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Yung Gravy on sampling, disco, M.I.L.F.s and more

Yung Gravy on sampling, disco, M.I.L.F.s and more

Ella Lee, Arts & Life Editor

August 7, 2019

The gravy train came to a screeching halt at Lollapalooza on Sunday when Yung Gravy, a rapper from Minnesota whose real name is Matthew Hauri, brought a bit of break-the-rules fun to the festival. The DePaulia had the opportunity to interview Hauri before his set. Here’s what he had to say:

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...

Smaller acts to look for at Lolla

Smaller acts to look for at Lolla

Cailey Gleeson, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

Once you get past the headliners, it seems like all of the acts on the Lollapalooza lineup blur together. Whether it be their positioning on the tires or just over enthusiasm for seeing the likes of Ariana Grande live, many of the smaller acts are often forgotten, which is tragic considering some are...

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 ...

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