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A very hot and tame kickoff to Lollapalooza

A very hot and tame kickoff to Lollapalooza

While some music fans raced between stages and danced in the streets, Julia Parisot and Sandra Baule found the coolest place to be at Lollapalooza Friday afternoon was on a blanket under a tree figuring out which of the 130-plus bands they should see during the three-day fest. "It's a marathon, not a sprint," said Parisot, 45, a Lollapalooza veteran who lives in Lincoln Square. "Obviously when it's hot like this, it's hard." Lollapalooza got off to a steamy start Friday morning as thousands of concertgoers streamed into Grant Park for the first day of the annual fest. The music, spread across eight stages, started soon after the gates opened at 11 a.m....

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