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WPGU at Riot Fest 2014 (Day 3)

Written by Justin Peters The early afternoon sets on Sunday featured the fewest amount of artists I had plans to see. After a late start, I made my way to the park, where I jumped around the outskirts of a number of sets. The most notable performance I glanced at was Mutts, who sounded like […]

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WPGU at Riot Fest 2014 (Day 2)

Written by Justin Peters The weather on Saturday was a major improvement from the frigid drizzle from the previous day. With the sun shining and a blue sky, I made my way to Humboldt Park for day 2 in hopes of catching the Pizza Underground. If you’ve never heard of them, they’re best known for […]

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WPGU at Riot Fest 2014 (Day 1)

Written by Justin Peters Last weekend I went to the 10th annual Riot Fest in Chicago. I was particularly excited about the festival seeing as how the lineup consisted of some of the bands I grew up on as well as artists that I’ve been wanting to see for years. The music was great, the […]

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Frattle of the Bands Sign Ups

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Every Wednesday night in October bands will be competing at Red Lion for a chance to move on to the finals. Winners get a $1,000 cash prize, a private party at Red Lion for your fraternity and a chance to play a future show at Red Lion. Sign up here: wpgu.com/frattleofthebands

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PGU at Pitchfork 2014 (Day 3 Review)

Commonly (at least for the past couple of years) Pitchfork’s final day is known as hip-hop day for it’s explosion of rappers and producers alike. 2014 was no exception, featuring hip-hop heavy performances and even a little English shoegaze reunion. Staff writers Boswell Hutson and Eric Holmes share their thoughts here: Diiv   The experience […]

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PGU at Pitchfork 2014 (Day 2 Review)

Pitchfork’s second day easily outdid expectations, at least for me.  On the penultimate of 3 perfect sunny day’s on Chicago’s near West side, outstanding performances by St. Vincent, Cloud Nothings and the ever-rare Jeff Mangum sighting made for a fantastic day of music.  WPGU was lucky enough to be in Union Park on Saturday, and staff […]

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