Late Night at Lollapalooza
A number of acts have confirmed late night shows Chicago timed with Lollapalooza. As previously reported, the annual festival will return to Chicagos Grant Park from August 1-3, boasting headlining performances by Radiohead, Nine Inch Nails and Rage Against the Machine. On July 30 the final five bands competing in the Lollapalooza Last Band Standing competition will face off at the Double Door. At the show, fans will have the opportunity to help determine which bands will win the final two spots at Lollapalooza. The following night The Black Keys and the Magic Wands will play the official Lollapalooza pre-party at Chicagos Metro. Things really get going on August 1, with late night performances by Gogol Bordello and The Ting Tings at the Metro, Brand New and Manchester Orchestra at House of Blues, The Whigs and The Blakes at House of Blues Back Porch, Mates of State and MGMT at Double Door, Black Lips at Empty Bottle and Rogue Wave and Dr. Dog at Schubas. Finally, on August 2 Lollapalooza will present late night shows like Broken Social Scene and Yeasayer at the Metro, Bloc Party, CSS and Does it Offend You, Yeah? at the House of Blues, Battles, Foals and Magic Wands at the Double Door, Flogging Molly, Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears at the Congress Theater, Okkervil River and Octopus Project at Schubas and Margot & the Nuclear So and So’s and White Lies at Empty Bottle.