Posts tagged "Riot Fest"

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: Pixies and The Replacements (Riot Fest 2013 Day 3 - Sunday, September 15 in Humboldt Park)

Concert Review: Pixies and The Replacements (Riot Fest 2013 Day 3 - Sunday, September 15 in Humboldt Park)
Sunday, on a rainy, muddy afternoon in Humboldt Park, Riot Fest 2013 came to it's Chicago conclusion following performances by Peter Hook, Mission of Burma, Against Me!, Bob Mould, Rocket From the Crypt, Brand New, Suicidal Tendencies, AFI, White Mystery, Pixies and a long awaited headlining set by newly reunited Minneapolis punks The Replacements... ...
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Concert Review: Riot Fest 2013 (Day 2 - Saturday, September 14 in Humboldt Park)

Concert Review: Riot Fest 2013 (Day 2 - Saturday, September 14 in Humboldt Park)
Despite the late night arrival of about thirty ambulances to Humboldt Park, the music went off mostly without a hitch on day two at a jam packed Riot Fest 2013 that featured performances by Kitten, X, Dinosaur Jr., Pennywise, Guided By Voices, Blondie, Public Enemy, Rancid, Violent Femmes, Taking Back Sunday, Blink-182 and many more... ...

Concert Review: Riot Fest Chicago, Day 3 - Live in Humboldt Park (Sunday, 9/16/12)

Concert Review: Riot Fest Chicago, Day 3 - Live in Humboldt Park (Sunday, 9/16/12)
A packed day in Humboldt Park saw Sunday performances from the Jesus and Mary Chain, Alkaline Trio, Elvis Costello, Iggy Pop and more as Riot Fest 2012 came to a close...

Concert Review: Riot Fest Chicago, Day 2 - Live in Humboldt Park (Saturday, 9/15/12)

Concert Review: Riot Fest Chicago, Day 2 - Live in Humboldt Park (Saturday, 9/15/12)
Saturday in Humboldt Park marked the first day of the eighth year of Riot Fest, the first of which to take place as an outdoor festival.  The Descendents, Rise Against, GWAR and more all performed across four stages Saturday afternoon...
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Interview with Helmet’s Page Hamilton (Part 1 of 2) – A Riot Fest Concert Preview (Friday, 10/5/11 at Double Door)

Interview with Helmet’s Page Hamilton (Part 1 of 2) – A Riot Fest Concert Preview (Friday, 10/5/11 at Double Door)
It's that time of year again... Chicago's premier punk rock festival is set to take place this weekend as Riot Fest kicks off Wednesday night with performances from nearly forty acts at various venues across the city over a span of five days. Helmet singer, guitarist and founder Page Hamilton joined me on the phone on Tuesday in advance of the band's Friday night headlining slot at Double Door...