Nine Inch Nails, My Chemical Romance and The Original Misfits will headline the 2022 edition of Riot Fest, which will take place Sept. 16-18 at Chicago’s Douglass Park. The event also features the first confirmed performance since 2010 of the reunited Sunny Day Real Estate, news of which was exclusively revealed by SPIN in January.
The Original Misfits will perform their classic debut album Walk Among Us at Riot Fest, in celebration of its 40th anniversary. Other top acts on the bill include Bauhaus, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Portugal. The Man, Jimmy Eat World, Yungblud, Ice Cube, Jawbox, Yellowcard and Sleater-Kinney. Tickets are on sale now at Riot Fest’s Web site.
One of the only major U.S. festivals not affiliated with a multi-national promoter, Riot Fest has long been a reunion destination for beloved acts in the rock world. The Replacements played their first show in 22 years at the event in 2013, while Jawbreaker reformed for the first time in 21 years at the 2017 edition.
Riot Fest 2022 lineup:
September 16: My Chemical Romance, Alkaline Trio, Portugal. The Man, Bleachers, The Descendents, Rocket From The Crypt, The Wonder Years, Placebo, Anberlin, Less Than Jake, Lagwagon, Lucky Boys Confusion, Foxy Shazam, Boston Manor, Sincere Engineer, Pale Waves, Cloud Nothings, LS Dunes, caroledaughter, Destroy Boys, AViVA, Bob Vylan, Holy Fawn, Algiers, Wargasm, Cliffdiver, Sitting On Stacy
September 17: The Original Misfits (performing Walk Among Us), Yellowcard, Bauhaus, Sunny Day Real Estate, Yungblud, The Story So Far, The Front Bottoms, The Menzingers, Alexisonfilm, Movements, jxdn, The Get Up Kids, Gwar, 7 Seconds, Madball, FEAR, Bully, The Joy Formidable, Together Pangea, POORSTACY, Mannequin Pussy, War On Women, Charlotte Sanda, Jake Hill, Bridge City Sinners, THICK, Skating Polly, No Trigger, Surfbort
September 18: Nine Inch Nails, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ice Cube, Sleater-Kinney, Jimmy Eat World, The Academy Is…, Action Bronson, Lunachicks, The Maine, Midtown, PVRIS, Jawbox, Alice Glass, The Linda Lindas, Mom Jeans, Real Friends, The Juliana Theory, Josh A, Renforshort, Joey Valence & Brae, Weathers, Kid Sistr, Save Face, The Bombpops, Treaty Of Paris, Concrete Castles, Chastity, Moon Kissed, Night Spice