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[PHOTOS] Riptide Music Festival 2019

ALL PHOTOS BY JOSEPH MIKOS Riptide Music Festival was a blast in 2019 with artists such as Jimmy Eat World, Catfish & the Bottlemen, Barns Courtney,Heather LaRose, The 1975, Judah and the Lion, The Revivalists,ilversun Pickups, K.Flay, and Shaed all delivering blistering sets. Please enjoy these photos by Joseph Mikos and check out Riptide next year!

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[PHOTOS] Farm Aid 2019 at Alpine Valley

ALL PHOTOS BY CHRIS LAY Farm Aid 2019 landed in at Alpine Valley in East Troy, Wisconsin last weekend, and we had photographer Chris Lay there to capture all the action.  Farm Aid has always been festival dear to our hearts at Speakers in Code; the benefit show started in 1985 in Champaign, Illinois, striving … Read more

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[RECAP] Lollapalooza 2019 in Photos

ALL PHOTOS BY JOSEPH MIKOS Lollapalooza is alive and well. The four-day festival in Chicago returned on 2019 with artists from Lil Wayne to Bishop Briggs, and Speakers in Code photographer Joseph Mikos was on hand to capture the action. This was our seventh year covering Lollapalooza, and we hope to return. 2020 dates have … Read more

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[RECAP + PHOTOS] Pitchfork Music Festival 2K19

ALL PHOTOS BY AMANDA KOELLNER Written by Amanda Koellner Would it be a music festival in Chicago without sweltering heat and/or torrential downpour? Of course not, and Pitchfork 2K19 sweetly offered up both, leaving many—particularly on Saturday—wondering: sweat, rain, or voluntary/desperate self-douse? Despite the less than ideal weather conditions (and wet hair), of course ample … Read more

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[VIDEO + PHOTOS] Wildeyes – The Beach House Sessions

ALL PHOTOS BY JOSEPH MIKOS Today, we are excited to bring you the latest installment of Joseph Mikos’ “Beach House Sessions” featuring Nashville-based band Wildeyes.  There are six videos in all, showcasing songs from Wildeyes’ 2018 album Beauty & Sadness. Please enjoy the videos here or below, and visit Wildeyes on Facebook or Instagram.

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[PHOTOS] David Byrne at Peabody Opera House in St. Louis

ALL PHOTOS BY JASON GONULSEN David Byrne brought his “American Utopia” tour to St. Louis last Friday, and it proved to be a show for the ages. Simply put, this was the best show I’ve seen this year, and I will make every effort to see it again. Please enjoy these photos by Jason Gonulsen.

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[PHOTOS] Bully at House of Vans in Brooklyn

ALL PHOTOS BY AMANDA KOELLNER Bully recently performed at House of Vans in Brooklyn for Get on Board: A Celebration of Women’s Skateboarding Open Skate and Concert. Please enjoy these photos by Amanda Koellner, and go see Bully when they play in a city near you.