DAILY Music May 13, 2009, by Shelley Hiam
"...Nine Inch Nails playing before Jane's Addiction on every stop of the tour led to further confusion. The pairing seemed odd, but eventually made sense – Jane's had offered NIN a spot on Lollapalooza more than 15 years ago..."
News from Chicago, Las Vegas, Nashville, Houston, New York, and Mexico, all with an Austin connection
Music Column April 8, 2005, by Christopher Gray
"...Lolla Gagging Unbeknownst to locals until recently, last year Capital Sports & Entertainment took some of their Austin City Limits Music Festival windfall and purchased a stake in the then defunct Lollapalooza from founder Perry Farrell and the William Morris Agency. Then, last Friday, CSE announced plans to remake the former traveling show into a two-day festival July 23 & 24 in Chicago's Grant Park, offering in the neighborhood of 70 bands and a "DJ Spin Tent."..."
Wreck Your Image
The New Old 97's
Music Story August 1, 1997, by Andy Langer
"...The Old 97's are:(1-r) Rhett, Murray, Phillip and Ken photograph by Martin Menocal
On paper, Lollapalooza and the Old 97's look like a perfect match. After all,
when Perry Farrell conceived the traveling showcase in 1991, the festival was
about exposing new, groundbreaking artists to young, open-minded fans..."
Charles Attal Discusses C3/Live Nation Deal
“We needed each other”
DAILY Music February 26, 2015, by Raoul Hernandez
"...Instead, we went to same old model that used to run. Remember when Lollapalooza was a touring concern? That model was already waning off here, and we should’ve known better..."
Off the Record
Better to burn than fade away: a recap of Lollapalooza 2008
Music Column August 8, 2008, by Austin Powell
"...If there were one singularly transcendent sequence at Lollapalooza 2008 in Grant Park, it occurred Friday night at the onset of Radiohead's "Everything in Its Right Place." As if on cue, fireworks streaked across the Chicago skyline from afar, eclipsing the cinematic grandeur of Thom Yorke's quivering croon. The glittering shower of color climaxed during "Fake Plastic Trees," giving light to the euphoric sensation shared by the captivated audience as Radiohead reiterated why it's perhaps the most important band of the past decade..."
It may be in Chicago, but there's something distinctly Austin about Lollapalooza 2005.
Music Column July 29, 2005, by Christopher Gray
"...At one time or another, the musical proving grounds of Kanye West, Steve Albini, Muddy Waters, Billy Corgan, the Chi-Lites, and, um, Richard Marx. Ranked by online encyclopedia Wikipedia as one of 10 "alpha world cities," and last weekend, site of Lollapalooza, the Festival That Wouldn't Die...."
Two Tickets to Paradise
Who tickets what in Austin
Music Story August 27, 2004, by Matt Dentler
"...From Christina Aguilera to Marc Anthony, major acts pulled the plug on extensive tours after schedules and venues were already set. The biggest shock came when alternative touring festival Lollapalooza threw in the towel after tickets went on sale for two days' worth of bands on a cross-country trek...."
No Flies on Waylon
An Outlaw Who's Not Angry?
Music Story July 26, 1996, by Tim Stegall
"..."Okay," Jennings quips, "get more money!" The Littlefield, Texas native casts
his perpetually sly gaze about the small audience assembled aboard his tour
bus. "Wait 'til the last minute." He shoots another roguish glance and adds,
"That's what we'll do with Lollapalooza..."
Dancing About Architecture
Music Column August 11, 1995, by Ken Lieck
"...I'm bracing myself as I type this, preparing to head for what Steven
Wright (as "K-Billy" in Reservoir Dogs) would call a "bowhemoth" -
that monster in a meadow called Lollapalooza. There's good reason for my
apprehension, besides the fact that this'll be my first time at the big Loll
(well, who wanted to drive to Dallas?!), as Ms..."
Festival International de Jazz de Montreal
Indie rock music festivals could learn a thing or three from the Montreal Jazz Fest
Music Review July 12, 2013, by Raoul Hernandez
"...Here in Festival, Texas® – trademarked by Chronicle music listings czaress Anne Harris – high season runs from March's South by Southwest to Chaos in Tejas at the beginning of June, boomeranging back in October for the Austin City Limits Music Festival and November's Fun Fun Fun Fest. That first one, big daddy, also sets in motion Coachella, Bonnaroo, and August's sold-out Lollapalooza, all rotating a Rubik's Cube of talent that then feeds regional music fests from Washington State to Florida..."
Off the Record
Gearing up for the sixth annual ACL Music Festival with C3 Presents' Charles Attal even as featured performer Steve Earle takes a shot at Austin City Limits the television show
Music Column September 14, 2007, by Austin Powell
"...Off the Record: How does booking Lollapalooza influence your decisions regarding the ACL Festival?..."
Ice Cream Handicapping: ACL '06
Music Story September 15, 2006, by Austin Powell
"...Iron & Wine (Sam Beam) "He's got a couple kids, and if the family is around they'll usually stop by for some goodies."Matisyahu "Even though we carry kosher and have camped next to him, I still don't think he's taken us up on the free ice cream yet. His drummer Jonah David likes most of the treats though."Calexico "Joey [Burns] and John [Convertino] both dipped into the secret Reese's stash at Lollapalooza."Ray LaMontagne "I think I gave him ice cream at an in-store at Fingerprints in Long Beach."Secret Machines "I hooked up the band through the back door before they headed over to the stage they were playing on at Lollapalooza."Ted Leo + Pharmacists "At the Pitchfork Festival he said he didn't eat many cold things because it affected his throat..."