Festivals & Events
Riot Fest Chicago 2017 schedule released

Riot Fest Chicago 2017 schedule released

The schedule for Riot Fest Chicago 2017 had been made available. The festival is planned for September 15 -September 17, 2017 at Douglas Park in Chicago, IL. Bands playing the event include Jawbreaker (reunion), Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Prophets of Rage, Pennywise, Wu-Tang Clan, Bad Brains, X, The Lawrence Arms, Buzzcocks, FIDLAR, New Found Glory, GWAR, The Menzingers and more. You can find the schedule here.

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Fat Mike

Fat Mike announces Punk In Drublic Beer and Music Fest

Fat Mike's Punk In Drublic Craft Beer & Music Festival has announced its line up and dates. The bands playing it include NOFX, Bad Religion, Flogging Molly, Goldfinger, Less Than Jake, Bad Cop/Bad Cop and more. Over 100 craft beers, including Stone & NOFX Punk in Drublic Hoppy Lager will be available for tasting. The festival will be making stops along the west coast in mid-September and mid-October. You can see the list of dates below and you can find more information about it here.

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Festivals & Events
VLHS to close down, will have last show

VLHS to close down, will have last show

As some (or many of you) may know by now, the Southern California DIY venue VLHS, run by Tim Burkert of Horror Squad with help from Marty Ploy of The Party's Over Productions and Aaron Kovacs of Lauren Records, will be closing down. The all-ages venue was opened in 2011 and has had many notable punk bands like ToyGuitar, PEARS, Red City Radio, AJJ, Joyce Manor, The Bombpops, Direct Hit!, Bad Cop/Bad Cop, Caskitt, Horror Squad perform there.

The venue has announced one last show that has been titled The Vince Lombardi High School Class of 2017 Graduation, which will take place on July 8, 2017. Playing the event will be Toys That Kill, toyGuitar, Chillout (members of Hillary Chillton and Struckout performing Hillary Chillton songs), Horror Squad, Dudes Night (reunion), Tilt Wheel, Caskitt and more. You can find out more about the event here, plus you can read a statement from Lauren Records and you can find out more about the venue and its history on a recent episode of the Aaron Ohio Is For Lovers podcast below.

Photo Credit: Eden Kittiver

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Dillinger Four

Dillinger Four's D-4th of July 2017 announced

The line up for this year's D-4th of July show has been announced. It includes Dillinger Four, The Dopamines, Vacation, Neighborhood Brats, Color TV, Royal Brat, Edge Break, and Murf. The show is scheduled for July 1, 2017 at The Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis, MN. More information about the event can be found here. Dillinger Four last released C I V I L W A R in 2008 via Fat Wreck Chords.

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