This week’s featured gig poster was created by Atlanta-based designer Nick Hollomon.
Current musical obsessions of Varsity front woman Stephanie Smith, Flowerbooking agent Natasha Parish, and Reader associate editor Kevin Warwick
Other Sunday favorites at the festival included Patti Smith, Billy Bragg, the Cure, Chumped, and Cheap Trick.
Tell us which headliner you’re most pumped to see, and our Riot Fest flowchart will tell you who else to catch.
A new app uses your movement to make music, soul singer Doug Shorts returns to the studio, and more
What I learned about air guitar this week, plus news, gossip, concert previews, and blog rockers
The Hold Steady, Peter Bjorn and John, Supreme Cuts, and other shows this week
This week’s Early Warnings include Anvil, Califone, the Chicago Jazz Festival, Handsome Furs, the Hold Steady, Peter Bjorn and John, Ribfest Chicago, Taste of Randolph Street, West Fest, and Thee Oh Sees.
This week’s Early Warnings include Deerhoof, Freddie Gibbs, the Hold Steady, Japandroids, Japanther, Mogwai, Tanlines, and Yo La Tengo.
21 songs for a terrible decade.