10:49 AM CDT, May 15, 2012
Riot Fest, the annual punk festival, is moving outdoors for the first time this year, promoters say: Sept. 15-16 at Humboldt Park. The festival’s Sept. 14 opening will be held at the Congress Theater.
The partial lineup announced Monday includes Iggy and the Stooges, Rise Against, Elvis Costello, the Descendents, the Offspring and the Jesus and Mary Chain.
Tickets ($90 for three-day pass; $36, $50 and $60 for two-day Humboldt Park pass) are available at riotfest.org. Single-day tickets are not yet available.
The lineup announced so far includes: Rise Against, Iggy and the Stooges, Elvis Costello, Descendents, the Offspring, A Day to Remember, Dropkick Murphys, Alkaline Trio, Gogol Bordello, NOFX, Slapstick, The Gaslight Anthem, The Jesus and Mary Chain, AWOLNATION, The Promise Ring, Chiodos, Frank Turner, August Burns Red, GWAR, Built to Spill, Less Than Jake, Reverend Horton Heat, Fishbone, Nobunny, A Wilhelm Scream, Screaming Females, Teenage Bottlerocket, Off With Their Heads, White Mystery, Sister Crayon, The Story So Far, and Japanther.
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