Streets bordering Grant Park will be blocked off to traffic for at least three days, from Friday through Sunday, during the sold out festival, according to a statement from the Office of Emergency Management and Communications.
Once the vagabond of the music festival and touring circuit, Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup including Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon.
With all of the festivals taking place in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs, there is something for everyone almost every summer weekend.
Festival founder Perry Farrell announced the lineup of more than 130 acts on Wednesday. Lorde, Kings of Leon, the Arctic Monkeys and Calvin Harris will also play the festival, to be held Aug. 1-3.
Lollapalooza is proving as popular as ever, as three-day passes sold out Tuesday in less than an hour.
The party is over and the cleanup is on. Lollapalooza 2013 is history.
One of the bands that was scheduled to play at Lollapalooza tonight is off bill and last night they failed to show up for another concert in town, resulting in some smashed-up gear, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Friday’s Lollapalooza lineup was infested with four-to-the-floor beats from the majority of bands morning to night because a) that’s what sells and that’s what’s on the radio.
Rain was a problem for the three-day music festival for the previous two years, causing major damage to the grass at Grant Park.
Lollapalooza isn’t just something you can ignore (even if you wanted to). With an eclectic mix of bands, big and small, Lollapalooza brings us back year after year. The Cure, Mumford and Sons, Wavves, Matt and Kim and a bunch of bands we’re not cool enough to have ever heard of all make Lollapalooza worthwhile.
Enjoy the change in season with some of the top performers in music, right here in Chicago.
The drop translates to 79 fewer murders so far this year, compared to the same time period last year, police said. The number of murders through July is the lowest for any year since 1965.
If there is any grumbling still going on, I can’t hear it.
Lollapalooza has released its full schedule of aftershows. taking place between July 31 and August 4.
For the full schedule to this year’s Lollapalooza music fest, click here.
From a spring concert set among an historic home to a summer-long festival, Chicago is the place to be for music lovers. Check out the following performances the next time you’re in the mood to hear a live concert.
Single-day tickets for Lollapalooza sold out in less than two hours on Wednesday.
Music fans wasted no time Tuesday morning snapping up early-bird specials for this year’s Lollapalooza music festival.
Mason Johnson knows nothing about horoscopes or astrology. Seriously. When he was six, his mom thought it was funny to make him stick his head out the car window and scream, “What’s your sign?” at women walking by. That is the extent of his experience. Also, Mason is an Aquarius… ladies.
Late Sunday afternoon at Lollapalooza a golf cart was making its way across the grass in the artists’ area backstage. There was a man in the driver’s seat and a woman behind him, and also another passenger: a tray of golden-brown lobster corndogs. The cart’s destination? The bungalow of Texas rock band At the Drive-In, who had just finished their set on the nearby Red Bull SoundStage.