Recently, Chicago’s Riot Fest & Travelling Expo has announced the firstwave of bands to play its flagship festival on Sept. 19-20 at Downsview Park.

There will be a limited number of specially priced early bird 3-day passes available at for $99.98.

Alexisonfire, ??????, Wu-Tang Clan, ?????????? (Performing ??????????) Rancid (Performing …And Out Come The Wolves), Motörhead, All Time Low, Tyler, The Creator, Coheed And Cambria, Atmosphere, Drive Like Jehu, Echo & The Bunnymen, Thrice, ??????, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Eagles Of Death Metal, Against Me! ??????????, Babes In Toyland, Yelawolf, The Airborne Toxic Event, The Joy Formidable, The Dead Milkmen, Andrew W.k,Bayside, GWAR, The Thurston Moore Band, Fidlar, Doomtree, Jazz Cartier D.O.A., Moneen, Die Mannequin, Heat, ??????????, OBGMs, Wildlife, Nova Rockafeller, The Dirty Nil, Indian Handcrafts, Like Pacific, The Dying Arts, Foxtrott, PARTYCAT, Willa, Tasha The Amazon, Safe To Say, Rarity Twin River, Black Mastiff, Tomahawk Love, And More To Be Announced June 16!


In previous years, Riot Fest has cultivated lineup that feature reunions and rare appearances—and 2015 is no exception.  Bands such as Drive Like Jehu, Alexisonfire and Thrice and will be making reunion appearances at Riot Fest & Carnival.  Moreover, rare appearances by Echo and the Bunnymen and Motörhead give 2015’s edition its unique feel. In addition to the first wave of bands, Rancid has confirmed that they’ll be performing their seminal album … And Out Come The Wolves during the festival.

Outside of the announced bands, this year’s festival will also include a circus tent featuring the Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow Revue, a miniature golf course, a video arcade hall, and a wide array of food and drink


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