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Lineup Released For Riot Fest-Backed, Latin Alternative Ruido Fest

By Rachel Cromidas in Arts & Entertainment on Mar 16, 2016 8:07PM

Photograph via Ruido Fest's Facebook page

Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, La Ley, and Maldita Vecindad will headline 2016’s Ruido Fest, the festival announced Wednesday. The second annual all-ages festival, which focuses on Latin alternative music, will run from July 8 to 10 in Pilsen’s Adams/Medill Park.

Other bands featured at this year’s fest will include the wonderfully-named rock band Sexy Zebras, Ibiza Pareo, and Hong Kong Blood Opera. You can check out the full 2016 lineup here.

Ruido Fest says it is the nation's only three-day music festival exclusively for Latin alternative music—a claim to fame that brings some welcomed diversity to Chicago's music fest lineup. It debuted last year in Pilsen. Three-day passes to this year's Ruido Fest go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for $129.98; single-day passes are slated to go on sale on an unspecified date in April.

Headliners Los Fabulosos Cadillacs are a ska band from Buenos Aires, Argentina with over 14 studio albums. You can listen to one of their hit songs, below:

La Ley are a Grammy Award- and Latin Grammy-winning Chilean rock band. And because we may have watched the new Game of Thrones trailer one-too-many-times this week, here's "Sin Ti," their cover of "Wicked Game:"