Riot Fest moving to SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview for new ‘RiotLand’ venture; lineup announced

Location. Location. Location.

The real estate mantra has taken on whole new meaning with the official announcement Wednesday morning that Riot Fest is moving out of Chicago’s Douglass Park and heading to SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview for a newly christened RiotLand extravaganza.

The festival, running Sept. 20-22, will feature more than 90 bands and encompass RiotLand, an immersive “Choose Your Own Adventure” world, Wednesday’s announcement said.

Also announced Wednesday was the full lineup for the three-day festival, which boasts Slayer, Fall Out Boy, Pavement, St. Vincent, Beck, Rob Zombie, The Offspring, Bright Eyes, Sublime (featuring Jakob Nowell, Bud Gaugh and Eric Wilson), Dr. Dog and more.

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