If its initial lineups are any indication, this will be the best year for Riot Fest yet, as festival organizers have announced the first wave of Denver and Chicago artists. Hitting the stage at Riot Fest this year will not only be the reunion of the original Misfits, but Morrisey, Death Cab For Cutie, Rob Zombie, Jane’s Addiction, Sleater-Kinney, Fitz & The Tantrums, Jimmy Eat World, All Time Low, Death Grips and many more will be performing at this year’s Riot Fest. And don’t assume that it is all rock either, fans will also catch memorable performances from Nas, Tyler The Creator, Joey Bada$$ and Method Man & Redman this year.
Riot Fest will kick off this year in Chicago on September 16-18th at Douglas Park, and September 2-4th in Denver at the National Western Complex. You’ll definitely want to grab your festival passes fast for this one, so visit RiotFest.org or Ticketfly.com for more ticket info.
Check out the first wave of Chicago and Denver performers below.
Pitchfork has just announced the lineup for its 2015 music festival and not only is it full of huge hometown names, it is full of other great acts as well. Representing the city of Chicago includes artists like Wilco, Chance the Rapper, and Vic Mensa (who was just featured on Kanye’s new song ‘Wolves’). Other acts include Sleater Kinney, Future Islands, Run the Jewels, iLoveMakonnen, A$AP Ferg, Chvrches, The New Pornographers, Panda Bear, Jamie xx, Vince Staples, and more! Check out the full lineup below, Pitchfork Music Festival takes place July 17-19 at Union Park in Chicago.
This year, January was jam packed with great releases from a variety of artists. Some came to us as a surprise, others beating expectations, and some just simply getting it right. Check out some of the best releases the month of January had to offer.