Riot Fest Canceled For This Year, Puts Tickets On Sale For 2021 More Than A Year In AdvanceRiot Fest announced this week that it is canceling its 2020 festival. But it presented the cancellation as a “move” to next year.
Crowds Flock To Douglas Park As Blink-182, Slayer, Bikini Kill Top Bill For Riot FestCrowds from miles around descended on Douglas Park on the city’s West Side this weekend for Riot Fest.
Riot Fest Gifting Fans After Ticket SkirmishPopular punk festival "Riot Fest" is gifting fans with ticket specials after a hack left thousands of fans with limited or no access to three-day general admission passes when they went on sale in May.
Metra, CTA Plan Extra Weekend Service For Riot Fest, Football GamesThe CTA and Metra will provide additional bus and rail service to accommodate customers going to Riot Fest, the Chicago Bears game and the Northwestern University football game this weekend.
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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.