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08.17.2011| By Richard Sandrok|
I started to feel some wear-and-tear on Sunday as the mileage from the previous two outings caught up to me. Saturday ended up being a much busier day than expected. There were fewer stops to be made Sunday, which was nice. Plus, I had reinforcements in the crowd: Cory, who had been deeply involved with Shure‘s involvement in the Rolling Stone pre-show Rock Room event on Friday and Saturday, and Nelson, who also worked the Rock Room both days, but was able to break away for the festival. My appointments were light in the early …tagsCage The ElephantFlogging MollyGrant ParkImelda MayKeller WilliamsKidzapaloozalollaLollapaloozaManchester OrchestraRalph CovertRalph's WorldTor Hyams
08.16.2011| By Richard Sandrok|
The day started with a plan to meet up with a management contact of mine at the Google+ stage at 2PM to catch Maps & Atlases, who had a decent buzz about them. Due to a hiccup at the start of the day I found myself walking in at around 2:30PM, but lo-and-behold, right in front of me at the gate was my friend, Ryan, whom I was to meet at the show. Turns out we were both behind schedule and it worked out beautifully. Maps & Atlases were decent; they drew a crowd that …tagsDeftonesDFA79EminemFitz & the TantrumsKidzapaloozaLittle HurricanelollaLollapaloozaLykke LiMaps & AtlasesMatt PinfieldWeen
08.15.2011| By Richard Sandrok|
I had tried to get in a comprehensive write up of Lollapalooza in last week. I got pretty deep in to it one day after work – like 1500+ words in to it – and that only covered one and a half days. That’s a bit much, so here’s a shorter breakdown of how things went. Day 1 – Friday, August 5, 2011 I entered the park through the main gate at about 12:30 and made my way to TAB the Band at the PlayStation stage. Being a gear junkie (and this being a blog …tagsbackstageheadphonesKidzapaloozalollaLollapaloozaMuseSmith WesternsSRH750DJTab the BandTor HyamsYoung the Giant