Riot Fest 2023 Lineup Revealed – Foo Fighters, The Cure, QOTSA + More
It's here! The lineup for Chicago's Riot Fest has arrived, pulling in some big name rock talent with Foo Fighters, The Cure, Queens of the Stone Age, The Postal Service and Death Cab for Cutie among this year's headliners.
Now in its 18th year, Riot Fest will take over Chicago's Douglass Park the weekend of Sept. 15-17 and what a lineup they have in store. In addition to the previously announced headliners, other top-billed acts include Turnstile, The Mars Volta, Mr. Bungle, Tegan and Sara, 100 Gecs, The Gaslight Anthem, Death Grips, AFI and plenty more.
As it stands, Foo Fighters and Turnstile will head up the Friday performances (Sept. 15), with The Postal Service, Death Cab for Cutie and Queens of the Stone Age leading Saturday (Sept. 16) and The Cure and The Mars Volta closing things out on Sunday (Sept. 17).
Check out the full talent lineup below:
2023 Riot Fest Lineup
Balance and Composure
Bowling for Soup
Death Cab for Cutie
Empire State Bastard
Eshu Tune / Hannibal Buress
Fade ‘Em All
Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Insane Clown Posse
The Mars Volta
Parliament Funkadelic ft. George Clinton
Queens of the Stone Age
Steve Ignorant Band / Crass
Tegan and Sara
The Bobby Lees
The Dresden Dolls
The Gaslight Anthem
In addition to the stellar music lineup, fans can look forward to other entertainment as well with freak shows, Lucha Libre wrestling matches, panel discussions, late night shows, carnival rides, arcade games and a wedding chapel planned to make for a fun-filled weekend.
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Tickets will go on sale today (May 16) at 10AM CT. Be sure to get yours here.