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Lollapalooza in 2015

Lollapalooza, Taste Of Chicago, Air and Water Show canceled amid COVID-19

Rebecca Meluch, Asst. Arts & Life Editor June 9, 2020

After weeks of speculation, Lollapalooza, the Air and Water Show and Taste of Chicago have been cancelled by city officials, according to Block Club Chicago. The article reported the city announced...

Ohmme performs at Pitchfork’s kickoff event as the festival prepares to celebrate its 15th anniversary. “Pitchfork is really run by Chicagoans,” said Spencer Tweedy, musician.

Pitchfork celebrates 15th anniversary with festival kickoff

Paul Gordon, Contributing Writer March 1, 2020

Draped festival banners, archival merch and memories of past summers defined Pitchfork Festival’s 15th year anniversary kickoff. The festival hosted two free kickoff concerts after the festival lineup...

Shaquille O'Neal performs on day four of Lollapalooza in Grant Park on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Chicago.

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...

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...

J Balvin performs on day three of Lollapalooza in Grant Park on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in Chicago.

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....

Janelle Monae performs on day two of Lollapalooza in Grant Park on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in Chicago.

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...

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...

Hozier performs on day one of Lollapalooza in Grant Park on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in Chicago.

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...

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...

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...

2017 is Mamby on the Beach's third year in production. (Photo courtesy of React Presents / Facebook)

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...

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...

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