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In 2011, RIOT FEST had a successful east coast expansion to Philadelphia. This July, the music extravaganza which celebrates rock, indie, punk and underground artists from every era will return to Philadelphia as a three-day event Thursday, July 19, Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21.

The line-up for Thursday, July 19 includes the newly reunited REFUSED as well as THE PROMISE RING, AUGUST BURNS RED, OFF!, GAMEFACE, BOY SETS FIRE, HIRS and more artists to come. Individual tickets and early-bird three-day festival tickets are available for purchase starting Friday, March 30 at 12:00pm EST. For individual tickets visit and for early-bird three-day tickets: Expect the full artist announcements for Friday, July 20 and Saturday, July 21 soon.

Performers for the 8th annual RIOT FEST (8th annual in Chicago, 2nd annual inPhiladelphia) will be unveiled in the coming weeks with the promoters promising nothing short of the caliber of talent they’ve presented in years past.!/riotfest


Thur 7/19 Philadelphia,PA Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing
Fri 7/20 Philadelphia,PA Theatre of Living Arts (Line-Up TBA)
Sat 7/21 Philadelphia,PA Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing (Line-Up TBA)


About Riot Fest:
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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