Weekly Roundup | Lollapalooza Hangover

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Lollapalooza wrapped up yesterday and the live music world is going to be a bit tired today processing all the great stuff that came out of Grant Park this year, and I can’t stop thinking about the Radiohead performance on Friday night. I caught a video of the highlight of the night for me, shot right as the fireworks began during “Everything in Its Right Place.”

Lollapalooza 2008: Radiohead (Everything-Fake Plastic Trees) [YouTube]

Make sure you watch that one in high quality, and read on for the roundup of all the stuff we’ve posted in the past couple weeks.

  • The Black Angels @ The Rock and Roll Hotel, Washington, DC 7/02/08
    With strobe lights blaring and the drone physically pushing the crowd away from the stage, The Black Angels owned the room at the Rock and Roll Hotel in Washington, DC two Tuesdays ago. Invoking the meandering psychosis that seems…
  • Tea Leaf Green @ Great American Music Hall, San Francisco 6/28-6/29/08
    A few weeks back, I caught Tea Leaf Green for a two-night run right here in their home turf in San Francisco. They played the Great American Music Hall, a venue that I had never been to yet. The…
  • Wolf Parade, Listening Party @ House of Blues, Chicago 07/08/08
    Having a wide and eclectic taste in music sometimes pulls you all over the map in terms of who and what is seen live. Personally I can go long stretches without catching a good rock show and after seeing two…
  • All Good 2008 | Some Photos and Highlights
    The All Good Music Festival came and went in a flash of beautiful West Virginia mountain sun and jammy improvisational madness. Overall, the event was less the well-oiled machine than some of its larger festival rivals. But what it…
  • STS9 and Umphrey’s McGee | Start in Madison, End in Atlanta
    Last Thursday night one of the best tours of the summer kicked off in Madison, WI at Willow Park. The dual bill with Umphrey’s McGee and STS9 will be roaring through eastern two-thirds of the U.S. for a little over…
  • Pitchfork 2008 | Festival Preview, Two Three-Day Passes Contest
    Oh to be young, a music fan and live in Chicago; for the next three weeks there are more bands, festivals and concerts coming through this city than I know what to do with. Some will be missed but…
  • All Good Music Festival 2008 | Review, Take II
    All photos by Mike aka swanny0586 We’re featuring another guest post from the latest Live Music Blog recruit, Mike S., who also spent this past weekend up Masontown, WV at the All Good Music Festival. Mike not only offered…
  • Pitchfork 2008 | Saturday in Photos
    Acclaimed as one the most eclectic and venturesome weekends in the gauntlet of summer festivals, the Pitchfork Music Festival 2008 provided Live Music Blog with some very memorable sets but like any festival, a few frustrating moments — see…
  • Pitchfork 2008 | Sunday in Photos
    Sunday couldn’t have been a more beautiful day, the sun was out and there was a light breeze; most importantly the music was worlds apart and totally amazing. In the short walk across Union Park you could hear folk,…
  • Phish Friday | Back on the Train
    Hi everyone. Sorry for being few-and-far-between updates on the site lately. I’ve had some changes occur in real life that have forced me away from the blog, away from live music, away from a lot of what I had going…
  • Gathering of the Vibes 2008 Webcast on iClips
    If you’re not heading to Gathering of the Vibes later this week, you’ll still be able to catch some of the action from home thanks to iClips. iClips is happy to announce the live broadcast of Gathering of the Vibes,…
  • Camp Bisco VII Photos
    !!! (Chk Chk Chk) at Camp Bisco | Photo © Dave Vann / JamBase A friend of mine who went to Pitchfork music fest this year said that !!! (Chk Chk Chk) were definitely a highlight. When someone asked…
  • Disco Biscuits Announce NYE Run in NYC
    The Disco Biscuits just announced that they are coming back to New York City for New Year’s Eve. With My Morning Jacket at Madison Square Garden and now Bisco setup for five nights at the Nokia Theater, the Big…
  • Lollapalooza Kickoff at the Apple Store
    The Apple Store in Chicago is having a free Lollapalooza kickoff show with Black Kids, Foals, and The Kills. Kid Sister is the MC and Flosstradamus are DJing. It starts at 7pm on Thursday the 31st. Boom! (Thx Andy) I…
  • Slow Food Rocks 2008
    We just caught wind of the Slow Food Rocks, a small festival in San Francisco the weekend after Outside Lands. I’ll be heading there to see Medeski, Martin & Wood for the first time ever — how is that even…
  • Rothbury 2008 | Photos by Matt Spaulding
    Matt Spaulding went to the inaugural Rothbury music fest and got tons of photos of the festivities, including tons of shots of Trey Anastasio, Primus, and Dave Matthew Band among others. We’re pleased he wanted to share them with…
  • Cold War Kids | Fall Tour Extension, LP Release Date
    As we mentioned last month, Cold War Kids are embarking on an extensive world tour in support of their new LP, announced for release September 23. The tour starts on Saturday for a short run Down Under and then…
  • STS9 & Umphrey’s McGee @ Charter One Pavilion, Chicago 7/19/08
    Last Saturday was a full-on mind and body exercise, complete with bike-riding, dancing, photography, networking, and hours and hours of wonderful music. The climax of the day was definitely the dual-bill featuring a couple of leaders in the independent…
  • The Secret Machines @ The Viper Room, Los Angeles 7/27/08
    Aaron Fortin just went and saw The Secret Machines in LA and gave us this review to post… Stepped into the venue kinda early. Local band IO ECHO opened. Caught the end of their set. The singer is a rocked…
  • Lollapalooza 2008 Webcast Schedule
    The Lollapalooza 2008 webcast schedule has been set. Tune into the AT&T Blueroom on Friday and start the day off with Holy Fuck; make sure you watch for me somewhere in the crowd, too. Lollapalooza 2008 Webcast Schedule Friday,…
  • Cheech & Chong Plan to Tour Soon
    Cheech & Chong announced today that they plan on returning to the road soon to bring their stoner comedy back to the masses before they die. They’re not really even trying to hide that logic, with Cheech quoted as saying,…
  • Gadiel’s Phish Page is Back!
    Andy Gadiel and I were chatting recently and he brought up the fact that he was thinking about bringing back the infamous Andy Gadiel’s Phish Page. Sure enough, yesterday he posted a “new” version of the page and threw…
  • The Raconteurs Launch Live Website
    Crazy (Gnarls Barkley) – The Raconteurs [YouTube] The Raconteurs just launched the “live” section of their website. Kudos yet again to whoever is running their online presence. This guy clearly knows what he’s doing. They play Lollapalooza tomorrow and…
  • Vineland Music Festival, R.I.P.
    Poor Vineland. Late last year, C3 announced they were going to stage a three-day music festival on a 550-acre farm in Vineland, N.J., on Aug. 8-10. A few months later, the festival was postponed till 2009. Now, C3 co-owner Charlie…
  • Follow Mike Gordon on Twitter
    Mike Gordon is now on Twitter. Yes! Mike Gordon Band – “She Said She Said” (The Beatles) [YouTube]…
  • Fujiya & Miyagi | 2008 Tour Dates
    Fujiya & Miyagi have a set of US tour dates lined up in October and they’re hitting all the major markets. Go see them. Fujiya & Miyagi – 2008 Tour Dates Wed 10/22 – Mercury Lounge, New York NY…
  • Lollapalooza 2008 | Day One Preview
    In an blessing-in-disguise turn of events, I find myself in Chicago the day before Lollapalooza 2008 begins and I’m amped as hell for the festival to get underway. This will be my third year in a row attending the…
  • Phish Friday | The Evolution of “Taste”
    Nate Leskovic is back with his second Phish Friday post… In honor of the lightning-enhanced Walnut Creek “Taste” being released on DVD next week, it’s well-worth noting the glorious polyrhythmic tune’s journey through 1995. Debuted on the opening night…
  • Lollapalooza 2008 | Day Two Preview
    Now that Justin has properly filled everyone in on what to see at Lollapalooza Day 1, I’ll take the reigns and give everyone some can’t misses for Saturday’s action. In my opinion Saturday has the best line-up top to…
  • Lollapalooza 2008 | Day One in Brief
    Photo © swth Yesterday was the first day of Lollapalooza, and I’m working on collecting my thoughts on last night while I’m in an airport waiting to fly back to San Francisco. The heat made me reconsider a lot…
  • Lollapalooza 2008 | Day Three Preview
    The last day of a festival is always a difficult day, full of fatigue and sunburn, but with a little perseverance Lollapalooza Day Three can be an amazing day of dancing and indulgence. Sunday is usually the calmest day where…
  • Outside Lands | Artist Additions
    I forgot to post this when I got it, but now that I’m all gearing up to see Outside Lands as my next major music festival experience, it’s time to post the latest updates on the festival. First and foremost,…
  • Tea Leaf Green Announce NYE in San Francisco
    Have you made your NYE plans yet? I know I haven’t. But Tea Leaf Green just added a two-night New Year’s Eve run at the Mezzanine in San Francisco, which would certainly be a possibility if nothing else strikes my…
  • Lollapalooza 2008 | Day Two in Brief
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