Lollapalooza 2010 Official Lineup: Soundgarden, Green Day, Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Phoenix

After months of speculation, rumors, and leaks, Lollapalooza has finally revealed its official 2010 lineup, confirming most of what we posted as initial rumors a couple months ago. At the top of the lineup is a reunited Soundgarden, along with Green Day, the controversial choice of Lady Gaga, up-and-coming French rockers Phoenix, and The Strokes (who have been off the touring circuit for nearly four years). Lollapalooza once again returns to Chicago’s Grant Park, for the first weekend in August (Aug 6-8).

Lollapalooza 2010 Lineup:

* Soundgarden
* Green Day
* Lady Gaga
* Arcade Fire
* The Strokes
* Phoenix
* Social Distortion
* MGMT
* Jimmy Cliff
* Hot Chip
* The Black Keys
* The National
* Spoon
* Devo
* Cypress Hill
* Cut Copy
* The New Pornographers
* Erykah Badu
* Slightly Stoopid
* Grizzly Bear
* Gogol Bordello
* Chromeo
* Wolfmother
* Yeasayer
* X Japan
* MUTEMATH
* Metric
* Dirty Projectors
* AFI
* Mavis Staples
* Matt & Kim
* The xx
* Drive-By Truckers
* Blues Traveler
* Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
* The Temper Trap
* Jamie Lidell
* Frightened Rabbit
* F**k Buttons
* Deer Tick
* Blitzen Trapper
* Stars
* Raphael Saadiq
* The Cribs
* Minus the Bear
* Switchfoot
* The Walkmen
* Mumford & Sons
* Wild Beasts
* Rogue Wave
* Los Amigos Invisibles
* The Big Pink
* The Dodos
* Hockey
* Cymbals Eat Guitars
* B.o.B
* Dawes
* Warpaint
* The Antlers
* The Soft Pack
* Rebelution
* Balkan Beat Box
* Wavves
* American Bang
* The Ike Reilly Assassination
* Company of Thieves
* Nneka
* Harlem
* The Constellations
* Miniature Tigers
* Mimicking Birds
* The Kissaway Trail
* HEALTH
* Javelin
* The Morning Benders
* Foxy Shazam
* Violent Soho
* Royal Bangs
* Freelance Whales
* Semi Precious Weapons
* Dan Black
* The Band of Heathens
* Dragonette
* My Dear Disco
* Shawn Fisher
* Neon Hitch
* Skybox
* The Ettes
* Jukebox the Ghost
* These United States
* MyNameIsJohnMichael

Spinning at Perry’s:
* 2ManyDJs
* Empire of the Sun
* Digitalism
* Perry Farrell
* Tiga
* Felix Da Housecat
* Rusko
* Erol Alkan
* Kaskade
* Wolfgang Gartner
* Flosstradamus
* Joachim Garraud
* Mexican Institute of Sound
* Caspa
* Peanut Butter Wolf
* Dirty South
* NERVO
* Cut Copy (DJ Set)
* Beats Antique
* Steve Porter
* Didi Gutman of Brazilian Girls
* Ancient Astronauts
* Ana Sia
* Team Bayside High
* Dani Deahl
* FreeSol
* DJ Mel
* BBU
* Vonnegutt
* Only Children
* Lance Herbstrong

As is typically the case, the second and third tiers of the lineup look the most intriguing to us here at LMB. It’s also interesting to see that Perry Ferrel has expanded the dance/DJ optoins with his “Spinning at Perry’s” lineup.

Three-day passes are now $215 and on sale at the Lollapalooza site. So, who’s going?

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  • GENEDERBLE

    lineup pretty much sucks. So basically i am going to have to pay $250 to see Gogol Bordello and Jimmy Cliff. So lame.

    Lollapalooza is run by idiots who have no idea what good music is.

    And after such a strong DJ stage Last year, The Perry Stage Lineup this year couldnt be weaker.

    Ghey.

  • GENEDERBLE

    lineup pretty much sucks. So basically i am going to have to pay $250 to see Gogol Bordello and Jimmy Cliff. So lame.

    Lollapalooza is run by idiots who have no idea what good music is.

    And after such a strong DJ stage Last year, The Perry Stage Lineup this year couldnt be weaker.

    Ghey.

  • shannon shazam

    perry’s last year was phun as hell!

    last years lineup was pretty legit too..

    this year lame………….

  • shannon shazam

    perry’s last year was phun as hell!

    last years lineup was pretty legit too..

    this year lame………….

  • http://thefunkbox.wordpress.com Zach Wilson

    I’m definitely bummed about this year’s lineup. I went to Lollapalooza in 2006 and the lineup was a lot more diverse and many different genres of music were featured. I know they are going for a more modern rock feel, but overall pretty bummed and I have never even heard of majority of these bands. The three headlining acts are bands that were popular in the 90s and I can’t believe Lady Gaga is headlining. Hopefully next year the lineup will be more diverse like it has been in past festivals.

  • http://thefunkbox.wordpress.com Zach Wilson

    I’m definitely bummed about this year’s lineup. I went to Lollapalooza in 2006 and the lineup was a lot more diverse and many different genres of music were featured. I know they are going for a more modern rock feel, but overall pretty bummed and I have never even heard of majority of these bands. The three headlining acts are bands that were popular in the 90s and I can’t believe Lady Gaga is headlining. Hopefully next year the lineup will be more diverse like it has been in past festivals.

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  • ib22

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