With just two days before the Chicago installment of Riot Fest kicks off, 3-day passes are entirely sold out, and just a few single-day tickets remain for purchase. Sunday (9/14) single day GA and VIP tickets are completely sold out on the primary market, and the remaining single-day Friday and Saturday passes, as well as limited 2-day passes are expected to sell out prior to the weekend.
On the secondary market, 3-day passes are available--and for cheap. 3-day passes are currently averaging $230, but the cheapest pass is up for grabs for just $115. A single-day pass for Friday is averaging $152 with a get-in of $71, a single-day pass for Saturday is averaging $209 with a get-in of $101, and Sunday is averaging $120 with a get-in of $89.
This morning, Riot Fest revealed the first wave of lineups for upcoming festivals in Chicago and Denver. The two installments of the festival will take place in Denver on September 2-4 at the National Western Complex, and in Chicago at Douglas Park from September 16-18. 3-day general admission passes for the Denver and Chicago festivals start at $169.98, while VIP passes are going for $299.98.
Both installments will feature The Original Misfits (featuring Glenn Danzig, Jerry Only and Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein) at the top of bill, marking the band's first live show together in 33 years. Ween will also perform at both Riot Fests in September.
Top billed Denver acts include Death Cab For Cutie, Jane’s Addiction (performing Ritual De Lo Habitual), Sleater-Kinney, NAS, Deftones, Descendents, Wolf Parade, Yo La Tengo, Flatbush Zombies, Fitz and the Tantrums, Meat Puppets, The Dandy Warhols, Motion City Soundtrack, and The Wonder Years.
Top-billed Chicago acts include Morrissey, Death Cab For Cutie, Social Distortion (performing White Light, White Heat, White Trash), Rob Zombie (performing White Zombie’s Astro-Creep: 2000), Brand New, NAS, Deftones, Jimmy Eat World, Descendents, and more.