Riot Fest 2021 – Saturday in Photos

This year’s Riot Fest was the perfect way to end the summer, and we were lucky enough to attend the entire weekend. On Saturday, we got the pleasure of checking out sets from Citizen, State Champs, Bayside, Vic Mensa and Rise Against. See full galleries of each set below! Citizen Continue Reading

Riot Fest Rewind: Day by Day Recap + Photo Highlights

Thursday Night Preview Party As Riot Fest’s Twitter-er said yesterday…  Remember when I used to joke about “Day 4” of Riot Fest hahaha so funny like some kind of fucking idiot and then Riot Mike decides Riot Fest should be 4 days this year? LOL can’t wait for Day 5 Continue Reading

Riot Fest Celebrates 15 Years of Rebellion

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

Riot Fest at a Glance: Saturday

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

Rise Against – AFI – Anti Flag // Nashville, TN 9.9.18

Rise Against with AFI and Anti Flag Marathon Music Works September 9th, 2018 Photos and words by Emily May Rise Against brought their Mourning In Amerika tour to Nashville recently, performing to a sold out crowd!   A long line of fans were eagerly waiting outside of the venue for doors Continue Reading

Rise Against – Deftones – Thrice – Frank Iero and the Patience // 7.7.17 Chula Vista, CA

Rise Against – Deftones – Thrice – Frank Iero and the Patience July 7, 2017 Mattress Firm Amphitheatre Chula Vista, CA Supporting their album Parachutes, Frank Iero and the Patience open the Friday night festivities. Irvine, California natives Thrice followed with their eight song set starting with “Hurricane” and included Continue Reading

Sonic Boom 2014: Friday Recap 8/29/14

Sonic Boom 2014 kicked off with a wonderful evening of music on Friday, August 30th, 2014. Fans from all across the province made their way to Northlands Grounds in Edmonton, AB to watch a ton of spectacular bands over the weekend. The New Pornographers played a wonderful set filled with Continue Reading