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Car Seat Headrest Played One Of The Best Sets At Lollapalooza 2017

Teens Of Denial, Car Seat Headrest's breakthrough album from last year, was a minor miracle. It was built on music that had plenty of retro…
Ryan Leas | August 7, 2017 - 12:22 pm


Lollapalooza Ups The Festival Merch Game

Last year's 25th anniversary Lollapalooza was overall pretty solid. I saw Radiohead, and Malia Obama, and got a contact high at Flatbush Zombies. The annual…
Scott Lapatine | August 3, 2017 - 9:36 am


6 Storied Sets From 25 Years Of Lollapalooza

When Perry Farrell reinvented the rock roadshow with his underground-friendly Lollapalooza 25 years ago this month, he was trying to amp up the appeal of…
Scott Lapatine | July 29, 2016 - 12:53 pm

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Vampire Weekend Debut New Music At Lollapalooza Aftershow

It's been a long time since we heard from Vampire Weekend, but the band has been hard at work on album number four, their first…
Tom Breihan | August 6, 2018 - 8:54 am

Vampire Weekend Bring Memes, LP4 News To Lollapalooza

Vampire Weekend opened their Lollapalooza set last night playing one of their first, iconic hits "A-Punk." Three times in a row. As the near-ubiquitous first…
Julia Gray | August 5, 2018 - 1:02 pm

Livestream Lollapalooza 2018

Lollapalooza is hitting Chicago this weekend with four days of music and no backpacks. If you're not there in person, that doesn't mean that you'll…
Peter Helman | August 2, 2018 - 7:00 pm

No Backpacks Allowed At Lollapalooza This Year

Lollapalooza 2018 kicks off in Chicago's Grant Park today. Please don't bring a backpack. As part of a new set of security restrictions going into…
Peter Helman | August 2, 2018 - 4:15 pm

Carly Rae Jepsen Replacing Jessie Ware At Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza is still happening in Chicago later this year, as it always does, but the festival has just announced a lineup change that seems worth…
James Rettig | May 21, 2018 - 1:23 pm

How Sign Language Interpreters Prepare For Festival Performances

Ever since American Sign Language interpreter Amber Galloway Gallego went viral after signing Kendrick Lamar’s Lollapalooza set in 2013, more attention has been paid to…
Lyndsey Havens / Billboard | May 4, 2018 - 2:27 pm

Lana Del Rey Says Radiohead Lawsuit Is Over

Lana Del Rey's legal issues with Radiohead have always been a little bit mysterious. Earlier this year, on Twitter, Del Rey claimed that Radiohead were
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2018 - 8:55 am

Lollapalooza 2018 Lineup

Lollapalooza has announced its 2018 lineup, topped by the Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Jack White, and Arctic Monkeys. The fest will once again last four days…
Chris DeVille | March 21, 2018 - 11:16 am

Lollapalooza Argentina Cancels Final Day Due To Weather

Lollapalooza Argentina's third and final day has been cancelled due to severe overnight weather containing heavy storms, lightning, and winds. Today was set to feature…
Peter Helman | March 18, 2018 - 1:01 pm

Las Vegas Gunman Originally Booked Rooms Overlooking Lollapalooza, Life Is Beautiful

On Sunday night, an absolute piece of human shit named Stephen Paddock murdered 59 people and injured hundreds more at Route 91 Harvest, a country…
Tom Breihan | October 5, 2017 - 9:23 am

Watch Charli XCX Cover Spice Girls With Halsey At Lollapalooza

Charli XCX is heading out on tour with Halsey next month, and during her set at Lollapalooza today, after asking the crowd if they liked…
Peter Helman | August 6, 2017 - 5:34 pm

Watch Whitney Perform With Joey Purp At Lollapalooza

Chicago rolls deep. Supremely chill Chicago rockers played Lollapalooza at Grant Park yesterday, and they brought a friend along. Joey Purp, one of the leading…
Peter Helman | August 5, 2017 - 5:05 pm

Lollapalooza Evacuated Due To Weather, Lorde Cut Short

Looks like Liam Gallagher had the right idea. Lollapalooza has cancelled the remainder of tonight's performances, including Lorde's headlining set, due to an approaching storm,…
Peter Helman | August 3, 2017 - 11:31 pm

Liam Gallagher Walks Offstage After Only 20-Minute Set At Lollapalooza

Despite the short sprinkle of raindrops in the morning, day one of Lollapalooza was going smoothly -- at least, until Liam Gallagher took the stage.
Lyndsey Havens & Katie Atkinson / Billboard | August 3, 2017 - 6:48 pm
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