Riot Fest is an annual 3-day music festival based in Chicago, Illinois at Douglas Park. Riot Fest specializes in rock, punk, alternative rock, and hip hop. The festival is known for booking reunions, guest performances, and full album performances. First started as a multi-venue festival in Chicago in 2005, Riot Fest has since become an outdoor festival starting in 2012, later expanding to Denver and Toronto.
This week Dion McGill (@Dionsmusica) chats with musician and summertime bartender Jessica Lipon (@jessicalipon) to recap Riot Fest 2019. Jessica was behind the bar as a bartender at the festival, and Dion was out and about in the crowd, so they compare experiences and chop it up about bands and the overall Riot Fest experience. Feel free to chip in on social media bout your social media experience using the hashtag #OTBP.
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