35 Amazing ‘I Was Actually There!’ Lollapalooza Moments
Favorite memories from a home away from home.
Lollapalooza in Chicago has always been my home away from home.
I have gone to this event in some capacity every year since 2007. I have seen it change over the years as the musical landscape has evolved. Some years I only attended after-shows, while other years I went to the festival each day.
The one thing that never changed was the opportunity to see some amazing musical performances that made for great concert memories.
Here are clips of some of my favorite performances from 2007-2018. You might even see a younger version of me in one of the clips if you look closely enough.
“Stuck Between Stations”, The Hold Steady
“Steady As She Goes”, The Raconteurs
“Smiley Faces”, Gnarls Barkley
“Brianstorm”, Arctic Monkeys (Metro Aftershow)
“Day and Nite”, Kid Cudi (Congress Theatre Aftershow)
“Hard To Explain”, The Strokes
“Mother” (Danzig Cover), Cee Lo Green
“Coeur d’Alene”, The Head and the Heart
“One Armed Scissor”, At The Drive-In
“I Think We’re Alone Now” (Tiffany Cover) The Killers
“Helena Beat”, Foster the People
“The Ghost Inside”, Broken Bells
“Shut Up and Dance”, Walk the Moon (Vic Theatre Aftershow)
“Unsteady”, X Ambassadors (Bottom Lounge Aftershow)
“Bittersweet Symphony” (Verve Cover), Mondo Cozmo
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