Concert Reviews

Loving Life at Lollapalooza 2015

Chicago’s Grant Park was once again redone to fit hundred of thousands of festival goers. Yes, the annual musical spectacle known as Lollapalooza hit into high gear with Paul McCartney and Metallica as headliners. 

Given said legacy acts, Lolla was also filled with many rising stars and future headliners. We’ll give you a taste of tomorrows brightest stars.

Tove Lo at Lollapalooza 2015

Sweden’s Tove Lo was one of the most anticipated acts at Lollapalooza this year and delivered a dance-ready set on Friday at the Sprint stage.

MS MR  at at Lollapalooza 2015

NYC based and Neon Gold Records runners MS MR are always a must see!

Alabama Shakes at Lollapalooza 2015

Alabama Shakes‘ Brittany Howard was arguably the strongest vocalist of the entire Lollapalooza 2015 lineup.

Alt-J at Lollapalooza 2015

The Mercury Prize winning, Grammy Award nominated rockers Alt-J took control of the stage on the first night. They took us on a 45-minute adventure with tunes from their “This Is All Yours” and “An Awesome Wave” albums.

Gary Clark Jr. at Lollapalooza 2015

Gary Clark Jr’s smartly crafted songs and bold energy brought the actual rock back to Lolla.

Lollapalooza Life 2015

100,000 fans from around the world per day came to Chicago, IL to experience Lolla.

The Weeknd at Lollapalooza 2015

We couldn’t feel our face after The Weeknd hit the main stage. The Weeknd at Lollapalooza 2015

Seriously. We really couldn’t.

Charli XCX at Lollapalooza 2015

Thank you Charli XCX for putting a punk rock spin on pop.

HOLYCHILD at Lollapalooza 2015We know them for that Apple Watch commercial. But HOLYCHILD is the real deal with their brat-pop beats. Definitely keep your eyes and ears on them.

Tame Impala at Lollapalooza 2015

Everyone loves Tame Impala. And they probably got a couple thousand new fans too.

Chet Faker at Lollapalooza 2015

Australian electronic artist Chet Faker flew all the way over to see his beloved fans.

Kid Cudi at Lollapalooza 2015

Kid Cudi was practically gliding across the stage like he was an astronaut. He was smiling the entire set and clearly thrilled to be embraced by the massive sea of humanity in front of him.

Sam Smith at Lollapalooza 2015

Oh Sam Smith. We know he can headline festivals in his own right. Definitely a future Lolla headliner.

Halsey at Lollapalooza 2015

Halsey is all the buzz these days with her hit track “New Americana”. Fans clearly love it.

FKA twigs at Lollapalooza 2015

The dance acrobat known as Tahliah Debrett Barnett aka FKA twigs, enchanted and mesmerized festival goers.

Florence + The Machine at Lollapalooza 2015

And of course, no music festival this year would be complete without Florence + The Machines. Stunning every time, all the time. That’s a wrap on Lollapalooza 2015!

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International Concert Photojournalist at Live in Limbo. His work has been published in The New York Times, USA Today, Entertainment Weekly, Alternative Press and many more.