Posts tagged "Lollapalooza"

Concert Review: Lollapalooza 2014 (Saturday, August 2, 2014 - Outkast, Jenny Lewis, Vic Mensa, Spoon, Nas, Foster the People and more)

Concert Review: Lollapalooza 2014 (Saturday, August 2, 2014 - Outkast, Jenny Lewis, Vic Mensa, Spoon, Nas, Foster the People and more)
Day two of Lollapalooza 2014 featured outstanding sets from artists like Jenny Lewis, Nas, Spoon and Foster the People as well as one of the year's most anticipated reunions in Outkast... ...

Concert Review: Lollapalooza 2014 (Friday, August 1, 2014 - Lorde, Interpol, Lucius and more)

Concert Review: Lollapalooza 2014 (Friday, August 1, 2014 - Lorde, Interpol, Lucius and more)
Friday afternoon in Grant Park, the first of nearly 100 bands got started as Lollapalooza 2014 kicked off with performances by Roadkill Ghost Choir, Lucius, AFI, Courtney Barnett, Temples, Johnnyswim, Portugal. The Man, Iggy Azalea and a transcendent set by Lorde... ...

Concert Review: Lorde Live at Lollapalooza (Friday, August 1, 2014 in Grant Park)

Concert Review: Lorde Live at Lollapalooza (Friday, August 1, 2014 in Grant Park)
Friday afternoon in Hutchinson Field at Grant Park, Lorde provided the type of communal live music moment I wasn't entirely sure we were still collectively capable of having during a transcendent set on day one at Lollapalooza 2014... ...
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Concert Review: Outkast Live At Summerfest (Sunday, June 29 in Milwaukee, WI)

Concert Review: Outkast Live At Summerfest (Sunday, June 29 in Milwaukee, WI)
Headed to town in August as one of the 2014 Lollapalooza headliners,  André Benjamin (André 3000) and Antwan Patton (Big Boi) continued their reunion tour Sunday at Summerfest over the course of ninety minutes at Marcus Amphitheater in Milwaukee... ...

Concert Review: Day 3, Lollapalooza 2013 (Sunday, August 4 in Grant Park)

Concert Review: Day 3, Lollapalooza 2013 (Sunday, August 4 in Grant Park)
More great weather, along with performances by Jake Bugg, Wild Nothing, Alex Clare, Two Door Cinema Club, Tegan and Sara, 2 Chainz, Grizzly Bear, Beach House, Major Lazer, Vampire Weekend, Phoenix, Cat Power, Knife Party and The Cure provided the end to Lollapalooza 2013 Sunday afternoon in Grant Park... ...

Concert Review: Day 2, Lollapalooza 2013 (Saturday, August 3 in Grant Park)

Concert Review: Day 2, Lollapalooza 2013 (Saturday, August 3 in Grant Park)
Gorgeous weather made for a stellar day of live music Saturday in Grant Park as the second day of Lollapalooza 2013 featured the weekend's best schedule, including performances by Local Natives, Charles Bradley, Matt & Kim, Eric Church, Foals, The National, Heartless Bastards, Kendrick Lamar, The Lumineers, Steve Angello, The Postal Service, Mumford & Sons and many more... ...
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Concert Review: Day 1, Lollapalooza 2013 (Friday, August 2 in Grant Park)

Concert Review: Day 1, Lollapalooza 2013 (Friday, August 2 in Grant Park)
It wouldn't be Lollapalooza without rain... though that didn't stop performances from Band of Horses, Imagine Dragons, Chance the Rapper, New Order, Nine Inch Nails and more as Lollapalooza 2013 officially got underway in grant park...

Concert Review: Queens of the Stone Age (Lollapalooza Pre-Show - Thursday, August 1 at Metro)

Concert Review: Queens of the Stone Age (Lollapalooza Pre-Show - Thursday, August 1 at Metro)
Queens of the Stone Age kicked off Lollapalooza weekend a bit early with a special pre-show Thursday night at Metro...

An Interview With Laura Warshauer (A SPACE Concert Preview - Saturday, 11/17/12 in Evanston)

An Interview With Laura Warshauer (A SPACE Concert Preview - Saturday, 11/17/12 in Evanston)
In town Saturday opening for Duncan Sheik at SPACE in Evanston, I sat down with Laura Warshauer in August as she geared up for a performance on the BMI stage at Lollapalooza...
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Interview: A Q&A With Tom Conrad and Max Steger of Empires (A Lincoln Hall Concert Preview - Friday, 9/21/12 in Chicago)

Interview:  A Q&A With Tom Conrad and Max Steger of Empires (A Lincoln Hall Concert Preview - Friday, 9/21/12 in Chicago)
Before storms forced a temporary evacuation of Grant Park on the second day of Lollapalooza 2012 (ultiamtely postponing the much anticipated set of Chicago's own Empires until the next day), I sat down with guitarists Tom Conrad and Max Steger to chat about returning home to play one of America's most influential rock festivals, Empires' excellent sophomore album Garage Hymns as well as performing Friday night at Lincoln Hall...
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