All music at Lollapalooza ceased a little before 3 pm on Saturday as the festival grounds were evacuated ahead of storm conditions that led to heavy winds and rain. But British five piece the Dunwells still managed to keep their 4:30 set time.
fun. was set to perform just as the rain was at its height. While other acts’ sets got cut completely, fun.’s was the first to go on after festival-goers were admitted back into the park. With the short time they had, the band made it count.
Indeed, whether festival-goers are in the mood for cuisine hailing from the pizza parlors of downtown Chicago or the streets of Osaka, chances are that for the next few days it can all be found along Columbus Drive. Apparently, there is also some great music to be heard there as well.
Seen in Chicago: an endless sea of neon, mostly orange, pink, green, and blue, and it’s represented on hats, bandanas, canvas sneakers, hair, body paint, sunglasses, and pretty much any accessory that exists.
The summer music festival season is in full swing, and this weekend Lollapalooza, the mother of all modern-day U.S. music fests, returns to Chicago’s Grant Park for three days, August 3-5. It possesses one component many other festivals this summer do not: Culinary Director Graham Elliot.
Our friends in Chicago have a prime spot in Grant Park and are covering Lollapalooza all weekend long–check back early and often for show reviews, tons of photos, backstage interviews, and exclusive live sessions. [pullquote […]
Our friends in Chicago have a prime spot in Grant Park and are covering Lollapalooza all weekend long–check back early and often for show reviews, tons of photos, backstage interviews, and exclusive live sessions. Photos: […]
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