TVD Ticket Giveaway: Riot Fest Toronto, 8/24 and 8/25

“We may not be the prettiest festival, but we’ll totally sleep with you on the first date.”

Riot Fest is back and we want you to go! The punk rock festival originated in Chicago nine years ago and has expanded to various cities since. 2013 brings Riot Fest & Travelling Exposition to Denver, Toronto, and Chicago.

First up, Toronto!

Riot Fest Toronto kicks off on Saturday, August 24th with performances by Real Friends, Structures, The Ghost Inside, Grade, Mayday Parade, Every Time I Die, Pierce The Veil and A Day To Remember. The two-day festival continues on Sunday, August 25th with Toronto’s own The Flatliners, who are set to release their brand new album Dead Language through Fat Wreck Chords on September 17th.

Sunday’s line up continues with performances by Single Mothers, Best Coast, Dinosaur Jr., Rocket From The Crypt, The Weakerthans, Iggy and The Stooges, and the highly anticipated reunion of… THE REPLACEMENTS!

Yes, The Replacements are set to play their first-ever reunion gig since their break up in 1991. You do not want to miss this!

Enter now to win a pair of 2-day passes for this unforgettable weekend of music by telling us in the comments below who you’re most excited to see—and briefly—why. One enthusiastic entrant will win our pair of weekend passes which we’ll select on Wednesday, 8/21.

Stay tuned for more Riot Fest ticket giveaways for Denver and Chicago!

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  • DanManina

    I’m MOST excited to see Pierce the Veil!  “Vic” Fuentes has such a great powerful voice and their songs deliver SO MUCH emotion!  And I can NOT wait to rock the F OUT to King For a Day!!!!!!  <– EXCITED!

  • MarkoWoloshyn

    Iggy & The Stooges, because they’ll probably draw blood.

  • Megan Bailey

    I’m excited to see The Weakerthans beacuse any concert is a better concert if I’m in the audience! 🙂

  • Katherine1441

    Im excited to see A day to Remeber! A day to remeber has been one of my favoutrite bands for about 5 years now! I have never been able to see them live so this will be my first time seeing them. I want to be able to bring my bestfriend who also loves A day to remeber so we can see them together. I also cant wait to see real friends and the ghost insisde for the first time since i miss them always when they are in town!

  • Drew Mandel

    I’d love to go to the show as I’m a big fan of the entire sunday line-up! I’ve been a fan of the Flatliners since I was fourteen and they would play the all ages punks against racism and punktoberfest shows at the newmarket youth center! Plus a reunited Rocket From The Crypt and The Replacements! WOWWEEE SOO EXCITING!

  • Andy AA

    The Replacements reunion would be hard to beat, but I’d have to say Iggy and the Stooges is what I look forward to most.

  • AlsoAstrid

    PIERCE THE VEIL! and the Weakerthans, I’m just generally excited!!

  • Scott

    The Weakerthans cause their music makes the world a better, more beautiful and more interesting place.


    THE R
            L A C M
                      T S            oh looooooooordy!!!!


    seriously though i can die happy if i see this band


    like im not kidding

  • DanielJacobs

    The Replacements!! I have always loved them, and I do not want to miss the reunion!
    [email protected]

  • traplines

    The Replacements. I wanna get born in Minneapolis 1968, but this is the next best thing.

  • PapaSmurfMurphy

    Dinosaur Jr! I love Dino jr. I’m pretty sure that J Mascis is the coolest person of all time and Emmett Murphy shares the same name as my grandfather which is pretty neat.

  • thevinyldistrict

    A winner has been chosen and confirmed. We have 2 more Riot Fest giveaways to come! Thanks all!


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