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Mumford & Sons Talk Lollapalooza And Ted Dwane’s Brain Clot Recovery

“He was a brave little bunny,” Marcus Mumford said of bandmate Ted Dwane. “He played to over 100,000 people that week with that thing in his head.”

08/05/2013

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Lollapalooza Lineup 2013: Mumford & Sons, Phoenix, The Postal Service Rumored

If “industry sources” and staffer leaks are to be believed, this year’s Lollapalooza is going to be heavy on the rock’n’roll this year. The Chicago Tribune is reporting a whole slough of acts slated to […]

03/20/2013

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Billy Corgan Gets In The Ring For Funny Furniture Commercial

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has brought his well-known love of professional wrestling to a humorous TV ad for hometown Chicago furniture supplier Walter E. Smithe. Corgan, who launched the Resistance Pro Wrestling promotion company […]

02/21/2013

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Fall Out Boy On How They Plan To ‘Save Rock And Roll’

Today in their hometown of Chicago, multi-platinum Grammy-nominated group Fall Out Boy announced that they have reunited after an indefinitie hiatus and will debut their new single “My Songs Know What You Did in the […]

02/04/2013

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Florence Welch On Her Exhausting Tour: “You Just Cry All The Time”

The singer revealed her busy tour schedule and gushed on meeting Jay-Z and Beyonce.

08/09/2012

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Lolla Founder Perry Farrell Goes Off-Site For Jane’s Addiction After-Party

Perry Farrell’s aura seems to be present in every aspect of Lollapalooza. But this year the Lollapalooza founder opted to go offsite to make an appearance in the flesh for an intimate after-party with Jane’s Addiction.

08/05/2012

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Meet The Chefs Behind Lollapalooza’s Gourmet Chow Town

Indeed, whether festival-goers are in the mood for cuisine hailing from the pizza parlors of downtown Chicago or the streets of Osaka, chances are that for the next few days it can all be found along Columbus Drive. Apparently, there is also some great music to be heard there as well.

08/04/2012

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Lollapalooza – A Culinary Delight Thanks to Graham Elliot

The summer music festival season is in full swing, and this weekend Lollapalooza, the mother of all modern-day U.S. music fests, returns to Chicago’s Grant Park for three days, August 3-5. It possesses one component many other festivals this summer do not: Culinary Director Graham Elliot.

08/02/2012

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Video: Christina Perri Performs ‘A Thousand Years’ Live For ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1′ Event At House Of Blues

[photogallerylink id=56534 align=left] Singer-songwriter (and All-Star Christmas performer) Christina Perri is currently on tour with the cast of “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1,” and she performed her new hit “A Thousand Years,” […]

11/09/2011

What Do Justin Bieber, Nelly And Mike Posner Want For Christmas?

Want to know what[lastfm link_type="artist_info"] Justin Bieber[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mike Posner[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Nelly [/lastfm]and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jason Derulo[/lastfm] want for Christmas? Is it a white Lamborghini Spyder? A giant “Biebz” doll? Taxidermy footwear?  Or how about nothing? […]

12/15/2010

Interview: Jason Derulo Backstage At Jingle Bash

Our friend Showbiz Shelly caught up with Jingle Bash performer [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Jason Derulo[/lastfm] backstage in his dressing room and discussed his holiday plans, whether he enjoys the cold weather and his experience with Chicago.

12/13/2010

Justin Bieber, Bruno Mars And Nelly Rock Chicago’s Jingle Bash

Only one word can describe this year’s sold out Jingle Bas; amazing! Pop music’s top talent and biggest hit-makers came together on one stage to embrace the holiday season.

12/13/2010

Big Hits From Dave Matthews Band At Chicago’s Wrigley Field

[lastfm]Dave Matthews[/lastfm] brought the excitement and atmosphere of a playoffs run this weekend in Wrigleyville. I attended the first of two sold-out XRT Shows at Wrigley Field and from where I was sitting, Dave did […]

09/20/2010