If the 140 acts at Lollapalooza proper are a glutton’s epic all-you-can-eat buffet, the festival’s impressive schedule of officially sanctioned afterparties—which is monopolizing most of the good venues in the city for the entire weekend—is its decadent dessert bar. Of course many fans prefer to skip straight to the sweets course, and because it’s so tempting to catch some of the festival’s brighter stars in smaller rooms—and not expend the considerable physical and mental effort of actually going to Lollapalooza—most of those shows have sold out already. At press time, though, tickets were still available for the official (and unofficial) after­parties listed below. —MR


Kids These Days, the O’My’s, Nick Miller & the Neighbors 7 PM, Lincoln Hall, $10, all-ages


Feed Me, Savoy, Lucky Date 9 PM, Logan Square Auditorium, $20, 17+

OK Go (DJ set), Ana Calderon, Greg Corner, Chelsea & Lauren 10 PM, Debonair F

Ssion, Lady D, Only Children, LA Jesus 10 PM, Berlin, $8


Sam Adams, Kyle Lucas, Captain Midnite 10 PM, Bottom Lounge, $18, 17+

Cool Kids (see above), GLC, the O’My’s, DJ RTC 10 PM, Reggie’s Rock Club, $20, 18+

Friendly Fires (DJ set), Ana Calderon, Ryan Paradise 10 PM, Debonair F

LA Riots, Harvard Bass, Midnight Conspiracy 10 PM, Enclave, $13

Villain vs. Villain, Branded, Beyond Words, Unvisioned 9 PM, Cubby Bear, $7, $5 in advance, free with Lollapalooza pass

J. Roddy Walston & the Business, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. 10 PM, House of Blues, $15


Arctic Monkeys, Disappears 10 PM, House of Blues, $32, 17+

Daedelus, Eskmo, Lorn 10 PM, Bottom Lounge, $15, 17+

Dom, Typhoon 10 PM, Subterranean, $12, 17+

Foo Fighters, the Joy Formidable 10 PM, Metro, $60, 18+

Lissie, Nightmare & the Cat 10 PM, House of Blues, $15

PerryEtty vs. Chris Cox, Joachim Garraud, Junior Sanchez 10 PM, Spy Bar, $19-$28

TV Tramps, Dean Ween (DJ set) 9 PM, Cobra Lounge F

12th Planet, 16bit, Richie August, Mega Mike 10 PM, Logan Square Auditorium, $21.50, 17+

White Lies, Rival Schools 11 PM, Double Door, $17


Miike Snow (DJ set), Bag Raiders 10 PM, the Mid, $15

Voice Project, Invisible Children, White Lies (DJ set), Ashtar Command, Elijah Wood, Greg Corner, Ryan Paradise, Brie Larson 10 PM, Debonair F