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Day 2: Got me spinning

September 7th, 2017 No Comments

Day 2: Let’s do this! Above photo: Roger Ho/ Lollapalooza 2017 Day 2 served up good vibes only with acts like Crystal Castles, Little Dragon, and Majid Jordan stealing the show, and my heart. The duo of Crystal Castles is always grimey, fierce and full of bass + mystery: Swedish frontwoman, Yukimi Nagano of Little […]

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Lollapalooza Day 1: Bad + Boujee

September 7th, 2017 No Comments

Photo: Katrina Barber/ Lollapalooza 2017 Skin was in today at the Lollapalooza’s kick off, from the crowd above to artists Lil Uzi Vert taking it off, the scene was wild (and later wet, the main acts got cut short due to stormy weather.) Favorite act of the day was the Migos. Their sound is so […]

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Lollapalooza Preview : See you today at Grant Park!

August 3rd, 2017 No Comments

The legendary Lollapalooza is popping off as I type this. I’ve been attending Lolla as a journalist for 10+ years, watching it grow from 1 day to 4, and I can tell you the best part of the festival (which is well-planned, well-organized, and well-executed) is still, The Music. To follow are my must-sees over […]

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Here Comes Lollapalooza 2017!

July 3rd, 2017 No Comments

And the lineup is sooooo good. Lollapalooza is better than ever and back at it with one extra day again to soak up all those Lolla vibes. Not for the faint festival goers at heart, but don’t sleep and catch FOMO. We’re currently charging up to full battery for August 3rd lift off and hope […]

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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 2015 Preview

April 4th, 2015 No Comments

The headliners have been announced. The lineup is up on the website. Tickets for Lollapalooza are sold the f out, and that’s just crazy! If you are one of the lucky ones to have secured your spot for the legendary 3-day music festival in Chicago’s Grant Park, here are my recommendations for bands and music […]

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Lolla 2014: In Photos

August 4th, 2014 No Comments

Above: Chromeo killed the main stage. It’s really weird to see your friend famous, but couldn’t happen to a better guy (Dave1)… Lolla 2014 was MAJ. But don’t take my word for it, check out this visual wrap-up: As a die-hard Patriots fan, the Wifi password in the Press Tent had me like wha?? Backstage […]

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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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Just In Time for Summer: “The 11 Types of A**holes Who Attend Music Festivals”

June 12th, 2014 No Comments

Read the handy anthropological guide here, so you can be prepared when you attend Pitchfork and Lollapalooza. I take offense to number 11. Only because it doesn’t include “she” music journalists. Not all music journalists are dudes, dummy. Besides that, all this is true.

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