Riot Fest 2017 Announces Full Schedule, Late Night Concerts

Riot Fest is coming next month in Chicago with headliners, Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Jawbreaker. The festival has announced the full set times and stages for the event, as well as the late night concert series. All times and ticket link details can be found below.

Riot Fest passes are on sale now, with General Admission, VIP, and Single-Day options available via Ticketfly. Purchase them here: 

Additionally, 10 artists have been confirmed to perform their seminal albums in full at Riot Fest 2017: Wu-Tang Clan, Danzig, Dinosaur Jr., The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Built to Spill, Fishbone, Bayside, Mayday Parade, The Lawrence Arms, and that dog.

The festival will once again feature a full-scale carnival with rides, games of chance, and of course, the Hellzapoppin’ Sideshow Revue freak show, which will see a much-extended footprint from prior years. To satisfy the refined palates of Riot patrons, there will be over 40 unique and diverse food and beverage vendors from which to choose.

Riot Fest 2017 Full Schedule

Friday, September 15, 2017

1. Riot Stage

8:30-10:00p Nine Inch Nails

6:05-7:05p Ministry

3:55-4:55p Buzzcocks

2:15-3:00p Liars

12:35-1:20p Tobacco

2. Roots Stage

7:10-8:25p New Order

5:00-6:00p Death From Above

3:05-3:50p X

1:25-2:10p Invsn

12:00-12:30p Skating Polly

3. Rise Stage

7:25-8:25p Vic Mensa

5:45-6:45p Dirty Heads

4:05-5:05p Action Bronson

2:45-3:30p Saul Williams

1:45-2:15p Warm Brew

12:45-1:15p Hdbeendope

4. Radicals Stage

8:30-9:30p A Day To Remember

7:00-8:00p Mayday Parade Performing A Lesson In Romantics

5:30-6:30p The Story So Far

4:15-5:00p State Champs

3:00-3:45p Four Year Strong

1:50-2:30p Sleep On It

5. “YOUR Name Here” Stage

7:30-8:30p Nothing More

6:20-7:00p The Cribs

5:10-5:50p Chon

4:00-4:40p The Hotelier

3:00-3:30p Radar State

2:00-2:30p Seaway

1:00-1:30p Like Pacific

12:00-12:30p Grayscale

Saturday, September 16, 2017

1. Riot Stage

8:45-10:00p Queens Of The Stone Age

6:35-7:35p Gogol Bordello

4:25-5:25p Fidlar

2:45-3:30p Gbh

1:05-1:50p Peaches

2. Roots Stage

7:40-8:40p At The Drive In

5:30-6:30p Danzig Performing Danzig Iii: How The Gods Kill

3:35-4:20p Dead Cross

1:55-2:40p Black Pistol Fire

12:15-1:00p Rvivr

3. Rise Stage

8:45-9:45p Taking Back Sunday

7:00-8:00p New Found Glory

5:30-6:30p The Lawrence Arms Performing Oh! Calcutta!

4:00-5:00p Bayside Performing The Walking Wounded

2:30-3:30p Knuckle Puck

1:15-2:00p The Smith Street Band

4. Radicals Stage

8:00-9:00p Wu-Tang Clan Performing Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

6:20-7:20p Mike D (DJ Set)

4:40-5:40p Bad Brains

3:15-4:00p Shabazz Palaces

1:45-2:45p Fishbone Performing Truth And Soul

12:30-1:15p Slaves

5. “YOUR Name Here” Stage

8:15-9:15p Streetlight Manifesto

7:00-7:45p Lucky Chops

6:00-6:30p The Regrettes

5:00-5:30p Potty Mouth

4:00-4:30p Gin Rummy

3:00-3:30p Cold Beat

2:00-2:30p La Armada

1:00-1:30p Turnspit

Sunday, September 17, 2017

1. Riot Stage

8:45-10:00p Jawbreaker

6:35-7:35p Dinosaur Jr. Performing You’re Living All Over Me

4:25-5:25p Cap’n Jazz

2:15-3:15p That Dog. Performing Retreat From The Sun

12:40-1:20p Beach Slang

2. Roots Stage

7:40-8:40p Prophets Of Rage

5:30-6:30p Pennywise

3:20-4:20p The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Performing Let’s Face It

1:25-2:10p Hot Water Music

12:00-12:35p Engine 88

3. Rise Stage

7:40-8:40p M.I.A

6:00-7:00p Tv On The Radio

4:20-5:20p Built To Spill Performing Keep It Like A Secret

3:00-3:45p The Orwells

2:00-2:30p Dessa

1:00-1:30p Downtown Boys

4. Radicals Stage

8:15-9:15p Paramore

6:45-7:30p Best Coast

5:30-6:15p Minus The Bear

4:15-5:00p The Menzingers

3:00-3:45p Say Anything

1:45-2:30p Real Friends

12:45-1:15p Kitten Forever

5. “YOUR Name Here” Stage

8:30-9:30p Andrew W.K.

7:15-8:00p Gwar

6:00-6:45p Mad Caddies

5:00-5:30p The Flatliners

4:00-4:30p Versus

3:00-3:30p The Voluptuous Horror Of Karen Black

2:00-2:30p Culture Abuse

1:00-1:30p Upset

Direct Ticket Link:

Late Night Schedule:

Thursday, September 14th

The Queers & The Ataris

Cobra Lounge

Doors At 7:00pm, Show At 8:00pm • 17+

Tickets Are $16 Advance, $18 Day-Of-Show



High Tides

Smart Bar

Doors/Show At 10:00pm • 21+

Tickets Are $15 Advance, $15 Day-Of-Show


The Orwells

House Of Vans

Doors At 7:00pm, Show At 8:00pm • 17+

Tickets Are Free

Rsvp Link Available Friday At 10 Am

Friday September 15th

New Found Glory


Radar State

Concord Music Hall

Doors At 10:00pm, Show At 10:30pm • 17+



Special Guests

Cobra Lounge

Doors At 10:00pm, Show At 11:00pm • 17+


Cap’n Jazz


Bottom Lounge

Doors At 10:00pm, Show At 11:00pm • 17+


Saturday, September 16th


Cobra Lounge

Doors At 10:00pm, Show At 11:00pm • 17+


Dinosaur Jr. & Built To Spill

Bottom Lounge

Doors At 10:00pm, Show At 11:00pm • 17+


Sunday, September 17th

Gogol Bordello

Lucky Chops

Concord Music Hall

Doors At 10:00pm, Show At 11:00pm • 17+


Hot Water Music

Airstream Future

Cobra Lounge

Doors At 10:00pm, Show At 11:00pm • 17+


Taking Back Sunday

Sleep On It

Bottom Lounge

Doors At 10:00pm, Show At 11:00pm • 17+