And delivers a record-breaking crowd for any Lollapalooza show. The performance ended the festival on a high note.
fun. was set to perform just as the rain was at its height. While other acts’ sets got cut completely, fun.’s was the first to go on after festival-goers were admitted back into the park. With the short time they had, the band made it count.
When he dropped his track with Rihanna, the bass was so intense the the earth was shaking. His music brought the festival back to life after the grounds were evacuated for a few hours due to severe thunderstorms.
All music at Lollapalooza ceased a little before 3 pm on Saturday as the festival grounds were evacuated ahead of storm conditions that led to heavy winds and rain. But British five piece the Dunwells still managed to keep their 4:30 set time.
Indeed, whether festival-goers are in the mood for cuisine hailing from the pizza parlors of downtown Chicago or the streets of Osaka, chances are that for the next few days it can all be found along Columbus Drive. Apparently, there is also some great music to be heard there as well.
Once the sea of fans made it back inside the grounds, the first stop was the huge puddles of mud. It seemed as if this was the best way to cope with the disappointment of missing some of the acts that were bumped.
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