Riot Fest Announces First Wave Of 2016 Lineup

Riot Fest has finally announced the first wave of artists playing this year's festivals in Denver and Chicago. The fest comes to Denver, CO at The National Western Complex on September 2nd-4th and two weeks later in Chicago, IL at Douglas Park on September 16th-18th. 

This year's lineup for both weekends are bigger and better than ever! In addition to the previously announced Misfits reunion with the original lineup, the artists playing are as follows: 

Chicago, IL - September 16th-18th @ Douglas Park

THE ORIGINAL MISFITS (FEATURING GLENN DANZIG, JERRY ONLY AND DOYLE WOLFGANG VON FRANKENSTEIN), MORRISSEY, WEEN, DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE, ROB ZOMBIE, SOCIAL DISTORTION, BRAND NEW, NAS, THE SPECIALS, DEFTONES, FITZ & THE TANTRUMS, JIMMY EAT WORLD, DESCENDENTS, REFUSED, NOFX, BAD RELIGION, PIERCE THE VEIL, ALL TIME LOW, UNDEROATH, MOTION CITY SOUNDTRACK, THURSDAY, JAKE BUGG, THE HIVES, DEATH GRIPS, CHEVY METAL, BOB MOULD, THE HOLD STEADY, GLASSJAW, ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES, PEPPER, TIGER ARMY, MEAT PUPPETS, GZA,THE WONDER YEARS, METHOD MAN & REDMAN, DAN DEACON, DEE SNIDER, ANDREW W.K., JOEY BADA$$, GWAR, LEFTÖVER CRACK, BILLY TALENT, THE ANNIVERSARY, NECK DEEP, HIGHLY SUSPECT, SMOKING POPES, FUCKED UP, THE VANDALS, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, GIRLS AGAINST BOYS, FU MANCHU, THE FALCON, I THE MIGHTY, THE TOASTERS, SET YOUR GOALS, JULIETTE LEWIS & THE LICKS, FRNKIERO ANDTHE CELLABRATION, TIGERS JAW, BASEMENT, CITIZEN, SWINGIN’ UTTERS, BIG D & THE KIDS TABLE, DIARRHEA PLANET, POUYA, TOUCHÉ AMORÉ, HIPPO CAMPUS, BALANCE & COMPOSURE, PEOPLE UNDER THE STAIRS, WHITE LUNG, DENZEL CURRY, JESSICA HERNANDEZ & THE DELTAS, TURNOVER, VIOLENT SOHO, DEE-1, BLEACHED, BRICK + MORTAR, NIGHT RIOTS, PLAGUE VENDOR, OFF WITH THEIR HEADS, HOLY WHITE HOUNDS , LAURA STEVENSON, SOMOS, TANCRED, MICROWAVE, DEAL’S GONE BAD, DEATH SPELLS, 3TEETH, BLACK FOXXES, THE WANS, CREEPER, THE WALTERS, JULE VERA, MARINA CITY, WORRIERS, NOTS, BIG UPS, ALL DOGS, THE DIRTY NIL, ESKIMEUAX, WAR ON WOMEN, HARD GIRLS, A WILL AWAY, CAN’T SWIM, WITH OUR ARMS TO THE SUN, DONNA MISSAL, BAD COP / BAD COP, TASHA THE AMAZON, BLACKBOX, HIGH WAISTED, PARTNER, SLEEPY KITTY, SCHOOL OF ROCK, AND FEATURING HELLZAPOPPIN CIRCUS SIDESHOW REVUE. + MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED.

Denver, CO - September 2nd-4th @ National Western Complex

The Original Misfits (Featuring Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein), Ween, Death Cab For Cutie, Jane’s Addiction, Sleater-Kinney, NAS, Deftones, Fitz & The Tantrums, Descendents, NOFX, Underoath, Bad Religion, Thursday, Tyler, the Creator, Pepper, Jake Bugg, Motion City Soundtrack, Wolf Parade, The Hold Steady, Yo La Tengo, Sleigh Bells, Chevy Metal, The Dandy Warhols, Vince Staples, Suicidal Tendencies, Flatbush Zombies, Hatebreed, Lagwagon, The Aquabats, Glassjaw, The Wonder Years, Me First & The Gimme Gimmes, Danny Brown, Against Me!, Meat Puppets, Leftöver Crack, Dan Deacon, Murder By Death, Rogue Wave, Converge, Billy Talent, Fucked Up, Lewis Del Mar, Set Your Goals, Juliette Lewis & The Licks,Touché Amoré, Frnkiero andthe Cellabration, Pouya, White Lung, Plague Vendor, People Under the Stairs, Fat Nick and Don Krez, Violent Soho, Judith Hill, Tigers Jaw, Bleached, Diarrhea Planet, Planes Mistaken For Stars, Dee-1, Kirk Knight, Somos, Turnover, Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas, Bryce Vine, 3Teeth, Night Riots, Syd Arthur, Holy White Hounds, Jule Vera, Microwave, Death Spells, Diet Cig, Donna Missal, High Waisted, Culture Abuse, and Featuring Hellzapoppin Circus Sideshow Revue + MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!