Posts in category "Festival Forecast"

Concert Review: Riot Fest - Sunday, September 13, 2015 in Douglas Park - Hum, Dwarves, De La Soul, Less Than Jake, Yelawolf, Andrew W.K., Cypress Hill, L7, Jimmy Cliff, The Airborne Toxic Event, Tommy Stinson, Tenacious D, Snoop Dogg, Modest Mouse, Damian Marley, The Prodigy and more

Concert Review: Riot Fest - Sunday, September 13, 2015 in Douglas Park - Hum, Dwarves, De La Soul, Less Than Jake, Yelawolf, Andrew W.K., Cypress Hill, L7, Jimmy Cliff, The Airborne Toxic Event, Tommy Stinson, Tenacious D, Snoop Dogg, Modest Mouse, Damian Marley, The Prodigy and more
The third and final day of Riot Fest 2015 in Chicago’s Douglas Park featured the best, driest conditions of the weekend and live performances by Hum, Dwarves, De La Soul, Less Than Jake, Yelawolf, Andrew W.K., Cypress Hill, L7, Jimmy Cliff, The Airborne Toxic Event, Tommy Stinson, Tenacious D, Snoop Dogg, Modest Mouse, Damian Marley, The Prodigy and more… ...

Concert Review: Riot Fest - Saturday, September 12, 2015 in Douglas Park - GWAR, The Joy Formidable, Babes in Toyland, The Dead Milkmen, The Damned, Echo and The Bunnymen, Bootsy Collins, Merle Haggard, Billy Idol, System of a Down, Taking Back Sunday, Iggy Pop and more

Concert Review: Riot Fest - Saturday, September 12, 2015 in Douglas Park - GWAR, The Joy Formidable, Babes in Toyland, The Dead Milkmen, The Damned, Echo and The Bunnymen, Bootsy Collins, Merle Haggard, Billy Idol, System of a Down, Taking Back Sunday, Iggy Pop and more
Rain continued again Saturday morning as a saturated Douglas Park hosted Riot Fest sets by GWAR, The Joy Formidable, The Dead Milkmen, Babes in Toyland, Pennywise, Thurston Moore, Echo and the Bunnymen, Bootsy Collins, Merle Haggard, Teenage Bottlerocket, Billy Idol, System of a Down, Taking Back Sunday, Iggy Pop and more… ...

Concert Review: Riot Fest - Friday, September 11, 2015 in Douglas Park - Death, Fishbone, Living Colour, Against Me!, Anthrax, Flogging Molly, Eagles of Death Metal, Faith No More, No Doubt, Ice Cube, Motörhead and more

Concert Review: Riot Fest - Friday, September 11, 2015 in Douglas Park - Death, Fishbone, Living Colour, Against Me!, Anthrax, Flogging Molly, Eagles of Death Metal, Faith No More, No Doubt, Ice Cube, Motörhead and more
Friday afternoon, for the first time in its new home of Douglas Park on the city’s west side, recently embattled Riot Fest got off to a soggy start with performances by Death, Fishbone, Living Colour, Against Me!, Anthrax, Flogging Molly, Eagles of Death Metal, Faith No More, Motörhead, No Doubt, Ice Cube and more… ...
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Concert Review: Riot Fest 2014 (Saturday, September 13 - Paul Weller, Metric, The Flaming Lips, The National, Samhain, Wu-Tang Clan and more)

Concert Review: Riot Fest 2014 (Saturday, September 13 - Paul Weller, Metric, The Flaming Lips, The National, Samhain, Wu-Tang Clan and more)
The sun returned to Humboldt Park Saturday afternoon but muddy conditions continued during sets by Face to Face, The Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Paul Weller, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Wu-Tang Clan, Metric, The Flaming Lips, The National, Samhain and more on day two at Riot Fest Chicago 2014... ...

Concert Review: Riot Fest 2014 (Friday, September 12 - Pussy Riot, Jane's Addiction, Mastodon, Slayer, The Offspring and more)

Concert Review: Riot Fest 2014 (Friday, September 12 - Pussy Riot, Jane's Addiction, Mastodon, Slayer, The Offspring and more)
Riot Fest 2014 kicked off amidst mud Friday afternoon in Humboldt Park highlighted by a fascinating panel discussion moderated by Henry Rollins and featuring Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Masha Alekhina of Pussy Riot as well as performances by Slayer, Mastodon, The Offspring, Jane's Addiction and more... ...

Concert Review: North Coast Music Festival 2014 (Sunday, August 30, 2014 - Snoop Dogg, Dada Life, Griz, Zeds Dead and more)

Concert Review: North Coast Music Festival 2014 (Sunday, August 30, 2014 - Snoop Dogg, Dada Life, Griz, Zeds Dead and more)
The fifth annual North Coast Music Festival closed out its three days of EDM and hip-hop madness on Sunday with a strong lineup of DJs and Snoop Dogg as a headliner... ...
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Concert Preview: Chicago, I Love You 2013 (FREE Performances Run October 10-20 throughout Chicago)

Concert Preview: Chicago, I Love You 2013 (FREE Performances Run October 10-20 throughout Chicago)
For the second consecutive year, the highlight of the Chicago fall concert season is "Chicago, I Love You." Taking the form this year of an entirely FREE celebration of Chicago arts (music, comedy, literature and much more), "Chicago, I Love You" features hundreds of Chicago artists and takes over nearly thirty venues throughout the city across a ten day span.  I spoke last week with "Chicago, I Love You" creator and organizer Tom Schraeder in an effort to find out exactly what it is that makes such an ambitious idea not only possible but successful... ...

Concert Review: Day 2 of the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival (Saturday, July 20 in Union Park)

Concert Review: Day 2 of the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival (Saturday, July 20 in Union Park)
Slightly cooler temps made day two of the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival a bit more bearable Saturday afternoon in Union Park... as did performances by Low, The Breeders, Belle and Sebastian and more... ...

Concert Review: Day 1 of the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival (Friday, July 19 in Union Park)

Concert Review: Day 1 of the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival (Friday, July 19 in Union Park)
Friday afternoon, despite the threat of storms later on, Wire, Björk and more performed on a sweaty first day at the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival...
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Concert Preview: 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival (July 19 - 21 in Union Park)

Concert Preview: 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival (July 19 - 21 in Union Park)
This weekend, nearly fifty artists and fifty thousand people converge upon Union Park on Chicago's west side as the 2013 Pitchfork Music Festival gets underway... ...