Lollapalooza 2017

The calendar is about to shift from July to August, and that can only mean one thing: Lollapalooza is coming. Soon Chicago will be invaded by bros in basketball jerseys and headbands, with aviators reflecting the beauty of nature as they drop molly and lose any sense of dignity with which they arrived. It’s a bittersweet time downtown, as the visitors pump money into an … Continue reading Lollapalooza 2017

Bloc Party Lollapalooza After Show at House Of Blues 7/30/2016

When Bloc Party kicked off their second hiatus in 2013, I thought for sure my opportunities to see the band play live were squashed. Silent Alarm is one of those touchstone albums that I think everyone my age that’s into music at all has in their collection. Even though I don’t listen to it as often as I do some others, I definitely recognize it’s … Continue reading Bloc Party Lollapalooza After Show at House Of Blues 7/30/2016

Nothing But Thieves Lollapalooza After Show at Schubas

Nothing But Thieves played the loudest show at Schubas I’ve ever witnessed. My ears are still ringing from the guitars rattling through my eardrums. And when the band wasn’t shattering my cochleas, the fans in the crowd were screaming like they were on fire. For a band with only one full-length record, I was shocked at the zealous nature of the audience. I knew NBT … Continue reading Nothing But Thieves Lollapalooza After Show at Schubas

Drowners Lollapalooza After Show at Schubas Tavern

Drowners don’t hit the BMI stage at Lollapalooza for a few hours still, but some Chicago fans got a preview of their set last night at Schubas when the band opened for Nothing But Thieves. I’m not terribly familiar with the band, but what I am aware of I’ve enjoyed. The fans appear to be die-hards through and through. When Matt Hitt mentioned that it … Continue reading Drowners Lollapalooza After Show at Schubas Tavern