Arts & Entertainment

The lingering smell of mud, sweat and cigarettes means one thing: The contemporary-punk festival, Riot Fest, took over Douglas Park for its 12th consecutive year, and there couldn’t have been a better weekend for it. …

Arts & Entertainment

When people think of concerts and music festivals, they often think of deafening speakers, the smell of sunscreen and amber beer in clear plastic cups. Wine is sometimes seen as too sophisticated for the sweaty …

Music

“Drop it like it’s hot;” “It’s my life, don’t you forget;” and “We’ll all float on OK.” If you recognize any of the lyrics above — which you should — chances are you’re a fan …

Arts & Entertainment

Humboldt Park became a mud bath flooded with tattoo-covered, leather jacket-wearing rockers congregated for this year’s Riot Fest, Sept. 12-14. The rainy days leading up to Saturday sent these “festies” slipping and sliding as they …

Arts & Entertainment

Riot Fest celebrates its ninth year with a bigger, badder lineup Sept. 13-15 at Humboldt Park. This year features a lot of founding punk bands, but also adds variety with some hip-hop and indie. You’re …