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WPGU @ Lollapalooza: Day 2

While day 2 had less people I specifically cared about seeing, it was a pleasant surprise in terms of satisfaction.  I don’t think I saw one bad set the entire day.  Check out my set-by-set breakdown and a gallery of all of my pictures from Saturday’s action below: Ben Howard – 2:15-3:00 I really didn’t […]

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WPGU @ Lollapalooza: Day 1

WPGU’s Boswell Hutson set out to see the sights and sounds of Lollapalooza this weekend…check back as this post will be updated all day! The Neighbourhood – 12:00-12: 50 I’m a sucker for when bands come on stage to hip-hop.  Coldplay did it to Jay-Z all throughout their Mylo Xyloto tour last year and The […]

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WPGU @ Lollapalooza 2013: Preview

For the past 5 years, Lollapalooza has been a staple of my summer schedule.  I will never forget my dad walking me down to the gates when I was 15, somehow allowing me to enter this lawless and crowded mass of humanity all by myself, before I even had my driver’s license.  I had grown […]

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WPGU at Pitchfork: Day 3

Sunday was rap day at Union Park, with artists like Tree, Killer Mike, El-P and Lil B making up most of the lineup for the day. I was not familiar with the majority of the artists performing today, but that’s my favorite thing about the Pitchfork Music Festival.  Going to see bands play that you’re […]

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WPGU at Pitchfork: Day 2

Despite the ridiculous heat, Saturday was the day of the mosh pit at Union Park. I was taken aback by the sheer number of people willing to jump around and shove each other at several of the shows throughout the afternoon. White Lung, Pissed Jeans and Metz all managed to incite a miniature riot within […]

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Pitchfork Music Festival 2013 – Preview

WPGU’s Eric Holmes will be live on the scene in Union Park in Chicago on July 19th-21st to bring you up to the minute coverage of everyone’s favorite indie music festival.  For those of you interested, tickets are still available here.  Read what he has to say in his preview below: The first music festival […]

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