It was a much muddier scene at Lollapalooza 2011’s second day in Grant Park. It felt more crowded, with some serious audience bottlenecks on the South side of Grant Park during the latter half of the day.
The Lollapalooza music festival kicked off Friday in Chicago's Grant Park, celebrating its 20th anniversary with more than 130 bands and an estimated 270,000 people in attendance during the three day event.
Lois Kha, a member of the DJ collective Midnight Conspiracy, provided the indie electronic music that Eight Forty-Eight enjoyed all hour long in the latest installment of the DJ Series. The group burst out on the scene about a year and a half ago.
Aside from the obvious—geographically, the Lakeside/South Works site is a little more than 11 miles south on the lakefront from Grant Park, and the musical aesthetic is mainstream/jam-band versus mainstream/“alternative”—there are two very significant differences between the three-day Dave Matthews