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Elvis Costello to Release New Album With Former Band The Imposters

by Jesse Drake
New wave-era musician Elvis Costello is back with a couple new tracks and an album that’s planned to be released this October. The album is titled “Look Now,” and employs the help of his old back up band The Imposters. It is Costello’s first album in over 5 years. Costello was just on tour last […]

Father John Misty’s Potential is Fully Realized in New Album

by Jesse Drake
Following the 2016 presidential election, Josh Tillman found himself in a downward spiral. His self-conflated character created a small controversy by refusing to play at a festival in Camden, New Jersey and instead lecture the audience about the evils of entertainment. This culminated in the album released just last year, Pure Comedy, which received a […]

Riot Fest 2018 Lineup: Blink 182, Blondie, Young The Giant, & Many More!!!

by Henry Netherland
Annual punk and alternative music festival, Riot Fest is back with the first wave of their 2018 lineup. Once again, the festival will take place at, Douglas Park in Chicago, IL and will last from September 14-16. Featuring a variety of artists ranging from festival frequents, The Wonder Years, to unexpected legends, Jerry Lee Lewis, […]

Riot Fest’s Hilarious Rules: “No Pineapple On Pizza!”

by Betsy
I must laugh at Riot fests 2017 amusing rules (the rules for 2018 are still to come.) These rules included “Donald Trump-NO”, “ Justin Bieber-NO” and “Crying-NO”. Yes, there are some also realistic and important rules in their long list of “Weapons, knives, or firearms of any kind- NO” and “Fireworks or incendiary devices- NO”. […]

Riot Fest Announces 2017 Line Up

by David Gagnon
Earlier this morning, the organizers of Chicago’s Riot Fest announced their 2017 line up. Set to take place in Douglas Park on September 15 – 17, over 70 artists have been announced in the first wave of line up announcements, the headliners being Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, and Jawbreaker. Other inclusions […]
Source: Matty Vogel

Douglas Park Makes Way For Riot Fest

by cvonholdt
The home of Riot Fest Chicago is subject to change this summer due to negative attitudes expressed by locals to Alderman Roberto Maldonado. Ald. Maldonado has been reported saying that the residents and neighbors of Humboldt Park do not want the music festival in their neighborhood this year for a variety of reasons. The most […]