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Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Thursday, August 2, 2018 In Grant Park - Tyler Childers, Stars, The Wombats, Franz Ferdinand, Chvrches, Virgil Abloh And Arctic Monkeys

Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Thursday, August 2, 2018 In Grant Park - Tyler Childers, Stars, The Wombats, Franz Ferdinand, Chvrches, Virgil Abloh And Arctic Monkeys
Lollapalooza 2018 got off to a dry, but slow, start Thursday afternoon in Grant Park with performances by Tyler Childers, Stars, The Wombats, Franz Ferdinand, Chvrches (with special guest Matt Berninger of The National), Virgil Abloh, Arctic Monkeys and more... ...

Photo Gallery: George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, BJ The Chicago Kid And The Boy Illinois (Sunday, July 15, 2018 At Petrillo Music Shell)

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Photos of George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, BJ The Chicago Kid and The Boy Illinois at Taste of Chicago 2018 by Philamonjaro Studio. For more, visit Philamonjaro online at http://www.philamonjaro.com/

Photo Gallery: The Flaming Lips, Half Gringa And Le Butcherettes (Saturday, July 14, 2018 At Petrillo Music Shell)

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Photos of The Flaming Lips, Half Gringa and Le Butcherettes at Taste of Chicago 2018 by Philamonjaro Studio. For more, visit Philamonjaro online at http://www.philamonjaro.com/
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Photo Gallery: Black Star And Madame Gandhi At Taste Of Chicago (Friday, July 13, 2018 At Petrillo Music Shell)

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Photos of Black Star (Yasiin Bey, formerly Mos Def, and Talib Kweli) and Madame Gandhi at Taste of Chicago 2018 by Philamonjaro Studio. For more, visit Philamonjaro online at http://www.philamonjaro.com/

Photo Gallery: Juanes And La Santa Cecilia At Taste Of Chicago (Thursday, July 12, 2018 At Petrillo Music Shell)

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Photos of Juanes and La Santa Cecilia at Taste of Chicago 2018 by Philamonjaro Studio. For more, visit Philamonjaro online at http://www.philamonjaro.com/

Photo Gallery: Brandi Carlile And Martha Redbone Roots Project Live At Taste Of Chicago (Wednesday, July 11, 2018 At Petrillo Music Shell)

Photo Gallery: Brandi Carlile And Martha Redbone Roots Project Live At Taste Of Chicago (Wednesday, July 11, 2018 At Petrillo Music Shell)
Photos of Brandi Carlile and band and Martha Redbone Roots Project at Taste of Chicago 2018 by Philamonjaro Studio. For more, visit Philamonjaro online at http://www.philamonjaro.com/
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Q&A Interview With Dicky Barrett - A Mighty Mighty Bosstones Concert Preview (Sunday, September 17, 2017 At Riot Fest)

Q&A Interview With Dicky Barrett - A Mighty Mighty Bosstones Concert Preview (Sunday, September 17, 2017 At Riot Fest)
Headed back to town for an afternoon set Sunday at Riot Fest, I spoke with Mighty Mighty Bosstones vocalist Dicky Barrett about the renewed relevance of the 1997 album Let's Face It as his band gets ready to perform it in full... ...

Q&A Interview With Andrew W.K. - A Riot Fest Concert Preview (Friday, September 15 - Sunday, September 17, 2017 in Douglas Park)

Q&A Interview With Andrew W.K. - A Riot Fest Concert Preview (Friday, September 15 - Sunday, September 17, 2017 in Douglas Park)
Headed back to town for a Sunday night performance at Riot Fest, I spoke with Andrew W.K. about his now annual appearances at the festival, what makes Riot Fest unique in a crowded American festival field... and about partying...

Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Sunday, August 6, 2017 in Grant Park - Car Seat Headrest, Rag'n'Bone Man, Spencer Ludwig, Charli XCX, Tove Lo, Lil Yachty, The Shins and Arcade Fire

Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Sunday, August 6, 2017 in Grant Park - Car Seat Headrest, Rag'n'Bone Man, Spencer Ludwig, Charli XCX, Tove Lo, Lil Yachty, The Shins and Arcade Fire
Lollapalooza 2017 closed up Sunday afternoon with performances in Grant Park by Car Seat Headrest, Rag'n'Bone Man, Spencer Ludwig, Charli XCX, Tove Lo, Lil Yachty, The Shins and Justice. Plus a headlining performance by Arcade Fire less than twenty-four hours after a triumphant after show at Metro... ...
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Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Saturday, August 5, 2017 In Grant Park - Glass Animals, Royal Blood, Live, alt-J And Chance The Rapper

Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Saturday, August 5, 2017 In Grant Park - Glass Animals, Royal Blood, Live, alt-J And Chance The Rapper
A late end Saturday morning to a Foo Fighters after show that began Friday night at Metro resulted in a slow start for many festivalgoers in the morning. But the rain held off Saturday and day three at Lollapalooza 2017 featured performances by Glass Animals, Royal Blood, newly reunited Live, alt-J, The xx and more. Plus one of Lollapalooza's largest ever Chicago crowds assembled at the Grant Park stage for a homecoming set by Chance the Rapper... ...