Well, it’s almost that time of year again-Lolla after shows will be announced next week! Continuing a now three year tradition, I will attempt to predict who will play at which venue. Keep in mind that in three years my total accuracy has been 0 percent, which means I have never called one right. Is this the year I turn it around? Read on to find out….
7/31 at Metro: The past couple of years Metro has taken this earlier date as just a kind of party kickoff, with bands that aren’t even necessarily playing Lolla. Since that’s the case, lets’ go WAY out on a limb and say it’s gonna be The Strokes with openers Interpol, who are playing the fest.
8/1 Schubas-Glen Hansard with Roadkill Ghost Choir
8/1 Lincoln Hall-San Fermin with Lucius
8/1 Metro-Chvrches with Temples
8/1 The Vic-Phantogram with Courtney Barnett
8/1 Subterannean-So So Glos with J Roddy Walston & The Business
8/1 Double Door-Portugal. The Man.
8/1 The Empty Bottle-Blood Orange with Pretty Little Demons
8/1 House Of Blues-AFI with Into It. Over It.
8/2 Schubas-Benjamin Booker with Smallpools
8/2 Lincoln Hall-Jenny Lewis with Kate Nash
8/2 Metro-Grouplove with Wildcat! Wildcat!
8/2 The Vic-The Head And The Heart with Joywave
8/2 Subterannean-Temper Trap with Joywave
8/2 Double Door-Nas with Rich Homie Quan
8/2 The Empty Bottle-Parquet Courts with Johnnyswim
8/2 House Of Blues-Cut Copy with heRobust
8/3 Schubas-The 1975 with NONONO
8/3 Lincoln Hall-Airborne Toxic Event with Bronze Radio Return
8/3 Metro-Childish Gambino with Run The Jewels
8/3 The Vic-Young The Giant with London Grammar
8/3 Subterannean-Chromeo with Betty Who
8/3 Double Door-Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with Jhene Aiko
8/3 The Empty Bottle-Darkside with Delta Rae
8/3 House Of Blues-Cage The Elephant with White Denim