WLUW Riot Fest Zine!

Since 2005, Riot Fest has been rocking Chicago with a weekend full of punk rock year after year. WLUW once again made our way to Douglass park to cover the event and bring you interviews with some of your favorite artists, like Flogging Molly, Yard Act, and more! Here's a Zine showcasing some of our favorite performances of the weekend!

Kid Sistr talks Riot Fest, Musical Influence, and More!

Interview conducted by Jess Post. Audio by Erik Anderson. Camera by Makenzie Creden. Photos by Jess Dominguez. Each year WLUW staff takes a trip to Douglas Park to hi-light some of the best artist performing at Riot Fest. This year was no different as we had the pleasure of chatting with New York based band: Kid Sistr. The indie pop group performed with raw energy when they took the Rebel Stage a few Sundays ago. … Continue reading Kid Sistr talks Riot Fest, Musical Influence, and More!

Artists to See at Riot Fest 2022

Set to take place this weekend September 16-18th WLUW is ready to take on Riot Fest once again. Headliners such as Sunny Day Real Estate, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Nine Inch Nails, My Chemical Romance, and Sleater-Kinny will be rocking the stage all weekend long. Whether you’re looking for some pop-punk acts, OG riot grrls, or up and coming artists, Riot Fest has got it covered.   Check out some of our staff’s favorite Riot Fest 2022 … Continue reading Artists to See at Riot Fest 2022