blink-182, Slayer, Rise Against, And More to Play Riot Fest 2019

Check out the line-up for this year's 15th anniversary Riot Fest.

blink-182, Slayer, Rise Against, And More to Play Riot Fest 2019
Danielle Chelosky

Finally, Riot Fest’s 15th anniversary lineup has been announced, and it’s a must-see parade of awesome artists.

The Chicago rock music festival will take place September 13th to 15th, with major headliners like blink-182, Bikini Kill, Slayer, and Rise Against. Some bands are even performing albums in full, such as Glassjaw with Worship and Tribute, and Taking Back Sunday with Tell All Your Friends and Louder Now.

Still, it’s important to read the whole list, because some of Kerrang!’s favorite bands will be on the smaller stages. Included in the full line-up:

Check out the complete line-up below:

You can see the whole Riot Fest lineup here, and you can purchase tickets here.

blink-182 was suspected to be headlining for some time, especially after they were scheduled for last year and then backed out due to Travis Barker’s medical issues. Riot Fest will be one stop on their long tour with Lil Wayne and Neck Deep, dates for which are as shown below:

June 2019

27 - Columbus, OH, Nationwide Arena
29 - Hartford, CT, XFINITY Theatre
30 - Atlantic City, NJ, Vans Warped Tour*

July 2019

01 - Saratoga Springs, NY, Saratoga Performing Arts Center
03 - Indianapolis, IN, Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center
05 - Hershey, PA, Hersheypark Stadium
06 - Burgettstown, PA, KeyBank Pavilion
07 - Toronto, ON, Budweiser Stage*
09 - Holmdel, NJ, P.N.C. Bank Arts Center*
10 - Mansfield, MA, Xfinity Center
11 - Bristow, VA, Jiffy Lube Live
13 - Bangor, ME, Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
16 - Cuyahoga Falls, OH, Blossom Music Center
17 - Darien Center, NY, Darien Lake Amphitheatre
20 - Virginia Beach, VA, Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
21 - Columbia, MD, Merriweather Post Pavilion
23 - Charlotte, NC, PNC Music Pavilion
25 - West Palm Beach, FL, Coral Sky Amphitheatre
26 - Tampa, FL, MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre
27 - Atlanta, GA, Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
29 - Jacksonville, FL, Daily’s Place
31 - Houston, TX, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

August 2019

01 - Austin, TX, Austin360 Amphitheater
02 - Dallas, TX, The Dos Equis Pavilion
04 - El Paso, TX, Don Haskins Center*
05 - Phoenix, AZ, Ak-Chin Pavilion
07 - San Diego, CA, North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
08 - Los Angeles, CA, The Forum
27 - Irvine, CA, FivePoint Amphitheatre
30 - Portland, OR, Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
31 - Seattle, WA, White River Amphitheatre

September 2019

02 - Salt Lake City, UT, USANA Amphitheatre
04 - Denver, CO, Pepsi Center
06 - Wichita, KS, Hartman Arena*
07 - Council Bluffs, IA, Stir Cove*
08 - Kansas City, MO, Providence Medical Center Amphitheater
10 - Detroit, MI, DTE Energy Music Theatre
13 - Chicago, IL, Riot Fest*
14 - St. Louis, MO, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
16 - Cincinnati, OH, Riverbend Music Center

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