Riot Fest 2021: Day 2 photo highlights

Riot Fest returned to Douglass Park with music, a carnival, wedding chapel and more.

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Lupe Fiasco performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park on Friday night.

Lupe Fiasco performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park on Friday night.

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Day 2 of Riot Fest got underway Friday afternoon in Douglass Park beneath sunny skies and warm winds before giving way to some rain and lightning by nighttime.

Lupe Fiasco, Beach Bunny, Smashing Pumpkins, Coheed and Cambria, Living Colour, Fishbone and a whole lot more performed for adoring fans.

Looking ahead to the rest of the fest, the lineup boasts Slipknot, Gwar and Run the Jewels, among others.

There are plenty of COVID-19 safety protocols in place for the festival including hand sanitizing and handwashing stations throughout the park, and an onsite COVID vaccination station (courtesy of St. Anthony Hospital; Pfizer and J&J vaccines only). In addition, all attendees must show proof of a full vax or negative COVID test results (the latter within 48 hours of entry date) accompanied by a valid, government-issued photo ID to gain entry each day.

A carnival provides a break from the music. And if you’re so inclined, a free onsite wedding chapel is available for those seeking to get married.

Here are some of the sights and sounds at Day 2 of Riot Fest:

Billy Corgan leads the Smashing Pumpkins in their headlining set Friday night at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Billy Corgan leads the Smashing Pumpkins in their headlining set Friday night at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Billy Corgan performs on Friday night at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Billy Corgan performs on Friday night at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Lupe Fiasco performs in the rain Friday night on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Lupe Fiasco performs in the rain Friday night on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Fans cheer as Lupe Fiasco performs Friday night at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Fans cheer as Lupe Fiasco performs Friday night at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Lupe Fiasco performs in the rain Friday night on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Lupe Fiasco performs in the rain Friday night on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Coheed and Cambria performs in the rain Friday night at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Coheed and Cambria performs in the rain Friday night at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Fans cheer while Coheed and Cambria performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Fans cheer while Coheed and Cambria performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Claudio Sanchez, of Coheed and Cambria performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Claudio Sanchez, of Coheed and Cambria performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Claudio Sanchez, of Coheed and Cambria, performs Friday night at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Claudio Sanchez, of Coheed and Cambria, performs Friday night at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Festival-goers dance in Douglass Park as storm clouds roll in on Day 2 of Riot Fest on Friday evening.

Festival-goers dance in Douglass Park as storm clouds roll in on Day 2 of Riot Fest on Friday evening.

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Living Colour performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Living Colour performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Living Colour performs Friday night at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Living Colour performs Friday night at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Corey Glover and Doug Wimbish, of Living Colour, perform Friday night at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Corey Glover and Doug Wimbish, of Living Colour, perform Friday night at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Sublime with Rome performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Sublime with Rome performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Fans smoke while Sublime with Rome performs Friday afternoon at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Fans smoke while Sublime with Rome performs Friday afternoon at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Sublime with Rome performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Sublime with Rome performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Fans take in a set by Sublime with Rome on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Fans take in a set by Sublime with Rome on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Fishbone performs Friday afternoon on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Fishbone performs Friday afternoon on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Fishbone performs Friday afternoon on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Fishbone performs Friday afternoon on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Fishbone performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park, Friday afternoon, Sept. 17, 2021.

Fishbone performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park, Friday afternoon, Sept. 17, 2021.

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Fans cheer as Anti-Flag performs Friday afternoon at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Fans cheer as Anti-Flag performs Friday afternoon at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Justin Sane, of Anti-Flag, performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Justin Sane, of Anti-Flag, performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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A fan crowd surfs as Anti-Flag performs Friday afternoon at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

A fan crowd surfs as Anti-Flag performs Friday afternoon at Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Amigo The Devil performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Amigo The Devil performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Festival-goers attend Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park on Friday afternoon.

Festival-goers attend Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park on Friday afternoon.

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Amigo The Devil performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

Amigo The Devil performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park.

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Fans cheer as Amigo The Devil performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest.

Fans cheer as Amigo The Devil performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest.

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Meg Myers performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park on Friday afternoon.

Meg Myers performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park on Friday afternoon.

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Meg Myers performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park on Friday afternoon.

Meg Myers performs on Day 2 of Riot Fest in Douglass Park on Friday afternoon.

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Festival-goers fan out in Douglass Park for Day 2 of Riot Fest, Friday afternoon, Sept. 17, 2021.

Festival-goers fan out in Douglass Park for Day 2 of Riot Fest, Friday afternoon, Sept. 17, 2021.

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