Festival Watch: Lollapalooza 2012


On Friday, one of the country’s best-known alternative music festivals, Lollapalooza, will hit Chicago’s Grant Park once again, bringing with it another all-star cast of musicians ranging from up-and-comers to music veterans. This year’s fest features Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys, Black Sabbath, Jack White, Florence + the Machine, At The Drive-In, Avicii, The Weekend, Justice, and the Shins.

Whether you’re planning on hitting up Grant Park or the sofa, the line-up for this year’s fest is so good, you need to listen to one of our users’ excellent Lollapalooza playlists. Turn up Metro Canada’s ultimate Lollapalooza 2012 playlist below — and although their contest is over, the playlist lives on. But there are tons of other Lolla playlists on Rdio. None of them tickling your fancy? Create your own playlist for Lollapalooza 2012!