Blink-182, the Replacements, Iggy and the Stooges to Play Riot Fest in Colorado


Story by Anne Erickson

Colorado edition of Riot Fest to feature Blink-182, The Replacements, Iggy and the Stooges and more

The Colorado edition of Riot Fest takes place Sept. 21-22 at May Farms in Byers, and festival organizers have announced the lineup for the annual event.

The big news is that ‘80s rock act the Replacements, who recently announced that they’re getting back together, will headline the festival. Other confirmed acts include Blink-182, Iggy and the Stooges, Rancid, AWOLNATION, Brand New, Airborne Toxic Event, Capital Cities, Guided by Voice, Bad Religion, Matt & Kim, Minus the Bear, Breathe Carolina, the Dear Hunter and more.

Tickets are on sale now, and two-day passes start at $79.98.

In addition to the Colorado show, Riot Fest is also set to take place in Chicago and Toronto, with different lineups appearing at each event. Chicago’s big acts include Fall Out Boy, Blink-182, the Violent Femmes, Rancid, AFI and Sublime with Rome, among others, with that show taking place Sept. 13-15. Toronto’s lineup features the Replacements, A Day to Remember, Every Time I Die, Iggy and the Stooges, the Weakerthans, Mayday Parade and more, with that show happening Aug. 24 and 25.

For more on all of the upcoming Riot Fest events, visit the festival’s official website.



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