*Update: September 2 – Schedule and set times have been announced for each day. Take a look at who is playing when here.
*Update: May 14 – The latest addition to the Riot Fest lineup is none other than legendary alt/new wave rockers The Cure.
(MAY 6, 2014 – TORONTO, ON)
Riot Fest & Expo makes its return to Toronto for a third year with multiple stages, carnival attractions, and a new venue. A cousin to its counterparts in the US, Toronto’s Riot Fest pays mind to Canada’s most exciting bands, featuring City and Colour, Metric, Billy Talent, Death From Above 1979, Tokyo Police Club, The New Pornographers, and many more. With the help of Riot Fest’s partners, Union Events, the two-day event is slated for September 6 & 7 at its new home, Downsview Park. These new grounds mark a significant expansion for the festival, allowing its patrons to enjoy a weekend packed with music across four stages and a full carnival atmosphere.
Line-up for Riot Fest Toronto:
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, Little Big League, & More to be announced… Tickets on sale May 10 at 10am EDT.