Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza lands in Berlin next month with a wicked lineup – including these three Aussie acts!

August 14, 2019

The world-famous music festival Lollapalooza will be in German shores for the 5th year early next month, September 7th and 8th. While this year’s lineup is largely pop-leaning, you’ll find that the festival still offers little bites for everyone and Australia joins in on the fun, giving Germany a taste of Aus, with Byron Bay’s […]

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Lollapalooza Best of Day Four: #AriPalooza takes over as Ariana Grande wins over Chiacgo

August 6, 2019

Throughout all four days of Lollapalooza, you could tell what the most anticipated show of the weekend was. No, it wasn’t Tenacious D’s or even Shaquille O’Neil’s DJ set… It was the Queen of Lollapalooza 2019, Ariana Grande. It is a very big deal to me that Grande was the Sunday night headliner. There are […]

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Lollapalooza Best of Day 3: Twenty one pilots, Tenacious D, J Balvin, and a car on fire!

August 5, 2019

Saturday was definitely filled with a little something for everyone. If you wanted to see a show with fire, crowd involvement, and crowd surfing, twenty-one pilots were for you. If you wanted to see the first-ever Lollapalooza Latino headliner in J Balvin was where you need to be. Or if you just wanted the greatest […]

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Lollapalooza Best of Day Two: Tame Impala vs Childish Gambino and AJR owns the late night

August 3, 2019

Music festivals can put their attendees in tough spots. Lollapalooza is known for doing this every year. With over 100,000 fans in attendance, festival organizers have to devise plans to scatter the crowd and they do this by booking the biggest names of the festival against each other. Saturday brought two of the hardest decisions […]

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Lollapalooza Best of Day One: The Strokes take on “techno monsters” and reign supreme

August 2, 2019

The 15th edition of Lollapalooza in Chicago kicked off with the greatest weather you could ever ask for. The annual festival which always takes place on the first weekend of August is usually met with scorching sun, torrid temps, and severe threats of dehydration. But this year by the grace of the weather gods it […]

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Five things we’re most looking forward to at Lollapooloza 2019

July 10, 2019

The history of Lollapalooza is one of the richest of all of the North American festivals. Beginning as a traveling festival in 1991 featuring Nine Inch Nails, Ice-T, and of course Jane’s Addiction and manifesting to what it is now an annual festival in Chicago as well as other off branches all over the world. […]

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Interview: The Coronas (Ireland) discuss their Lollapalooza set, their upcoming Australia dates & rising success

August 8, 2018

Irish band The Coronas have been around for over 15 years which has included five different studio albums and many stops around the world. Their latest album, Trust the Wire, reached #1 on the Irish charts and the band has started to receive global acclaim and an ever growing fan base. On Sunday, the band […]

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Interview: Morgxn (Nashville) talks about playing Lollapalooza and supporting Carly Rae Jepsen

August 7, 2018

There is a lot more than sticks out about Nashville singer/songwriter Morgxn than the x in his name. His soaring vocals, chill beats, and dynamic stage presence brings to mind comparisons to Jack Garrett, SOHN and Asgeir. With over 2 million YouTube views of his hit single “Home” Morgxn has quickly become one of the […]

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The best of the best at Lollapalooza 2018: The moments we will never forget

August 7, 2018

2018’s edition of Lollapalooza was very different from the ones that have come before. It was very much a music festival for the days we are in now. The lineup propped itself as a perfect capsule of what music is today with the biggest names in pop music, EDM and the best rock bands of […]

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Lollapalooza Day Four: Jack White closes the festival with Portugal the Man, What So Not, Manchester Orchestra and more

August 6, 2018

Lollapalooza ended just as hot as it began in terms of temperature and excitement. Jack White led the bill competing against three very different options in Odesza, Excision and Playboy Carti. Threats of inclement weather forced some of the acts to begin earlier, but Jack White had his crowd ask God to hold off and […]

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Lollapalooza Day Three: Aussies Tash Sultana, Amy Shark & Vera Blue shine alongside Vampire Weekend and The Weeknd in Chicago

August 5, 2018

On Saturday Lollapalooza forced its festival goers to make their toughest decision yet. It was a choice between two very different type of Weekends or one of the biggest DJs in the world. The Weeknd earned top billing on this years lineup, but it was the long awaited return of Vampire Weekend after a 5 […]

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Lollapalooza Day Two: Post Malone, Bruno Mars, The National, Brockhampton and more highlight Friday’s best

August 4, 2018

The second day of Lollapalooza was jam packed with much variety and some of the hottest names in music today. The three headliners couldn’t have provided more variety and something for everyone. Dillon Francis played the EDM main stage Perry’s, while Bruno Mars and National played the main stages on the North and Souh ends […]

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Review & Photos: Tank and the Bangas shine at their Lollapalooza Aftershow – Thalia Hall, Chicago

August 4, 2018

Lollapalooza aftershows can be tough tasks. Spending 10 hours in the hot sun if Grant Park can be exhausting and quite taxing. So then to turn around go across town and strap in for another 2 and a half hours of music can be quite the challenge. Luckily, Tank and the Bangas played a set Friday […]

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Lollapalooza Day One: CHVRCHES, Travis Scott, Khalid, Arctic Monkeys & all the highlights from Grant Park, Chicago

August 3, 2018

The 2018 edition of Lollapalooza kicked off Thursday in Chicago’s Grant Park with a jam packed lineup of today’s current pop sensations. Lollapalooza this year seems geared to the new wave of artists and not so much the big names of yesteryear, The Weeknd is slated as the first name on the bill this year, […]

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Splendour Interview: James Bay (UK) on Buddy Guy, Abbey Road and finding the space to write

July 25, 2018

It’s been a while between visits for acclaimed British singer/songwriter James Bay, but this week he’s been touring the country off the back of his second full length Electric Light. One of these performances was at Splendour in the Grass, and just before he hit the stage, I sat down with the enigmatic artist to […]

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Lollapalooza 2018 will bring some of Australia’s strongest talent to Chicago in August

June 13, 2018

The 2018 edition of Lollapalooza was just announced and the lineup is riddled with big names and massive headliners. From possibly the biggest pop stars of today, to the most iconic rockers of this generation, the Chicago four day music festival will have something for everyone and especially a great Australian presence. Bruno Mars, Jack […]

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The Best on Ground at Lollapalooza 2017!

August 9, 2017

Lollapalooza has been around for more than 25 years. In that time the festival and music has evolved so much, going from a traveling festival with mostly rock bands to a stationed four day festival hosting genres and bands from all over the spectrum. A week ago 100 thousand people from all over the world […]

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Arcade Fire ensure Lollapalooza’s final night ends not with a whimper, but a vibrant bang

August 7, 2017

Lolla wound down Sunday with a heavy hitting lineup that spanned all major genres. Arcade Fire played the main stage against Justice, Rae Sremmurd and Zeds Dead. The headliners perfectly captured the massive variety that helped close out one of the biggest festivals in the world. ARCADE FIRE Chicago marked their first official stop on […]

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Glass Animals prove festival highlight while Chance the Rapper celebrates in his hometown on Lollapalooza Saturday

August 6, 2017

Much warmer temperatures and clearer skies awaited the hundred plus thousand people that attended day three of Lollapalooza. Day One was filled with pouring rain and a thunderstorm that cut the day short and Day Two had a little rain but cold temperatures and almost no sun. So Day Three was just what the crowd […]

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The Killers & Run The Jewels make Day Two of Lollapalooza one to remember

August 5, 2017

Day Two of Lollapalooza was much dryer, longer and drama-free than its first day, which saw artists storm off stage early, torrential down pours and an evacuation that cut the headliners sets to less than 15 minutes. Friday’s headliners had a very nostalgic 2000s kind of feel as The Killers and Blink 182 played the two […]

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Lollapalooza succumbs to heavy rain and winds as Lorde, Muse and Liam Gallagher cut sets short in Chicago

August 4, 2017

The 13th edition of Lollapalooza kicked off with a bang Thursday night before ending on a slight sour note. Over 100 thousand people braved the rain and cold temperatures to catch the many highlights of Thursday. The day was filled with great sets and the threat of major storms almost held off until after the […]

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Six unmissable performances set to come out of Lollapalooza 2017

August 1, 2017

The biggest names in rock, hip-hop, pop and more will take over Grant Park for the 13th edition of Lollapalooza in Chicago next weekend. The four-day festival is headlined by Chance the Rapper, Arcade Fire, The Killers and Muse, but that is just the start of the packed lineup. Australia and New Zealand will have a […]

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Vance Joy & Alison Wonderland to join Arcade Fire, Muse and The Killers at Lollapalooza in August

March 22, 2017

Lollapalooza has come on through this year, as the line up for the festival’s flagship event in Chicago has finally made its way online. The three dayer is set for August 3rd – 6th at Grant Park and will be headlined by Muse, Arcade Fire, Chance The Rapper and The Killers, while the rest of the festival is coming packing some […]

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The Best On Ground at the 25th Anniversary of Lollapalooza!

August 6, 2016

The 2016 edition of Lollapalooza was the biggest Lolla of all time. This is indisputable, due to the fact it expanded from three to four days for the first time. This change was meant to celebrate 25 years since the first Lollapalooza. The increase in days and bands allowed for more opportunities for fans to […]

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Flume, LCD Soundsystem and more help close out the 25th year of Lollapalooza in Chicago

August 1, 2016

Lollapalooza closed outs its 25th year celebration in big time fashion Sunday night. Sunday night lacked the giant headliners that Friday and Saturday had but had plenty of star power and variety to close out in perfect fashion. LCD Soundsystem and Elle Goulding had the honors of closing out the two main stages. The two […]

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Festival Review: Thursday & Friday at Lollapalooza – Grant Park, Chicago (28.07.16 & 29.07.16)

July 31, 2016

In 1991, Perry Farrell had an idea to create something no one had tried before. 25 years later, Lollapalooza has been perhaps one of the most influential things ever to happen to live music. Over 160,000 people flock to Grant Park in Chicago to catch singers and bands from all over the world spanning every […]

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The 25th Lollapalooza hits its stride on Day Three with Jane’s Addiction and the Red Hot Chili Peppers

July 31, 2016

Lollapalooza in Chicago hit its stride on its third day with just about everything anyone could want. The festival, known for its eclectic line-up, provided something for everyone with its Saturday night headliners and all the acts absolutely crushed it. The excitement from Saturday didn’t just include the headliners as the entire day was stocked full of […]

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Our picks for Lollapalooza 2016 (and which Aussies to watch out for)!

July 29, 2016

Lollapalooza is underway at Grant Park in beautiful Chicago this weekend, with a huge line up of performers locked in for the next three days and nights of inner city live music. We love being out there, soaking up the atmosphere and seeing what surprises pop up at the official festival after-shows, not to mention […]

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A culinary adventure through the Summer Festivals of North America: Part Four – Lollapalooza (Chicago, USA)

July 26, 2016

As we continue our culinary tour around North America, we come to Chicago, Illinois in the USA for their annual Lollapalooza, an iconic festival that, this year, celebrates its 25th anniversary over a mammoth four day event. As they are about to kick off the event for 2016, we’ll take you back to the event […]

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Travel Diary: Sydney duo Angus and Julia Stone explore Chicago and Lollapalooza

May 10, 2016

While on tour for Lollapalooza, Angus and Julia Stone recorded their adventures for us with an exclusive tour diary. We follow the musical duo as they travel around Chicago and play at the iconic festival. During their visit, they explored the many film locations of The Blues Brothers and talked about how influential the film […]

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