n case you missed it: VH1 Top 20 Countdown host Jim Shearer talks to several of your favorite acts, including Mumford & Sons, Icona Pop and Ellie Goulding, backstage at the 2013 Lollapalooza. Shearer sat down with each group ahead of their performances to talk about everything from what it is like headlining Lolla to getting pumped up before a show. Oh yeah, and he talks to Shaun White about his new band!
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Even though Lollapalooza is over we are still enjoying looking back on all the best performances that helped make 2013 the best Lolla ever. We can get over the fact that Shaun White got top billing at The Grove on Saturday night, that 2 Chainz ended up drawing a crowd that rivaled Vampire Weekend’s, or that Mumford & Sons closed day 2 with their headlining performance. Check out all the amazing photos of all the bands on stage.
What happens when you let a bunch of bands and artists run around backstage and in the media tent at Lollapalooza? They take selfies, of course. Last weekend, when bands, such as Phoenix and Matt & Kim, weren’t tearing it up on stage, they were snapping pics with the VH1 Twitter Mirror.
Everything from guys in speedos to girls in fanny packs made their way around the festival grounds and onto this blog.
With hundreds of thousands of fans roaming around Lollapalooza it’s easy to lose friends (especially in the service unfriendly Grant Park, Chicago). A few people came up with hilarious ways to keep track of each other: holding signs or objects in the air. While they were ridiculous looking, it also became a fun game of […]
Over the weekend, hundreds of thousands of fans flocked to Grant Park in Chicago for the 2013 Lollapalooza music festival. But with so much going on, it was hard to take it all in. There were tough music choices, characters of every kind running around and Shaun White to deal with.
Battle of the Summer Jams roars into August with a showdown between two Lollapalooza acts that both surprising hits this summer. Major Lazer’s “Bubble Butt” faces off against Imagine Dragons’ “Radioactive.” Time to listen and vote!
Friday kicks off the Best Lollapalooza Ever as VH1 and tens of thousands of fans congregate in Chicago for three days of live music, food trucks, and hashtags. That’s right, your favorite music channel will be on site all weekend to make sure that everyone has the best time possible. Whether you want to tweet, listen to live music or make some GIFs, we have you covered.
Ellie Goulding, who is burning up the charts and performing at Lollapalooza 2013, is probably more famous for her cover songs. She burst onto the scene with her own version of “Your Song” originally by Elton John and since then has delivered a number of excellent covers. Everyone from .fun to Alt-J (another Lolla performer) has received the Gould-en touch.
Jean-Philip Grobler aka St. Lucia is gearing up for what is going to be the #BestLollaEver! He tells Top 20 Countdown host Jim Shearer that he plans to debut a lot of music at this year’s festival in Chicago. “There’s a whole bunch we haven’t played yet,” Grobler says.