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Riot Fest Chicago 2012 Lineup

September 14-16, 2012

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Riot Fest Chicago 2012 Lineup
In 2005, Riot Fest creator Mike Riot had a vision to create a punk festival in Chicago, as an excuse to bring some of his favorite bands to town, and to provide a reason for reunions. Originally set up to take place in various venues throughout the city, the festival has grown too big for its roots, drawing in bands too large for the former venues, but offering fans the opportunity to catch everyone in one place.

The 2012 Lineup for the Chicago Riot Fest is below.

Friday, September 14 - Congress Theater:
The Offspring
Neon Trees
Pegboy
Dead Sara

Saturday, September 15 - Humbolt Park:
Rise Against
Descendents
Coheed and Cambria
Dropkick Murphys
The Gaslight Anthem
Slapstick
Hot Water Music
Andrew W.K.
Minus The Bear
Less Than Jake
GWAR
August Burns Red
Frank Turner
The Adicts
Nobunny
A Whilhelm Scream
Teenage Bottlerocket
Screaming Females
Off With Their Heads
Deals Gone Bad
Larry and His Flask
The Story So Far
Environmental Encroachment
Fireworks
And more to be announced.

Sunday, September 16 - Humboldt Park:
Iggy and the Stooges
Elvis Costello
A Day To Remember
Gogol Bordello
NOFX
Alkaline Trio
The Jesus and Mary Chain
AWOLNATION
The Promise Ring
Chiodos
Built To Spill
Imagine Dragons
Reverend Horton Heat
Fishbone
Screaming Females
White Mystery
The Henry Clay People
Sister Crayon
Japanther
The Infected
Environmental Encroachment
And more to be announced.

Tickets are available here.

We were at Riot Fest in 2010, for a lineup that included Circle Jerks, OFF!, Riverboat Gamblers and a Snapcase Reunion. Here are a few photos from Riot Fest 2010.

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