Lollapalooza, the three-day music festival in Chicago August 1st to 3rd, released its schedule yesterday. Daily grids show set times and stages for the event. Festival goers can visit www.lollapalooza.com and decide whether to see Bloc Party or the Raconteurs, Wilco or Rage Against the Machine, and Flogging Molly or Blues Traveler (or better yet, finding something to eat). Users can also create a custom schedule on the website and forward it on to friends.
Three-day passes are still available while limited quantities of single-day passes went on sale for $80. Admission is free for kids ten and under accompanied by a ticketed adult.
This past week Palm Pictures announced the theatrical release of photographer Steven Sebring’s directorial debut, Patti Smith: Dream of Life. The film, which won a Cinematography Award at Sundance, is set for release this September.
Sebring met Smith in 1996, when he photographed her for SPIN magazine, and began filming the movie soon after—for 11 years. Rizzoli will publish a companion book of the same name in August.
The Apples in Stereo have announced new tour dates starting July 18 in Louisville, Kentucky. The band recently released a rarities and B-sides collection Electronic Projects For Musicians.
In other news, big Apple Robert Schneider recorded a version of “Foggy Mountain Breakdown” with Kentucky bluegrass band the McKendrees for motion picture The Love Guru and also makes a cameo appearance in the movie.July 18, Louisville, Kentucky: Headliner’s
Son, Ambulance has announced new tour dates in support of forthcoming full-length, Someone Else’s Déjà Vu. The record is described as essentially a Joseph Knapp solo effort. Details as to who exactly then will be touring are still forthcoming.July 11, Omaha, Nebraska: Slowdown