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||MUSIC Morrissey, Slipknot added to Riot Fest
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With Nine Inch Nails cancelling all 2021 tour dates, including this year's Riot Fest (Sept. 16-19, in Chicago's Douglass Park), festival organizers revealed headliner additions and that a second batch of Riot Fest Late Night show tickets is now on sale.
Anyone who purchased a three-day or single-day Sunday ticket will now gain access to the festival's Preview Party on Thursday, September 16, free of charge. Performing Sept. 16 will be Morrissey, who will curate a selection of special guests to perform exclusively that day. Plenty of vegetarian options will be offered by food vendors; Morrissey's tradition of no-meat at performances will be honored across Douglass Park for Sept. 16.
On Sunday, Sept. 19, Slipknot will close the night on the Riot Stage, bringing the metal act to Riot Fest for the first time.
These additions join a jam-packed lineup that includes Big Freedia, Living Colour, Smashing Pumpkins, Coheed and Cambria, Lupe Fiasco, Vic Mensa, Run the Jewels, Faith No More, Dropkick Murphys, Pixies, Fishbone, Machine Gun Kelly, DEVO, Mr. Bungle, BLACKSTARKIDS, Holy Fawn and many other artists.
For tickets, visit riotfest.org/tickets/chicago.
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