The lineup of Chicago’s eighth anual Riot Fest 2012 was announced today after word came that the three-day event would now take place at Humboldt Park and the Congress Theater Sept. 14-16. The lineup includes such heavy hitters as Rise Against, Iggy and the Stooges, The Offspring, Elvis Costello and Coheed and Cambria. The lineup gets even deeper will acts like Descendents, Dropkick Murphys, NOFX and AWOLNation so don’t miss out.

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Riot Fest 2012 Lineup

Rise Against
Iggy and the Stooges
The Offspring
Elvis Costello
A Day to Remember
Coheed and Cambria
Descendents
Gogol Bordello
Dropkick Murphys
NOFX
The Jesus and Mary Chain
The Gaslight Anthem
Alkaline Trio
AWOLNation
Slapstick
The Promise Ring
Chiodos
GWAR
August Burns Red
Less Than Jake
Built to Spill
Frank Turner
Reverend Norton Heat
Fishbone
Nobunny
A Wilhelm Scream
Screaming Females
Teenage Bottlerocket
Off with Their Heads
Sister Crayon
Deals Gone bad
White Mystery
Larry and His Flask
The Story So Far
Japanther

About Riot Fest

Riot Fest Chicago is an anual festival taking place at the Humboldt Park and the Congress Theater in Chicago, Illinois from Sept. 14-16. Now in its eighth year, Riot Fest 2012 has incorporated a carnival atmosphere as the event has grown in notoriety. The festival has been held indoors in years past, but the festivals promoters have decided to move to larger staging areas.

We’ll keep you updated right here with additional lineup, schedule, and festival announcements, so be sure to check back!

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Riot Fest 2011 Lineup

Weezer, Social Distortion, Descendents, X (play “Los Angeles”), Youth of Today, Suicide Machines, ALL (Scott, Chad and Dave), Helmet, D Generation, Down By Law, The Business, Strike Anywhere, The Tossers, Macabre, Nachtmystium, The Flatliners, Flatfoot 56, The Menzingers, Banner Pilot, The Pavers, Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Shot Baker, The Copyrights, Cheap Girls, Larry and His Flask, Chines Telephones, The Crombies, The Holy Mess, Van Buren Boys, Neutron Bombs, The Infected.

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