Riot Fest confirm Jawbreaker, Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age and more

By Glen Bushell

Riot Fest have announced their initial ine up for this year, and as always, they have pulled something special out of the bag.

Legendary emo punk band, Jawbreaker, will reunite and perform for the first time in over 20 years exclusively at the festival. They will headline the final night of the event, which takes place September 15-17 at Douglas Park, Chicago.

The other headliners for the weekend will be Nine Inch Nails and Queens Of Stone Age, with New Order, Paramore, Prophets of Rage, M.I.A., Wu-Tang Clan, Mike D (DJ Set), A Day To Remember, Gogol Bordello, Taking Back Sunday, Vic Mensa, Dirty Heads, TV on the Radio, Ministry, Dinosaur Jr., New Found Glory, Death From Above 1979, Bad Brains, FIDLAR, Action Bronson, Pennywise, Built to Spill, X, Peaches, The Lawrence Arms, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The Orwells, Bayside, Say Anything, Mayday Parade, Streetlight Manifesto, Dead Cross, Minus the Bear, The Menzingers, LIARS, GWAR, Buzzcocks, GBH, Real Friends, Hot Water Music, Shabazz Palaces, Andrew W.K., Fishbone, The Story So Far, State Champs, Four Year Strong, Beach Slang, The Cribs, that dog., Knuckle Puck, Chon, Slaves, The Hotelier, The Flatliners, Dessa, Saul Williams, Nothing More, Alice Bag, Tobacco, Sleep On It, Downtown Boys, Engine 88 and more set to appear across festival.

Three-Day Passes go on sale today (4/19) at Noon CDT, and more information can be found at the Riot Fest website.

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