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Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza
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  • Outkast, Foo Fighters shine at Firefly Music Festival

    Outkast, Foo Fighters shine at Firefly Music Festival
    The Firefly Music Festival is not for everyone, especially for those that find much of the following unappealing: Multiple days of camping, ironic tank-tops, drinking games, Grateful Dead tapestries, dust, drug dealers, bugs, hydration packs, portable...
  • J. Roddy Walston and the Business dig deeper

    J. Roddy Walston and the Business dig deeper
    Seeing J. Roddy Walston and the Business in concert always guarantees one thing: You'll leave much sweatier than you arrived. Since arriving in Baltimore from Tennessee in 2004, the quartet's workmanlike reputation has been built on its raucous, give-...
  • TV on the Radio, Cee Lo Green, Black Keys to headline 2011 Virgin Mobile Freefest

    TV on the Radio, Cee Lo Green, Black Keys to headline 2011 Virgin Mobile Freefest
    TV on the Radio, Cee Lo Green, the Black Keys and Patti Smith are among the headliners at this year’s Virgin Mobile FreeFest, which returns to Merriweather Post Pavilion Sept. 10, organizers will announce today. The announcement follows months of...
  • Charlie Wilson spans the R&B generation gap

    Charlie Wilson spans the R&B generation gap
    Charlie Wilson has been alive for 58 years, and has been singing for nearly all of them — first in his church choir and then in the Gap Band, the pioneering funk group he formed at the age of 14 with his brothers Ronnie and Robert. That long,...
  • Who will make a Weezer burger?

    Who will make a Weezer burger?
    We just heard about a Chicago bar that will be serving a Black Sabbath burger in honor of the band's scheduled comeback appearance at this year's Lollapalooza. They're naming it the War Pigs Burger after the 1970s song by that name. The burger, says...
  • Update: Concert news: Foo Fighters to perform in Washington; Lupe Fiasco back to Merriweather

    Update: Concert news: Foo Fighters to perform in Washington; Lupe Fiasco back to Merriweather
    Looks like the Foo Fighters will play the DMV this year after all. It was announced today the band will perform at the Verizon Center in Washington November 11, just a week after Kanye West and Jay-Z perform there on their "Watch the Throne" tour. There...
  • Review: My Morning Jacket at Merriweather Post Pavilion August 12

    Review: My Morning Jacket at Merriweather Post Pavilion August 12
    My Morning Jacket performed Friday at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia. b editor Anne Tallent reviews the show below. "Told me not to smoke drugs, but I wouldn't listen Never thought I'd get caught and wind up in prison" The lyrics of My...
  • VooDoo Blue

    Hometown: Baltimore Current Members: Dan Book, guitar and vocals; Mike Abrian, lead vocals; Justin Posner, drums; and "Clunky" Jacobson, bass. Founded in: 1999 Style: hard rock Influenced by: 311, Guns N' Roses, Led Zeppelin and Nirvana Notable:...
  • Black Keys rise above panic, divorce, popularity

    Black Keys rise above panic, divorce, popularity
    The Black Keys are that rare 21st-century rock band that just keeps ascending. Singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney have been together for more than a decade and have slowly climbed from the dirtiest, dankest of basements and clubs...
  • Benjamin Booker an earth-shaking upstart

    Benjamin Booker an earth-shaking upstart
    Benjamin Booker's self-titled debut album brims with feral blues-punk songs sung in a raw, grainy voice that sounds like it belongs to a 60-year-old soul survivor rather than a fresh-faced, 25-year-old upstart. Only a year ago, Booker was working at a...
  • Review: Spoon gets its groove back

    Review: Spoon gets its groove back
    Some bands’ peak periods last longer than others, and some come later than others. Spoon, which released its first album in 1996, felt like it had reached the height of its powers with 2007’s “Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga,” a taut, bright, hooky...
  • Park District assessing damage from muddy Riot Fest

    Park District assessing damage from muddy Riot Fest
    Riot Fest became a mud fest this year. Just how much damage was done to Humboldt Park, home of the three-day music festival, still was being assessed Monday, according to the Chicago Park District.  But one thing was certain: It was difficult for...