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Lollapalooza 2016 launches a 4-Day Fiesta-val

July 3rd, 2017 No Comments

Photo by Maclay Heriot/Lollapalooza 2016 Lollapalooza went ALL IN this year, launching a 4-Day festival in celebration of its 25th anniversary and giving music fans one-day extra to get, well, hella extra. It was worth the stamina to see downtown Chicago come alive to the sounds of 2016 and commune with fellow festival ‘heads. To […]

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Lollapalooza 2015 : Day 1 : The Weeknd

August 1st, 2015 No Comments

Guess you can be late to the party if you’re the one actually bringing it. And while the majority of the crowd swam downstream for Sir Paul McCartney’s classics, a mostly-under-30 crowd packed together to modern dance to Toronto’s very own Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, who showed up over 15 minutes to […]

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Lollapalooza 2014 Must-See Music

July 31st, 2014 No Comments

Lollapalooza is nigh once again with promises to turn up the August heat here in Chicago this weekend. It also happens to be the summer music festival’s 10th anniversary in Grant Park, congratulations to Perry Farrell for continuing to cultivate a genuine passion for the music festival phenomenon he helped to found—and sharing that passion […]

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Lollapalooza 2014 Lineup Rumors

March 19th, 2014 No Comments

Rumors are ripening about the lineup for Lolla 2014…What say you to Eminem, Skrillex, Kings of Leon and Arctic Monkeys? Well, I saw Em play Lolla back in 2011 (check out my review here) and was sadly disappointed (compared to seeing him live previously), but I would be willing to give him a second chance […]

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If only i’d thought of the right words/ I could have held on to your heart

August 5th, 2013 No Comments

If onlys w/Robert Smith @ Lollapalooza 2013, Grant Park, Chicago. Hearing these lyrics live was a seriously epic moment in my life…surreal, sentimental, magical, totally unforgettable and full circle.

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Day 2 Recap: Why you baby-sitting only 2 or 3 shots/ I’ma show you how to turn it up a notch!

August 5th, 2013 No Comments

Lolla Day 2 was all about Kendrick [insert swear words] Lamar. Dude nailed it. I have never seen a crowd go so crazy for another artist and be that devoted that they literally rapped EVERY lyric. He’s continuing the West Coast G-rap tradition and even came out on stage to the THX intro on Dre’s […]

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Lolla Day 1 Recap

August 3rd, 2013 No Comments

Bring on Day 2!

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Crystal Castles tonight @ the Congress, Chicago

November 2nd, 2012 No Comments

Here is a little taste of what you’ll be missing if you don’t make it; circa Lollapalooza 2011. One of my favorite bands of the past five year, can’t wait!

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Pleasure! Pleasure, pleasure, pleasure: Here comes Lollapalooza 2012

August 2nd, 2012 No Comments

Yes, that time of the year again. Summer’s close brings Chicago music to a climax for three straight days in Grant Park. What summer? Doesn’t matter. Here’s my rundown of who to see this weekend, meaning who I am going to see. Be there: FRIDAY SBTRKT thenewno2 The Shins Black Sabbath (second choice: Wale) SATURDAY […]

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SBTRKT ft. Little Dragon ft. Drake

August 1st, 2012 No Comments

two out of three of these musicians will be playing lollapalooza this weekend and i will be there! p.s. the still of this dude in this tribal mask is hella creepy. i dare you to stare at him and tell me he doesn’t move!

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