| Aug 3, 2013
| 3:20 AM
Lollapalooza opened in Grant Park on Friday to -- what else? -- rain and a soggy turf that required wood chips to be imported and portions of Hutchinson Field to be roped off. Inclement weather is now a regular visitor at this festival, especially after a...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:59 AM
For dedicated music fans, sleep is apparently going to be optional during Lollapalooza weekend Aug. 2-4, with 37 pre- and after-shows at 14 venues over five nights.
The series of concerts announced Tuesday will complement the annual three-day festival...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Trey Anastasio's forthcoming solo album, Traveler, which is set to be released by Rubber Jungle / ATO Records October 16, was produced in Bridgeport, Conn. at Peter Katis' Tarquin Studios last fall, according to a release on Phish.com.
Some of Katis'...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 1:45 PM
The Cure and Nine Inch Nails will join previously confirmed acts Mumford & Sons, the Killers, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, the National and the Postal Service at Lollapalooza in Grant Park on Aug. 2-4.
Multiple industry sources confirmed Thursday that a...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Lollapalooza will put 60,000 single-day tickets on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m. central for the festival Aug. 2-4 in Grant Park. The only question remaining is how fast they’ll sell out.
The festival’s entire lineup leaked weeks early last...
| Mar 19, 2013
Did you miss Lollapalooza 2010? Then you may (or may not) be thrilled that some of that fest’s biggest acts will return this summer.
As reported Tuesday by the Tribune, headliners at Lolla 2013, Aug. 2-4 in Grant Park, will include recent,...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Plaid-wearing, whisky-loving, bearded musician Scott Hutchison, the frontman for Scottish indie rock geniuses Frightened Rabbit, makes me swoon like no other. His lyrics are a simultaneous punch to the gut and commiserating hug that anyone who's had any...
| Feb 1, 2013
*** (out of four)
It's hard not to love an underdog, and Frightened Rabbit is a great one. Maybe it's a Scottish thing – there's no getting around singer Scott Hutchison's heavy brogue – but there's a presumed scruffiness to the men who...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Singer Dave Davison talks about his band's low album output and navigation challenges ahead of their performance at this weekend's festival....
| Oct 15, 2010
| 4:35 PM
From cheeky dancefloor bangers like “Daft Punk is Playing at My House,” to the heart-crushing electro-contemplative “Something Great,” LCD Soundsytem (aka James Murphy) hypnotizes the club kids and indie-heads with equal aplom. With...
| Aug 8, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Video by Kevin Pang Lollapalooza is a wrap, setting a new attendance record of 240,000 for the three-day festival, up 15,000 from the peak set in 2008 and ‘09. Here’s an excerpt from my Monday story for the print edition......
| Aug 3, 2010
| 4:32 AM
Lollapalooza: More than 130 bands and artists on eight stages play 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Sunday in Grant Park, $90 per day ($215 three-day pass); lollapalooza.com. FRIDAY 11 a.m. Don’t miss B.O.B. (11:30 a.m., Adidas Mega): Blink and you’ll miss it.....