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Let’s all pretend that summer will never end

But I don’t want to pretend. I want summer to be for always.

All the music festivals, the life abounding in the streets, drinks in the park with long-lost friends, and nights on the patio; these are the things I look forward to when I’m in my fall mode of introspection and my winter mode of hibernation. 895 more words

Culture

Gus From alt-J Talks Writing Outside Their Comfort Zone, Pizza, and Going From a Quartet To a Trio

English Rockers, alt-J, are coming off a sold-out performance at Red Rocks in Denver where they shared the venue with TV On The Radio. This marks their first return to Chicago since last November. 505 more words

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Gary Clark Jr.'s New 'Story' Makes Some Noise and Heals Some Souls

Gary Clark Jr. certainly carries that “new album glow” with his newest release and subsequent tour on the verge. Anticipation fills the air as everyone seems eager to hear Clark’s wailing symphony later this evening as he takes the Sprint stage at Lollapalooza tonight at 6:45 p.m. 492 more words

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Elbo Room Love and Private Tours of CME's Vault Makes James Bay Way More Chicago Than You or Me

It’s mid-afternoon and the crowd is settling into the mid-day festival haze that tests the endurance of even the most seasoned Lollapalooza goers. Though when James Bay enters 93XRT’s Live from Lollapalooza tent, everything gets a little bit lighter as his ear to ear smile greets Marty Lennartz like an old friend. 722 more words

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The War On Drugs' Adam Granduciel Talks with Marty Lennartz Live At Lollapalooza

It’s early Friday afternoon, and the sun beams its scorching mid-summer rays onto the unprotected ground and treetops of Grant Park. A rare, cool breeze escorts… 665 more words

Music

It's Deja Vu at Lollapalooza: Perry Farrell Talks History, Variety of Acts, and The Significance of Paul McCartney

The Man, The Myth, The Legend, Perry Farrell stopped by the XRT Media Tent this evening to discuss all things Lollapalooza with Marty Lennartz. Besides being a creative force in organizing the 24th Lollapalooza along with C3; Jane’s Addiction has been on an extensive tour schedule this year including stops at the Indy 500 and most recently touring the Pacific Northwest. 339 more words

Music

Saba Carnival 2015

The Saba Carnival 2015 is going strong as we speak, celebrating its 40 year anniversary! The carnival began on July 27 and will continue through August 7. 345 more words

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