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Weekend Playlist: There's A Riot (Fest) Goin' On

By Jon Graef in Arts & Entertainment on Sep 14, 2013 3:45PM

2013_08_riotfestlogo.jpg Consider this playlist your official Riot Fest cheat sheet for the remainder of the weekend.

This a mix of the upstart Chicago festival's three days of the 2013 festival. It ranges from the obvious classic hits, to the brand new bands (what up, Twin Peaks!) making a splash, and all with an anti-establishment vibe embedded in even in the most laid-back of songs. ("Sentimental Man" by The Dismemberment Plan, an excellent track, though hardly anyone's idea of a punk rager, calls into question religious fundamentalism and the afterlife.)

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