Posts tagged "lollapalooza"

YouTube and smart phones: the music journalist's new best friends

YouTube and smart phones: the music journalist's new best friends
On the night of Sunday, August 7, as the rain fell outside my window and the crowds at Lollapalooza dispersed, I was home editing an interview and flipping around online. I did not attend Lolla this year, but I was interested to see how the rain affected the performances. I remember the famous clip of Gavin... Read more »

Lollapalooza: Tax Breaks and Nepotism?

Lollapalooza: Tax Breaks and Nepotism?
Yesterday, Tim Novak broke a story for the Sun-Times that exposes the $1 million in tax breaks that Lollapalooza was granted by the City of Chicago and Cook County. A key point in this story is that the deal was negotiated by the nephew of our former Mayor Daley in the twilight of his closing... Read more »