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Why the “duh?” Because, technically, this is old news. I have to catch up on some stuff, though…

Lollapalooza 2006
http://www.lollapalooza.com
April 4-6, 2006
Chicago, IL
Hutchinson Field (Grant Park)


Lineup: (lovingly poached from MoBees)
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Kanye West
Manu Chao
Wilco
Death Cab For Cutie
The Raconteurs
The Flaming Lips
Ween
Queens of the Stone Age
The Shins
Built To Spill
The Strokes
Common
Matisyahu
Ryan Adams
Umphrey’s McGee
Sonic Youth
Thievery Corporation
Sleater-Kinney
Nickel Creek
Blues Traveler
Broken Social Scene
The New Pornographers
Iron & Wine
Poi Dog Pondering
Coheed And Cambria
The Secret Machines
Eels
Panic! At the Disco
The Disco Biscuits
She Wants Revenge
The Dresden Dolls
Reverend Horton Heat
The Smoking Popes
Andrew Bird
Gnarls Barkley
Stars
Cursive
Blackalicious
Editors
Lyrics Born
Lady Sovereign
Hard-Fi
Calexico
Nada Surf
Feist
Aqualung
The Frames
The Hold Steady
The Go! Team
Mates of State
Pepper
Particle
The Redwalls
Mute Math
Wolfmother
Sparta
The Subways
Of Montreal
Blue October
Jeremy Enigk
Living Things
Sound Team
The M’s
Hot Chip
The Benevento-Russo Duo
Matt Costa
The New Amsterdams
deadboy & the Elephantmen
Sybris
Anathallo
The Burden Brothers
What Made Milwaukee Famous
Manishevitz
Husky Rescue
The Towers of London
Ohmega Watts
Boy Kill Boy
Jim Noir
The Standard
Be Your Own Pet
Elvis Perkins
Trevor Hall
Midlake
and more to be announced.

I’m sorry, but this is just flat-out impressive and exciting. I’m sure there’s going to be the overlapping sets phenomena but I’m hoping I’ll have to manage my expectations on such. I can’t expect to see everything that I’m going to want to see, but that’s only going to make each performance that much more special…