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On November 4th and 5th, the Congress Theatre will host Riot Fest 2005. The two-day Chicago punk festival will include performances from the Misfits, Agent Orange, The Bouncing Souls, and Dead Kennedys as well as hometown bands The Effigies and The Lawrence Arms.

More bands are expected in the weeks leading up to the show.

Tickets are available now and you can visit this site for information on those.

Before the shows in November, the organizers are also planning a kickoff event next Saturday with the Effigies and Minority One. That show will take place on September 24th at The Note in Chicago.

November 4th, 2005
  • Dead Kennedys
  • Suicide Machines
  • The Lawrence Arms (Chicago)
  • The Dickies
  • River City Rebels
  • Street Brats (Chicago)
November 5th, 2005
  • The Misfits
  • The Germs
  • The Bouncing Souls
  • U.S. Bombs
  • Agent Orange
  • The Effigies
  • 45 Grave
  • Channel 3
  • Flatfoot 56 (Chicago)
  • Secret Agent Bill (Chicago)
  • Minority One (Chicago)