- 1-Day, 2-Day and 3-Day Passes are available now! See the full lineup below
The Riot Fest lineup is here! 1-day, 2-day, and 3-day passes are ON SALE NOW. We’ll see you September 16-18, 2022 at Douglass Park in Chicago. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 MY CHEMICAL ROMANCEALKALINE TRIO, PORTUGAL. THE MAN, BLEACHERS, PLACEBO, DESCENDENTS, ROCKET FROM THE CRYPT, THE WONDER YEARS, JEFF ROSENSTOCK, ANBERLIN, LESS THAN JAKE, LAGWAGON, LUCKY BOYS CONFUSION, […]
- The Riot Fest staff weighs in on the band’s new premium beans
We tried Coheed and Cambria’s new coffee. Spoiler alert: it does not suck.
- 100% of the proceeds from two shirts benefit Ukraine organizations; Read a statement from our festival’s founder, a Ukrainian-American
In light of the escalating situation overseas, we are starting an urgent fundraiser with 100% of the proceeds donated to two organizations supporting life-saving measures in Ukraine.
Celebrate International Women’s Day with a look back though the life of Ronnie Spector—one of the most badass women and influential trendsetters in rock history.
- The band takes their St. Patrick’s Day spectacular to Chicago’s Radius venue on Saturday, February 26
With a Radius Chicago show coming up this Saturday (February 24), we got our boss to sit still for five minutes and list his favorite Dropkicks song from each of their records.
- The band is bringing its St. Patrick’s Day Tradition to Chicago’s Radius venue on Saturday, February 26
For the past two years, Boston punks Dropkick Murphys have held a virtual St. Patrick’s Day concert in lieu of their annual St. Paddy’s tour. Their livestream shows have amassed millions of views and won several awards, including the #3 spot on Pollstar’s “Top 2020 Livestreams” chart. But—despite the online success—vocalist and former bassist Ken […]
- Get tickets early on 2/24 with these codes: “RIOT” (Coheed); “FTHC (Frank Turner); “HOCKEY” (Simple Plan/Sum 41)
Check out our latest Riot Fest Presents shows with Coheed and Cambria, Frank Turner, Simple Plan & Sum 41! Pre-sales start Thursday, February 24 at 10 AM.
Tag a lonely friend on our “GO F❤️CK YOURSELF” Valentine’s Day Contest Facebook post and we’ll pick one (lucky?) winner and treat them to dinner for 1, Prince vinyl, Riot Fest underwear, a “personal massager” & more! (plus, you’ll both win Riot Fest 2022 VIP tickets.) Head over to Facebook and enter now. We’ll pick […]
Did you forget about Valentine’s Day? Or are you just too cheap to buy a card for your boo? Either way, we’ve got you covered.
Our favorite punk-geek-slash-comics-genius Bianca Xunise is back with more spooky stories from cool bands. After sharing Meet Me @ the Altar’s tale of playing a haunted theater, they’ve returned with a tale from Ganser about something even scarier than ghosts: touring while Black. The Related Rabbit Hole Meet Me @ The Altar and the […]
- Listen to 3,500+ Weezer demos—and nothing else—on Cuomo’s new streaming service
“Tired of Spotify? Come on over to Weezify.”
- Use code HOODY50 at checkout
Head over to RiotBrand.org and use the code HOODY50 at checkout—today only—to get yourself feeling nice and snug for this (and every) bitter Chicago winter.
- A look back into the holiday themes in Lou Reed’s 1984 solo record
“Two years ago today, I was arrested on Christmas Eve.”