The Cure, Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, Turnstile, the Mars Volta, the Postal Service, and Death Cab for Cutie will headline Chicago’s annual Riot Fest, which will take place Sept. 15-17 in the city’s Douglass Park.
As usual, the lineup boasts some of the most prominent acts in underground, punk, experimental, and hard rock, including Mr. Bungle, AFI, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, the Gaslight Anthem, the Breeders, Thursday, 100 Gecs, Death Grips, Tegan and Sara, Braid, the Used, and Pennywise. Hardcore hero Walter Schreifels will play with three distinct bands: Rival Schools, Gorilla Biscuits, and Quicksand.
Also on the bill are left-field selections such as Ani DiFranco,
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