Date: Sept. 13-15 Location: Douglas Park, Chicago, IL Tickets: Buy tickets here. Note: Flight and accommodations are not included Enter below to win two (2) general admission (GA) tickets to Riot Fest 2019, which is set to feature performances by Blink-182, Slayer (final Chicago show), Bikini Kill, The Raconteurs, Rise Against, The Flaming Lips (performing Yoshimi … Continue reading
Photos by: Katie Kuropas – Australian synthpop band Empire of the Sun, who released their newest EP, On Our Way Home, on November 10th, 2017 via EMI, performed at Metro in Chicago last night (May 30th).
By: Staff – Like a lot of good music, Riot Fest began in a basement, when a rabid fan wanted to connect his favorite bands with like-minded music lovers in Chicago. Fifteen years and 1,500+ bands later, Riot Fest returns to Douglas Park with a stacked array of bands to score the festivities—featuring many friends … Continue reading
Photos by: Katie Kuropas – Synthpop artist Betty Who, who released her newest album, Betty, on February 15th, 2019, performed at the Vic Theatre in Chicago last night (May 17th).
Photos by: Katie Kuropas – Indie Rock artist Johnny Marr, who released his third solo album, Call The Comet, on June 15, 2018, performed at the Vic Theatre in Chicago last night (May 13th).
Photos by: Katie Kuropas – Indie Rock band The Dandy Warhols, who released their newest album, Why You So Crazy, on January 25th, 2018 via Dine Alone, performed at Metro in Chicago last night (May 11th).
Photos by: Kris Fuentes Cortes – Pop-Rock band Parachute, who released their self-titled fifth album on May 10th, 2019, which was produced by Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Tom Waits, James Bay), performed at House of Blues in Chicago last night (May 10th).
Photos by: Kris Cortes – Scottish synthpop band CHVRCHES, who released their third album, Love Is Dead, on May 25th, 2018 via Virgin EMI, performed at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago last night (May 2nd).
Photos by: Katie Kuropas – New York City-based indie pop band The Drums, who released their newest album, Brutalism, on April 5th, 2019 via ANTI-, which followed up their 2017 album, Abysmal Thoughts, performed at Metro in Chicago last night (May 1st) with Oakland-based indie artist Tanukichan (aka multi-instrumentalist Hannah van Loon), who released her debut album, … Continue reading
Photos by: Katie Kuropas – Indie Rock band Bad Suns, who released their newest album, Mystic Truth, on March 22nd, 2019 via Epitaph, which featured the single “Away We Go”, and which followed up their 2016 album, Disappear Here, performed at the House of Blues Chicago in Chicago last night (Apr. 27th) with alt-pop singer-songwriter Carlie Hanson, … Continue reading