August 6 - 8
Soundgarden and Green Day may be top headliners this year, but that doesn't mean Lollapalooza is stuck in the 1990s. More than 90 acts will take the stage in Chicago, including Lady Gaga, Phoenix, Hot Chip, Grizzly Bear, even veterans like Mavis Staples and Jimmy Cliff. That's not bad for a festival that was canceled in 2004 because of weak ticket sales.
Lady Gaga's Monster Ball tour hits Lollapalooza and more than 30 North American cities this summer then goes on to Europe