• Video: Yellow Ostrich Tear Down House

    August 5, 2012 11:30 AM ET

    New York-via-Wisconsin  trio Yellow Ostrich tore up the Rolling Stone Rock Room at Lollapalooza on Saturday. The indie rockers performed their toe-tapping, hook-riddled track "Stay at Home," off their second full-length, Strange Land. Check out the performance above.  | More »

  • Bombay Bicycle Club, Yellow Ostrich Recharge in Style at Rolling Stone's Lollapalooza Rock Room

    August 5, 2012 11:25 AM ET
     |  Charley Rogulewski

    Rolling Stone's Rock Room party on Saturday helped revitalize Lollapalooza's tired and waterlogged attendees with sets from Bombay Bicycle Club, Yellow Ostrich and Women Who Rock contest finalists Rita Ora and Karmin. The amenities at the Studio Paris club weren't too shabby, either – free mojitos, burgers and a fresh oyster bar. "This show is different than any other show we've played, just with the never-ending stream of waiters offering you milk and cookies or vo...  | More »

  • Red Hot Chili Peppers, Avicii Battle Severe Storms at Lollapalooza

    August 5, 2012 10:55 AM ET
     |  Dan Hyman

    It was a scene straight out of The Day After Tomorrow: a sea of confused, disgruntled people flooding the streets of Chicago, left to wonder about their fate. The cause of this mayhem: severe thunderstorms, which temporarily forced the evacuation of the second day of Lollapalooza on Saturday. All was not lost, however: after a nearly three-hour delay, festival officials reopened the gates and Lolla was officially back on. The suspension did have some irreparable effects. Several performances...  | More »

  • Lollapalooza Expands to Israel

    August 4, 2012 10:00 PM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    Israel is about become the third international location for Lollapalooza, the music festival's organizers announced on Saturday night. Lollapalooza Israel will take place in Tel Aviv's Yarkon Park from August 20th through August 22nd, 2013. "Lollapalooza began as music's premier traveling festival," festival founder and Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell said in a statement announcing the expansion. "As a musician, I really missed the days when we were on the move. I...  | More »

  • Lollapalooza Suspended Over Dangerous Weather

    August 4, 2012 4:54 PM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    Lollapalooza has been suspended due to dangerous weather conditions developing in the Chicago area, and crowds are being evacuated from the festival site at Grant Park. The festival began closing down at 3:30 this afternoon. With severe thunderstorms approaching from the west and warnings from the National Weather Service, festival staff and the Chicago Police Department are directing festival-goers to three pre-established underground evacuation and shelter sites along Michigan Avenue. ...  | More »

  • Video: Delta Spirit Bash Out 'White Table'

    August 4, 2012 1:30 PM ET

    San Diego natives Delta Spirit hopped onstage at Rolling Stone's Rock Room at Lollapalooza for a rendition of "White Table," a cut from their second record, History From Below. The group bashed out the lonesome rock track as frontman Matt Vasquez let his voice run ragged. Be sure to check out our interview with Delta Spirit, during which they lay out the judging guidelines for Olympic Crowd-Surfing.  | More »

  • Video: Delta Spirit on Growing Up While Goofing Off

    August 4, 2012 1:00 PM ET

    The San Diego rockers Delta Spirit sat down in Rolling Stone's Rock Room to talk about finding themselves in that "boys-to-men stage of our lives," as bassist Jon Jameson put it. Not that it's all serious stuff for this band: they also chatted about singer/guitarist Matthew Vasquez's tendency to let his mind wander, leaving California and the criteria needed if crowd-surfing became an Olympic sport. "The first category, because everyone's done it," points out guitari...  | More »

  • Video: Givers Wail Through 'Meantime'

    August 4, 2012 12:30 PM ET

    The Louisiana indie-poppers Givers took the stage at Rolling Stone's Rock Room at Lollapalooza on Friday for a rousing performance of "Meantime," the second cut from the group's 2011 self-titled debut on Glassnote. Be sure to also check out Rolling Stone's interview with the group for their thoughts on opening festivals, the time frontman Taylor Guarisco broke his foot onstage and more.  | More »

  • Video: Givers on Breaking Genre Constraints, Their Feet

    August 4, 2012 12:00 PM ET

    "We don't want to generalize ourselves or put ourselves in a box," says Givers singer/percussionist Tiffany Lamson. "It's all about us just doing something that feels good because that's the way this band came about." It's a healthy mentality, one that's helped the young Lafayette, Louisiana-based indie group score a deal with Glassnote Records. It's also brought them to Lollapalooza, where they sat down in Rolling Stone's Rock Room to talk about the b...  | More »

  • Delta Spirit, FIDLAR and Givers Inaugurate Rolling Stone's Lollapalooza Rock Room

    August 4, 2012 11:50 AM ET
     |  Charley Rogulewski

    Rolling Stone's Rock Room kicked off Lollapalooza 2012 in wild style on Friday with lively sets by Givers, FIDLAR and Delta Spirit in the Studio Paris club in Chicago. The artists and audience had numerous reasons to be excited: some were thrilled to gawk at the celebrities in attendance, including True Blood's Joe Manganiello, while others were gearing up for the evening's festival headliners. "I'm seeing Black Sabbath tonight!" shouted Matt Vasquez, lead singer of Delta...  | More »

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