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Orion Music and More
Orion Music and More
Orion Music and More

Whopperjaw headed to Detroit for Orion Music and More. The two-day outdoor music and lifestyle fest launched in New Jersey in 2012, but moved to Michigan for its second year. While (thankfully) not overcrowded, initial reports ...

 
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Rolling Stones in Las Vegas with Katy Perry (credit: J. Bouquet)
Rolling Stones in Las Vegas with Katy Perry (credit: J. Bouquet)
Rolling Stones in Las Vegas with Katy Perry (credit: J. Bouquet)

While the Rolling Stones took the stage a good 45 minutes after a scheduled 8pm start time last night at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, that didn’t keep the sold out audience from remaining on its feet for the duration of th...

 
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Perry Farrell on stage in Cleveland, 2012
Perry Farrell on stage in Cleveland, 2012
Perry Farrell on stage in Cleveland, 2012

“I am very tempted to buy a t-shirt,” my friend Bob said last night at the Jane’s Addiction outdoor show in Cleveland. “But I am a little afraid it’ll date me.” Formed in 1985, for many, Jane...

 
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At the Drive-In
At the Drive-In
At the Drive-In

Sunday’s headliners at Day three of Lollapalooza provided another study in contrasts. On one end of Grant Park, singer-guitarist Jack White of White Stripes/Raconteurs/Dead Weather fame played a solo show that touched on a litt...

 
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Flea, Red Hot Chili Peppers
Flea, Red Hot Chili Peppers
Flea, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Day two of Lollapalooza was cut in two by a huge mid-afternoon thunderstorm that ripped through the city. The storm was so ominous, the festival grounds had to be evacuated until the rain passed. That’s no easy task given that ...

 
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The Black Keys at 2012 Lollapalooza
The Black Keys at 2012 Lollapalooza
The Black Keys at 2012 Lollapalooza

Day One of Lollapalooza (check out our photos) featured two very different headlining acts, and we had a hard time deciding which band we wanted to see more. On the one hand, we wanted to see The Black Keys, especially since we...

 
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On the bill to induct Guns N Roses, last night Green Day kicked off the 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Cleveland’s Public Hall, with a bang. During a rousing rendition of “Letter Bomb,” singer-guitarist B...

 
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s American Music Masters Series is an annual event for which the museum assembles a cast of performers to pay tribute to one of its inductees. Past honorees have included Woody Guthrie, Hank Willi...

 
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Lollapalooza 2011: Day Three

 
August 8, 2011
 



Started off with a visit to the Cloud Gate or “The Bean” in Millennium Park and a leisurely lunch at the Park Grill. While the place isn’t particularly cheap, given the Fest’s going rates for libations, we were okay paying $10 ...

 
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Lollapalooza 2011: Day Two

 
August 7, 2011
 



We got a late start today and after shopping at Macy’s, Filene’s Basement and some other stores in the area, we met a couple of old friends at Potbelly, a cool (but ubiquitous) Chicago eatery chain known for its sandwiches and,...