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Motorhead, Rancid, AFI + More to Play Chicago’s 2013 Riot Fest

2013 Riot Fest

Motorhead, Rancid and AFI are among the top acts playing as part of the 2013 Riot Fest at Chicago’s Humboldt Park Sept. 13-15. The first wave of performers has just been revealed with Fall Out Boy and Blink-182 headlining the music weekend, along with the third mystery band.

The bill will also include Flag, Pierce the Veil, Rocket From the Crypt, Bad Religion, Pennywise, Against Me!, GWAR, Bad Brains, The Devil Wears Prada and Glassjaw representing the hard rock and punk genres.

In addition, there’s an eclectic array of acts from a variety of genres. Those acts include the Violent Femmes, Sublime With Rome, Blondie, Public Enemy, Brand New, Dinosaur Jr., The Dismemberment Plan, Guided by Voices, All Time Low, Taking Back Sunday, Atmosphere, X, Yellowcard, Bob Mould, Best Coast, Say Anything, Saves the Day, Toots & the Maytals, Smoking Popes, Peter Hook, Surfer Blood, Saul Williams and Chuck Ragan among others.

The festival will also include a wide array of other attractions, like a ferris wheel, Tilt-a-Whirl, skee-ball, fire eaters, circus performers, marching troupes, Lucha Libra, gourmet food trucks and quality brews, guaranteed to provide a good time for all.

Three-day tickets and VIP packages for the festival are currently on sale, starting as low as $69.98. Check Ticketfly for details. Stay tuned as the remainder of the lineup will be revealed in coming weeks.

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