Jawbreaker Plays the First Show of the “Dear You” 25th Anniversary Tour


Jawbreaker played the first show of their “Dear You” 25th Anniversary Tour, last night, March 18th 2022, at the Showbox in Seattle. Performing all of their seminal alt-Rock masterpiece Dear You, including some songs never performed live before, and others not performed since 1996 on the Dear You tour. Many dates on the expanded tour are sold-out, but some dates are available. See the full list below. Jawbreaker have invited Built to Spill, Descendents, Jawbox, Face to Face, Best Coast, Team Dresch, Sam I Am, Lucero, the Linda Linda’s and others to support on select shows – check local listings for details.

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Jawbreaker Adds Additional Dates to the “Dear You 25th” Anniversary Tour Due to Overwhelming Demand


Jawbreaker’s Dear You 25th anniversary tour went on presale yesterday, and multiple nights have already sold out, so Jawbreaker added third nights in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco, as well as a second show in Los Angeles. The newly-added San Francisco date is March 26 at The Fillmore with Jawbox and Team Dresch, Chicago now includes April 15 at House of Blues with Built to Spill and Smoking Popes, LA now includes April 2 at The Wiltern with Face To Face and The Linda Lindas, and NYC now includes April 29 at Irving Plaza with Shellshag and Worriers. The third NY show has now sold out and a fourth one was added! Tickets for all newly-added dates are on presale now, using the code JETBLACK. The public onsale is tomorrow at 10 AM local time

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Slayer, Against Me!, Flaming Lips, Glassjaw, Senses Fail, Taking Back Sunday, Testament and More Booked for Riot Fest 2019


Riot Fest 2019 has announced its lineup for its 15th-anniversary event this fall in Chicago, in Douglas Park, September 13th -15th. Slayer (final Chicago & Milwaukee show), Against Me!, Flaming Lips, Glassjaw, Senses Fail, Taking Back Sunday, Testament, Avail, Dashboard Confessional, Bloc Party, Ween, H2O, Blink-182, Bikini Kill, The Raconteurs, Jawbreaker, Ween (performing The Mollusk), Bloc Party (performing Silent Alarm), Die Antwoord, Patti Smith And Her Band, Rancid, Violent Femmes, Descendents, Manchester Orchestra, The B-52s, and dozens more are booked to play. Tickets on sale now at the link below.Continue reading


Riot Fest 2017 – Chicago, IL


Nine Inch Nails at Riot Fest 2017, by Omar Cordy/OJC PICS

Riot Fest was started a few years back in the grand spirit of the old school one-off festivals of lore. It was intended to be special from the get-go and they have done a reasonable job of sandwiching themselves into a busy summer of Lollapalooza, Chicago Open Air, and many other destination festival shows. Having a mix of alternative rock, metal, Hip-Hop, indie rock, and more has helped carve out its own niche, and between special performances, varied food and beer options, late-night after parties, and basically the cool factor Chicago offers as one of the best cities in America, it’s no wonder fans flocked to the event from all over the world.Continue reading


Riot Fest 2017 Announces Full Schedule, Late Night Concerts


Riot Fest is coming next month in Chicago with headliners, Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and Jawbreaker. The festival has announced the full set times and stages for the event, as well as the late night concert series. All times and ticket link details can be found below.Continue reading


The 2017 Riot Fest Lineup Includes Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age, Jawbreaker And More


Riot Fest is returning to Chicago’s Douglas Park this September, and the initial lineup is absolutely amazing. Continue reading