| Aug 13, 2012
| 4:24 PM
The guitarist of alt-rock band Jane’s Addiction angrily took to social media on Monday to criticize Musikfest’s response to the band’s lightning-shortened show, saying the festival is wrongly blaming the band and refusing to make it up...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 4:24 AM
Alternative rockers Jane’s Addiction was forced from Musikfest’s main Steel Stage after just 33 minutes Thursday by a lightning storm that blew through the festival, and officials said no refunds will be given. Jane's Addiction Perry Farrell...
| Apr 27, 2011
Dean spent some time Tuesday afternoon with Lollapalooza founder, 'Jane's Addiction''s, Perry Farrell.
Perry was in town for "Galapalooza", a preview party fundraiser for the Parkways Foundation, a partner of the Chicago Park District for which...
| Nov 10, 2011
"Mickey, make me a combo, will ya?" yells Coney Dog owner Mike Binder at a grill cook from his table midway across his bustling West Hollywood restaurant. Then he flashes a broad grin. "I've been waiting my whole life to have a restaurant, just so I could...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 7:48 AM
It’s May 13, a good two months out from the kickoff of this year’s Gathering of the Vibes, at around 11 a.m. I’m on hold, waiting for Ken Hays, head Vibesman, to come to the phone, and the call-waiting music, naturally, is from a live...
| Aug 4, 2011
Hundreds of thousands will converge on Grant Park once again this year for Lollapalooza!
The three-day music festival starts Friday, August 5th and runs thru Sunday, August 7th.
The annual music festival on the lakefront celebrates its 20th anniversary....
| Aug 10, 2011
| 1:28 PM
What a week! Obama's bash, Lost souls at The Cell, and the lunacy at Lolla!...
Barack's 'Brawl Room' Blitz!
Just how hot was it at the 50th birthday bash for President Obama last week at The Aragon "Brawl Room"? Well, for starters, it was soooo hot...my...
| Mar 15, 2012
A new agreement between Chicago Park District board and Lollapalooza's promoters, C3, will keep the music festival in Grant Park through at least 2021 with the requirement that C3 pays millions of dollars in annual city and county amusement taxes and...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 1:31 PM
The Bears Looking for a "Sod-mother"...
The controversy surrounding the slippery sod at Soldier Field isn't on solid footing behind the scenes. As Bears' and Chicago Park District bigwigs bicker about how best to maintain the field, my football feelers...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 10:34 AM
The Lolla lineup is set to be officially released in less than 48 hours, but an allegedly leaked internal memo may have already spelled it out.
The poorly photo copied picture making its rounds confirms most of the acts that have been hinted on the...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 6:36 PM
Before Zach Gilford and his fiancee, Kiele Sanchez, went to check out the gift suites in the Hard Rock Hotel on Saturday, the self-deprecating “Friday Night Lights” star and Evanston native, who is currently filming Fox's “The Mob...
| Apr 28, 2007
For Los Angeles bands, Coachella is almost a hometown gig, despite its distance in miles and mind-set from the city. During the Silversun Pickups' performance on the main stage Friday afternoon, singer Brian Aubert told the crowd that the band has been on...