Riot Fest is excited to announce what they deem to be their best merch yet: the Riot Fest Series One Garbage Pail Kids collection. The eight-card series will feature not only a card dedicated to the festival, but also current and previous Riot Fest performers. A small run of the Garbage Pail Kids will be made available for purchase at the festival on Sept. 16-18 in Douglas Park, Chicago and will include the following cards:
1) NOFX (“Fat Mike”)
2) The Lawrence Arms (“The Lawrence Harmed”)
3) Naked Raygun (“Ray Gun”)
4) Descendents (“Mad Milo”)
5) Riot Fest (“Riot Festus”)
6) Andrew WK (“Awesome Andrew”)
7) Taking Back Sunday (“Taking Back Tidal Wave”)
8) GWAR (“GWAR Noir”)
Riot Fest & Rodeo in Denver concluded Sunday with a stunning performance by the Original Misfits, 33 years after their final show. Rolling Stone got the scoop here: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/live-reviews/misfits-reunion-with-glenn-danzig-stuns-at-riot-fest-w437976 It’s safe to say that Chicago fests are in for a once in a lifetime experience.
Riot Fest opens Friday, September 16 in Chicago’s historic Douglas Park and runs till the evening of September 19th. Tickets are available here: http://riotfest.org/chicago/tickets/
Born out of the confines of Chicago’s punk clubs in 2005, Riot Fest has maintained its independent roots while growing into one of the country’s premiere destination music festivals. With two weekend-long events, one in Denver in addition to the one in its hometown, Riot Fest attracts music fanatics from around the world with an eclectic mix of top headlining acts, music legends, and emerging bands that span a wide range of punk, rock, roots, hip hop, alternative, and metal sounds, plus its carnival-like atmosphere that includes amazing food vendors, sideshow performers, rides and midway games.