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Live at Riot Fest 2019: Surfer Blood (Episode 259)

Surfer Blood at Riot Fest!

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Live at Riot Fest 2019: Legendary ska band The Selecter (Episode 258)

Pauline and Gaps celebrate 40 (!) years since “Too Much Pressure

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Live at Riot Fest 2019: Meet The Hu (Episode 257)

HU. HU. HU. HU. HU.

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Live at Riot Fest 2019: The swagger and talent of the Struts (Episode 256)

The Struts are walking, talking and… strutting personifications of rock and roll. They chatted with Car Con Carne before their set at Riot Fest. Car Con Carne is presented by…

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Live at Riot Fest 2019: Teenage Bottlerocket (Episode 255)

Ray from Teenage Bottlerocket joined me bright and early on Day 3 of Riot Fest! Car Con Carne is presented by the Autobarn Mazda of Evanston

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Live at Riot Fest 2019: RISE AGAINST returns to Car Con Carne (Episode 254)

Joe Principe of Rise Against talked with Car Con Carne before the band absolutely owned Riot Fest 2019. We talked about the band’s 20-year history, their trend of only playing…

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Live from Riot Fest 2019: Anti-Flag (Episode 253)

Justin and Pat from Anti-Flag talk politics, community, their 20-year history, the spirit of punk rock and the obvious trilogy that will never come to be.

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Live from Riot Fest 2019: Save Ferris (Episode 252)

The utterly charming Monique Powell of Save Ferris talks about the path her career’s taken and what the future holds for the band.

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Live from Riot Fest 2019: No Parents (Episode 251)

Zoe and Dee Dee of No Parents joined Car Con Carne backstage after their performance on day one of Riot Fest 2019.

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A doctor, a Pope and a surly frontman walk into a car: EPISODE 250 with Smoking Popes, Bollweevils and 88 Fingers Louie!

If you’re celebrating an anniversary, these are the guys you wanna celebrate with.