Lollapalooza Lineup 2012 [Official]


The official lineup has arrived at long last. After teasing from @Lollaleaks and even Lolla itself in somewhat cryptic CTA ads, we now have the full and official roster of who will be showing up from August 3rd-5th in Grant Park.

Headliners: Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys, Black Sabbath, Jack White, Florence + the Machine, and At the Drive-In

Other notable acts: The Shins, Avicii, Justice, PAssion Pit, The Weeknd, Kaskade, Sigur Ros, Calvin Harris, Miike Snow, M83, Franz Ferdinand, J. Cole

Once again we see a mixing of all sorts of acts for all sorts of tastes, though the headliners are not necessarily as underground as in previous years. As in years previous, reunion acts (Black Sabbath, At the Drive-In, and the Afghan Wigs), nostalgia acts (Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Keys), and major electronic artists (Avicii, Justice, Bassnectar, Kaskade, and Calvin Harris) pepper a rock-heavy lineup with widespread appeal.

Though there are significant indie pickings, including M83, coming off the acclaimed Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, and other alternative groups such as tUnE-yArDs, Die Antwoord, and Chairlift, among many more.

In terms of hip-hop, nothing like the prominence of last year’s Eminem headlining is achieved, but some of the rappers include Wale, Doomtree (also of Wugazi fame), Childish Gambino, and J. Cole.

In the most confusing scheduling is the fact that both Zedd and Zeds Dead will be featured on the Perry’s electronic stage.

The overall things to note are an increased prominence of electronic music in what was once an alternative rock festival and the fact this lineup matches the Brazilian lineup leak we covered.

Full list:
Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Black Keys
Black Sabbath
Jack White
Florence + The Machine
At The Drive-In
Avicii
The Shins
Justice
Passion Pit
Sigur Ros
The Weeknd
M83
Miike Snow
The Afghan Whigs
Bloc Party
Franz Ferdinand
Frank Ocean
J. Cole
Childish Gambino
Delta Spirit
Metric
The Temper Trap
Wale
Die Antwoord
Dawes
tUnE-yArDs
The Head & The Heart
The Big Pink
Twin Shadow
The Tallest Man on Earth
Toro Y Moi
Dr. Dog
Of Monsters and Men
Gary Clark Jr.
Alabama Shakes
The Gaslight Anthem
Amadou & Mariam
Band of Skulls
SBTRKT
Tame Impala
The Walkmen
JJ Grey & Mofro
FUN.
Neon Indian
Dum Dum Girls
Washed Out
Aloe Blacc
Trampled By Turtles
Bear in Heaven
Blind Pilot
Chairlift
The Black Angels
Yellow Ostrich
GIVERS
Poliça
Bombay Bicycle Club
Sharon Van Etten
White Rabbits
Doomtree
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
The Devil Makes Three
Oberhofer
The War on Drugs
Michael Kiwanuka
O Rappa
Bowerbirds
Orchard Lounge
Mona
The Growlers
Hey Rosetta!
JEFF the Brotherhood
Anamanaguchi
First Aid Kit
Wax
FIDLAR
JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound
Milo Greene
Los Jaivas
Kopecky Family Band
The Jezabels
LP
Yuna
Walk Off The Earth
Animal Kingdom
Dev
The Sheepdogs
The Dunwells
DJ Mel
Empires
Kevin Devine
Dry The River
Helena
Haley Reinhart
Imaginary Cities
Overdoz
Ambassadors
DJ Zebo
Chancellor Warhol
Laura Warshauer
Red Oblivion

Perry’s (Electronic Music Stage):
Bassnectar
Kaskade
Calvin Harris
NERO
Santigold
Knife Party
Zeds Dead
Big Gigantic
Skream & Benga
Little Dragon
Porter Robinson
Sub Focus
Madeon
Zedd
Paper Diamond
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs
Star Slinger
Nadastrom
DJ Nihal
The White Panda
SALVA
Kid Color


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