Riot Fest has been a Chicago Music staple for the last 15 years. It’s a festival (and carnival- lest you forget the Hellzapoppin circus’ support and the beautiful Ferris wheel) that attracts all kinds of attendees of all different age groups. There’s an amazing longevity to the punk scene, among Continue Reading
Just like that, the weekend was on its final day, Riot Fest on its finale for this year’s festival. The day’s lineup kicked off fun with the likes of Frank Iero and the Future Violents and Village People, and stayed strong throughout the remainder of the afternoon with the likes Continue Reading
Saturday, oh, Saturday! The fest was in full swing, everyone knew the drill – sort out set times, coordinate when to buy food, talk themselves into and then out of and then into waiting for an hour to buy a Cheesie’s grilled cheese, the whole shtick. Saturday’s lineup was surreal, Continue Reading
Riot Fest’s Friday lineup was a smash from beginning to end. With a wildly large crowd, an expansive lineup, and perfect weather, the day could not have gone better. Relive it with our Riot Fest Friday playlist on Spotify, and check out photos below of everyone from Anti-Flag to Dashboard Continue Reading
Riot Fest Douglas Park Chicago, IL September 14-17, 2018 Words and Photos by Micki Harris Consistently each year, Riot Fest is the last hurrah of the Chicago punk’s summer. From all ends of the city, state, country, and even the world, folks convene in Douglas Park, a small neighborhood Continue Reading
All Time Low has announced new Canadian Tour dates in September. Check them out below. Their full touring schedule can be seen here. 9/17 Portland, ME State Theatre 9/18 Montreal, QC Metropolis 9/19 Toronto, ON Riot Fest 9/22 Winnipeg, MB Garrick Centre 9/23 Saskatoon, SK O’Brian’s Event Centre 9/24 Edmonton, Continue Reading
This lineup for this year’s Riot Fest can be seen below.
The Riot Fest in Chicago, IL’s full schedule have been released. Get your tickets and passes here.