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Elvis Costello, Iggy and the Stooges, and The Jesus and Mary Chain head Riot Fest 2012

on May 15, 2012, 2:03am

riotfest2012poster e1337061519489 Elvis Costello, Iggy and the Stooges, and The Jesus and Mary Chain head Riot Fest 2012

This September, Chicago’s Riot Fest returns for its seventh installment with a few adjustments and another formidable lineup headed by punk’s most sacred veterans and elite. Shifting ahead a month earlier, this year’s edition kicks off at Chicago’s Congress Theatre on Friday, September 14th and continues at Humboldt Park for the remainder of the weekend. The lineup is headlined by Elvis Costello, Iggy and the Stooges, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Rise Against, Descendents, and The Offspring.

Other notable acts include GWAR, Coheed and Cambria, Built to Spill, The Gaslight Anthem, The Promise Ring, Alkaline Trio, Gogol Bordello, Dropkick Murphys, Fishbone, Screaming Females, NOFX, and many more listed at our Festival Outlook.

Early bird tickets are currently onsale for $36 for a two-day pass and $90 for a three-day pass. Visit the festival’s website for complete details. Also, stay tuned for more additions to the lineup.

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