The fifth annual installment of one of the best showcases for punk and underground music in the U.S. will take place at the Congress Theatre this fall on Oct. 7 to 12.
Among the acts announced so far: local pop-punk legends Screeching Weasel, NOFX , the Alkaline Trio, Murder City Devils, the reunited Dead Milkmen and first-wave British punks Cock Sparrer.
A limited number of five-day passes go on sale Saturday [June 6] for $99 at www.ticketweb.com/snl/Search.action?query=riot+fest.
The festival also is branching out this year with Riot Fest West, which takes place Nov. 12 to 14 in Los Angeles at four venues: Palladium, the Wiltern, Key Club and the Roxy.
More information on both festivals can be found at www.RiotFest.org.