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Lollapalooza Mon Apr 01 2013

Lollapalooza Moves Up Lineup Announcement After Leak

lollapalooza 2013 lineup announcement
Thanks to the poster showing the full lineup that leaked out last week (which hey, coincidentally appeared shortly after rival Chicago-based fests Pitchfork Music Festival and Spring Awakening announced their full lineups), Lollapalooza has pushed forward its big announcement up from April 9 to today at noon. Single day passes will then go on sale at 10am on Wednesday, April 3; three-day passes are already completely sold out.

In case you somehow missed it last week, here's the leaked poster, which shows the confirmed lineup.

UPDATE: Here's the official lineup, including dates.


The Killers
Nine Inch Nails
New Order
Queens Of The Stone Age
Steve Aoki
Thievery Corporation
Lana Del Rey
Flux Pavilion
Band Of Horses
Hot Chip
Crystal Castles
Imagine Dragons
Frightened Rabbit
Dillon Francis
Smith Westerns
Father John Misty
Ghost B.C.
Emeli Sande
Jessie Ware
Atlas Genius
Theophilus London
IO Echo
Icona Pop
Chance The Rapper
Lance Herbstrong
Robert DeLong
Deap Vally
Twenty One Pilots
San Cisco
Hey Marseilles
Keys N Krates
The Neighbourhood
Pacific Air
American Authors
Brick + Mortar
Brite Lite Brite


Mumford & Sons The Postal Service The National The Lumineers Kendrick Lamar Eric Church Steve Angello Ellie Goulding Azealia Banks Local Natives Dada Life Matt & Kim Foals Death Grips Court Yard Hounds Adventure Club Ben Howard GriZ Charles Bradley Heartless Bastards Baauer HAIM Unknown Mortal Orchestra St. Lucia Shovels & Rope Little Green Cars Family of the Year 360 The Bright Light Social Hour Reignwolf Pujol Planet Hemp Cole Plante Lukas Nelson & P.O.T.R. Blondfire Frontier Ruckus Wheeler Brothers The Dunwells Supreme Cuts Cherub Wild Cub Brooke Waggoner Beast Patrol


The Cure Phoenix Vampire Weekend Knife Party Grizzly Bear Major Lazer Dog Blood Two Door Cinema Club Tegan and Sara Beach House Cat Power 2 Chainz Alt-J The Vaccines DIIV Alex Clare Baroness Lianne La Havas Wild Nothing Angel Haze Wavves Alvin Risk Jake Bugg Wild Belle Art Department MS MR Guards Kill the Noise Skaters The Orwells Palma Violets Astro Machines Are People Too Yawn Half Moon Run The Mowgli's Wake Owl Bear Mountain O' Brother Makeshift Prodigy Wild Cub Brooke Waggoner Beast Patrol
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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

Our Final Transmission Days

By The Gapers Block Transmission Staff

Transmission staffers share their most cherished memories and moments while writing for Gapers Block.

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  Chicago Music Media

Alarm Magazine
Big Rock Candy Mountain
Boxx Magazine
Brooklyn Vegan Chicago
Can You See The Sunset From The Southside
Chicago Reader Music
Chicagoist Arts & Events
Chicago Music Guide
Chicago Singles Club
Country Music Chicago
Cream Team
Dark Jive
The Deli Chicago
Jim DeRogatis
Fake Shore Drive
Gowhere Hip Hop
The Hood Internet
Jaded in Chicago
Largehearted Boy
Little White Earbuds
Live Fix Blog
Live Music Blog
Loud Loop Press
Oh My Rockness
Pop 'stache
Pop Matters
Resident Advisor
Sound Opinions
Sun-Times Music Blog
Theft Liable to Prosecution
Tribune Music
UR Chicago
Victim Of Time
WFMU's Beware of the Blog
Windy City Rock


Abbey Pub
Andy's Jazz Club
Aragon Ballroom
Auditorium Theatre
Beat Kitchen
Bottom Lounge
Buddy Guy's Legends
The Burlington
California Clipper
Concord Music Hall
Congress Theater
Cubby Bear
Double Door
Elbo Room
Empty Bottle
Green Mill
The Hideout
Honky Tonk BBQ
House of Blues
Kingston Mines
Lincoln Hall
Logan Square Auditorium
Mayne Stage
The Mutiny
Old Town School of Folk Music
Park West
The Promontory
Red Line Tap
Reggie's Rock Club & Music Joint
The Riviera
Thalia Hall
The Shrine
Symphony Center
Tonic Room
Uncommon Ground
The Vic
The Whistler

  Labels, Promoters
  & Shops:

Alligator Records
Beverly Records
Bloodshot Records
Dave's Records
Delmark Records
Drag City
Dusty Groove
Flameshovel Records
Groove Distribution
He Who Corrupts
Jam Productions
Jazz Record Mart
Kranky Records
Laurie's Planet of Sound
Minty Fresh
Numero Group
mP Shows
Permanent Records
Reckless Records
Smog Veil Records
Southport & Northport Records
Thick Records
Thrill Jockey Records Touch & Go/Quarterstick Records
Victory Records

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