March 25, 2014 |
***= Recommended shows On sale 10 a.m. Wednesday Lollapalooza, Friday, Aug. 1, Saturday, Aug. 2, Sunday, Aug. 3 (one-day passes $100; three-day passes sold out) at Grant Park. On sale 10 a.m. Friday Gabrielle Aplin, Tuesday, May 13 ($15, 18+) at Schubas. Dark Star Orchestra, Friday, June 27 ($25, 18+) at Park West. Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration featuring Warren Haynes, Tuesday, May 20 ($38.50-$103.50, all ages) at Chicago Theatre. M.I.A., A$AP Ferg, Thursday, May 1 ($35, 18+)
March 25, 2014 |
UPDATE : At 11:12 a.m., Lollapalooza tweeted that all three-day general admission tickets were sold out. Only one-day passes, which go on sale Wednesday at 10 a.m., remain. UPDATE : At 10:13 a.m., Lollapalooza announced that all early bird passes were sold out. UPDATE : Lollapalooza's website reportedly crashed seveal times after the 10 a.m. launch, limiting timely access to purchase tickets. Lollapalooza three-day passes...
March 5, 2014 |
Brace yourselves: Spring is coming--and with it, the annual speculation on when the cheap Lollapalooza tickets will sell out. On Wednesday, the @Lollapalooza Twitter handle appeared to come out of hibernation, tweeting much more rapidly than it has in the past few months. The account appears to be taking a page from the @RiotFest strategy, tweeting and retweeting users speculating on lineups, announcements and of course, when the "secret sale" for three-day early bird tickets will go live. From a tweet Wednesday from @Lollapalooza: ". ...
January 14, 2014 |
Now that we know legendary duo Outkast will play at 40-plus festivals this spring and summer, we can reasonably guess that the likelihood we'll be seeing Lucious Left Foot and 3 Stacks in Chicago is high. Now, the only pertinent question that matters at this point is: Will Andre 3000 and Big Boi play Lollapalooza or Pitchfork? Both have their appeal, but let's break down the good and bad of both fests: AUDIENCE When it comes to audience, Pitchfork definitely is a more appealing option to catch a 'Kast show.
August 14, 2013 |
The cost to repair the fields at Grant Park after Lollapalooza is estimated at $210,000 to $220,000, a Chicago Park District official said Wednesday. Festival promoter C3 Presents is responsible for paying the bill. Work on the park including mulch removal and soil replacement started two days after the three-day fest ended on Aug. 4, said Adam Schwerner, director of cultural and natural resources. The park is open and the landscape restoration is expected to be completed by Friday.
August 5, 2013 |
Tired after Lolla? At least you didn't spend the night in jail. Among Lollapalooza's Sunday attendees: a handful of undercover police officers, at least nine fest-goers who got caught buying or selling drugs, and a lot of tie-dyed clothes that made their way to the Cook County Criminal Courthouse by Monday afternoon. The cast of alleged drug-offenders was diverse, according to court records. There was the 17-year-old high school student from the North Side, who officers caught with a mix of marijuana joints, Ecstasy pills, and LSD tablets wrapped in foil; the...