Riot Fest offering refunds after venue switch

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Thursday, May 21, 2015
Riot Fest moving to Douglas Park
Riot Fest is moving to Douglas Park on the South Side after a coalition of residents and business demanded its removal from Humboldt Park.
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Riot Fest is offering ticket-holders full refunds after show organizers switched venues in Chicago.

Officials announced Wednesday that the four-day music festival will move to Douglas Park after weeks of complaints from people living near its former location, Humboldt Park. Many say the event leaves their park damaged and unusable for weeks.

Anyone who wants a refund has to apply before Monday. The official lineup is set to be announced sometime next week.