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Recap: Lollapalooza 2019 Day 4

Recap: Lollapalooza 2019 Day 4

Ella Lee, Arts & Life Editor

August 5, 2019

And just like that, Lollapalooza 2019 is over. Here are some of the fourth day’s highlights.  Just Loud When Virginia-born artist Just Loud took the Toyota Music Den stage, a small crowd of 30-to-40-somethings gathered around the stage. But when he broke into the first falsetto notes of his...

Festival-goer dies at Lollapalooza for second year running

Festival-goer dies at Lollapalooza for second year running

Associated Press

August 5, 2019

Officials say that for the second year in a row, a festival-goer has died at Lollapalooza. Melissa Stratton, a spokeswoman for Chicago's Office of Emergency Management and Communications, says the attendee was taken from the event in critical condition Saturday night and died at a hospital. She says...

Recap: Lollapalooza 2019 Day 3

Recap: Lollapalooza 2019 Day 3

Ella Lee, Arts & Life Editor

August 4, 2019

The day three Lollapalooza lineup may not have seemed all that exciting at first glance, but with the big names starting later in the day, lesser-known artists were given an opportunity to break through. Here were some of the day’s highlights. Aaron Aye Aaron Aye walked onto the Bud Light Dive Bar stage ...

Recap: Lollapalooza 2019 Day 2

Recap: Lollapalooza 2019 Day 2

Ella Lee, Arts & Life Editor

August 3, 2019

Just like that, Lollapalooza 2019 is already halfway over. Attendees were far from pessimistic, and whether it was the stronger lineup or simply second-day excitement, Friday’s energy was much higher than Thursday’s. But with higher energy brought greater risk-taking, and many of those risks cam...

Not all sunscreen allowed at Lollapalooza 2019 gates

Not all sunscreen allowed at Lollapalooza 2019 gates

Ella Lee, Arts & Life Editor

August 2, 2019

Lollapalooza attendees are no longer allowed to bring in sunscreen, including rub-on sunscreen, which was originally allowed, into the festival grounds. "Some people are using the containers to bring in alcohol, so they're not letting anyone take it in," a staff member said at the north most general...

Recap: Lollapalooza 2019 Day 1

Recap: Lollapalooza 2019 Day 1

Ella Lee, Arts & Life Editor

August 2, 2019

The first day of Lollapalooza 2019 couldn’t have been more perfect—large but contained crowds, minimal issues with the artists’ performances and not a cloud in the sky. In fact, for a festival which is notorious for poor (though predictable) Midwestern weather, a better Day One is hard to imagi...

Lollapalooza lineup leaves much to be desired

Lollapalooza lineup leaves much to be desired

Noah Festenstein, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019

On the first four days of August, Chicago’s Grant Park looks to attract many in its 15th annual Lollapalooza music festival, but the majority of DePaul students are not attracted to it. With the lineup of acts now released, students have expressed diverse feelings toward deciding whether to go. This ...

Punk band Iceage headlines Chicago June 21

Alicia Maciel, Contributing Writer

June 21, 2018

Danish post-punk band Iceage takes the stage Thursday, June 21 at Chicago’s House of Vans. This year, the Vans House Parties series implemented a strategy with a more personal touch – providing headliners the opportunity to act as curators, hand-picking the supporting talent. With an on-site pers...

Mamby on the Beach delivers strong Chicago based performances

Mamby on the Beach delivers strong Chicago based performances

Yazmin Dominguez

June 27, 2017

Mamby on the Beach, curated by React Presents, celebrated their third year at Oakwood Beach this weekend. Bringing to the beachside well known headliners such as Walk the Moon, MGMT and Tchami, Mamby saw about 30,000 attendees this year. With the backdrop of Chicago’s downtown skyline and a stron...

Chicago’s beachside festival to celebrate city’s musical history with Green Velvet

Chicago’s beachside festival to celebrate city’s musical history with Green Velvet

Yazmin Dominguez

June 16, 2017

Chicago is the birthplace for house music. In its humble beginnings during the 80s and early 90s, legends like Farley JackMaster Funk, Frankie Knuckles and Steve Silk Hurley were born. Their records set Chicago high on the electronic music scene worldwide. Since then it has spawned new house and tech...

You’re here for who? Bands to check out at Chicago music festivals

You’re here for who? Bands to check out at Chicago music festivals

Kevin Quin

July 15, 2015

We did the homework so you don't have to. Check back for the scoop on bands you can't miss at Pitchfork, Lollapalooza, North Coast and Riot Fest this year. Read More »...

You’re here for whom? Bands you can’t miss in Chicago’s music festivals

You’re here for whom? Bands you can’t miss in Chicago’s music festivals

Andrew Morrell

May 27, 2014

BadBadnotgood A jazz trio hailing from Toronto, BBNG are most known for their collaboration with Odd Future frontman Tyler, the Creator, who happens to be an experienced jazz pianist. After posting a video covering Gucci Mane's trap hit "Lemonade" in jazz form, the Los Angeles rapper helped the v...

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