CHICAGO (CBS)– 9 Inch Nails and The Smashing Pumpkins are among the many headliners introduced on Friday for Riot Fest in September.
The Chicago Division of Public Well being and the mayor’s workplace didn’t instantly reply to inquiries about whether or not the pageant had been formally given the inexperienced gentle this 12 months after summer season festivals and live shows had been pressured to close down in 2020 because of the pandemic.
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Organizers mentioned “The Riot Fest 2021 lineup is (largely) right here” for the three-day live performance collection being held September 17-19 at Douglass Park on the West Facet.
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Different introduced bands embody Run The Jewels, Pixies, Religion No Extra, and Devo. The pageant has introduced greater than 60 bands to date, with extra to return subsequent week.
The Riot Fest 2021 lineup is (largely) right here! 9 Inch Nails will headline in 2021—plus, extra bands to be introduced subsequent week. Tickets for each 2021 and 2022 (with My Chemical Romance) are ON SALE NOW! https://t.co/AMZTIaWWI2 pic.twitter.com/2agVKmAsf6
— Riot Fest (@RiotFest) May 14, 2021
My Chemical Romance was additionally introduced on the headliner for subsequent 12 months’s pageant. That they had been scheduled to headline the 2020 pageant earlier than it was canceled because of the pandemic.
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Tickets for three-day passes to each the 2021 and September 2022 live shows went on sale Friday on the Riot Fest web site. Single-day passes go on sale subsequent week.