Science fiction has been a favorite subject of rock & roll since the form's inception, whether it came in the form of early novelty hits like Sheb Wooley's “The Purple People Eater,” or Hawkwind's psychedelic space travel epic Space Ritual. With the advent of new wave and industrial music, though, musicians started to creep into
The first Liz Phair song I ever loved was “Rock Me” from her 2003 self-titled album. My best friend at the time had included it on a mix CD she made me when we were both ten years old. The song features Phair pleading a guy almost ten years younger than her to rock her
Both Matt and Kim will be performing together at Riot Fest 2018, September 14-16 in Chicago's Douglas Park. Get your tickets now, before they all get whisked away by the force of nature known as Riot Fest fans.
Rejoice! The Riot Fest schedule is here! Check out the handy printouts below, pick up a map and schedule at the festival, or download the Riot Fest mobile app on iOS or Android to find out when and where your favorite bands are playing, create a custom schedule, and dive deep into the bands you
How the heck are you supposed to find anything at Riot Fest? You can use this trusty map, that's how.
Download the Riot Fest app on iOS or Android. Or don’t download it. Do whatever you want. This is a free country. Don’t let us bully you into doing something you don’t want to. Seriously though, all the cool kids are downloading the Riot Fest app.We hope this app will help you navigate your way
You've seen the daily schedules. You've scanned the FAQ. Now, only one question remains: How the heck do I get to Riot Fest in Douglas Park?
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, we'd like to welcome you to the announcement of the greatest Christmas-themed punk show on earth that takes place in Chicago in 2018. The mightiest of mightiest, the holiest of holies, the sexiest of sexies, the lords of lords, the hosts of hosts, the best damn band in all
Riot Fest believes everyone should feel safe during the music festival. We will help maintain this by not tolerating harmful behaviors, which may include non-consensual touching or verbal harassment. If a participant chooses to break these policies they may be removed from the fest. If someone or something makes you feel uncomfortable or unsafe, no
Riot Fest is nigh. We'll see all of you in Douglas Park next weekend, and thanks to these daily lineups, we can all plan out our weekends a little easier. Along with the daily lineups, Riot Fest 2018 single and two-day tickets are on sale now. Pick a day (even if it's all three), and
Riot Fest may end at 10:00 p.m. each night, but we know that this is when the night’s just getting started for so many of you miscreants and ne’er-do-wells out there. For those who need more once the roadies start packing up the headliners’ gear, we present this year’s slate of epic Riot Fest Late
Riot Fest is happening September 14-16, and we can’t wait to see all of you back in Douglas Park. We know this wait has been frustrating for many of you. We hear you. We see you. Please know that we have been working tirelessly behind the scenes – as always – to program the best possible