Riot Fest Announces Additional Tour Dates, Including September 8 In Brooklyn; Gogol Bordello, Descendents To Headline

Riot Fest — an annual festival that showcases the top rock, indie, punk and underground artists — will make  additional stops throughout 2012, including a recently-announced date in Brooklyn, New York.

The Brooklyn stop will take place at Williamsburg Park on Saturday, September 8, and feature Gogol Bordello and Descendents as co-headliners. Additional bands include: Hot Water Music, The Bronx, Screaming Females, The Menzingers and Larry And His Flask. Tickets are priced at $42.50 and available at on the Riot Fest official website

The following stop for Riot Fest is on Sunday, September 9, at Toronto, Ontario's Fort York: Garrison Common and feature such bands as Descendents, NOFX, Fucked Up, Less Than Jake and Andrew W.K. Tickets for the Toronto date can be purchased at this location

The 3-day flagship destination for Riot Fest lands in Chicago, Illinois on September 14, 15 and 16 at Humboldt Park and Congress Theater and features over 40 artists. Acts include: Rise Against, Iggy and the Stooges, Elvis Costello, The Offspring, Descendents, Coheed and Cambria, Dropkick Murphys, Alkaline Trio, Jesus and Mary Chain, The Gaslight Anthem, Andrew W.K., Minus The Bear, Frank Turner, Gogol Bordello, GWAR and The Adicts, among countless others. Tickets for the event can be found at this location

The final stop for Riot Fest takes place in Dallas, Texas on Saturday, September 22 at Gexa Energy Pavilion, and features Rise Against, Descendents, NOFX, The Gaslight Anthem, Less Than Jake, Andrew W.K. and The Sword, among many others. Tickets can be purchased here

Riot Fest is the brainchild of promoters Michael Petryshyn and Sean McKeough who launched the first Riot Fest in fall of 2005 throughout multiple music venues in Chicago, IL. Riot Fest brings fans of all ages together to celebrate rock, indie and punk from every era. The fest has become well-known for reuniting influential underground artists and has quickly become one of the top music destination festivals in the U.S. for fans.


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