When fun. declares “We Are Young,” they aren’t just talking about themselves. At the band’s brief Lollapalooza set Saturday, August 4, the majority of the crowd wasn’t even old enough to legally take part in […]
On Saturday night the Red Hot Chili Peppers made their third headlining appearance at Lollapalooza (the others were in 1992 and 2006). But it almost didn’t happen. Earlier in the day heavy winds and rains […]
When the gates reopened after about a two hour delay, Lollapalooza concert-goers rushed across Michigan Avenue chanting “USA, USA, USA.” So, where did around 100,000 people go when they had to evacuate the festival grounds? There […]
“We’re making it rain!”
As I entered the area of the Sony Stage for M83 yesterday at sunset, I couldn’t help but feel a bit apprehensive about how Frenchman Anthony Gonzalez would translate his dreamy electronic studio perfection into […]
In yesterday’s Lollapalooza battle of America vs. England, young vs. old and Black vs. Black, the Black Keys knew their strengths.
Now in its eighth year at its permanent residence at Grant Park, Perry Farrell‘s Lollapalooza has become a landmark music festival for not only Chicago but the world as a whole. Originally created as a […]