Riot Fest music festival

Once a music festival catering to punks, Riot Fest has grown into the second biggest rock & roll event of the Chicago summer. Check out headliners, pictures and more

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Humboldt Park is filled with punks and rockers during Riot Fest Chicago on September 13, 2014.‚Äč

North Coast Music Festival bills itself as Summer's Last Stand, but that is not technically true. For the fifth summer, the Riot Fest music festival heads outside for its annual celebration (now in its eleventh year), filling Humboldt Park September 11–13, 2015. In short time, Riot Fest has overtaken Pitchfork Music Festival for the title of second biggest gig in town and it's starting to give Lollapalooza a run for its money. In 2014, the Cure, the Flaming Lips, Weezer, Jane's Addiction, the National topped the lineup. Who will headline in 2015? Stay tuned. In the meanwhile, check out pictures of the crowd and the bands.

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