Riot Fest 2023: Our Picks of the Line-Up and Schedule.
Chicago’s Riot fest is back with an absolute banger of a line-up promising full album plays from some of your favorite artists and a whole lot more.
Here’s our list of must-not-miss acts playing this weekend.
Olivia Jean brings her tantalizing surf rock to the stage on Friday expect strong riffs, high hair, and a riveting atmosphere. She’s also in issue 11 of Marvin- grab your copy here
Hannibal Buress is. a comedian, he’s also now a rapper, catch him on the Rebel stage on Saturday and be ready to be pleasantly surprised, yes it’s funny but it’s also GOOD.
If you’re looking for a cinematic soundscape to soundtrack your festival, may we recommend Cults? The duo are back with a new track Gilded Lily and are sure to be a memorial watch.
Last Splash is an iconic record and fans at Riot Fest will be lucky enough to hear it in full, an essential set.
For anyone who loves a classic full-album performance, this year will see the format pioneered by the now-defunct ATP brought to life in glory with no less than 8 performances listed out below.
- THE POSTAL SERVICE – Give Up
- DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE – Transatlanticism
- DANZIG – Danzig
- THE BREEDERS – Last Splash
- GORILLA BISCUITS – Start Today
- QUICKSAND – Slip
- RIVAL SCHOOLS – United by Fate
- BRAID – Frame & Canvas
Other acts not to be missed include Indie stalwarts Ride, the energetic Turnstile and headliners The Cure.
You can view the full line-up here
Find set times below and get ready to plan your weekend.