Whoa! Here’s the Riot Fest Toronto Lineup!


The Riot Fest & Expo is coming back north this year in a big, big way. Happening on September 6-7 at Downsview Park in Toronto, the BILLY TALENTlineup will feature a host of top Canadian acts, including Billy Talent, Metric, City and Colour, The New Pornographers, Tokyo Police Club, Stars, and Death From Above 1979.

There isn’t a shortage of excellent international talent either, as the likes of The National, Rise Against, The Flaming Lips, Social Distortion, Death Cab for Cutie, Brand New, Taking Back Sunday, The Head and the Heart, as well as Dropkick Murphys.

In addition to four stages of music, attendees will be able to enjoy a full carnival-like atmosphere.

Tickets will go on sale Saturday, May 10 at 10am EST, with prices ranging from $99.98-$199.98.

More acts will be announced at a later date. Here’s the lineup thus far:

City and Colour, Metric, The National, Billy Talent, Rise Against, The Flaming Lips, Social Distortion, Death Cab for Cutie, Death from Above 1979, Brand New, Paul Weller, AWOLNATION, Stars, The Head and the Heart, Dropkick Murphys, Die Antwoord, Tokyo Police Club, The New Pornographers, Taking Back Sunday, Bring Me the Horizon, The Afghan Whigs, Alkaline Trio, Glassjaw, Bob Mould, Thurston Moore, Buzzcocks, Clutch, New Found Glory, Circa Survive, Manchester Orchestra, Lucero, Title Fight, Bad Suns, Citizen, Lemuria, Mounties, PUP, Nostalghia, Radkey, Rubblebucket, Pentimento, Broncho, The Hotelier, Laura Stevenson, The Beaches, Somos, Restorations, Say Yes, Seaway, Wounds, and Little Big League.

-Adam Grant

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