Featuring Depeche Mode, Tool, Animal Collective, TV on the Radio, Lou Reed, Fleet Foxes, and more, in Grant Park this weekend
Indietronica darlings Passion Pit play a free show at the Apple Store (679 N. Michigan) this Thursday 8/6. Chairlift opens at 6, with Passion Pit following at 7. They also play Sunday at Lollapalooza, but you’ll have to shell out $80 for that.
Killers, Kings of Leon, Lou Reed Depeche Mode, Vampire Weekend, TV on the Radio, Gang Gang Dance, Miike Snow, No Age, and more.
The new Todd Stroger is really not that much different from the old Todd Stroger, but at least I have the music of Asher Roth.
Lollapalooza has announced its headliners, but who else might be playing the festival? Here are my best guesstimates.
$60 Lollapalooza tickets are on sale now ( . . . and now they’re sold out)
Your Thursday-night Lollapalooza preparty jump-off
Free Lollapalooza warm-up show
AT&T is very interested in what you have to say.
Pearl Jam calls AT&T out on Lollapalooza webcast “glitches.”
Daft Punk is playing in my town.
Stooges set to record in Chicago and other news
Look who’s sponsoring Lollapalooza
Viewed from the consumer standpoint, Lollapalooza ’92 was one of those bargains with a downside. Financially speaking, of course, it was a deal. For roughly $30 you got a lineup of unquestioned value: the British band Lush, masters of the gorgeous feedbacky guitar wash; demistars Pearl Jam; Ur-noisemakers the Jesus and Mary Chain; Seattle phenom […]