| Aug 4, 2013
| 6:10 PM
A couple of hours before the Blisters played Lollapalooza on Saturday, a drum circle broke out a stone's throw from the stage. The drum circle was composed of small children and toddlers who banged incessantly on bongos and whatever was placed before...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 4:59 AM
Day two of Lollapalooza started out with sunshine and a lineup shake-up.
Greg Kot (GK), Bob Gendron(BG) and Andy Downing(AD) give us the rundown of day two.
12:01 p.m.: Austin, Texas, quintet the Wheeler Brothers kick things off on Lollapalooza's...
| 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...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 9:46 AM
INDIO -- The primary story out of Coachella in 2012 was dance music, the handiwork of oxygen-gobbling sets by superstar DJs such as David Guetta and Swedish House Mafia. And electronic beats are definitely a part of the mix at this year's festival....
| 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...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Lollapalooza weekend will once again be bustling with club activity before and after the big outdoor shows Aug. 5-7 in Grant Park, this year with four nights of bonus concerts beginning Aug. 3. Though there are no arena-sized headliners playing......
| Oct 24, 2011
| 4:35 PM
L.A. Unheard gives a shout-out to Seasons, which performs as part of Swahili Blonde's residency at the Echo on Monday....
| Aug 7, 2011
| 4:31 AM
Day 2 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park has crossed the finish line. Here’s an hour-by-hour account with reporting from yours truly (GK) and the ever-vigilant Bob Gendron (BG):
11:44 a.m.: Want to go to Lollapalooza without having to buy tickets?...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 9:28 AM
In the months between the release of Lollapalooza's 2011 lineup, and the festival's 20th anniversary this past weekend, general consensus was that the festival had gone mainstream. The festival's playful title may have felt almost like a smirking misnomer...
| Nov 15, 2011
Judy Greer knows she’s played the “best friend role” in what feels like countless romantic comedies. But she’s not going to swear them off.
“I see actors making decisions like, ‘I don’t want to do that anymore.&...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 9:13 PM
Club Mesa, a popular Costa Mesa destination for punk shows in the 1980s and '90s, is long gone.
A decade ago The Memphis Group transformed the old club at 843 W. 19th St. into Detroit Bar. It hasn't stopped rocking Orange County.
On Saturday, Detroit...