For 5 years, Riot Fest stormed Chicago and satisfied plenty of patrons. All those in disbelief can check out the video:
With the first announcements for the 2009 edition’s line-up including Cock Sparrer, Screeching Weasel, Alkaline Trio, The Dead Milkmen and Murder City Devils, it doesn’t seem like anything is going to change.
For 2009, Riot Fest will spawn a west coast edition for the first time. The venue: Los Angeles, November 12-14. The line-up for Riot Fest West is still being determined.
Riot Fest’s 5th anniversary will take place throughout the Chicago area from October 7-12.
Here’s the venue listing:
Tickets for the Chicago edition go on sale June 6 for a modest, recession proof $99.