The lineup for the September 6-7 Riot Fest and Expo, taking place at Downsview Park in Toronto, has been released and tickets are on sale.
Riot Fest is an annual multi-venue punk and rock show that began in 2005 in Chicago. In 2012, the music festival and exposition’s popularity exploded and was expanded, not only, to Humboldt Park in Chicago but other cities as well, according to Riot Fest.
This year, the multi-act festival takes place firstly in Toronto, next in Chicago from September 12-14 and Denver from September 19-21.
The lineup for Toronto includes leading punk and rock acts including, The National, Rise Against, Brand New, Circa Survive and AWOLNation.
Many Canadian acts such as City and Colour, Stars, Tokyo Police Club, Metric and Death From Above 1979 will also be performing.
Our favorite time of year, time 4 the @RiotFest Twitter guy to start insulting everyone again. #Toronto #HappinessIs pic.twitter.com/J8QzgDP1xd— Taking Back Sunday (@TBSOfficial) May 6, 2014
Our favorite time of year, time 4 the @RiotFest Twitter guy to start insulting everyone again. #Toronto #HappinessIs pic.twitter.com/J8QzgDP1xd
— Taking Back Sunday (@TBSOfficial) May 6, 2014
Tickets went on sale Saturday May 10, stated Billboard. The next day nearly all of the cheapest tickets were sold out.
More acts will be announced leading up to the festival. Visit the tickets section of the Riot Fest website for prices and availability. Also, visit the website for the festival location, hotels and accommodations.