GIVEAWAY: Riot Fest Announces Single Day Band Lineup, Shuttle Service to RiotLand and the Community Band Contest

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Riot Fest, the iconic annual punk rock and alternative music festival, is excited to announce its 2024 daily lineup, shuttle service, a community band contest in the Lawndale & Little Village neighborhoods and more! This year’s festival will take place at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Illinois, from September 20-22nd, featuring 90+ bands over 3-days, and will feature RiotLand, an immersive “Choose Your Own Adventure” world that promises to elevate the festival experience to new heights. Riot Fest, while reluctant to leave its longtime home in Chicago, made the difficult decision to relocate due to issues with the Park District, which paved the way for RiotLand, a 3-day version of which will be explorable on the Riot Fest website starting tomorrow. Fans can double tap their way through the various locations in this punk rock town.Continue reading


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Riot Fest, the iconic annual punk rock and alternative music festival, is excited to announce its 2024 lineup, along with the introduction of an innovative new world, and a venue change, now with parking! This year’s festival will take place at SeatGeek Stadium in Bridgeview, Illinois, from September 20-22nd, featuring 90+ bands over 3-days, and will feature RiotLand, an immersive “Choose Your Own Adventure” world that promises to elevate the festival experience to new heights.Continue reading


mewithoutYou Releasing New Album This Summer, Tour With Dr. Dog


mewithoutYou. Photo Credit: Amie Santavicca

mewithoutYou. Photo Credit: Amie Santavicca

mewithoutYou will be releasing their sixth unnamed full length album to be released this summer via Run For Cover Records. Produced by Will Yip, the album is a carefully focused and personal album that spans mewithoutYou’s impressive career. From the frightened intensity of Catch Us For the Foxes and [A -> B] Life to the subdued and urgent Ten Stories, the band has truly created an album in their new LP that compliments and expands on their incredible 15 year existence. Watch the new album teaser video below.

The band is on tour with Dr. Dog with dates posted below.

Mar 23: The Depot – York, PA (w/o Dr. Dog, mewithoutYou headlining)
Mar 24: Rumba Café – Columbus, OH (w/o Dr. Dog, mewithoutYou headlining)
Mar 25: Mercury Ballroom – Louisville, KY
Mar 26: The Orange Peel – Asheville, NC
Mar 27: Ryman Auditorium – Nashville, TN
Mar 28: Track 29 – Chattanooga, TN
Mar 29: The Lyric Oxford – Oxford, MS
Mar 31: Varsity Theatre – Baton Rouge, LA
Apr 01: House of Blues – Houston, TX
Apr 02: House of Blues – Dallas, TX
Apr 03: Stubb’s Outdoors – Austin, TX
Apr 04: Korova – San Antonio, TX (w/o Dr. Dog, mewithoutYou headlining)
Apr 06: Cain’s Ballroom – Tulsa, OK
Apr 07: The Waiting Room – Omaha, NE (w/o Dr. Dog, mewithoutYou headlining)
Apr 08: Liberty Hall – Lawrence, KS
Apr 09: The Pageant – St. Louis, MO
Apr 10: Thalia Hall – Chicago, IL
Apr 11: House of Blues – Chicago, IL
Apr 12: The Loft – Lansing, MI (w/o Dr. Dog, mewithoutYou headlining)
Apr 13: Lee’s Palace – Toronto, ON (w/o Dr. Dog, mewithoutYou headlining)
May 15: Spring Fling – Cleveland, OH
May 16: Skate and Surf Fest – Asbury Park, NJ