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Lollapalooza 2010

Three day music festival in downtown Chicago.

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  • Aug 12, 2010
I had a great time at Lollapalooza. My favorite shows included Yeasayer and Frightened Rabbit. Bring sunblock and it's always worth it to try and sneak your own wine in:)
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review by . August 11, 2010
posted in Windy City Secrets
   Imagine a three day outdoor concert/dance party with 250,000 of your closest friends in the middle of downtown Chicago. Sound awesome? Welcome to Lollapalooza! I was lucky enough to participate in all three days of the event starting last Friday, August 6 through Sunday, August 8th. It was sweltering and crowded, but the lineup was amazing and the location could not be beat. Here’s a summary of the bands I saw and the ones that truly made an impression:      …
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Lollapalooza is an annual music festival featuring heavy metal, alternative rock, hip hop, and punk rock bands, dance and comedy performances, and craft  booths. It has also provided a platform for non-profit and political groups. Lollapalooza has featured a diverse range of bands and has helped expose and popularize alternative rock groups such as Pearl Jam, Primus, Rage Against the Machine, Nine Inch Nails, Jane's Addiction, Soundgarden, The Smashing Pumpkins, Alice in Chains, Tool, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Hole, 30 Seconds to Mars, The Strokes, and Green Day.

Location: Grant Park, Chicago

Dates: August 6, 2010 – August 8, 2010

(Artists listed from earliest to latest set times)

Parkways Foundation
Friday: Balkan Beat Box, Raphael Saadiq, Devo, Hot Chip, Lady Gaga
Saturday: Rebelution, Blues Traveler, Gogol Bordello, Social Distortion, Green Day
Sunday: Nneka, The Cribs, X Japan, Wolfmother, Soundgarden

Budweiser Stage
Friday: Wavves, Mavis Staples, The New Pornographers, The Black Keys, The Strokes
Saturday: The Soft Pack, Stars, Grizzly Bear, Spoon, Phoenix
Sunday: The Antlers, Blitzen Trapper, Yeasayer, MGMT, Arcade Fire

Playstation Stage
Friday: B.o.B, Los Amigos Invisibles, Drive-By Truckers, Dirty Projectors, Jimmy Cliff
Saturday: The Kissaway Trail, Wild Beasts, The xx, Metric, Cut Copy
Sunday: Miniature Tigers, The Dodos, Mumford & Sons, MUTEMATH, The National

adidas Stage
Friday: Javelin, The Walkmen, The Big Pink, ...
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