Morrissey Is NOT Playing Riot Fest According To His Website

In a strange turn of events, it looks like Riot Fest is losing (or maybe never even had) one of their biggest acts for 2016.

According to a post on Morrissey’s unofficial yet official website “True To You”, The Smiths frontman will NOT be part of Riot Fest this year.

The statement reads, “As of this date (May 23), Morrissey is not a part of this year’s Chicago Riot Fest. You can check it out for yourself HERE.

The reason behind to post could be a lot of things at this point. Maybe Morrissey cancelled his set like he has been known to do in the past or maybe there was some miscommunication between the promoters and Morrissey’s people.

Regardless of the reasoning, it doesn’t look good for fans who were excited to see Morrissey at Riot Fest this September.

We’ll be keeping a close eye on this story going forward.

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