There may have been social media doubt that it would ever get off the ground, but the 2018 incarnation of Riot Fest kicked off Friday without a hitch under sunny skies and packed crowds at Douglas Park in Chicago, Illinois on Friday, September 14, 2018.
Weezer headlined day one of the festival with a set that included classic fan favorites like “Undone” and “El Scorcho,” as well as their internet-inspired cover of Toto’s “Africa,” and a cover of blink-182’s “All The Small Things” in honor of the band’s absence; plus Speedy Ortiz, Direct Hit, Liz Phair, K. Flay, Matt & Kim, Flogging Molly, Taking Back Sunday, Bleachers, Young the Giant, Dropkick Murphys and many more.
The annual Chicago festival Riot Fest has just released its initial 2018 lineup. It includes Blondie, Father John Misty, Beck, the Voidz, Elvis Costello, Interpol, Dropkick Murphys, the Jesus Lizard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Liz Phair, […]
The music performance times have been announced for Chicago Open Air Presents, held Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, 2019 at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, IL, just outside Chicago. The much-anticipated event, produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, includes performances from today’s top rock […]