Riot Fest

After Legal Skirmish, Riot Fest BeginsThings seemed to be going all right on the first day of the music fest in Douglas Park, which is near Saint Anthony Hospital, CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
Saint Anthony Hospital, Riot Fest Reach AgreementSaint Anthony Hospital and Riot Fest have reached an agreement to allow the festival to proceed in Douglas Park this weekend, according to a joint statement from the hospital and the fest.
Volume Grows Louder On Riot Fest DisputeA hospital’s attempts to shut down this weekend’s music event in Douglas Park continued Monday as organizers pushed back. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports.
Hospital Files Restraining Order To Kick Riot Fest Out Of Douglas ParkA local hospital is making a last ditch effort to keep Riot Fest out of Douglas Park.
Park District Crews Working To Remove Needles From Douglas ParkCBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez returned to Douglas Park and found more needles, but also saw Park District crews working to pick them up.
Humboldt Park Residents Gloat After Riot Fest Pulls Up Stakes For Douglas ParkThe decision to move the popular Riot Fest from Humboldt Park to Douglas Park was cause for celebration, and a warning, from those who didn’t want the festival back in their neighborhood.
New Riot Fest Site May Have A Problem: Used Heroin NeedlesA viewer said Douglas Park is littered with used hypodermic needles. And sure enough, that's just what CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez found.
Riot Fest Moving To Douglas ParkFacing backlash from the Humboldt Park community for damage caused by last year’s festival, organizers of Riot Fest have moved the annual punk rock bash to Douglas Park.
Supporters And Opponents Take Riot Fest Debate To Park District BoardThe future of Riot Fest wasn't even on the Chicago Park District board's agenda Wednesday, but the board heard at length from supporters and opponents of the popular music festival that has been held in Humboldt Park for three years.
Humboldt Park Residents Ask Park District To Deny Riot Fest A PermitA group of Humboldt Park residents on Friday angrily called on the Chicago Park District to deny Riot Fest permits to perform the annual music festival in the park, after the grass was badly damaged during last year's festival.
Chicago's Riot Fest Reveals Daily LineupsChicago's Riot Fest has announced the daily breakdown for their fest, taking place Sept. 12-14. Opening day on Friday will be anchored by Jane's Addiction, Slayer, The Offspring, Gogol Bordello, Pussy Riot, and Rise Against.
September Festival Round-UpAs summer winds down in the city, there are still a number of festivals to check out this September. From art, food and music, there are plenty of fests to keep you entertained before fall.