1. Monday, April 5, 2010

    The 30 Best Bands to play this year’s Lollapalooza 

    in order

    Soundgarden, Arcade Fire, Devo, Cypress Hill, Green Day,
    The Strokes, Wolfmother, Gogol Bordello, Drive By Truckers, Lady Gaga,
    Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, Phoenix, Social Distortion, Jimmy Cliff, Mavis Staples,
    The Black Keys, The Cribs, Rogue Wave, Spoon, The New Pornographers,
    The xx, AFI, Erykah Badu, Metric, Blitzen Trapper,
    Grizzly Bear, Minus the Bear, Deer Tick, Yeasayer, X Japan

    meanwhile check this out, Lolla VIP goes for $850 which gets you a three-day wrist band and this:

    * Unlimited access to Lolla Lounge North and South
    * NEW for 2010: Access to VIP golf cart shuttles for transport between Lolla Lounge North and South
    * Viewing platforms of the Main Stages with premium sightlines
    * Beer, wine and specialty libations all day
    * Catered food servings daily
    * Daily gourmet Happy Hour with guest chef tastings by Chicago’s top chefs
    * Mini-spa treatments
    * Reserved Lolla Lounge air conditioned restrooms
    * Shaded and relaxed lounge seating
    * Much more…

    so who’s with me? 8/6-8/8 Grant Park, Chicago