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.

Jawbreaker

Jawbreaker’s Blake Schwarzenbach

While many lefties struggle to find any guitar selection in stores and online for their “peculiar” needs, the Jawbreaker leader has no such troubles as he went with a few Gibson Les Pauls during the band’s second headlining set at Riot Fest in three years.

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Fender honors the indie-legend with signature pickups and accessories.

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