Ah, my Midwestern brethren, I tip my hat in envy at the prospect of seeing Lollapalooza in just a matter of days. Yes, you lucky bastards, this weekend Chicago plays host to the 3-day, 8-stage, 130-band strong festival that sprang from the wild, warped brain of Perry Ferrell like Athena from Zeus' skull. (*sigh*) If only I could be there.
So to live vicariously through all of you who will be there in body, not just spirit, I've provided some utterly fab resources to help you plan & prep for your festival experience.
Step 1: Get a preview of the hottest bands playing this year with a fantastic Lollapalooza 2006 Photo Gallery.
Step 2: Get more info on all the bands, especially the most intriguing ones you've never heard of, to help you choose who you want to see.
Step 3: Print out the full 3-Day Lineup Schedule and plan out exactly how you'll be fitting in all those amazing acts you've been aching to see.
Step 4: Print out the Festival Map, so you can find the fastest route from each band to the next at each of Grant Park's 8 impressive stages.
Step 5: Get the insider info on the Official Aftershows, so you can plan out your late-night festivities, too.
But wait! You don't have tickets, you say??? I suppose you should really start there, so get out your wallet and start here: Lolla Tickets