Riot Fest returns to Denver September 19 to 21
Last year at Riot Fest in Denver
Riot Fest expanded its reach to Colorado last year, bringing The Replacements, Guided By Voices, FLAG and many more to May Farms.
The Chicago-based festival, celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, will return to Denver this fall with the help of local concert promotion company Soda Jerk Presents. Riot Fest promises "more carnival rides and attractions" and more local food options, but other than that we don't know much. Ticket and lineup information is still coming, but we'll let you know when we hear anything.
Meanwhile, you can get caught up or reminisce with coverage of last year's Fest:
Eldren's Dark Side of the Moon, Bowie and Beatles Tribute
TicketsFri., Feb. 24, 8:00pm
TicketsSat., Feb. 25, 7:00pm
Eazy-E Tribute Show
TicketsSat., Feb. 25, 7:30pm
Bandwagon Magazine Battle of the Bands - Final Round
TicketsFri., Mar. 3, 7:00pm
DJ Ktone 10th Anniversary Bday Bash
TicketsSat., Mar. 4, 8:00pm
Riot Fest has seized on the festival boom of the last half-decade, adding a carnival and building the lineup in both size and scope. They have tested the waters in other cities, as well. But after hosting traveling versions in Toronto, Brooklyn and Dallas in 2012, they only returned to Toronto last year and added the Denver dates. That seems to have worked out -- those two (in addition to the flagship festival in Chicago) are the only ones on the schedule for this year.
Get the Music Newsletter
Keep your thumb on the local music scene each week with music news, trends, artist interviews and concert listings. We'll also send you special ticket offers and music deals.