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Malia Obama Went to Lollapalooza, Takes Selfie, As Teens Do

No word on if Barack plans on attending once his presidency is complete.

08/05/2014

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Lollapalooza Unveils Full 2014 Lineup: Lorde, Foster the People, Avett Brothers Added to Headliners

We already knew some of the headliners (Eminem, Kings of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, Skrillex), but the official release revealed a few new acts on the bill including Foster the People, Lorde, Avett Brothers and the rest of the bill.

03/26/2014

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Lollapalooza 2013, Sunday: The Cure Brings The Hits, Phoenix Brings The Party

For Lollapalooza’s final night, The Cure wasn’t interested in chitchat. Robert Smith knows that you want him to just shut up and sing, and that’s what he did. Phoenix on the other hand…

08/05/2013

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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 2013: Mumford & Sons Return Following Ted Dwane’s Surgery

Lollapalooza 2013 marks Mumford & Sons’ return after Ted Dwane’s surgery, and the Postal Service are apparently make-out music.

08/04/2013

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Imagine Dragons Confirm Lollapalooza Performance

While the Lollapalooza lineup is still a much rumored discussion, Imagine Dragons let it slip that they’ll be playing the festival this summer. During an interview with Radio.com, the topic of summer festivals came up […]

03/26/2013

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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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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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On The Ground At Lollapalooza

Catch up on all the action from this weekend’s Lollapalooza festival in one, handy guide!

08/06/2012

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Florence And The Machine Debut “Breath Of Life” Live At Lollapalooza

And delivers a record-breaking crowd for any Lollapalooza show. The performance ended the festival on a high note.

08/06/2012

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Lollapalooza Becomes “Mudapalooza” After Severe Storm Evacuation

Once the sea of fans made it back inside the grounds, the first stop was the huge puddles of mud. It seemed as if this was the best way to cope with the disappointment of missing some of the acts that were bumped.

08/05/2012

Anthony Kiedis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers / photo credit: Dave Mead courtesy of Lollapalooza

Red Hot Chili Peppers Thrill Audiences On Lollapalooza Day 2

Anthony Kiedis, for his part, is one of those rare rock vocalists whose voice has actually improved with age. In fact, 25 years in it is quite possible that the Chili Peppers are one of the best live acts going. At the very least, they’re a band practically tailor-made to top a festival bill.

08/05/2012

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British Band The Dunwells Refuse To Get Rained Out At Lollapalooza

All music at Lollapalooza ceased a little before 3 pm on Saturday as the festival grounds were evacuated ahead of storm conditions that led to heavy winds and rain. But British five piece the Dunwells still managed to keep their 4:30 set time.

08/05/2012

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The Show Must Go On: fun. Perform After Lollapalooza Evacuations

fun. was set to perform just as the rain was at its height. While other acts’ sets got cut completely, fun.’s was the first to go on after festival-goers were admitted back into the park. With the short time they had, the band made it count.

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 Festival Fashion: Bold Neon & Fanny Packs Are Back

Seen in Chicago: an endless sea of neon, mostly orange, pink, green, and blue, and it’s represented on hats, bandanas, canvas sneakers, hair, body paint, sunglasses, and pretty much any accessory that exists.

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

Coldplay Live From Lolla (photo Nate Azark/WXRT)

Concert Webcast: Watch Coldplay Deliver One Heck Of A Set At Lollapalooza

Our friends in Chicago have a prime spot in Grant Park and are covering Lollapalooza all weekend long–check back early and often for show reviews, tons of photos, backstage interviews, and exclusive live sessions. [pullquote […]

08/06/2011

OK Go Backstage at Lollapalooz (Photo Nate Azark / WXRT)

Backstage At Lollapalooza: OK Go Talk Muppets, Playing Obama’s 50th Birthday Party

Our friends in Chicago have a prime spot in Grant Park and are covering Lollapalooza all weekend long–check back early and often for show reviews, tons of photos, backstage interviews, and exclusive live sessions. The […]

08/06/2011

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Lolla Look Back: Lollapalooza Moves To Chicago

2011 Lollapalooza Line Upview gallery 1991 was the year that began it all; the explosion of alternative rock in the music scene, and the hatching and creation of Lollapalooza. [lastfm]Jane’s Addiction[/lastfm] frontman Perry Farrell conceived Lollapalooza […]

08/02/2011

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Plan Your Lollapalooza Adventure With Site Map And Artist Lineup Gallery

2011 Lollapalooza Line Upview gallery Lollapalooza’s 20th anniversary is now sold-out, but if you’ve planned ahead and have tickets coming your way, you can get to know the land of Lolla with the below site map. […]

07/22/2011

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Lissie: Lollapalooza Artist Look (With Free Download)

Photos: XRT Free Sample With Lissie At Reggies Music Jointview gallery Rock Island’s own [lastfm]Lissie[/lastfm] was named Paste Magazine’s #1 Best New Solo Artist of 2010 and had her first LP, Catching a Tiger, receive critical […]

07/21/2011

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20-Song Lollapalooza Music Sampler For Lollapalooza’s 20th Anniversary

Photos: Foo Fightersview gallery In the beginning, it was an exciting new way for us to experience the best in modern rock. Now, 20 years later, it’s become the best 3 days of the year for […]

07/18/2011

Last.fm Trends: Green Day Tops Lollapalooza Charts

The wait is almost over. Tomorrow (Friday 6th August) Lollapalooza will kick off, bringing three days of raucous rock right into the heart of Chicago. With headliners Lady Gaga, Green Day and Soundgarden set to […]

08/05/2010

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