Filtering Posts By: "Ralph’s World"
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
08.11.2010| By Richard Sandrok|
OK, so it’s taken a few days to recover, but if you’ve been to a Lollapalooza in its current manifestation, you’ll know what I’m talking about. It is gigantic. What started as a legendary and game-changing touring phenom in 1991 has had its ups and downs over the years, but has found a home here in Chicago where current agreements keep the festival firmly planted in the city until 2018. Since it adopted its current format in 2005 the festival has undergone some expansion and refinement. This year broke out of the mold. More ground …tagsAgainst Me!Blues TravelerChrissie HyndeDan ZanesFelix da HousecatGogol BordelloLollapaloozaMGMTMSTRKFTPerry FarrellPeter DiStefanoRalph CovertRalph's WorldRecess MonkeySoundgardenThe Black KeysThe Happiness ClubThe Morning BendersThe Verve PipeTor Hyams