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Lollapalooza 2012

Lolla's Grant Park Cleanup Cost $350K, Took Over A Month

Posted 09.12.2012 | Chicago

Over a month after the 2012 Lollapalooza music festival, the restoration of Chicago's "front yard," Grant Park, is finally complete. The price tag--su...

Stephen Patterson and Alex Even of White Rabbits Talk Lollapalooza, Beyoncé and Chicago

Lauren Drell | Posted 10.17.2012 | Chicago
Lauren Drell

If you caught hyped indie darlings White Rabbits at Lollapalooza last Sunday afternoon, you know that the band has the capability, much like good magicians do, of reaching into its bag of tricks to capture the attention of the crowd.

Lolla's Grant Park Cleanup Tab Just A Tad Less Than Last Year

Posted 08.15.2012 | Chicago

As the process of cleaning up the city's Grant Park post-Lollapalooza has begun, landscaping crews will face a much lighter task than last year's $1 m...

Windy City Street Style: Lollapalooza 2012 (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 10.09.2012 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

This year's Lolla-goers had a lot to deal with -- braving the heat, thunderstorms, and mud pits. Lucky for me, many a concertgoer still knew how to bring their style to the tumultuous Chicago weekend weather.

Jane's Addiction Plays Steamy Set at Intimate Lolla Aftershow

Lauren Drell | Posted 10.08.2012 | Chicago
Lauren Drell

Shortly after 12:10 a.m. on Sunday morning, Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell lead a heat-soaked and sweat-drenched crowd on a 75-minute-long journey that rivaled any act across the stages at Chicago's Grant Park.

Man Allegedly Socks Little Girl In Stomach For Lollapalooza Beach Ball

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 08.09.2012 | College

At Woodstock, a young child was rumored to have been born amid a sea of people praising peace and love. At this year's Lollapalooza, a young child was...

Lollapalooza 2012 Parties (PHOTOS)

Justin Barbin | Posted 10.08.2012 | Chicago
Justin Barbin

From over-indulging on concerts all day to meeting photo deadlines in the wee hours of dawn, there was little room left to party during Lollapalooza weekend. However, I did manage to hit up a few major gatherings.

Lollapalooza Guest Injured After Fence-Jumpers 'Bent Her In Half'

Posted 08.07.2012 | Chicago

An Elgin, Ill. woman went to the emergency room with injuries she says were caused by Lollapalooza gate-crashers who landed on her while jumping over ...

WATCH: Storm Overtakes Downtown Chicago In Time-Lapse Video

Posted 08.06.2012 | Chicago

It turned out that the most dramatic, humbling experience of the massive Lollapalooza music festival had nothing to do with what transpired on stage o...

PHOTOS: Jack White, Florence, Sigur Ros & More Headline Lollapalooza's Finale

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 08.07.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's highest-profile music festival ended with a bang Sunday, a day which saw far more agreeable weather than the festival's stormy, rainy second...

PHOTOS: Red Hot Chili Peppers & More Soldier On After Lolla Evacuation

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 08.05.2012 | Chicago

On the second day of the 2012 Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago, the weather went from a sweaty annoyance to a party crasher as severe storms led...

Lollapalooza Suffers Major Setback

AP | Posted 10.04.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- A powerful thunderstorm rumbled into downtown Chicago on Saturday, forcing organizers to suspend the Lollapalooza music festival for more t...

PHOTOS: Sabbath, M83, Metric & More Impress At Lollapalooza

The Huffington Post | Joe Erbentraut | Posted 08.04.2012 | Chicago

As is the case with any outdoor music festival -- or anything else held in the city of Chicago -- sometimes the actual meat of any particular goings-o...

Our Guide To Lollapalooza -- The Music, Food, Parties & More

Posted 08.03.2012 | Chicago

The 2012 Lollapalooza music festival kicked off on a hot Friday in Chicago's Grant Park. The three-day mega-fest features a packed lineup of more t...

City's More Lenient Pot Law Goes Into Effect During Lollapalooza

Posted 08.03.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's biggest summer music festival hits Grant Park this weekend, and over the years it has developed a reputation for bringing a distinctly skunk...

The Big Change Coming To Lollapalooza: EDM

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 08.03.2012 | Entertainment

CHICAGO -- Get ready to dance, Lollapalooza fans. This year's three-day, sold-out mega-festival that starts Friday on Chicago's lakefront will have w...

PHOTOS: Lollapalooza Parties, DJ Sets, Aftershows & More

Posted 08.02.2012 | Chicago

The advent of August can mean only one thing for music fans in and near Chicago. No, this has nothing to do with National Brownies At Brunch Month....

Which Summer Music Festival Is The Best Deal?

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.27.2012 | Entertainment

With concert and festival ticket prices rising every year, it can be hard to know what's worth plunking down a few hundred dollars on. Enter our frien...

Live & Dangerous: Lollapalooza 2012

Jeff Pollack | Posted 09.12.2012 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

The weekend of August 3rd will mark the 16th Lollapalooza festival in Grant Park in Chicago (not counting the cancelled 2004 festival). If you're a mu...

Lollapalooza Schedule, Chow Town Lineup, Aftershows Unveiled

Posted 06.12.2012 | Chicago

Lollapalooza on Tuesday unveiled not only their daily set-by-set schedules and Chow Town food vendor lineup, the same day Chicago music fans who misse...

Lollapalooza Now Completely Sold Out Save Pricey Packages

Posted 05.29.2012 | Chicago

Following the previous news that its three-day and Saturday passes were already completely scooped up, it should come as no surprise that, as of this ...

Lollapalooza Sells Out Of Saturday Day Passes

Posted 05.02.2012 | Chicago

To the ticketless: we hope you like Friday and Sunday's Lollapalooza lineup. The three-day August music festival has sold out of Saturday day passe...

Lollapalooza 3-Day Passes Sell Out, Single Days Still Available

Posted 04.18.2012 | Chicago

With the festival's lineup finally announced, the remaining holdouts snapped up the last few $230 three-day passes to Lollapalooza this week. Singl...

LISTEN: A 2012 Lollapalooza Preview

Posted 04.11.2012 | Chicago

After months of rumors, leaks, fake leaks and teasers, Lollapalooza organizers finally released the 2012 festival lineup Tuesday. Headliners inclu...

WATCH: Black Sabbath, Red Hot Chili Peppers Likely Headlining Lollapalooza

Posted 04.09.2012 | Chicago

After more than a week of Lollapalooza headliner teases in CTA and online advertisements, a memo that allegedly reveals the entire Lollapalooza 2012 l...