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Riot Fest Lineup Includes B-52s, Bikini Kill And More — Plus Slayer’s Last Chicago Show

Plus: Bikini Kill, Blink 182, Patti Smith, The Village People and more in Chicago's Douglas Park Sept. 13-15.

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DOUGLAS PARK — Riot Fest is returning to Douglas Park this fall to celebrate 15 years of festivals in Chicago — and they have some big names on board.

Slayer, which is calling it quits on touring, will play their last Chicago show at the festival the weekend of September 13-15 in Douglas Park, 1401 S Sacramento Dr., organizers announced Wednesday.

Iconic Riot Grrl band Bikini Kill, which reunited this year for a few shows in New York and Los Angeles, will also perform. Blink 182, which canceled their Riot Fest performance last year, will make up for their absence by headlining the festival this year.

Here’s the full lineup for the festival, which also includes a carnival, vendor area, dozens of food options and more. Tickets, which cost $129.98 for a three-day pass, are on sale now. VIP options are also available for a higher price. One day passes and schedules will be announced at a later date.

Here’s the lineup:

Blink-182

Slayer (final Chicago & Milwaukee show)

Bikini Kill

The Raconteurs

Rise Against

The Flaming Lips (performing Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots)

Jawbreaker

Ween (performing The Mollusk)

Bloc Party (performing Silent Alarm)

Die Antwoord

Patti Smith And Her Band

Taking Back Sunday (performing Tell All Your Friends and Louder Now)

Rancid

Violent Femmes

Descendents

Manchester Orchestra,

The B-52s

Dashboard Confessional (performing The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most)

The Story So Far

Avail (performing Over The James)

The Struts

Against Me! (performing Reinventing Axl Rose and Transgender Dysphoria Blues)

PVRIS

Pennywise

The Starting Line

Cock Sparrer

Streetlight Manifesto

Anthrax

Neck Deep

Bob Mould

Hot Snakes

American Football

Guided By Voices

Ride

Lucero

Testament

Andrew W.K.

Senses Fail (performing Let It Enfold You and From The Depths Of Dreams)

The Get Up Kids

Village People

Less Than Jake

Hot Water Music

Glassjaw (performing Worship & Tribute)

GWAR

The Selecter (performing Too Much Pressure)

Anti-Flag

Nick Lowe w/ Los Straitjackets

Turnover

The Damned Things

Cursive

Turnstile

Surfer Blood

The Ergs!

Save Ferris

Frank Iero And The Future Violents

White Reaper

Grandson

H2O

I Don’t Know How But They Found Me

Hot Mulligan

The Hu

Teenage Bottlerocket

Prof

Cherry Glazerr

Dave Hause & The Mermaid

This Wild Life

The Garden

Drakulas

Dead Swords

Can’t Swim

Caroline Rose

The Beaches

Mat Kerekes

Angel Du$T

Microwave

Pkew Pkew Pkew

Sincere Engineer

Skating Polly

No Parents

Ultra Q

Lando Chill

Cleopatrick

Elder Brother

Thin Lips

Chaos Chaos

Kali Masi

Yours Truly

Ganser

Ramona