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Riot Fest To Feature Heavy Names Like Gwar, The Cure, Jane’s Addiction And More

Posted by on May 13, 2014 | 0 comments

Riot Fest Chicago Announces Loud Lineup We support our hometown all we can. Chicago’s Riot Fest is always a blast, this year’s lineup is one our Q101.com will be covering. Click here to watch and listen to our Riot Fest classics channel Happening in Humboldt Park September 12th – 14th, there’s some surprise artists not yet named. Take a look at this lineup! Check out last...

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The Offspring New Release Available June 26

Posted by on May 26, 2012 | 0 comments

The Offspring New Release Available June 26

In exactly one month, The Offspring will release their new album, Days Go By. The Offspring, from Huntington Beach, CA,  have sold over 34 million albums worldwide, making them one of the best-selling punk rock acts of all time. Each album since the release of their 1994 album Smash has sold over a million units. The Offspring will perform at RIOT FEST September 14-16 at Humboldt Park. READ MORE...

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Rate New Tunes From The Menzingers, Three Cent Cinema, Crucial Dudes, Frank Turner and More!

Posted by on May 20, 2012 | 0 comments

Q101’s resident Punk expert unveils new tracks from some bands that have rocked Chicago in recent months (The Menzingers), acts which will in upcoming months, and some which call Chicago home (Three Cent Cinema). Your input counts, so please tell us what you think of these tunes and help shape the sound of Q101! Take Our Poll   Take Our Poll   Take Our Poll   Take Our Poll...

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Weezer’s Riot Fest Act Goes Over Well

Posted by on Sep 28, 2011 | 0 comments

Weezer’s Riot Fest Act Goes Over Well

Upon Weezer’s announcement as headliner of Riot Fest, there was much scoffing and dismissive hand gesturing in the world of music nerds. I should know; I was one of the naysayers. Part of that has to do with Riot Fest being an ostensibly “punk” festival, featuring myriad bands who many of us thought lost to time, the rest of us still wearing their t-shirts on a weekly basis. Weezer, especially...

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