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Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza
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  • Lollapalooza: Lorde rules day one

    Lollapalooza: Lorde rules day one
    Reports from Friday, day one at Lollapalooza in Grant Park, from Greg Kot (GK),Bob Gendron (BG) and Kevin Williams (KW): 11:47 a.m.: Even at this early hour, entrance lines stretch longer than in years past due in part to noticeably more thorough bag-...
  • At Lollapalooza, music vs. video: Guess who won?

    At Lollapalooza, music vs. video: Guess who won?
    For various kid-related reasons, this was my fourth Lollapalooza. Therefore it was my fourth reminder that concert-going at the annual, blobby yet extraordinarily slick Grant Park event (even the mud Sunday looked like the work of an army of fastidious...
  • Hinsdale teens to perform at Lollapalooza

    Hinsdale teens to perform at Lollapalooza
    Next stop is Lollapalooza for two Hinsdale teens who will perform at the acclaimed musical festival in Chicago. Meghan Callahan, 18, and Paden Guido, 17, were both recently chosen to go on the road performing at local clubs for a week until they end...
  • Lollapalooza: Outkast closes day two

    Lollapalooza: Outkast closes day two
    Reports from Saturday, day two at Lollapalooza in Grant Park, from Greg Kot (GK), Bob Gendron (BG) and Kevin Williams (KW): 11:31 a.m.: Blood Orange's Dev Hynes posted several tweets after his Lollapalooza set Friday saying that he and his girlfriend...
  • Lollapalooza: Final day brings rain and Chance the Rapper

    Lollapalooza: Final day brings rain and Chance the Rapper
    Reports from Sunday, day three at Lollapalooza in Grant Park, from Greg Kot (GK),Bob Gendron (BG) and Kevin Williams (KW): 12:19 p.m.: It's never easy to be the day's opening act. For Oyinda, the performance takes on even greater significance. The...
  • Sober Side tent a haven from Lolla's temptations

    Sober Side tent a haven from Lolla's temptations
    On Friday afternoon, while a steady rain fell on Lollapalooza in Grant Park, Patrick Whelan watched warily as a handful of teenagers and 20-somethings ran for shelter beneath the nearby trees. There, waiting for the storm to pass, they drank beer and...
  • Review: Oldies and newbies at Lollapalooza 2014

    Review: Oldies and newbies at Lollapalooza 2014
    Nostalgia tried to crash the big weekend party in Grant Park. Five of the six headliners had played Lollapalooza before, and two of the most anticipated sets were by hip-hop artists — Eminem and OutKast — whose greatest hits are a decade old...
  • Don't care about music? You are not alone

    Don't care about music? You are not alone
    They are an elusive breed. Seemingly closer to myth than reality, a whisper heard in passing, a thought quickly discarded. When I told Anne Walters Robertson, chair of the Department of Music at the University of Chicago, about them, she replied,...
  • Fusion Documentary to Show 'Simpsons' Co-Creator's Battle With Terminal Cancer

    Fusion has partnered with "The Simpsons" co-creator Sam Simon for a documentary project that will follow the writer-producer in his final months as he both battles against cancer and fights for animal rights. Simon, a winner of nine Emmys as well as a...
  • Sighting: Drake dines and DJs at Chicago Cut

    Sighting: Drake dines and DJs at Chicago Cut
    Drake’s dinner at Chicago Cut Steakhouse in the early hours of Monday was apparently BYODJ. The rapper/singer brought a laptop and speakers to the restaurant and DJed during his dinner with around 20 friends, according to Chicago Cut managing...
  • Repairs to Grant Park after Lollapalooza could cost $266,000

    Repairs to Grant Park after Lollapalooza could cost $266,000
    More than a week after music fans rocked out at Lollapalooza, two mud-slopped fields in Grant Park remained closed to the public for the repair work that is set to begin Wednesday. The price tag for the post-fest repairs is estimated at $266,000, the...
  • Lollapalooza hangover: Damage to park worse than last year, organizers say

    Lollapalooza hangover: Damage to park worse than last year, organizers say
    Grant Park had a serious hangover from Lollapalooza -- but it's been worse. Rain pounded music fans who danced in the muddy pits of Grant Park on Sunday, leaving the fields in worse shape than last year, organizers said. "Due to heavy rains on Sunday,...