looking at this roster is making me smile. especially my picks in bold below. time to get my press tickets! see you aug 3-5 @grant park. thanks, perry! LINEUP: Red Hot Chili Peppers Little Dragon Orchard Lounge The Black Keys Dr. Dog Mona Black Sabbath Of Monsters and Men The Growlers Jack White Gary Clark [...]
Entries Tagged as 'chicago'
April 11th, 2012 No Comments
Tags: aloe blacc · At the Drive In · Black Sabbath · Calvin Harris · Chairlift · chicago · Doomtree · Frank Ocean · Grand Park · jack white · Justice · Little Dragon · Lollapalooza lineup 2012 · Metric · neon indian · perry farrell · red hot chili peppers · santigold · The Afghan Whigs · The Black Angels · Wicked Games
March 23rd, 2012 No Comments
Not only Kanye West is inspired by the graceful power of a lithe ballerina… If you are wondering what to do this weekend, why not treat yourself to a highly recommended, very-limited performance by the visiting American Ballet Theatre of the classic tale, “Giselle,” the story of which yours truly was named after (take that [...]
January 3rd, 2012 No Comments
U & Me & Everyone We Know by Jeangreasy “U & Me & Everyone We Know” is the first single from her highly anticipated album Cake Or Death out spring 2011. Very throwback, i dig. Produced by M-Phazes (intro produced by Jean Grae) Me and Jean Grae back in the day (say ’05) at Sonothéque [...]
November 9th, 2011 No Comments
Imaginary Frend is giving away a pair of free VIP passes to this weekend’s secret The Drums show in Chicago, sponsored by the new Windows Phone. Complimentary food and beverages will also be served so you must be 21+ with a valid ID to get in. One pair of VIP tickets are available for both [...]
August 15th, 2011 3 Comments
am really feeling the water color as graffiti art combination—fresh + modern. shout out to my cousin jonathan, the inspiration for this post! and, of course, evol (that’s love spelled backwards to you). rip.
August 7th, 2011 No Comments
Day 2: two disappointing performances back-to-back by two rappers I love: Atmosphere (Slug and Ant on the decks above) and Eminem. So, what gives? Both performances seemed super phoned in and frankly, soul-less. Slug decided to stick to new songs instead of crowd pleasers which is seriously self-gratifying artist bullsh!t; note to all performers: it’s [...]
August 6th, 2011 No Comments
Friday Lollapalooza popped off a little late in my world; that’s what happens when you have a final exam to polish off in the morning, hmph. Hitting up the press area by late afternoon, Pete Wentz was already busy doing multiple interviews and the tent was buzzing with the likes of MTV, FUSE, RIAA, VH1, [...]
Tags: Belvedere · chicago · christina m. felice · crystal castles · girl talk · Jamie Delaney · lolla · lollapalooza · lollapalooza 2011 · mark hunter · pizza! · the cobra snake · the cobrasnake · two door cinema club · W Chicago City Center
August 4th, 2011 No Comments
Lollapalooza 2011 from Lollapalooza on Vimeo. my lolla, how far you’ve come. my first show was summer of ’93 in outside-boston massachusetts; i remember painting “rage against the machine” down my arm (um, still have the photos) and watching alice in chains and tool from the crowd (much smaller back then). so thrilled to start [...]
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July 22nd, 2011 1 Comment
imaginary frend, i have been cheating on you. that said, you are my #1 and will always be, so let’s share the love. in that spirit + just in time for the weekend, check out my booze cruise summer playlist on DailyCandy right here.