Scenes from the 2015 Riot Fest Chicago at Douglas Park in Chicago, Illinois.


To add fuel to the fire of an already impressive Riot Fest Chicago lineup that includes the original Misifts reunion, Jimmy Eat World, Brand New, Set Your Goals, Morrissey, Thursday, Nas, the Wonder Years, NOFX, Refused, and the Descendents, the three-day muti-stop music festival has just revealed its second and final wave of bands.

Joining in on the festivities will be 2014 performers The Flaming Lips, 1970s prodigies the Specials, Julian Marley (performing Bob Marley & The Wailers’ Exodus), Sleater-Kinney, the Julie Ruin, and the Bronx.

In addition to revealing all of the bands that will be performing at Douglas Park from September 16th-18th, Riot Fest has also posted daily lineups to help us plan our weekend of musical mayhem in the pizza capital of America. Here’s the breakdown:




Sept. 16: The Flaming Lips, Ween, the Specials, Jimmy Eat World, Julian Marley, NOFX, Refused, Pierce the Veil, All Time Low, Glassjaw, Pepper, Meat Puppets, Dan Deacon, GWAR, The Anniversary, Set Your Goals, Neck Deep, Highly Suspect, Fu Manchu, Girls Against Boys, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Tigers Jaw, Basement, Toché Amoré, Diarrhea Planet, Big D & the Kids Table, Citizen, Turnover, Violent Soho, Off With Their Heads, Holy White Hounds, Laura Stevenson, Somos, 3Teeth, The Wans, Jule Vera, Worriers, Eskimeaux, the Far East, Bad Cop/Bad Cop.

Sept. 17: Morrissey, Death Cab For Cutie, Social Distortion, NAS, Brand New, Fitz & the Tantrums, Descendents, Motion City Soundtrack, the Hives, Bob Mould, the Hold Steady, Method Man & Redman, GZA, Smoking Popes, the Vandals, F—– Up, I the Mighty, the Toasters, Hippo Campus, Balance & Composure, People Under the Stairs, White Lung, Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas, DEE?1, Brick + Mortar, Night Riots, Plague Vendor, Microwave, Death Spells, Deal’s Gone Bad, Black Foxxes, the Walters, Nots, Donna Missal, Tasha the Amazon, Blackbox, High Waisted, Summer Cannibals, Partner, Kitten Forever, Sleepy Kitty, School of Rock.

Sept. 18: The Original Misfits featuring Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein, Rob Zombie, Sleater-Kinney, Deftones, Bad Religion, Underoath, Thursday, Jake Bugg, Death Grips, the Julie Ruin, Joey Bada$$, Chevy Metal, Me First & the Gimme Gimmes, Tiger Army, the Wonder Years, Dee Snider, Andrew W.K. Leftöver Crack, Billy Talent, the Falcon, Juliette Lewis & the Licks, FrnkIero and the Patience, the Bronx, Pouya, Swingin’ Utters, Denzel Curry, Bleached, Tancred, Creeper, Marina City, Syd Arthur, the Dirty Nil, the So So Glows, Big Ups, All Dogs, War on Women, Hard Girls, A Will Away, Can’t Swim, With Our Arms to the Sun, the Gallow Walkers, School of Rock.


Single day passes will go on sale today at 1pm EDT through Riot Fest’s freshly updated website


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Photo by Amy Harris.


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