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Riot Fest Preview

Authors: Jackie Olsen and Tyler Dallman The fest is one of the premier punk festivals in the world, every year happening in Chicago, Illinois. It’s not only host to punk though; there’s a large emphasis every year for related genres, … Read More >

Riot Fest 2018 Review

Author: Ben Farrell From the speaker-knocking performance from rap duo Run the Jewels, to the blood-soaked antics of veteran metal collective Gwar, Riotfest 2018 did anything but disappoint. Over three days, Chicago’s Douglas Park was filled with freaky festival goers. … Read More >

Riot Fest 2018 Preview

Author: Ben Farrell   This weekend, thousands of concert-goers will descend on Chicago summer’s last musical hurrah: Riot Fest. With acts ranging from the Front Bottoms to Blondie, this year’s riot fest lineup has something for just about any music … Read More >

Riot Fest at a Glance

Riot Fest is potentially the most polarized festival out there. Walking into the grounds on Friday, the contrast between Hot Topic tweens with My Chemical Romance back patches and graying, chill punk dads was hilariously stark. The contrast between having … Read More >