Jane’s Addiction Tops Lollapalooza ’09


Jane’s to headline for the first time since Perry Farrell
founded the event in 1991.


By Blurt Staff



More than 100 acts – among them, high profilers Jane’s
Addiction, Depeche Mode, Tool, the Killers, Beastie Boys, Kings of Leon, Lou
Reed, Ben Harper and Relentless7, Thievery Corporation, Snoop Dogg, Rise
Against, Andrew Bird, TV on the Radio, Vampire Weekend, the Decemberists, Neko
Case, STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector Nine), Animal Collective, Band of Horses, Of
Montreal, Arctic Monkeys, Coheed and Cambria, Ben Folds, Fleet Foxes, Silversun
Pickups, Kaiser Chiefs, Bon Iver, Crystal Castles, and Santigold – have been
announced for this year’s Lollapalooza. The event takes place August 7, 8 and 9
in Chicago at
Grant Park.


There will also be a new stage called “Perry’s” (a/k/a
founder Perry Farrell’s) set up nightclub style with DJs spinning. Among them:
Bassnectar, MSTRKRFT, Simian Mobile Disco, KiD CuDi and A-Trak, and of course
Farrell himself.


Tickets are already on sale at the official website; there
are still some early bird discount tickets available for $195, and regular
priced tickets will be $205. (Now THAT is some discount!)



Full Lineup, w/links
of official Lollapalooza page:






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