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RIOT FEST 2017 ANNOUNCES LATE NIGHT SHOWS: TAKING BACK SUNDAY, DINOSAUR JR. & BUILT TO SPILL, NEW FOUND GLORY, BUZZCOCKS AND MORE

The party doesn’t have to end at 10 p.m. when Riot Fest’s headliners, Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Jawbreaker, wrap up their respective Friday/Saturday/Sunday sets. Organizers behind Riot Fest 2017 (September 15-17 in Chicago’s Douglas Park) have just released the full Late Night concert schedule, which finds a slew of bands rocking small clubs throughout Chicago.

Kicking things off on Thursday, September 14th—before the festival is in full-swing—will be Chicago’s acclaimed punks, The Orwells, entertaining a packed House of Vans at this free-with-RSVP show, as well as a pit stop at Cobra Lounge from Riot Fest alumni The Queers and The Ataris. Throughout the rest of the festival weekend, highlights include several hugely influential bands: GBH, Buzzcocks and Hot Water Music will also squeeze into the 300-capacity Cobra Lounge; New Found Glory, Bayside and Gogol Bordello will rock Concord Music Hall, and Bottom Lounge will become an indie rock lover’s paradise with Cap’n Jazz on Friday night, and a special Saturday night co-headline show with Dinosaur Jr. and Built to Spill. Then, Taking Back Sunday will do just that as this perennial Riot Fest band wraps things up on Sunday night, after Jawbreaker and Paramore have closed down the festival.

Riot Fest passes are on sale now, with General Admission, VIP, and Single-Day options available via Ticketfly. Purchase them here: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1384105

Additionally, 10 artists have been confirmed to perform their seminal albums in full at Riot Fest 2017: Wu-Tang Clan, Danzig, Dinosaur Jr., The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Built to Spill, Fishbone, Bayside, Mayday Parade, The Lawrence Arms, and that dog.

The festival will once again feature a full-scale carnival with rides, games of chance, and of course, the Hellzapoppin’ Sideshow Revue freak show, which will see a much extended footprint from prior years. To satisfy the refined palates of Riot patrons, there will be over 40 unique and diverse food and beverage vendors from which to choose.

OFFICIAL RIOT FEST LATE NIGHT SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th

THE QUEERS & THE ATARIS 
Cobra Lounge
Doors at 7:00pm, Show at 8:00pm • 17+
Tickets are $16 advance, $18 day-of-show
https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1544021

TOBACCO 
High Tides
Smart Bar
Doors/Show at 10:00pm • 21+
Tickets are $15 advance, $15 day-of-show
http://www.etix.com/ticket/p/2312923/tobacco-chicago-smartbarchicagoil?cobrand=metrochicago

THE ORWELLS 
House of Vans
Doors at 7:00pm, Show at 8:00pm • 17+
Tickets are FREE
RSVP link available Friday at 10 AM

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 15th

NEW FOUND GLORY 
Bayside 
Radar State
Concord Music Hall
Doors at 10:00pm, Show at 10:30pm • 17+
https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1542989?utm_medium=bks

GBH 
Special Guests
Cobra Lounge
Doors at 10:00pm, Show at 11:00pm • 17+
https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1544026?utm_medium=bks

CAP’N JAZZ 
Rapperchicks
Bottom Lounge
Doors at 10:00pm, Show at 11:00pm • 17+
http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?eventId=7636475&dispatch=loadSelectionData

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16th

BUZZCOCKS 
Cobra Lounge
Doors at 10:00pm, Show at 11:00pm • 17+
https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1544030

DINOSAUR JR. & BUILT TO SPILL 
Bottom Lounge
Doors at 10:00pm, Show at 11:00pm • 17+
http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?eventId=7636715&dispatch=loadSelectionData

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17th

GOGOL BORDELLO 
Lucky Chops
Concord Music Hall
Doors at 10:00pm, Show at 11:00pm • 17+
https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1542988?utm_medium=bks

HOT WATER MUSIC 
Airstream Future
Cobra Lounge
Doors at 10:00pm, Show at 11:00pm • 17+
https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1544044

TAKING BACK SUNDAY 
Sleep On It
Bottom Lounge
Doors at 10:00pm, Show at 11:00pm • 17+
http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?eventId=7636735&dispatch=loadSelectionData

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