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Riot Fest Oral History: The unlikely story of punk rock’s most beloved festival
Riot Fest Oral History: The unlikely story of punk rock’s most beloved festival
Over the past decade, Riot Fest has become one of the most beloved festivals in the world. They have reunited some of punk’s most iconic bands, and, in many ways, set the bar for how genuinely great a music festival can be. But when founder Mike Petryshyn started out in 2005, literally none of this was part of the plan. By h...
The 13 Best Things About Riot Fest Chicago 2015
The 13 Best Things About Riot Fest Chicago 2015
Settling into its new home of Douglas Park (after a falling out with prior space Humboldt Park), the Chicago installment of Riot Fest returned this weekend for another triumphant, muddy, eclectic year. As it was my first time attending, I went in without expectations, and with only a plan to soak up everything I possibly could over the fest's three days and seven stages of constant music. Th ... R
System Of A Down, 88 Fingers Louie, more announced for Riot Fest Chicago
System Of A Down, 88 Fingers Louie, more announced for Riot Fest Chicago
System Of A Down, the Prodigy, 88 Fingers Louie and Chef’Special have all been added to this year's Riot Fest Chicago. They will be performing alongside names such as the Academy Is... (playing Almost Here in full), Alexisonfire, Thrice, Alkaline Trio, Taking Back Sunday, the Devil Wears Prada and many others. A fully updated lineup ...
New site, attractions revealed for Riot Fest Chicago
New site, attractions revealed for Riot Fest Chicago
In celebration of its 10th anniversary, organizers have revealed that Riot Fest Chicago will be moved to the northern sector of its location in Chicago’s historic Humboldt Park. The relocation comes in response to the festival's increased amount of attractions for this year, which include: over a dozen carnival rides (including two Ferris wheels), numerous games, a custom built nine-hole mini-golf
Riot Fest Chicago after shows; Rise Against, Bad Religion, Television, Mineral, Get Up Kids, more
Riot Fest Chicago after shows; Rise Against, Bad Religion, Television, Mineral, Get Up Kids, more
Riot Fest & Carnival Chicago have just announced their club-sized after shows set to take place each night while the festival at Humboldt Park takes its nightly rest. Festival headliners and their openers will continue rocking into the night at Aragon Ballroom, Double Door, Concord Music Hall, Cobra Lounge, City Winery, Empty Bottle, Bottom Lounge and Beauty Bar.  All l ...
Riot Fest Chicago set times announced
Riot Fest Chicago set times announced
Riot Fest Chicago is right around the corner, Sept. 13-15 at Humboldt Park. Although three-day passes are now sold out, you can still grab single day and VIP tickets here, while they last. We've told you about the crazy lineup- perhaps the fest's best ever, we recommended three must-see new artists, we gave you 10 reasons why you should check out the Pixies, and we even brought you the scoop o

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