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Lollapalooza

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    September 26, 2014

    Grumpy's Takes It Back to 1991 in Lollapalooza Cover Fest

    Lollygagloser | Grumpy's Downtown | Saturday, September 27Forget the summer of '69. The summer of '91, also known as the Year Punk Broke, defined a generation. Nirvana hit big, but that summer also saw the debut of Lollapalooza -- at the time, an annual traveling music festival and freak show brilli ... More >>

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    March 26, 2014

    Lollapalooza 2014 lineup is here!

    The 2014 Lollapalooza lineup has arrived. When the yearly festival convenes August 1-3 at Grant Park in Chicago, it'll be a couple of rap titans, a few rockers, and the requisite EDM stars leading the way.Eminem, festival darlings OutKast (pictured above), Kings of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, Skrillex, an ... More >>

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    October 16, 2013
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    April 1, 2013

    Lollapalooza 2013 full lineup: The Cure, Nine Inch Nails and more

    A bit of the Lollapalooza 2013 lineup trickled out a couple weeks ago, but today this year's offerings got taut, dark, and -- most importantly -- official. Though the plan initially was to drop the full, gargantuan list of bands in two more weeks, the timeline got pushed up when a pre-April Fool's p ... More >>

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    March 20, 2013

    Lollapalooza 2013 lineup: Mumford & Sons, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend & more

    What a difference a year makes when it comes to Lollapalooza, Chicago's destination music festival in Grant Park every summer. The first details of the lineup have emerged, and compared to the rockist-leaning 2012 bill it's looking very much like anything that can loosely fit within the antiquated " ... More >>

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    December 26, 2012

    Our 15 best live music GIFs of 2012

    Yeah! It's time to run down the year in live music GIFs. This Black Sabbath fan from Lollapalooza this summer embodies how psyched we are to share these with you.With help from photographers Erik Hess, Anna Gulbrandsen, and Stacy Schwartz, this was a year for the already excellent visual representat ... More >>

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    October 10, 2012
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    September 10, 2012

    The Weeknd announce last-minute Skyway Theater show

    See Also: Frank Ocean & the Weeknd at Lollapalooza, 8/4/12 The Weeknd at First Avenue, 6/17/12 After easily selling-out First Avenue back in June, it's quite apparent that the atmospheric R&B of the Weeknd clearly has an audience here in Minneapolis. And that passionate bond is only going t ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012

    Doomtree's Paper Tiger talks new EP, Lollapalooza, and his early influences

    See Also:Doomtree's noir-heavy "Beacon" video debutsLocal Frames: New videos from Poliça, Paper Tiger, Sleep Study, and moreBespectacled beatsmith Paper Tiger can be credited with producing a number of Doomtree's rap hits, but he shines without vocal help as well, as proven yet again by his latest ... More >>

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    August 9, 2012

    Polica drops "Amongster" remix, books Jimmy Kimmel slot

    See Also:Polica play "Leading to Death" on Jimmy Fallon (VIDEO)Polica sign to Mom Pop, unveil Dark Star EPAlong with Trampled by Turtles and Doomtree, locally affiliated Polica battled the heat and dust to perform before a huge crowd at Lollapalooza last weekend. The road ahead boasts more wide ex ... More >>

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    August 8, 2012
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    August 7, 2012

    Four reasons Lollapalooza needs EDM

    See Also:[Slideshow] Lollapalooza 2012: The PeopleJustice at Lollapalooza, 8/5/12Ten things your Lollapalooza outfit says about youWith every year that passes, it feels like electronic dance music gains a bigger foothold in the summer festival circuit, and the climb in popularity was especially appa ... More >>

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    August 7, 2012

    Twin Shadow at the 7th St. Entry, 8/6/12

    See Also:Best of Lollapalooza day two: Twin Shadow, Franz Ferdinand, and moreTwin Shadow talks about the success of Confess, his fiction, and music videos Twin Shadow with Poolside7th Street Entry, MinneapolisAugust 6, 2012After their triumphant, high-profile performance at Lollapalooza on Saturday ... More >>

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    August 7, 2012

    25 gorgeous GIFs from Lollapalooza 2012

    See Also:Ten things your Lollapalooza outfit says about you[Slideshow] Lollapalooza 2012 Day One: The Music[Slideshow] Lollapalooza 2012 Day Two: The Music [Slideshow] Lollapalooza 2012 Day Three: The Music[Slideshow] Lollapalooza 2012: The PeopleReady for some GIFs? To quote Ozzy Osbourne, "I can't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2012

    Justice at Lollapalooza, 8/5/12

    See Also:JusticeLollapalooza at Grant Park, ChicagoSunday, August 5, 2012Early Justice sounds like a mad disco riding on rollercoaster rails made of serrated knives, and while that's certainly not a bad thing for the newest generation of dance music fans, it can be grating for the rest of us.  ... More >>

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    August 6, 2012

    Best of Lollapalooza day three: At the Drive-in, Florence the Machine and more

    See Also:Best of Lollapalooza 2012 day two: Twin Shadow, Franz Ferdinand and moreBest of Lollapalooza 2012, day one: Afghan Whigs, Die Antwoord, and moreJustice at Lollapalooza, 8/5/12What have we learned following Lollapalooza 2012? Not only do reunions (Afghan Whigs, Black Sabbath, At the Drive-in ... More >>

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    August 6, 2012

    Jack White at Lollapalooza, 8/5/12

    See Also:Best of Lollapalooza day three: At the Drive-in, Florence the Machine and moreBlack Sabbath at Lollapalooza, 8/3/12Jack WhiteLollapalooza at Grant Park, ChicagoSunday, August 5, 2012There's no musician who has worked harder than Jack White over the past decade. As the figure within the Wh ... More >>

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    August 6, 2012

    Sigur Rós at Lollapalooza, 8/5/12

    By Abbie Gobeli See Also: Jack White at Lollapalooza, 8/5/12Best of Lollapalooza day three: At the Drive-in, Florence the Machine and more Sigur Rós Lollapalooza at Grant Park, Chicago Sunday, August 5, 2012 Sigur Rós unleashed a baptism of ethereal beauty that blanketed the tightly packed oc ... More >>

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    August 5, 2012

    Frank Ocean & the Weeknd at Lollapalooza, 8/4/12

    See Also:Lollapalooza 2012 suspended, resumed after dangerous weather conditionsTen things your Lollapalooza outfit says about youThe Weeknd at First Avenue, 6/17/12Frank Ocean & the WeekndLollapalooza at Grant Park, ChicagoSaturday, August 4, 2012In case you haven't been paying attention, R& ... More >>

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    August 5, 2012

    Best of Lollapalooza 2012 day two: Twin Shadow, Franz Ferdinand and more

    See Also:Best of Lollapalooza 2012, day oneLollapalooza 2012 suspended, resumed after dangerous weather conditionsFrank Ocean & the Weeknd at Lollapalooza, 8/4/12The second day of Lollapalooza 2012 could not have been more different than the first. A bunch of noted cancellations -- B.o.B, Alabam ... More >>

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    August 4, 2012

    Black Sabbath at Lollapalooza, 8/3/12

    See Also:M83 at Lollapalooza, 8/3/12Ten things your Lollapalooza outfit says about youBest of Lollapalooza 2012, day one: Afghan Whigs, Die Antwoord, and moreBlack SabbathLollapalooza at Grant Park, ChicagoFriday, August 3, 2012In 2012, being a purist fan of rock (of varying hardness) is getting tou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2012

    Best of Lollapalooza 2012, day one: Afghan Whigs, Die Antwoord, and more

    See Also:Ten things your Lollapalooza outfit says about youBlack Sabbath at Lollapalooza, 8/3/12M83 at Lollapalooza, 8/3/12The first of three days of music in the hot cauldron of Grant Park in Chicago is now one for the history books. Black Sabbath (or at least three-quarters of them) got back toget ... More >>

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    August 4, 2012

    Ten things your Lollapalooza outfit says about you

    See Also:Black Sabbath at Lollapalooza, 8/3/12M83 at Lollapalooza, 8/3/12SXSW: Ten things your outfit says about youMPLS.TV asks River's Edge Music Festival: "What the f*ck are you wearing?"Now more than ever, Lollapalooza is a mélange of different fashion decisions to accompany the varied mus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2012

    Lollapalooza Day Two suspended due to dangerous weather conditions

    Update: According to a new press release from the festival: "Lollapalooza will resume at 6:00 PM following a brief postponement due to dangerous weather conditions and warnings. Today's updated schedule can be found on Lollapalooza's official website."Bands will begin playing again at 6:30 with a re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    Polica sign to Mom Pop, unveil Dark Star EP

    See Also:Polica: Wandering star Channy Leaneagh finds her pathPolica debuts new video for "Lay Your Cards Out" on Jay-Z's Life Times sitePolica's "Amongster" video depicts sex in the woodsRight ahead of their storm on Lollapalooza this weekend, Minneapolis art-rockers Polica have some big news. Firs ... More >>

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    April 23, 2012

    Polica make TV debut on Jimmy Fallon Wednesday, unveil U.S. tour

    Related:SXSW: Polica as the road teamPolica at First Avenue (with cover shoot outtakes) River's Edge Music Festival 2012 at Harriet Island lineupAlthough MInneapolis electro-percussive soul collective Polica aren't quite at the level of an Ellen DeGeneres shout-out yet, they're about to get a huge a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2012

    Lollapalooza 2012 lineup announced, and it's a good one

    Related: SoundTown 2012 lineup announced River's Edge Music Festival 2012 at Harriet Island lineupYet another festival lineup came hurling toward the concert-going set late last night and it's a good one. This year's Lollapalooza performers include a bevy of top-tier Billboard-charting acts -- start ... More >>

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    February 13, 2012

    Bonnaroo 2012 lineup: Prince & Bon Iver atop unconfirmed list

    ​It is with a bit of skepticism that we present the 2012 Bonnaroo lineup, which has yet to be officially confirmed by anyone aside from "the internet." has since been confirmed, and the real lineup can be found here.It would be impressive to see Prince emerging from an enormous purple tent wearing ... More >>

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    August 9, 2011

    SoundTown Series: Delta Spirit's Jon Jameson talks about their new album and Friday Night Lights

    ​Roots rockers Delta Spirit are relentlessly busy. In the midst of recording their third album, they have been touring up a storm--hitting the festival circuit heavily, between Lollapalooza, the Newport Folk Festival, and now SoundTown. Gimme Noise chatted with founding member and bassist Jon ... More >>

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    August 8, 2011

    Lollapalooza: Day 3 at Grant Park, Chicago, 8/7/11

    Photo by Denis Jeong PlasterMudslide city​When you've spent your entire weekend at Lollapalooza, the third day is exhausting. A few fresh faces with single day passes milled through the crowd, but the vast majority of party people were obviously tired and hungover.  The final day of the festi ... More >>

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    August 6, 2011

    Lollapalooza: Day 1 at Grant Park, Chicago, 8/5/11

    Photo by Denis Jeong Plaster​Even before entering this year's Lollapalooza festival, the Grant Park grounds were littered with reminders that this year's event is supremely sold out. There were scalpers, signs, massive lines, and a group of at least 50 ticketless kids plowing over a chain-link fen ... More >>

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    April 26, 2011

    Lollapallooza 2011 lineup revealed; Atmosphere on bill again

    ​ While we expect there are a few more surprises to be announced where Lollapalooza 2011 is concerned, an early lineup debuted today on the festival website and features hometown heroes Atmosphere in the first few lines. This will be the third time in the last several years that Slug & Co. hav ... More >>

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    September 15, 2010
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    August 10, 2010

    Lady Gaga at Lollapalooza: A preview of her Twin Cities shows?

    Photos by Nick Vlcek​Lady Gaga's first of two Xcel Center shows is only 20 days away (not like we're keeping track or anything), and if you're like us, you're dying to know what kind of surprises the pop phenom has in store for her little monsters. By all reports Gaga was in top form during her se ... More >>

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    April 6, 2010

    Lollapalooza 2010 lineup announced

    ​After a series of Wheel of Fortune/word puzzle guessing games, Chicago summer fest Lollapalooza has officially revealed its 2010 lineup. With the 10,000 Lakes Festival on hiatus this year and Rothbury in Michigan canceled, Lolla is one of the closest large-scale festivals for Twin Cities music fa ... More >>

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    July 23, 2009
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    July 22, 2009

    Yeah Yeah Yeahs replacing Beastie Boys at Lollapalooza

    After MCA's cancer diagnosis, the YYYs have slipped into the Beasties' Lollapalooza slot.

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    May 28, 2009

    Heliotrope kicks off today

    For three straight days, long haired freaky people of all stripes overtake Northeast's Ritz Theater.

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    May 11, 2009

    Bon Iver announces summer tour dates

    The reflective woodsman will be sharing stage duties with... uh... the Indigo Girls, apparently.

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    April 21, 2009

    Lollapalooza line-up announced

    Beastie Boys, Animal Collective and Depeche Mode to rock Chicago's Grant Park this August.

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    March 25, 2009
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    August 5, 2008
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    September 26, 2007

    5ingles

    The songs we can't escape

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    August 10, 2007

    8/10 Morning Communiqué

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    September 6, 2006

    Modest Martsch

    Built to Spill's Doug Martsch on the difference between being a guitar god and a guitar guy

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    December 11, 2002
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    December 3, 1997
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    August 20, 1997

    Musical Chairs

    Bands are overbooked. Fans are staying home. As the music scene splinters, who's left standing?

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