Topic: Lollapalooza

Attention Music Lovers: The Offical Lollapalooza Line-Up And Schedule Is Now Online

Attention Music Lovers: The Offical Lollapalooza Line-Up And Schedule Is Now Online

Guess the music gods helped create Lollapalooza’s line-up for this summer because it’s jam-packed with all different kinds of great music.  I was lucky enough to attend the music festival last year and it was fricken’ awesome!  Not only did I love being able to make “Abe Froman: Sausage King of Chicago” jokes, but thanks to Cage The Elephants, “Shake Me Down”, I experienced a moment I will never forget. More »

The Lollapalooza 2012 Line-Up Is So Safe It’s Essentially Hater-Proof

The Lollapalooza 2012 Line-Up Is So Safe It's Essentially Hater-Proof

What do you think of when you hear the word “Lollapalooza”? If you’re anything like me, you think of cheesy alt-rock bands from the ’90s trying to stay relevant by inviting a Starbucks compilation’s worth of safe, popular, “major indie” (mindie?) bands to open for them. The 2012 line-up came out today, and while this may hold partially true, a closer examination of the list shows the wisdom of making such safe choices: there’s nothing too bad anyone can say about them, other than the fact that they’re safe. More »