RiotFest2014Riot Fest is back at it again! Entering their tenth year, the organizers behind Riot Fest are ready to bring their biggest lineups yet to Toronto, Chicago, and Denver. They will be kicking things off in Toronto on September 6 & 7, then on to Chicago September 12-14, and finishing up the party in Denver September 19-21. With the help of friends and partners at Union Events and Soda Jerk Presents, Toronto and Denver will feature an expanded footprint with more carnival rides and attractions, diverse food options featuring regional offerings, and more. In celebration of Chicago's 10th anniversary, line-up announcements, special events and surprises will be released soon.

MissMayI RiseOfTheLionIt comes as no surprise to diehard MISS MAY I fans that the band loves to give back to their avid followers, and today they are in the extra giving mood! Right now you can download a brand new track, ‘Refuse To Believe’, via www.mmiriseofthelion.com. ‘Refuse To Believe’ is the third exclusive track to be released from the band’s upcoming release Rise Of The Lion, hitting stores in North America on April 29, 2014 via Rise Records.

TasteOfRandolphStreetSilver Wrapper & Star Events announce the 16th Annual Taste of Randolph Street, taking place June 13-15, 2014 in Chicago, IL and featuring some of the top bands in indie rock today spanning three stages, all benefiting the West Loop Community Organization! This year’s artists include British indie rock band Kaiser Chiefs, who are set to release their latest album Education, Education, Education & War on March 31, 2014; Seattle based pop indie rock band Minus the Bear; California born rockers Delta Spirit, Philadelphia based indie rock band Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and many more, plus a DJ Dance Stage hosted by The Mid!

Jackopierce Live25Jack O’Neill and Cary Pierce, the “Jack O” and “Pierce” who make up the seminal duo Jackopierce, have announced their plans for a 25th Anniversary Tour in support of their April 29th release of Live 25. The U.S. tour, with dates being added, will begin on May 22nd in Minneapolis, MN and will be making stops in Chicago, Austin, New York City, Boston, and Washington, DC, among other major cities. The duo, whose long standing career has garnered them a loyal following of millions of fans across the country and critical praise, will perform songs that can also be heard on Live 25 including fan favorites like “Vineyard,” “Three Of Us In A Boat,” “I Gotta Know,” “Promise of Summer,” as well as their brand new studio single “This Is Our Time.”

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