Riot Fest 2017 lineup. Photo by: Riot Fest / Twitter
Riot Fest 2017 lineup. Photo by: Riot Fest / Twitter

Douglas Park set to get Rock and Roll with Wu-Tang Clan, Mike D (DJ Set), A Day To Remember, Gogol Bordello and +70 Artists

Riot Fest announced their first wave of artists featuring a stack of talented acts with Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Jawbreaker headlining the event on September 15-17.

Browse over the +70 live acts in the initial lineup:


Nine Inch Nails (Friday), Queens of the Stone Age (Saturday), Jawbreaker (Sunday)
New Order, Paramore, Prophets of Rage, M.I.A., Wu-Tang Clan, Mike D (DJ Set),  A Day To Remember, Gogol Bordello, Taking Back Sunday, Vic Mensa, Dirty Heads, TV on the Radio, Ministry, Dinosaur Jr.

New Found Glory, FIDLAR, Bad Brains, Death From Above 1979,  Action Bronson, Pennywise, Built to Spill, X, Peaches, The Lawrence Arms, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The Orwells, Bayside, Say Anything, Mayday Parade, Streetlight Manifesto, Dead Cross, Minus the Bear, The Menzingers, LIARS.

GWAR, Buzzcocks, GBH, Real Friends, Hot Water Music, Shabazz Palaces, Andrew W.K., Fishbone, The Story So Far, State Champs, Four Year Strong, Beach Slang, The Cribs, that dog., Knuckle Puck, Chon, Slaves, The Hotelier, The Flatliners, Dessa, Saul Williams, Engine 88, Nothing More, Alice Bag, Tobacco.

Sleep On It, Downtown Boys, The Smith Street Band, The Regrettes, HDBeenDope, Gazebos, Kitten Forever, Hellzapoppin’ Circus Sideshow Revue, Ramones T-Shirt, Meat Is Burger, Ughh My Kids Are Here, The Port-A-Parties.

The festival has announced that they plan to release an additional 25 acts at a later date.

Take a quick look back at the action from Riot Fest 2016 on YouTube.

Riot Fest 2016. September 16 - 18. Douglas Park. Chicago, IL.

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