Music Festivals

Riot Fest Single-Day Lineups Announced

The Colorado installment of Riot Fest is a month and a half away. We told you about this year's lineup earlier — it includes Ice Cube (and special guests), Iggy Pop, Modest Mouse and more. Yesterday, Riot Fest announced its single-day lineups, tickets for which go on sale Thursday at 10 a.m. 

Here are a few headliners for each day — you can see the full breakdown in the poster below. 

Friday, August 28: System of a Down, Iggy Pop, Ice Cube and special guests (performing Straight Outta Compton)

Saturday, August 29: Modest Mouse, Pixies, Run DMC

Sunday, August 30: The Prodigy, Snoop Dogg (performing Doggystyle), Tenacious D

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Kiernan Maletsky is Westword's music editor. His writing has appeared in alt-weeklies around the country as well as Miley Cyrus's mom's Twitter feed.
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