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.
In addition to Fat Mike's bands NOFX and Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, the first-ever three-day camping edition of Punk In Drublic includes Rancid, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Sick Of It All, Bouncing Souls, Jello Biafra, Face to Face, and more.
The all-star pop punk cover band treated the crowd to "Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard," "Sloop John B," "Country Roads," "Jolene," "I Believe I Can Fly," "Over the Rainbow," "I Will Survive," "Sweet Caroline," and 15 others...
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