Friday, April 13, 2007

Singing a Different Tune

I found the perfect thing to post about as I try to wind down for a couple of days. Not political, and the only controversy surrounds differing musical tastes.

They have released the lineup for this year's Lollapalooza concert in Grant Park on August 3-5. You can go to the article for the full lineup, but here are some of the acts that I think merit highlighting (emphasis on certain bands are mine):
  • Pearl Jam
  • Daft Punk
  • Iggy and the Stooges
  • Modest Mouse
  • Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  • The Roots
  • Patti Smith
  • Lupe Fiasco
  • TV on the Radio
  • Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
  • Femi Kuti and The Positive Force
  • Stephen Marley
  • Peter Bjorn and John
  • The Wailers
  • Roky Erickson & the Explosions
  • Rhymefest
  • Cold War Kids
  • Charlie Musselwhite
It's not the strongest lineup they've ever had, nor the most diverse, but it's solid enough to make for a few great days of music in a one-of-a-kind setting.


At April 13, 2007 at 3:42 PM, Anonymous Music to my ears said...

I love that my elected representative has cool taste in music!
See you there.

At April 13, 2007 at 3:48 PM, Anonymous Drama Club said...

Who's your elected representative?

At April 25, 2007 at 12:01 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

You like The Roots?? Pretty cool.


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