Riot Fest 2017 Reveals Headliners: Jawbreaker, Nine Inch Nails, Queens Of The Stone Age

+ New Order, Wu-Tang Clan, and M.I.A.

By Sondra Minnich - Apr 19, 2017
Chicago, Illinois’ Riot Fest 2017 has announced the first wave of performers on the lineup, including Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, and Jawbreaker with a special reunion set. + New Order, Wu-Tang Clan, and M.I.A.

The first round of performers for Chicago’s Riot Fest 2017 has been unveiled. This year, Douglas Park will be jam packed with three amazing headliners–Nine Inch Nails on Friday, Queens of the Stone Age on Saturday, and a special Jawbreaker reunion set to wrap things up on Sunday. Attendees can expect an eclectic group of favorites, including New Order, Paramore, Prophets of Rage, M.I.A., Wu-Tang Clan, Mike D (DJ Set), A Day to Remember, Taking Back Sunday, and many more. The festival will also feature newer acts like Beach Slang, State Champs, and Chicago’s own pop punk group, Knuckle Puck.

According to organizers, the grounds will feature a full-blown carnival, complete with rides and games, as well as the fan-favorite Hellzapoppin' Sideshow Revue freak show. If you’re feeling a little hungry after crowd surfing and winning carnival prizes, you can also check out the dozens of food and drink vendors that will be onsite.

This year's Riot Fest will kick off Friday, September 15 and run through September 17. Three-Day Passes go on sale today at 12 p.m. Central Time, and you can find that information here. According to a press release, there will be an additional 25+ bands added to the lineup sometime in May, but for now, be sure to Track all of the artists on the current roster so you never miss them in your city!

Riot Fest
Nine Inch NailsTrack
Queens of the Stone AgeTrack
New OrderTrack
Prophets of RageTrack
Wu-Tang ClanTrack
A Day To RememberTrack
Gogol BordelloTrack
Taking Back SundayTrack
Vic MensaTrack
Dirty HeadsTrack
TV on the RadioTrack
Dinosaur Jr.Track
New Found GloryTrack
Death From Above 1979Track
Bad BrainsTrack
Action BronsonTrack
Good CharlotteTrack
Built to SpillTrack
The Lawrence ArmsTrack
The Mighty Mighty BosstonesTrack
The OrwellsTrack
Say AnythingTrack
Mayday ParadeTrack
Streetlight ManifestoTrack
Dead CrossTrack
Minus the BearTrack
The MenzingersTrack
Real FriendsTrack
Hot Water MusicTrack
Shabazz PalacesTrack
Andrew W.K.Track
The Story So FarTrack
State ChampsTrack
Four Year StrongTrack
Beach SlangTrack
The CribsTrack
that dog.Track
Knuckle PuckTrack
The HotelierTrack
The FlatlinersTrack
Saul WilliamsTrack
Nothing MoreTrack
Alice BagTrack
Sleep On ItTrack
Downtown BoysTrack
Engine 88Track
The Smith Street BandTrack
The RegrettesTrack
Kitten ForeverTrack
Sondra Minnich

When I was 4, I named my hamster after Shania Twain. I'm patiently waiting for all of my favorite boy bands to reunite and I love my cats more than most things.

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