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Riot Fest Adds At The Drive In, Cap'n Jazz, Best Coast & More To 2017 Lineup

By Tankboy in Arts & Entertainment on Jun 1, 2017 3:00PM

Best Coast, photo by David Black from the band’s Facebook page

Riot Fest has been building one of the area's festival bills to beat this year, with a seemingly impossible Jawbreaker reunion, along with sets from Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, New Order and Paramore. And now a slew of just-announced new acts show that even on the second wave, Riot Fest isn't done trying to impress.

The heavy hitters joining the bill include At the Drive-In, to shred eardrums for a mile around, Chicago indie-emo pioneers Cap'n Jazz, making their first local public appearance since 2010, and fuzz-poppers Best Coast.

Other new additions announced are Black Pistol Fire, The Casualties, Mad Caddies, Cockney Rejects, Radar State, RVIVR, Versus, Seaway, Like Pacific, Grayscale, Warm Brew, Culture Abuse, Potty Mouth, Skating Polly, Upset, Gin Rummy, The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black and Kembra Pfahler.

Riot Fest lands in Douglas Park from Sept. 15 - 17, and tickets are still available.

The full lineup thus far is below, just in case you forgot GWAR and Andrew WK will also be playing that weekend.

Nine Inch Nails (Friday headliner)
Queens of the Stone Age (Saturday headliner)
Jawbreaker (Sunday headliner)
New Order
Prophets of Rage
Wu-Tang Clan
Mike D (DJ Set)
A Day To Remember
At the Drive-In
Gogol Bordell
Taking Back Sunday
Dirty Heads
Vic Mensa
TV on the Radio
Dinosaur Jr. (Performing You’re Living All Over Me)
New Found Glory
Bad Brains (40th anniversary set)
Death From Above 1979
Action Bronson
Built to Spill (Performing Keep It Like A Secret)
The Lawrence Arms (Performing Oh, Calcutta!)
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones (Performing Let’s Face It)
The Orwells
Bayside (Performing The Walking Wounded)
Say Anything
Mayday Parade (Performing A Lesson In Romantics)
Best Coast
Cap’n Jazz
The Cribs
Dead Cross
Streetlight Manifesto
Minus the Bear
The Menzingers
Real Friends
Hot Water Music
Shabazz Palaces
Andrew W.K.
Fishbone (Performing Truth & Soul)
The Story So Far
State Champs
Four Year Strong
Beach Slang
that dog. (Performing Retreat From the Sun)
Knuckle Puck
Black Pistol Fire
Chon, Slaves
The Hotelier
The Casualties
Mad Caddies
The Flatliners
Cockney Rejects
Saul Williams
Engine 88
Nothing More
Radar State
Alice Bag
Like Pacific
Sleep on It
Downtown Boys
The Smith Street Band
Potty Mouth
The Regrettes
Culture Abuse
Skating Polly
Warm Brew
Kitten Forever
Gin Rummy
The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black
…and, of course, the Hellzapoppin’ Circus Sideshow Revue