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Blink-182, Slayer Among Riot Fest Headliners

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Rio Fest organizers have confirmed Blink-182 and Slayer as headliners for this year's festival.


Rio Fest organizers have confirmed Blink-182 and Slayer as headliners for this year's festival.

The first wave of the 15th anniversary lineup for 2019 also include Bikini Kill, The Raconteurs and Rise Against.

Blink-182 missed last year's festival due to the health issues of drummer Travis Barker, while Slayer are in the midst of their farewell tour and will be playing their final Chicago and Milwaukee area show. The Raconteurs will playing their first Chicago show in 11 years.

The 15th anniversary of the Chicago-based music festival will be taking over Douglas Park between September 13 and 15.

Other A-listers among the 88 acts announced on Wednesday include, Jawbreaker, Die Antwoord, Patti Smith, Taking Back Sunday, Violent Femmes, Descendents, the B-52's, Manchester Orchestra, Rancid, Dashboard Confessional, the Flaming Lips, Ween, Bloc Party and Against Me!

Riot Fest tickets are officially on sale in both general admission and VIP packages options.

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Blink-182, Slayer Among Riot Fest Headliners


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Rio Fest organizers have confirmed Blink-182 and Slayer as headliners for this year's festival.

Rio Fest organizers have confirmed Blink-182 and Slayer as headliners for this year's festival.

The first wave of the 15th anniversary lineup for 2019 also include Bikini Kill, The Raconteurs and Rise Against.

Blink-182 missed last year's festival due to the health issues of drummer Travis Barker, while Slayer are in the midst of their farewell tour and will be playing their final Chicago and Milwaukee area show. The Raconteurs will playing their first Chicago show in 11 years.

The 15th anniversary of the Chicago-based music festival will be taking over Douglas Park between September 13 and 15.

Other A-listers among the 88 acts announced on Wednesday include, Jawbreaker, Die Antwoord, Patti Smith, Taking Back Sunday, Violent Femmes, Descendents, the B-52's, Manchester Orchestra, Rancid, Dashboard Confessional, the Flaming Lips, Ween, Bloc Party and Against Me!

Riot Fest tickets are officially on sale in both general admission and VIP packages options.

Copyright(c) 2019 RTTNews.com. All Rights Reserved


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