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Riot Fest Chicago 2014 portraits

A gallery of some of the performers that performed at Riot Fest in Chicago this year.

RXM Reality and Naan Violence at Cafe Mustache

Our photographer caught two shows on the same night. Here are some photos from the second event she attended.

Riot Fest Chicago 2014: Day 3

The 2014 Chicago edition of Riot Fest closes with sets from ShowYouSuck, Naked Raygun, Hot Snakes, Cheap Trick, Primus, and more.

The King Khan & BBQ Show at Logan Square Auditorium

Remember when King Khan & The BBQ Show broke up? Boy, are we glad that wasn’t indefinite.

Riot Fest Chicago 2014: Day 2

Calling All Mod cons: Paul Weller, Buzzcocks, Wu Tang Clan and Metric take over Riot Fest.

Lowdown Brass Band at Logan Hardware and Logan Arcade

Riot Fest Chicago 2014: Day 1

Another year, another Riot Fest for Chicago.

Tobacco at Lincoln Hall

Tobacco’s third studio album, Ultima II Massage, is out now.

Incubated in the Feel Trip with YAWN

The Chicago band tells its story of living in Disturbed’s DIY studio/venue.

The re-introduction of Young Jesus

Chicago band dies from our inattentive sin only to be resurrected out west.

Ten Minutes with Giorgio Moroder

Discussing sci-fi and shaving with the legendary musician.

Free Devil’s Haircuts: The waning allure of festival culture

By the end of Pitchfork we all felt as vacuous as Beck in our matching haircuts.

Pitchfork Music Festival 2014: Day 3

Pitchfork Music Festival 2014 comes to an end with sets by Majical Cloudz, Kendrick, Schoolboy Q, Dum Dum Girls and more.

Pitchfork Music Festival 2014: Day 2

The second day of Pitchfork Music Fest brings performances by Brooklyn & Detroit rappers and a saint.

Pitchfork Music Festival 2014: Day 1

This was Neneh Cherry’s first performance in the US in 22 years, which makes everyone who saw her very lucky.