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Major Lazer's Lollapalooza Set Marred By Power Outage

Diplo's electronic trio was among the top draws at the Chicago, Illinois event over the weekend (29-31Jul16), but its loud Friday night set reportedly blew the generators, causing Major Lazer's light show and...

Perry Farrell Moving On From Lollapalooza With New Music Project

The Jane's Addiction frontman co-founded the festival in 1991 as a relatively small celebration of alternative, indie and rock music. But it has since expanded into an epic four-day event in Chicago, Illinois...

Skepta Pulls Out Of Lollapalooza Due To Visa Issues

The rapper/producer, real name Joseph Junior Adenuga, was due to perform at the Grant Park site in Chicago, Illinois on 29 July (16) as part of the four-day music event, which runs from...

Noel Gallagher Cancels First New Zealand Gig In Twenty Years

The former Oasis man was due to play at the ASB Theatre in Auckland on Thursday (24Mar16) but had to cancel the show after stormy weather meant his band's gear was delayed on a flight...

Red Hot Chili Peppers And Radiohead Top Lollapalooza Line-up

The artists are headlining a very special edition of the rock event, which will run for four days rather than three to mark its 25th anniversary. Other acts performing at the rock extravaganza,...

Travis Scott Pleads Guilty To Stage Invasion Charge

The hip-hop star's set at Lollapalooza in Chicago, Illinois was shut down after only five minutes when he encouraged the audience to climb over the barricades and push past security guards to join...

Lollapalooza Festival Evacuated Due To Storms

The crowd was waiting for the British singer to take to the main stage in Chicago, Illinois at round 2.30pm local time when festival organisers announced the evacuation in anticipation of a severe...

Rapper Travi$ Scott's Lollapalooza Set Shut Down

After arriving on stage at the festival in Chicago, Illinois 30 minutes late, Scott opened with his track Quintana before allegedly telling the crowd to push past security officials and climb over barricades....

Rapper Travis Scott Arrested After Encouraging Lollapalooza Stage Invasion

Travis Scott’s Lollapalooza set lasted all of five minutes on Saturday after it was shut down when the rapper told fans to jump the barricades and join him on stage. The long-running three day festival...

Muse Lead Lollapalooza 2015 Line-up For The Berlin Premiere

The final line-up announcements have been made for Lollapalooza 2015 in Berlin, with festival regulars Muse topping the bill and marking their fourth appearance at the legendary festival which takes place in September this year.This...

Perry Farrell: 'I Didn't Want Metallica Headlining Lollapalooza In 1996'

James Hetfield and his bandmates return to headline Lollapalooza this year (15), and Farrell admits they'll have a much warmer welcome - because he has grown to like the band and its music....

Paul Mccartney To Headline Lollapalooza

The weekend event in Grant Park will also feature sets from Alt-J, Sam Smith, The Weeknd, Alabama Shakes, The War On Drugs, FKA Twigs and Father John Misty, among others. The line-up...

Paul Mccartney, Metallica And Florence And The Machine Lead Lollapalooza 2015 Line-up

Paul McCartney and Metallica have been announced as the headliners for this year's Lollapalooza Festival, taking place at Chicago's Grant Park on July 31st through to August 2nd. The legendary Beatle’s heading slot marks his...

Lollapalooza 2015 Makes European Debut In Berlin!

Lollapalooza is set to make its European debut as the festival lands in Berlin in the latest expansion scheme. Known for its events in South America and Chicago, it will be a completely different change...

Lollapalooza Afterparty Marred By Shooting

An unofficial Lollapalooza afterparty attended by rapper Nas ended in tragedy with one man killed and another injured in a shooting in the early hours of Sunday morning (03Aug14).The incident reportedly occurred outside the Bodi...

Vic Mensa Almost Died Sneaking Into Lollapalooza

American rapper Vic Mensa has told how he had a near-fatal accident attempting to sneak into the Lollapalooza music festival.Mensa performed at the event on Saturday (02Aug14) in the hip-hop star's hometown of Chicago, Illinois,...

Singer And Producer Dev Hynes Allegedly Assaulted By Security At Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza saw a minor scandal this year, when Blood Orange singer-producer Devonte "Dev" Hynes came out with the claim that he had been assaulted by security guards at the festival on Friday evening. On Saturday,...

20 Years After Cobain's Death, The Nirvana Legacy Lives On In Tributes Across The World

Saturday night marked the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain’s death. The Nirvana frontman commited suicide on April 5, 1994. Predictably, Nirvana tributes were abundant over the weekend. In Sao Paolo, Brazil Muse managed to do...

Lollapalooza Line-up 2014: Your Guide To The 3 Day Extravanganza

Lollapalooza has sold out of three-day general tickets. Got that? No more tickets. Which is a shame, considering that one hell of a line-up has just been announced including Eminem, Kings of Leon and Outkast....

Lollapalooza Festival To Welcome Kings Of Leon, Eminem, Arctic Monkeys And Outkast

Eminem, OutKast, Kings Of Leon and Skrillex have been officially announced as the headliners for this year’s Lollapalooza festival. The festival will take place over the August 1-3 weekend at its home of Chicago’s Grant...

“This Is Something Different” - Phoenix Close Lollapalooza 2013 In Style

As Thomas Mars – the lead singer of Phoenix – explained, "Usually on Sunday night people are really tired.” He was talking about festivals, and he was right, bit he and his band had something...

The Cure Close Lollapalooza

Veteran rockers The Cure closed out the Lollapalooza festival on Sunday night (04Aug13) by playing through their curfew.The band took to the stage on the final night of the music event in Chicago, Illinois following...

The Postal Service Split For Good After Lollapalooza

Cult electro rockers The Postal Service have split for good following their show at the Lollapalooza music festival over the weekend (03-04Aug13).The band reunited earlier this year (13) following an extended hiatus for a tour...

Lollapalooza Packs Up For Another Year: What Did Day 3 Bring?

"If they pull the plug on this song, you'll have to keep on singing," ordered The Cure's Robert Smith, preparing to play 'Boys Don't Cry' at the end of an ecstatically-received, hit-filled set. The British...

Death Grips Axe Lollapalooza Set

Rappers Death Grips pulled out of their headline set at the Lollapalooza festival on Saturday (03Aug13) just hours after fans wrecked their equipment following a cancelled gig.The band was booked to perform a small show...

Haim Star's Bra Thrill At Lollapalooza

Haim rocker ALANA Haim beamed with delight during the band's set at the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday (03Aug13) when a fan threw a bra at her.The keyboardist took to the stage with...

Lollapalooza 2013: The Best New Bands Worth Checking Out

You, being a seasoned festival-goer, will know that it’s Lollapalooza 2013 in Chicago’s Grant Park this weekend (August 2 – 4, 2013), which promises to play host to some of the biggest acts in the...

Lollapalooza 2013: The Key Bands That You Cannot Afford To Miss

Most of us are still cradling our weary heads from the Pitchfork Music Festival, but it's time to dust ourselves down, pull on our favorite band t-shirts and head to Chicago for one of America's...

Lollapalooza 2013 To Be Equipped For All Weathers For Another Memorable Weekend

Get ready for a magnificent time as Chicago brings you another rollicking year of Lollapalooza with a legendary line-up of mixed genre music from The Cure to Mumford & Sons.Since it's revival in 2003, Lollapalooza...

Florence Welch Cries All The Time On Tour

Florence Welch cries all the time while she is touring.The Florence + The Machine singer admitted that her demanding schedule can often leave her feeling tired and emotional.She said: ''I think we've been on tour...

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