North Coast Music Festival bills itself as Summer's Last Stand, but that is not technically true. For the fifth summer, the Riot Fest music festival heads outside for its annual celebration (now in its eleventh year), filling Humboldt Park September 11–13, 2015. In short time, Riot Fest has overtaken Pitchfork Music Festival for the title of second biggest gig in town and it's starting to give Lollapalooza a run for its money. In 2014, the Cure, the Flaming Lips, Weezer, Jane's Addiction, the National topped the lineup. Who will headline in 2015? Stay tuned. In the meanwhile, check out pictures of the crowd and the bands.
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Riot Fest 2015
Riot Fest announces 2015 dates, advance tickets
This morning, Riot Fest organizers announced that the music festival will indeed be returning to Humboldt Park in 2015, September 11–13. A limited number of advance three-day general admission tickets for $89.98 will go on sale November 25, at 10am.