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Riot Fest Wed Aug 20 2014
When Riot Fest announced its lineup for this year's festival, it included a couple of acts at the bottom that were a bit of a mystery. One of them was Ur Lineup Sux, Bro, the other was Ughh, My Parents Are Here.
Both were assumed to be jokes. Well, jokes they may be, but one of them has released a debut single. The Gapers Block offices received a link to the songs below in an email that simply read, "And people thought we didn't exist. As if! :P"
No bio, no band lineup, and no hints as to their identities other than a photo of former Transmission writer Michelle Meywes (now writing for Chicagoist) as the single's cover art. As for Ughh, My Parents Are Here, there's no evidence of their musical talent, but they do have a Twitter account -- as does ULSB. Strangely, neither act appears on the daily schedule.
Single-day, two-day and three-day passes for Riot Fest are still available, but VIP three-days and VIP tickets for Sunday are sold out, and we hear three-day passes are nearly gone as well. Get'em while they're hot.