Chicago alderman wants to evict Riot Fest from Humboldt Park

Chicago alderman wants to evict Riot Fest from Humboldt Park

Riot Fest has been held at Humboldt Park for the last three years. But after rain and larger crowds in 2014, the damage to the park was substantial and took festival organizers a long time to repair. As a result, 26th ward Alderman Roberto Maldonado doesn’t support the punk festival’s return to the park. Jim DeRogatis is co-host of WBEZ’s Sound Opinions music podcast and joins us with more.