Lollapalooza is still happening in Chicago later this year, as it always does, but the festival has just announced a lineup change that seems worth mentioning. Because of “unforeseen circumstances,” Carly Rae Jepsen will be replacing Jessie Ware when the fest happens in August. No offense to Ware, but this seems like a trade up! … More »
Ever since American Sign Language interpreter Amber Galloway Gallego went viral after signing Kendrick Lamar’s Lollapalooza set in 2013, more attention has been paid to ASL interpreters at festivals. But Brooke Chambers, the ASL program manager for C3 Presents (the promoter behind Lollapalooza and the Austin City Limits Music Festival), asserts, “Really, we’ve been there … More »
Last year, Live Nation successfully launched its Festival Passport program, granting 1,000 lucky fans across the world access to over 90 of the company’s festivals at just one flat fee. The ticketing and events behemoth has announced the return of its one-of-a-kind access pass for the upcoming season, now with a major expansion in territory and new VIP option.
2,500 GA passes will be sold at $999 with just 100 VIP passes priced at $5,000. Though the GA price includes a $200 increase from last year, purchasers will now have over 100 of Live Nation’s unique festivals to choose from.
Both GA and VIP passes will be granted access to any of over 100 participating festivals worldwide, including Austin City Limits, Bonnaroo, Electric Daisy Carnival, Governors Ball, Sasquatch!, and Lollapaloozas in Germany, France, and the US. New additions to the roster include Australia’s Sydney City Limits, China’s Creamfields, UAE’s RedFestDXB, Poland’s Impact Festival, and the UK’s Edinburgh Summer Sessions.
This year, in an effort to avoid scalpers and ensure that Live Nation is only accommodating fans’ needs, purchasers will have to pre-register through Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan platform with their full legal names and photo ID. Registration is open now through April 12 at 11:00 PM ET/10:00 PM CT, with sign up here. Tickets are on-sale beginning April 17 at 8:00 am EDT, but be aware, Festival Passports sold out in under 24 hours last year, so purchasers must act quickly when the time comes.
Lana Del Rey’s legal issues with Radiohead have always been a little bit mysterious. Earlier this year, on Twitter, Del Rey claimed that Radiohead were suing her over “Get Free,” a song from her 2017 album Lust For Life. The song has a chord structure similar to that of “Creep,” Radiohead’s lawyers had … More »
The Midwest’s premier music festival, Lollapalooza, returns to Chicago’s Grant Park August 2–5 with a newly announced lineup for the behemoth, 4-day affair. Topping the 2018 bill are The Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Jack White, Arctic Monkeys, Travis Scott, Logic, and ODESZA, and, most notably, Vampire Weekend — the band’s first live performance in four years.
Other high-profile acts include Tyler, The Creater, CHVRCHES, LL Cool J, Portugal. the Man, and Brit superstar Dua Lipa. The festival’s electronic and dance music bookings are just as thrilling, with a comprehensive roster of veteran and rising acts: Zedd, Excision, Dillon Francis, Galantis, Illenium, REZZ, Chromeo, Hippie Sabotage, Tycho, Zomboy, WhatSoNot, Malaa, Valentino Kahn, Petit Biscuit, Ghastly, Chris Lake, Herobust, and Space Jesus.
With over a hundred names set to appear over the weekend, Lollapalooza truly has become an American institution with something to satiate everyone’s musical tastes. GA and VIP passes to Lollapalooza can be found here.
The 2018 Lollapalooza lineup has dropped, and as usual it’s an amazing spread of artists from different genres. Headlining this year are: The Weekend, Bruno Mars, Jack White and Arctic Monkeys. Odesza, Zedd, Excision, Dillon Francis, Illenium, Malaa, Tycho, Blackgummy, Chris Lake, Alan Walker, Herobust and What So Not are just a taste of some
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Lollapalooza has announced its 2018 lineup, topped by the Weeknd, Bruno Mars, Jack White, and Arctic Monkeys. The fest will once again last four days this year, running from 8/2 to 8/5 at Chicago’s Grant Park. Also on the bill: The National, Vampire Weekend, Chvrches, St. Vincent, LL Cool J, Brockhampton, Post Malone, Lil Uzi … More »
Lollapalooza Argentina’s third and final day has been cancelled due to severe overnight weather containing heavy storms, lightning, and winds. Today was set to feature sets from Pearl Jam, LCD Soundsystem, the National, David Byrne, and more. Refunds are being offered to ticket holders. Find a statement from the festival organizers’s below. More »
2018 was projected to be a big year for What So Not with the anticipated arrival of his long-awaited full-length album debut. Now, as the ball gets rolling for the Aussie standout this year, What So Not is officially starting to deliver with the announcement of his upcoming Beautiful Things World Tour, slated to hit a handful of major international festivals as well as more than 30 stops around the globe.
The “Be Okay Again” producer is expected to hit Ultra, Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza‘s South American circuit, covering ground from Mumbai to Miami, Brooklyn to Berlin. The tour will include What So Not’s newly launched custom touring rig, featuring a massive chrome horse and chariot setup. The news of the Beautiful Things World Tour comes on the cusp of leaked, unconfirmed details about What So Not’s highly anticipated upcoming LP — rumored to be called Not All The Beautiful Things and said to include contributions from Skrillex, Rome Fortune, Toto, and more. Hopefully by the time What So Not hits the road later this month, we’ll know for sure.