The fest began in 2005 and it has just gone crazy every year since. Up and coming bands and legends appear. And it is all about the rock. This is not an easy listening festival.
In addition to bands mentioned others include X (play "Los Angeles"),Youth of Today, Suicide Machines, ALL (Scott, Chad and Dave), Helmet, D Generation, Down By Law, The Business, Strike Anywhere, The Tossers, Macabre, Nachtmystium, The Flatliners, Flatfoot 56, The Menzingers,Banner Pilot,The Pavers, Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, Shot Baker, The Copyrights,Cheap Girls, Larry and His Flask,Chines and tons more to be announced.
Multi-day passes and individual tickets go on sale Friday, June 24 at 10 am (CST). Tickets are available at www.ticketfly.com.
The fest is at multiple venues in Chicago. Check out the Riot Fest website for all the details.
The Philadelphia Fest takes place at Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing. Tickets on sale Friday, June 24th at 10am EST at Ticketmaster.
If you want to avoid service charges you can pick them up at Theatre of Living Arts (334 South St. in Philadelphia), the Live Nation Box Office (111 Presidential Blvd, Suite 111 in Bala Cynwyd) & Creep Records (1050 North Hancock Street in Philadelphia).