The initial lineup for Riot Fest 2018 in Chicago has been announced. The festival, taking place at Douglas Park in Chicago on September 14-16, is being headlined by Beck, Blink 182, Elvis Costello and the Imposters, Interpol, Blondie, Father John Misty, Alkaline Trio and Jerry Lee Lewis. Other bands on this year’s lineup include The Jesus Lizard, Matt and Kim, Atmosphere, Cypress Hill, Bad Religion, Dropkick Murphys, Bleachers, Flogging Molly, Superchunk, The Voidz, Suicidal Tendencies, Clutch, The Wonder Years, Liz Phair, Digable Planets, Hot Snakes, Killing Joke, Cat Power, Gary Numan, Johnny Marr, Fear, Conflict, Piebald, Adolescents, Andrew W.K., Gwar, Dillinger Four, HEALTH, The Frights, Speedy Ortiz, Bully and more.
Take a look at the full lineup (so far) on the poster below and on the Riot Fest website. More bands are expected to be announced in the coming months.