Riot Fest 2012 Announces Lineup Additions Including Andrew W.K., Minus the Bear, The Adicts and More

June 22nd, 2012
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The 2012 Riot Fest and Carnival is taking place September 14th-16th and they have announced a second wave of bands to the lineup including Andrew W.K., Minus The Bear, The Adicts, Neon Trees, Hot Water Music, Pegboy, Imagine Dinosaurs, Dead Sara and more.RFChicagoPoster_2ndwave_web

Last month we reported the initial Riot Festival and Carnival lineup which takes place on September 14th-16th in Chicago. The promoters have now announced a second phase of bands to fill out the days and the official day-to-day lineups.

Line-up Additions:
Andrew W.K.
Minus The Bear
Neon Trees
Hot Water Music
The Adicts
Imagine Dinosaurs
Dead Sara


In its eighth year Riot Fest is determined to have a diverse lineup that everyone of all ages could enjoy. Bands of rock, indie, punk and underground are included and tickets can be purchased at

Day-To-Day Riot Fest and Carnival Lineup:

Friday September 14th:
The Offspring
Neon Trees
Dead Sara

Saturday September 15th:
Rise Against
Coheed & Cambria
Dropkick Murphys
The Gaslight Anthem
Hot Water Music
Andrew W.K.
Minus The Bear
Less Than Jake
August Burns Red
Frank Turner
The Adicts
No Bunny
A Whilhelm Scream
Teenage Bottlerocket
Screaming Females
Off With Their Heads
Deals Gone Bad
Larry and His Flask
The Story So Far
Environmental Enroachment

Sunday September 15th:
Iggy and the Stooges
Elvis Costello
A Day To Remember
Gogol Bordello
Alkaline Trio
The Jesus and Mary Chain
The Promise Ring
Built to Spill
Imagine Dragons
Reverend Horton Heat
Screaming Females
White Mystery
The Henry Clay People
Sister Crayon
The Infected
Environmental Enroachment
and more to be announced…

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