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Red Hot Chili Peppers to headline Lollapalooza


USC’s campus is exploding with chatter of Coachella being in just a few days, but now that the Lollapalooza line-up has been announced, avid festival fans can get excited for another summer festival. Festivals such as Lollapalooza, Coachella and Outside Lands are known for filling three days with line-ups people only thought they could dream about. This […]

Portugal. The Man tweets its way to the top


When Portugal. The Man found out that its trailer, van and $100,000 worth of equipment had been stolen at Chicago’s Lollapalooza early August, the four band members did what anyone would do in this modern age: They tweeted about it. The word traveled fast. Portugal. The Man became a trending topic on Twitter, and soon, […]

Festival sales could save the failing live music industry


It seems like the live music industry gets a little worse every year. At least, that’s the way prominent music publications make it seem. During its end-of-the-year report, Business Wire reported “2010 was a volatile year for the music industry, which saw many tours canceled and a decline in overall concert ticket sales.” Popular artists […]

Bands to look out for at Coachella


Last week the buzz was all about Coachella’s lineup. Much to the dismay of many followers of the Internet rumor mill and Tron fans, Daft Punk was not on the list. That’s fine with me. The world’s favorite costumed knob-twiddler duo headlined Lollapalooza a few years ago. Oh, wait. So did the rest of these […]