Chicago’s three-day, punk-rock carnival was host to Slayer, Jawbreaker, Raconteurs, Patti Smith, Rise Against, Bob Mould, Rancid, Bikini Kill, Lucero, the Struts, and more. Here are our favorite guitar-related moments from the 15th annual gathering.

Cocksparrer

Cock Sparrer’s Mick Beaufoy

Starting all the way back in 1972 within London’s East End neighborhood, founding lead guitarist Mick Beaufoy is still laying down the punk ethos in 2019 thanks to his loyal 6-string friend (at least on this day): a Gibson Les Paul Standard T goldtop that did much of the heavy lifting during the band’s mid-afternoon set.

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