Archive for August 4th, 2012

Lollapalooza Expands to Israel

August 4th, 2012
Israel is about become the third international location for Lollapalooza the music festival's organizers announced on Saturday night Lollapalooza Israel will take place in Tel Aviv's Yarkon Park from August 20th through August 22nd 2013 "Lollapalooza began as music's premier traveling festival" festival founder and Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell said...

Lollapalooza Suspended Over Dangerous Weather

August 4th, 2012
Lollapalooza has been suspended due to dangerous weather conditions developing in the Chicago area and crowds are being evacuated from the festival site at Grant Park The festival began closing down at 330 this afternoon With severe thunderstorms approaching from the west and warnings from the National Weather Service festival staff...

‘Move Me Brightly’ Celebrates Jerry Garcia’s 70th with All-Star Tribute

August 4th, 2012
On Friday night Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir hosted a five-hour celebration entitled Move Me Brightly in honor of what would have been Jerry Garcia's 70th birthday A stirring 30-minute documentary directed by Justin Kreutzmann son of Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann kicked off the proceedings Then a rotating group of musicians that numbered...

Delta Spirit, FIDLAR and Givers Inaugurate Rolling Stone’s Lollapalooza Rock Room

August 4th, 2012
Rolling Stone's Rock Room kicked off Lollapalooza 2012 in wild style on Friday with lively sets by Givers FIDLAR and Delta Spirit in the Studio Paris club in Chicago The artists and audience had numerous reasons to be excited some were thrilled to gawk at the celebrities in attendance including...

Passion Pit Singer on Battling Mental Illness and Taking New Songs on the Road

August 4th, 2012
A few hours before his band makes their main stage debut at Lollapalooza Passion Pit singer Michael Angelakos is having serious reservations about the impending gig "It's hard to be doing this at all" the singer tells Rolling Stone of the touring lifestyle over lunch at his hotel on Chicago's...

Neil Young and Crazy Horse Launch Tour With New Tunes in Albuquerque

August 4th, 2012
The official T-shirt of Neil Young and Crazy Horse's 2012 American tour has a very simple message on it "Equal parts past present and future" It's not just an empty slogan Throughout the course of a blazing two-hour-plus show at Albuquerque's Hard Rock Pavilion Neil and the Horse dipped deep...

Black Sabbath Fire Up Lollapalooza With Triumphant Reunion Gig

August 4th, 2012
Ozzy Osbourne may be a rickety self-described "lunatic" But as the Black Sabbath frontman proved during the English rockers' headlining set on the opening night of Lollapalooza Friday there's still fire burning deep in his Satan-loving heart "Fuckin' A man! Let me hear you!" the 63-year-old singer bedecked in his trademark black...