Weezer covered blink-182 (who were absent from the festival because of drummer Travis Barker's health issues), Pussy Riot addressed the absence of Pyotr Verzilov (who is in recovery from a reported poisoning), and more from the first day of Chicago's Riot Fest.
The stacked Riot Fest also includes Blondie, Interpol, Alkaline Trio, Father John Misty, Bad Religion, The Wonder Years, Cat Power, Hot Snakes, Johnny Marr, Superchunk, Dillinger Four, Piebald, and more.
Mike D may not live in NYC anymore — as a new Vulture interview discusses —but he was in town last night to DJ a private party to celebrate the impending opening of members club Soho House’s new DUMBO House in Brooklyn, though the "Soho Sounds" party was actually in Ridgewood...
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