Category: Riot Fest Chicago

Ween at Riot Fest: Better Than That Band Over There

Ween at Riot Fest: Better Than That Band Over There
It felt great to see Ween being Ween again at Riot Fest. After some time off for health and sobriety, this was their first 2019 show and they wasted no time making fun of stuff, wailing guitar solos and exchanging witty onstage banter that suggested the break served its purpose. These guys were having a blast.... Read more »

Get the Net! Riot Fest App Now Available

Get the Net! Riot Fest App Now Available
Ok, first of all, I had the app before it was cool. Ok, so I actually just had last year’s still downloaded by mistake. Don’t be like me. Be smart, download the 2019 app today, and start making your schedule ASAP. Live in the now, man. Get the net! It’s as easy as clicking here for iOS or Android here. For... Read more »

2019 Riot Fest Schedule Announced

2019 Riot Fest Schedule Announced
Friendly rock n’ roll contrarians Riot Fest have announced their 2019 schedule and it’s printed on a Goose Island beer called “Riot Fest Sucks Pale Ale.” This approach is the first of its kind, according to Chicago-based beer magazine October. These beers will be available at the festival. Stacked to the gills with huge, diverse names that all... Read more »
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Friday at Riot Fest: Ween, We Hope You Stay Forever

Friday at Riot Fest: Ween, We Hope You Stay Forever
Ween killed it under a Full Harvest Moon at Riot Fest last Friday by doing what they do best: delivering eclectic, sweaty, loud, and mind-blowing rock n’ roll.  They didn’t technically headline on the Friday bill, but they did in my mind as I left the fest, still floating somewhere above from the “Back to... Read more »