Lollapalooza Schedule Released - Are You Ready to Rumble?
By Julene McCoy in Arts & Entertainment on Jun 12, 2007 4:26PM
The day is finally here! We get to mark up the schedule, fight with our friends over who to see, and determine what time we have to wake up to make it down to Grant Park. The Lollapalooza schedule is finally out. Also, if a three-day pass seemed excessive, the single day tickets are now on sale for $80.
Which headliner will make the previously unconvinced head to the festival? Will it be Daft Punk or Ben Harper on Friday night? How about Muse vs. Interpol on Saturday? Or is Pearl Jam enough for the old school Lollapalooza veteran to grab some tickets?
As we peruse the schedule, there are always conflicts that make us really decide who we want to see more. On Friday, the 4:30 p.m. through 6:30 p.m. slots seem like they will have us running all over Grant Park. Do we see all of M.I.A.'s set or just the beginning before heading over to the Silversun Pickups, and then back over to check the end of Blonde Redhead? Saturday’s conflict between Regina Spektor and The Hold Steady has us shaking with indecision, especially with CSS happening around the same time. Sunday we’ll choose Iggy and the Stooges over Kings of Leon, but what about Lupe Fiasco vs. Amy Winehouse? We know that Amy hasn’t gotten the best live reviews, but don’t we need to see her and judge for ourselves? Or do we throw down for the hometown hero no matter what?
So let the fights begin – Rhymefest or Cold War Kids? What are the conflicts or time slots that are bugging everyone? Has anyone been convinced to pay for a single day ticket based on the schedule? Let us know in the comments.