The folks over at Riot Fest announced a first wave line up for the 2017 season. It’s filled with an already impressive line up that on its own would be enough to bring in the most eclectic music fans, but this is just the first wave announcement.
The line up already consists of some juggernauts in the punk, indie, metal and rock industry. Nine Inch Nails (Friday), Queens of the Stone Age (Saturday), Jawbreaker (Sunday) New Order, Paramore, Prophets of Rage, M.I.A., Wu-Tang Clan, Mike D (DJ Set), A Day To Remember, Gogol Bordello, Taking Back Sunday, Vic Mensa, Dirty Heads, TV on the Radio, Ministry, Dinosaur Jr., New Found Glory, FIDLAR, Bad Brains, Death From Above 1979, Action Bronson, Pennywise, Built to Spill, X, Peaches, The Lawrence Arms, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, The Orwells, Bayside, Say Anything, Mayday Parade, Streetlight Manifesto, Dead Cross, Minus the Bear, The Menzingers, LIARS, GWAR, Buzzcocks, GBH, Real Friends, Hot Water Music, Shabazz Palaces, Andrew W.K., Fishbone, The Story So Far, State Champs, Four Year Strong, Beach Slang, The Cribs, that dog., Knuckle Puck, Chon, Slaves, The Hotelier, The Flatliners, Dessa, Saul Williams, Engine 88, Nothing More, Alice Bag, Tobacco, Sleep On It, Downtown Boys, The Smith Street Band, The Regrettes, HDBeenDope, Gazebos, Kitten Forever, Hellzapoppin’ Circus Sideshow Revue, Ramones T-Shirt, Meat Is Burger, Ughh My Kids Are Here, The Port-A-Parties.
According to their website, there will be at least 25 more bands added soon. There are also 4 choices of ticket packages to choose from including something called, 3 Day Pass – Ultimate VIP for $1500 (each). No details given on this one yet, but you can assume you’ll be treated like a king.
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