According to Chicago Tribune Music Insider and long-time Lolla scenester Greg Kot, folks can expect to see Foo Fighters, Eminem and Muse [confirmed again today 4/5/11 on Twitter] headlining in Grant Park come August. Also, he added that Best Coast, Girl Talk, Crystal Castles, Lykke Li will be there as well. As Lolla is a three-day festival featuring dualing headliners on opposite sides of the park, three more headlining acts will be included in addition to these rumored confirmations. Gonna need a lot more than those three to get me back up to Chicago for this year's festival (not to knock Eminem or Muse, both of which played great headlining shows at the Voodoo Experience in 2009 and 2010 respectively). Been dying to return since 2009 and I expect for the 20th Anniversary there will be (as usual), a few headlining acts that were around when the festival first got it's legs. Also, with both releasing their own albums and a collaboration this year, perhaps Kanye West is a possibility to also land on the bill this summer. The official, confirmed, non-speculatory lineup will be released in April.
Other bands rumored --
A Perfect Circle
Ra Ra Riot
Foster the People
Fistful of Mercy
Justin Townes Earle
Oh Land (Confirmed)
Delta Spirit (Clue - Long Beach band that plays Trashcans (and a song called "Trashcan")
Death From Above 1979
If you have any ideas, speculation, wishes, feel free to share in the comments section.
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