The city’s expansive punk beatdown returns with a lineup that includes the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Articles of Faith, Circle Jerks, Propagandhi, Negative Approach, Bad Religion, Naked Raygun, the Zero Boys, the Bronx, and others.
A planned reunion of the original Naked Raygun lineup takes a hit from a biking accident, but three-fourths of that group (and the band’s current drummer) play tomorrow at Double Door on the opening night of Riot Fest.
Fall Arts stuff, art-noise aggressors, festival guides, and more
This week’s Early Warning include Atmosphere, Big Boi, High on Fire, Delorean, Jonsi, Maserati, Bob Mould, Surfer Blood, Of Montreal, the Thermals, and Titus Andronicus.
This week’s Early Warnings include Band of Horses, Broken Social Scene, Guided by Voices, Clinic, !!!, Planes Mistaken for Stars, Negative Approach, and others.
This week’s Early Warnings include Chapterhouse, Early Man, Nachtmystium, the Ettes, Foals, the Ponys, the Vaselines, Riot Fest, and Miike Snow.
Jeff Alulis’s documentary “Let Them Know: The Story of Youth Brigade and BYO Records” screens Saturday 10/10 as part of Riot Fest.
The fifth and most ambitious installment of the local punk blowout runs October 7-11, featuring Screeching Weasel, the Murder City Devils, Cock Sparrer, Dead Milkmen, NOFX, 7 Seconds, Alkaline Trio, 88 Fingers Louie, and others
Critics’ Choices and other notable concerts: Maxwell, Miguel Zenon, Gojira, the Murder City Devils, Califone, Kurt Vile, and more
A stray student from Istanbul gets a two-month guided tour of Chicago music from Deal’s Gone Bad.