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2016 Chicago + Denver Riot Fest Lineups Revealed

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The big news that the Misfits would be reuniting their classic lineup at this year’s Riot Fest was announced last week, but the remainder of the Riot Fest lineups was held … until now. Organizers have revealed the lineups for the Chicago and Denver editions of the festival.

Denver’s Riot Fest & Rodeo will take place Sept. 2-4 at the National Western Complex, led by the classic Misfits, along with Ween, Death Cab for Cutie, Jane’s Addiction (performing Ritual de lo Habitual), Sleater-Kinney, NAS, Deftones, Descendents, Wolf Parade, Yo La Tengo, Flatbush Zombies, Fitz and the Tantrums, Meat Puppets, the Dandy Warhols, Motion City Soundtrack and more.

You’ll also find NOFX, Underoath, Bad Religion, Thursday, Chevy Metal, Suicidal Tendencies, Hatebreed, Glassjaw, Me First & the Gimme Gimmes, Against Me!, Converge, Billy Talent, 3Teeth, Holy White Hounds and many others.

Meanwhile, at Chicago’s Riot Fest & Carnival on Sept. 16-18 at Douglas Park, you’ll find the classic Misfits with Morrissey, Ween, Death Cab for Cutie, Social Distortion (performing White Light, White Heat, White Trash), Rob Zombie (performing White Zombie‘s Astro-Creep: 2000), Brand New, NAS, Deftones, the Specials, Refused, Jimmy Eat World, Death Grips, Bob Mould, the Hives, Descendents and more.

Other Chicago performers on the harder side include NOFX, Bad Religion, Pierce the Veil, All Time Low, Underoath, Thursday, The Hives, Chevy Metal, Glassjaw, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Dee Snider, Andrew W.K., GWAR, Billy Talent, Neck Deep, Highly Suspect, The Vandals, Dillinger Escape Plan, Fu Manchu, I the Mighty, Touche Amore, Plague Vendor, Holy White Hounds, 3Teeth and many more.

Be sure to check the Riot Fest website for details on the full lineups of both festivals. Tickets for the Chicago Riot Fest can be purchased here, while the Denver Riot Fest tickets are available for purchase at this location.

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