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Gallery: Riot Fest 2019

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.


Guided By Voices’ Bobby Bare Jr.

The son of famous country singer/songwriter Bobby Bare handles rhythm guitar duties for GBV with his trusty 1964 Gibson SG. In our Rig Rundown, he explained that the guitar is all stock (aside from the upgraded Badass bridge), although he doesn’t know anything about the mysterious hole through its top.