Not going to go in our reporting took a bit longer than the rest (servers down!). But here’s one last look.
Lollapalooza 2011 Review
Twenty years ago, adding the suffix “-palooza” to anything was unheard of. Today, it’s become a common term for anything explosive, peculiarly large or dynamic (examples: couchapalooza – amazing discounts at a local furniture store, or pptpalooza.net a website with loads of power point templates). In true form, this year’s Lolla crowd was the largest ever (90,000 per day) to flood into the gates of Grant Park.
Like most 20th birthdays, Lollapalooza 2011 was memorable and interesting, but seemed a bit anticipatory. The hot spot of all three days was Perry’s tent which from noon til dark buzzed with bodies dancing almost ceaselessly in the massive 40,000 square foot enclosure. Hot, muddy, pulsating. Lolla …