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Photos: Riot Fest 2019 – Bikini Kill, The Raconteurs, American Football, The B-52s

Photos by: Katie Kuropas –  Day three of Riot Fest 2019 last night (Sept. 15th) at Douglas Park in Chicago featured performances by punk rock band Bikini Kill, garage rock band The Raconteurs, who released their third album, Help Us Stranger, on June 21st, 2019 via Third Man, indie rock band American Football, and more! Check out … Continue reading

Photos: Riot Fest 2019 – Slayer, Bloc Party, Wu-Tang Clan, Manchester Orchestra

Photos by: Katie Kuropas –  Day two of Riot Fest 2019 last night (Sept. 14th) at Douglas Park in Chicago featured performances by iconic thrash metal band Slayer, who released their eleventh album, Repentless, on September 11th, 2015 via Nuclear Blast, hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan, indie rock band Manchester Orchestra, who will release their fifth album, A Black Mile … Continue reading

Photos: Riot Fest 2019 – Blink 182, Flaming Lips, Dashboard Confessional

Photos by: Katie Kuropas –  Day one of Riot Fest 2019 last night (Sept. 13th) at Douglas Park in Chicago featured performances by pop-punk band Blink 182, who will release their new album, Nine, on September 20th, 2019 via Columbia, psychedelic rock band The Flaming Lips, who released their 15th studio album, King’s Mouth: Music And Songs, on July 19th, 2019 … Continue reading

Contest: Win 2 GA Passes to Riot Fest 2019!

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

Riot Fest Announces 15th Anniversary Line-Up

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: Riot Fest 2018 – Weezer, Young The Giant, Bleachers, Matt And Kim

Photos by: Katie Kuropas –  Day one of Riot Fest 2018 on September 14th at Douglas Park in Chicago featured performances by Grammy-winning alt-rock band Weezer, who released their eleventh album, Pacific Daydream, on October 27th, 2017 via Atlantic, which featured the singles “Feels Like Summer”, and “Happy Hour”, indie rock band Young The Giant, New York City-based indie pop band Bleachers, synthpop band … Continue reading

Photos: Riot Fest 2018 – Run The Jewels, Father John Misty, The Wonder Years

Photos by: Katie Kuropas –  Day three of Riot Fest 2018 on September 16th at Douglas Park in Chicago featured performances by acclaimed hip-hop duo Run The Jewels, who released their third album, Run The Jewels 3, on December 24th, 2016 via RED, which featured the singles“Talk to Me”, “2100”, “Legend Has It”, and “Kill Your Masters”, indie folk-rock singer-songwriter Father John … Continue reading

Photos: Riot Fest 2018 – Interpol, Andrew WK, The Jesus Lizard, The Voidz

Photos by: Katie Kuropas –  Day two of Riot Fest 2018 on September 15th at Douglas Park in Chicago featured performances by New York City-based indie rock band Interpol, who released their sixth album, Marauder, on August 24th, 2018 via Matador, hard rock artist Andrew WK, who released his fifth album, You’re Not Alone, on March 2nd, … Continue reading

Riot Fest Announces 2018 Lineup

By: Staff – Riot Fest has announced its 2018 lineup. The festival, which is set to happen at Douglas Park in Chicago from Sept. 14-16, will feature headlining performances by Blink-182, Beck, Interpol, Liz Phair, Father John Misty, Elvis Costello, Incubus, Young The Giant, Blondie, and more. Other notable artists include: The Jesus Lizard, Cat Power, Pussy Riot, Jerry … Continue reading

Photos: Riot Fest Chicago 2017 – Jawbreaker, Paramore, Prophets Of Rage

Photos by: Katie Kuropas –  Day three of Riot Fest Chicago 2017 on September 17th featured performances by newly reunited punk rock band Jawbreaker, synthpop Paramore, who released their fifth album, After Laughter, on May 12th, 2017 via Fueled By Ramen, rap-rock supergroup Prophets Of Rage, who released their self-titled debut album on September 15th, 2017 via … Continue reading