Posts in category "Festival Forecast"

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... ...

Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Friday, August 4, 2017 In Grant Park - Phantogram, Tegan And Sara, Ryan Adams, Foster The People, Run The Jewels, The Killers And Blink-182

Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Friday, August 4, 2017 In Grant Park - Phantogram, Tegan And Sara, Ryan Adams, Foster The People, Run The Jewels, The Killers And Blink-182
Day two at Lollapalooza was for the most part dry, featuring performances by Phantogram, Tegan And Sara, Ryan Adams, Foster The People, Run The Jewels, The Killers, Blink-182 and more... ...

Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Thursday, August 3, 2017 In Grant Park - Liam Gallagher, George Ezra, Cage the Elephant, Muse And Lorde

Concert Review: Lollapalooza - Thursday, August 3, 2017 In Grant Park - Liam Gallagher, George Ezra, Cage the Elephant, Muse And Lorde
  Lollapalooza 2017 kicked off with rain that culminated in a Thursday night evacuation of Grant Park. Thursday's slate fetaured performances by Lorde, Muse, George Ezra, Cage the Elephant and more... plus an embarrassingly abbreviated set from former Oasis singer Liam Gallagher... ...
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Concert Preview: Lollapalooza 2017 (Thursday, August 3 - Sunday, August 6, 2017 in Grant Park)

Concert Preview: Lollapalooza 2017 (Thursday, August 3 - Sunday, August 6, 2017 in Grant Park)
Lollapalooza gets started Thursday in Grant Park featuring headlining performances by Muse, Lorde, The Killers, Blink-182, Chance the Rapper, Arcade Fire and more throughout the weekend. Check out our full weekend preview for under the radar picks, a look at the local Chicago artists performing, plus a rundown of the hottest after shows... ...

Concert Review: Riot Fest - Sunday, September 13, 2015 in Douglas Park - Hum, Dwarves, De La Soul, Less Than Jake, Yelawolf, Andrew W.K., Cypress Hill, L7, Jimmy Cliff, The Airborne Toxic Event, Tommy Stinson, Tenacious D, Snoop Dogg, Modest Mouse, Damian Marley, The Prodigy and more

Concert Review: Riot Fest - Sunday, September 13, 2015 in Douglas Park - Hum, Dwarves, De La Soul, Less Than Jake, Yelawolf, Andrew W.K., Cypress Hill, L7, Jimmy Cliff, The Airborne Toxic Event, Tommy Stinson, Tenacious D, Snoop Dogg, Modest Mouse, Damian Marley, The Prodigy and more
The third and final day of Riot Fest 2015 in Chicago’s Douglas Park featured the best, driest conditions of the weekend and live performances by Hum, Dwarves, De La Soul, Less Than Jake, Yelawolf, Andrew W.K., Cypress Hill, L7, Jimmy Cliff, The Airborne Toxic Event, Tommy Stinson, Tenacious D, Snoop Dogg, Modest Mouse, Damian Marley, The Prodigy and more… ...

Concert Review: Riot Fest - Saturday, September 12, 2015 in Douglas Park - GWAR, The Joy Formidable, Babes in Toyland, The Dead Milkmen, The Damned, Echo and The Bunnymen, Bootsy Collins, Merle Haggard, Billy Idol, System of a Down, Taking Back Sunday, Iggy Pop and more

Concert Review: Riot Fest - Saturday, September 12, 2015 in Douglas Park - GWAR, The Joy Formidable, Babes in Toyland, The Dead Milkmen, The Damned, Echo and The Bunnymen, Bootsy Collins, Merle Haggard, Billy Idol, System of a Down, Taking Back Sunday, Iggy Pop and more
Rain continued again Saturday morning as a saturated Douglas Park hosted Riot Fest sets by GWAR, The Joy Formidable, The Dead Milkmen, Babes in Toyland, Pennywise, Thurston Moore, Echo and the Bunnymen, Bootsy Collins, Merle Haggard, Teenage Bottlerocket, Billy Idol, System of a Down, Taking Back Sunday, Iggy Pop and more… ...
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Concert Review: Riot Fest - Friday, September 11, 2015 in Douglas Park - Death, Fishbone, Living Colour, Against Me!, Anthrax, Flogging Molly, Eagles of Death Metal, Faith No More, No Doubt, Ice Cube, Motörhead and more

Concert Review: Riot Fest - Friday, September 11, 2015 in Douglas Park - Death, Fishbone, Living Colour, Against Me!, Anthrax, Flogging Molly, Eagles of Death Metal, Faith No More, No Doubt, Ice Cube, Motörhead and more
Friday afternoon, for the first time in its new home of Douglas Park on the city’s west side, recently embattled Riot Fest got off to a soggy start with performances by Death, Fishbone, Living Colour, Against Me!, Anthrax, Flogging Molly, Eagles of Death Metal, Faith No More, Motörhead, No Doubt, Ice Cube and more… ...