Festival News and Rumors
The Latest News and Rumors
For Music Festivals in America, Europe, and Worldwide

Riot Fest adds Weezer, Run the Jewels, and Taking Back Sunday to 2018 lineup

on September 06, 2018, 6:02pm

Chicago’s Riot Fest goes down in a little over a week, but attendees are still holding out for a long-anticipated second wave of additions to join a lineup that already promises Beck, Elvis Costello, Interpol, Blondie, Incubus, The Jesus Lizard, and Father John Misty, among others. What’s more, today brought the unfortunate news of Blink-182’s cancelation, the result of drummer Travis Barker’s ongoing issues with blood clots.

Now, though, Riot Fest has confirmed three acts to replace Blink on the bill: Weezer, Run the Jewels, and Taking Back Sunday. Additionally, the festival promises further announcements tomorrow at 10:00 am CT.

Riot Fest 2018 goes down September 14th-16th at Douglas Park in Chicago.

No comments