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The Academy Is... Are Reuniting for 'Almost Here' 10th Anniversary Set at Riot Fest

Did the pop-rock gods finally answer our prayers?! Because The Academy Is... are officially reuniting later this year!

The Illinois five-piece are confirmed to play the Chicago installment of this year's Riot Fest and will perform their debut album Almost Here in full to commemorate its 10-year anniversary!

Sadly, the band have confirmed the set will mark their final appearance together as a group.

"Hello old friends, 
We are pleased to announce that we will be reuniting the band for a our first show in many years. In September, we will come together for Chicago’s RIOT FEST in Douglas Park to perform our beloved debut album “Almost Here” in its entirety. This is a 10 Year Anniversary Show! This is a Reunion Show! This is a Farewell Show! We are extremely excited to take a trip down memory lane – in the city that we call home. 

See you soon! 

Xo. The Academy Is…"

Riot Fest Chicago will take place in its new location in Douglas Park on September 11-13.

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