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Greg Kot

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2014

    Outkast Will Be Performing at Lollapalooza: What Does That Mean for LouFest?

    Lollapalooza is one of the crown jewels of the modern festival era. We may not love the lineup every year, but we certainly can see how, over the past decade, the Chicago production has redefined what a multi-stage, multi-day, multi-artist event can be, especially in an urban setting. The long-runni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2014

    Eminem, Skrillex Leaked as Lollapalooza Headliners; World Shrugs

    In recent weeks St. Louis has had a bit of a hard-on for Lollapalooza. After all, representatives from Los Angeles-based ICM Partners and leaders from our board of aldermen have told us time and again that the proposed Summer Rocks festivals will offer the Gateway City a multi-stage, multi-act, mult ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2014

    Author Greg Kot on His New Book, a Biography of the Staple Singers

    I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom's Highway is both a music biography and a lively slice of American history. Pops Staples, the group's patriarch, grew up in turn-of-the-20th-century Mississippi, with a grandfather who had been a slave and a father who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2012

    Lollapalooza Suspended, Resumed After Dangerous Weather Conditions

    By Erik Thompson With additional reporting by Reed FischerThe 2012 installment of Lollapalooza has thus far brought the requisite extremes, in terms of performances and potent weather. A two-hour delay cut through the middle of Saturday's entertainment at Chicago's Grant Park, and a good many peopl ... More >>

  • Music

    June 30, 2004

    Golden Oldies

    We talk with the Old 97's, turn up the freedom rock and marvel at Wilco's PR machine

  • Calendar

    June 30, 2004

    Journalistic Integrity

    Bob Edwards knows whereof he writes

  • Film

    October 9, 2002

    Triumph of the Wilco

    I Am Trying to Break Your Heart pushes pop propaganda

  • Music

    October 3, 2001

    Sunken Treasure

    Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is the best album this year. Here's why you can't listen to it.

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