Lips, Slayer and Wu-Tang Clan headlining at Humbolt Park in Chicago from September 12th – 14th.

The Chicago festival lineup additionally boasts Jane's Addiction, The Offspring, Patti Smith, Samhain, Metric, Tegan and Sara, Superchunk and Macaulay Culkin's Velvet Underground cover band (Pizza Underground). Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alekhina will also be participating in what's being called a "special interactive panel discussion."

Also set to play are Failure, Dropkick Murphys, Gogol Bordello, Metric, Cheap Trick, Taking Back Sunday, The Offspring, NOFX, Hot Snakes, The Murder City Devils, Andrew W.K., Bouncing Souls with Marky Ramone, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Mudhoney, Dashboard Confessional, Die Antwoord, The Get Up Kids, Stiff Little Fingers, Wavves, Cerebal Ballzy, Circa Survive, Clutch, RX Bandits, Dandy Warhols, The Orwells, and Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears.

A limited amount of 3-Day Passes are still available, but they’re going fast. A 3-Day Pass, which grants admission into Humboldt Park Festival Grounds for $189.98. 3-Day VIP Passes are $298.98 and includes 12 beverage tickets, 2 revamped, spacious lounges in close proximity to stages, re-entry privileges, private restrooms and a private bar dedicated to VIP area.

Riot Fest and Carnival will be located at Humboldt Park (Division Street & Sacramento Ave) in Chicago. Rain or shine event. All event information, including line-up, is subject to change. The event starts at 2:30pm each day and is open to all ages. For more information, please visit