Riot Fest Billed $182,000 for Humboldt Park Repairs

Ground repairs cost more than three times than last year

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Rock 'n roll ain't free.

At least that's what the organizers of Riot Fest have found out after the Chicago Park District announced a $182,000 bill for damages to Humboldt Park during the Sept. 12-14 music festival.

According to the RedEye, the tab is three times more than the $54,300 spent on grounds repairs last year.

Rain turned the festival grounds into a muddy mess.

The bill pales in comparison to the $266,000 it will cost to fix Grant Park after last summer's Lollapalooza.

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