The best thing about Thursdays is that they’re not Wednesdays. Fuck Wednesdays. The only good thing they’ve produced is that one Geico commercial with the camel. The second best thing about Thursdays is that Soundboard clues you in on all the best live music for the weekend.
First and foremost, it’s Lollapalooza time in Grant Park—three days of performances, eight stages, and 2 Chainz. That’s a huge festival; I highly recommend preparing with our music staff’s 29-act itinerary. Lollapalooza is totally sold out unless you can afford a Platinum Pass—you have to send an e-mail just to get a price quote—but the desperate ought to be able to find tickets on Craigslist once people get tired of being surrounded by high school kids trying molly for the first time.