My Chemical Romance at Riot Fest

Organizers announced Tuesday My Chemical Romance will still headline Riot Fest, even though the festival is being postponed until 2021. Associated Fest file photo, 2011

Riot Fest announces My Chemical Romance, early-bird passes

My Chemical Romance is coming to Chicago’s Riot Fest, organizers announced Wednesday morning.

The New Jersey rock band — most widely known for the platinum hits “Welcome to the Black Parade” and “I’m Not Okay (I Promise)” — will perform at the three-day summer music celebration as part of its first U.S. tour in nine years following December 2019’s reunion show.

Limited early-bird passes for the festival, set for Friday through Sunday, Sept. 11-13, at Chicago’s Douglas Park, are on sale now for $139.98 plus fees at

VIP, deluxe and ultimate packages are also available. Further lineup announcements will come this spring.

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