Official press release:

Four Chord Music Festival announces the addition of State Champs and Allister (celebrating the 20 year anniversary of the band’s Drive Thru Records breakthrough Last Stop Suburbia) to the lineup for its eighth installment. The independently produced festival is back and bigger/better than ever before.

For the first time since its inception, the Four Chord Music Festival will be expanding to a two-day festival on September 9th and 10th and will also feature a multitude of bands, including headliners All Time Low, Bad Religion, Descendents, and Jimmy Eat World, plus additional performances from Pennywise, The Story So Far, Silverstein, Lagwagon, The Starting Line, The Maine and many more. The festival will take place at Wild Things Park, in Washington, PA, just a short 30 minutes outside of Pittsburgh, and is presented by Four Chord Music & Drusky Entertainment.

Sponsors include: Smartpunk, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Deep Eddy Vodka, Wild Basin, Dancing Gnome Brewery and Strange Candy.

The festival is also partnering with the following nonprofits: Hope For The Day, Punk Rock Saves Lives, Biggies Bullies, Pass The Bass, and will feature 5 food trucks each day.

Festival founder Rishi Bahl says:

“We are stoked to be under 2 months away from this 100% independent event. Over a year of planning, a year of waiting, and soon we can hopefully share one of the concert experiences of the year with everyone. I think there is something for everyone.”

What began in 2014 as a local punk rock festival in a 1500 capacity club, has quickly grown into a massive stadium-sized 2-day destination event, featuring some of the scene’s biggest and brightest, while keeping its independent DIY roots intact.

Bahl adds:

“This is the festival I had dreamed of being able to put on since this started in my apartment 7 years ago in Pittsburgh. I can’t wait.”

Tickets available now!

Friday, September 9th:

Bad Religion
The Amity Affliction
Story of the Year
I Am The Avalanche
Destroy Boys
The Bombpops
Atlantic Wasteland
Don’t Panic

Saturday, September 10th:

All Time Low
Jimmy Eat World
The Story So Far
The Starting Line
The Main
State Champs
Mom Jeans
Set It Off
Games We Play
Eternal Boy
Patent Pending
Cherie Amour
Look Out Loretta