Riot Fest Announces Denver Schedule

By on June 19, 2014

riotfestDenver(Denver, CO) – Riot Fest makes the now-annual trek to the mountains of Colorado this September to stage the fest at May Farms in Byers, Colorado (just outside Denver). This year an additional day was added, as well as more camping and a slew of diverse bands. The band schedule by day and single-day tickets are now available. Riot Fest even offers a layaway plan for folks on a budget – no fan of great music should have to miss out!

Weezer, The Flaming Lips, Primus, Slayer and NOFX headline Friday’s schedule; The Cure, Social Distortion, A Day to Remember and Descendents will close out Saturday; and The National, Rise Against, Sublime with Rome and Wu-Tang Clan will wrap up the festivities on Sunday. Full band lists for each day are below, and a 2nd wave of bands will be announced soon!

With help from promotional partners Soda Jerk Presents, Riot Fest & Sideshow will feature an expanded footprint with more carnival rides and attractions, diverse food options featuring regional offerings, and lots more camping! There will even be more bands, an additional stage, and free parking! All-in-all a more robust experience from last year’s inaugural take on Denver’s Riot Fest.

1-Day, 2-Day, and 3-Day passes for Denver’s fest are now available at and lineups can be viewed at Additionally, multi- day passes for each of the 3 fests are on sale now. As previously promised, more news and announcements are coming soon, so stay tuned!

Toronto’s Riot Fest & Expo (9/6-9/7) at Downsview Park

Chicago’s Riot Fest & Carnival (9/12-9/14) in Humboldt Park

Denver’s Riot Fest & Sideshow (9/19-9/21) at May Farms in Byers, CO


Friday, Sept. 19

Weezer * The Flaming Lips * Primus * Slayer * NOFX * Gogol Bordello * Die Antwoord * New Found Glory * Failure Buzzcocks * ALL * La Dispute * Mineral * Big Freedia * The Orwells Skaters * Nostalghia * My Body Sings Electric * Tiny Moving Parts

Saturday, Sept. 20

The Cure * Social Distortion * A Day to Remember * Descendents * Violent Femmes * Bring Me The Horizon * City and Colour * Lucero The Used * Taking Back Sunday * Clutch * Face to Face * Hot Snakes * Glassjaw * Dum Dum Girls * We Came as Romans * Larry and His Flask * I Am The Avalanche * The Bots * Plague Vendor * Pianos Become The Teeth * Red City Radio * Dads

Sunday, Sept. 21

The National * Rise Against * Sublime with Rome * Wu-Tang Clan * TV On The Radio * Dropkick Murphys * Me First and the Gimme Gimmes * Manchester Orchestra * Bouncing Souls * Bob Mould * The Expendables * 3OH!3 * Passafire * The Menzingers * The Unlikely Candidates * Radkey * Cerebral Ballzy * In the Valley Below * Wounds * Sole & DJ Pain 1

More to be announced soon!

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