Music
blackkeys
Festivals, Music
Aug 9, 2012

BLACK KEYS HIT ALL THE NOTES AT LOLLA

You know you’ve made it into the big leagues when the mayor of the city introduces your set.That was the case for Friday’s Lollapalooza headliners…read more >

franzferdinand
Festivals, Music
Aug 9, 2012

WELCOMING FRANZ FERDINAND BACK TO AMERICA

There couldn’t have been a better time for Franz Ferdinand to perform. On the heels of a storm that set off a surplus of rumors…read more >

sigurros
Festivals, Music
Aug 9, 2012

SIGUR ROS

If you don’t understand a word that the band Sigur Ros’ front man Jonsi Birgisson sings, it’s because of one or two reasons. The first…read more >

jackwhite
Festivals, Music
Aug 9, 2012

JACK WHITE ROCKS GRANT PARK

It’s a good thing Jack White didn’t become a priest. The twist of fate that turned the seminary-school prospect into an aspiring rocker seemed truly…read more >

ambassadors
Festivals, Music
Aug 8, 2012

AMBASSADORS TAKE THE STAGE AT LOLLA

The Brooklyn-based group Ambassadors took the stage early on at Lollapalooza this year but their performance fell short of their capabilities. While front man Sam…read more >

passionpit
Festivals, Music
Aug 8, 2012

PASSION PIT DELIVERS AT LOLLA

Give one listen to Cambridge-based electro-pop quintet Passion Pit and you’ll wonder if they can pull it off live. The possibility that they may not…read more >

stellarrevival
Music
Aug 8, 2012

GETTING DOWN WITH STELLAR REVIVAL

You would think that after such a whirlwind to promote their upcoming album, these guys would be living the high life. But after talking to…read more >

hawthorneeffect
Music
Aug 3, 2012

HOT NEW ARTIST- HAWTHORNE EFFECT

PPLA had the chance to chat with rising Chicago-based band Hawthorne Effect. We spoke with their front man and songwriter John Jauch about their latest…read more >

bretmichaels
Music
Aug 2, 2012

RIDGEFEST- NOTHING BUT A GOOD TIME

Lights, sound and music. That is what you prepare for when you go to Ridgefest. The rides and food are a plus, but the concerts…read more >

lauraw
Festivals, Music
Aug 2, 2012

LOLLAPALOOZA- MEET LAURA WARSHAUER

For those of you interested in the chick rock scene, make sure to check out Laura Warshauer (pronounced WAR-shower) at Lollapalooza this weekend. Press Pass…read more >