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Lollapalooza 2017: Saturday and Sunday recaps include Mac DeMarco, alt-J, Arcade Fire, The Walters

Lollapalooza 2017: Saturday and Sunday recaps include Mac DeMarco, alt-J, Arcade Fire, The Walters

Matt Koske

August 7, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Saturday The latter half of the four-day festival has arrived, brining many returning weekend wristband holders back to the lovely Grant Park. Day one featured rain, and a lot of it. Day two swiftly followed with a cold front that shook crowds to the bone. But day three brought Chicagoans near-perf...

Lollapalooza 2017: Friday recap consists of Whitney, Run the Jewels and Blink-182

Lollapalooza 2017: Friday recap consists of Whitney, Run the Jewels and Blink-182

Matt Koske

August 7, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Thinking the bad weather was over with after the evacuation that ended Thursday’s opening to Lollapalooza, Chicago’s lakeside Grant Park on Friday consisted of a cold, windy and drizzly atmosphere. All inclement weather held off, but what remained was an uncomfortable shiver for many Lollapalooza-g...

Lollapalooza 2017: day one performances included Wiz Khalifa, Migos

Lollapalooza 2017: day one performances included Wiz Khalifa, Migos

Matt Koske

August 4, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

It is the beginning of August. As Chicagoans, this weekend is engrained in everyone’s mind not only as a time of chaos — even a burden for some non-goers — but rather an assiduous few days citywide. Welcome to Lollapalooza weekend. Grant Park’s spacious layout along with Lollapalooza’s te...

Lollapalooza: day three recap

Lollapalooza: day three recap

Pat Mullane

July 31, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Day three at Lollapalooza wiped away any notion that the four-day festival was going to be lessened by grey clouds and rain.  The sun shined bright Saturday afternoon and the artists shined with it.  During a normal festival year, this third day of concert hopping would be the festival’s last, ...

From extra toilet paper to budgeting, a Chicago music festival survival guide

From extra toilet paper to budgeting, a Chicago music festival survival guide

Kirsten Onsgard and Erin Yarnall

May 30, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

The big festivals Pitchfork Music Festival July 15-17, Union Park A music festival organized by Pitchfork media that also features a record fair. This year’s headliners include Brian Wilson and Carly Rae Jepsen. Lollapalooza July 28-31, Grant Park Chicago’s largest festival is four days lo...

Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem to headline Lollapalooza

Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem to headline Lollapalooza

Kirsten Onsgard

March 23, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem and Red Hot Chili Peppers will headline Lollapalooza's 25th anniversary weekend. The festival takes place July 28-31 this year, the first year it has expanded to four days. Also performing is Lana Del Rey, Ellie Goulding, Major Lazer, Disclosure, Jane's Addiction, Flume,...

How DePaul students did or didn’t get Lollapalooza tickets

How DePaul students did or didn’t get Lollapalooza tickets

Kirsten Onsgard

March 22, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Though there’s no lineup until Wednesday, the promise of a good time was enough to draw thousands into the headaches of virtual waiting rooms for the chance to attend Lollapalooza’s 25th anniversary and first-ever four-day festival. Read More »...

Lollapalooza expands to four days

Lollapalooza expands to four days

Kirsten Onsgard

December 3, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Lollapalooza announced today that its 25th Chicago festival will span four days, not three, in Grant Park. The 2016 festival will include more than 170 musical acts.  Read More »...

Photos: Lollapalooza 2015

Photos: Lollapalooza 2015

Josh Leff

August 4, 2015


Filed under Multimedia

[slideshow_deploy id='13707'] In a nutshell, Lollapalooza encompasses three days, one city park, more than 100 artists and more than 100,000 fans. But attendees know it's much more than the numbers, and we have the pictures to prove it. Read More »...

Lollapalooza 2015: Sunday

Lollapalooza 2015: Sunday

Kirsten Onsgard and Erin Yarnall

August 3, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

[slideshow_deploy id='13691'] A semi-pointless evacuation, shortened set times for the headliners and unbearable heat still couldn’t bring down the enthusiasm at Lollapalooza’s final day. Read More »...

Lollapalooza 2015: Saturday

Lollapalooza 2015: Saturday

Kirsten Onsgard and Erin Yarnall

August 2, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

[slideshow_deploy id='13599'] Following up such an impressive first day of Lollapalooza must have been intimidating for the acts performing on Saturday. Read More »...

Lollapalooza 2015: Friday

Lollapalooza 2015: Friday

Kirsten Onsgard and Erin Yarnall

August 1, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

[slideshow_deploy id='13578']   Chicago is home to dozens of music festivals throughout the summer, but the largest and most famous is by far Lollapalooza, and for good reason as well. Read More »...

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