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||MUSIC Riot Fest to take place Sept. 16-18 in Chicago
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Riot Festone of the largest remaining independent festivals in the countryis slated to return to Douglass Park on Sept. 16-18.
Festival organizers revealed a jam-packed lineup taking up five stages and performing punk, indie rock, hip-hop, goth, industrial and more.
Now in its 17th year, the festival features headlining acts My Chemical Romance on Friday, Sept. 16; The Original Misfits on Saturday, Sept. 17 (performing their debut Walk Among Us, which turned 40 this year); and Nine Inch Nails on Sunday, Sept. 18. Notable first-timers for Riot Fest 2022 include indie rockers Yeah Yeah Yeahs; the pivotal goth rock group Bauhaus; a reunited Sunny Day Real Estate; and first-time sets from Portugal. The Man, Yungblud, Placebo, Jeff Rosenstock, Lunachicks, The Linda Lindas and Lucky Boys Confusion.
Attendees will also enjoy reunion sets from Yellowcard (performing their sole 2022 show at this year's Riot Fest), The Academy Is... and Midtownas well as returning punk acts like Alkaline Trio, Bad Religion and Descendents; hip-hop acts like Ice Cube and Action Bronson; and fest favorites Sleater-Kinney, Jimmy Eat World, The Front Bottoms and The Wonder Years.
Visit riotfest.org .
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