Melissa, Kayla, & Jackie with some really cool merch! Audrey and Aly from WLUW chatted with The Aquadolls at Riot Fest 2023. Check out the interview below! Audrey: So I'm Audrey Aly: and I am Aly Audrey: and we are from 88.7 WLUW. Would y'all mind introducing yourselves? Kayla: yeah, my name is Kayla and I play Bass Melissa: Hi, I'm Melissa and I play guitar and sing Jackie: I'm Dave Grohl [she's holding a … Continue reading Chatting with The Aquadolls at Riot Fest ’23
photo via Screaming Females Facebook Interview conducted by Jupiter Beck On Thursday, September 14th, I got to talk to Marissa Paternoster, the guitarist and lead vocalist of New Jersey rock band, Screaming Females. We discussed her experiences with Riot Fest, their recent documentary, her artistic process, and how bands can better sustain themselves! Hi, this is Jupiter! I'm calling to interview Screaming Females for WLUW, the Loyola University radio station. Hello! It's Marissa from Screaming … Continue reading On the Phone with Screaming Females Before Riot Fest 2023
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!
Set to take place for it's 17th year of punk rock music in Douglass Park is Riot Fest. That's right, Riot Fest is THIS weekend, September 15th through the 17th, And WLUW is ready to take on another year of the fest. Headliners such as Turnstile, The Cure, Foo Fighters, Death Cab for Cutie, and The Postal Service will be rocking the stage all weekend long. Whether you’re looking for some pop-punk acts, OG riot … Continue reading Who To See At Riot Fest 2023
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!