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Lollapalooza Confirms Jane’s Addiction, Depeche Mode, The Killers and Tool for ’09 Fest

Jane’s Addiction, Beastie Boys, the Killers, Depeche Mode, Tool and current Rolling Stone cover stars Kings of Leon will headline 2009’s Lollapalooza Festival, taking place at Chicago’s Grant Park on August 7-9th. Lou Reed, Snoop Dogg, TV on the Radio, Animal Collective, Fleet Foxes, Vampire Weekend and many more will also perform at the Windy City fest.

All six headliners had long been rumored to play this year’s Lollapalooza, but none seemed more fated than the reunited Jane’s Addiction, whose lead singer Perry Farrell helped found the festival in 1991, when the band performed at the inaugural roving Lolla festival. “The mighty Jane’s Addiction returns to Lolla after 18 years — meeting up with our pals the Beastie Boys and Depeche Mode, offering the best of the freshies the Killers and Kings of Leon, and paying honor to one of our greatest inspirations, Lou Reed,” Perry Farrell said in a statement. Farrell’s proclamation isn’t entirely accurate: Jane’s Addiction also played the 2003 Lollapalooza, but that was without bassist Eric Avery.

Some more “freshies” that will perform at Lolla include Band of Horses, Santigold, Bon Iver, Silversun Pickups, Arctic Monkeys, Bat For Lashes, Deerhunter, Lykke Li, Asher Roth, the Airborne Toxic Event and pretty much every band we’ve ever labeled as Breaking. Veterans like Ben Harper and Relentless7, Thievery Corporation, Neko Case, Ben Folds, STS9 and Gomez are also on the bill.

Unlike most recession-minded music festivals this summer, Lollapalooza is not offering any payment plans for ticket buyers. However, a number of advance three-day passes are available on the Lollapalooza site now for $190. When that allotment sells out, the Regular Passes will be priced at $205.

Lollapalooza line-up
Depeche Mode
The Killers
Jane’s Addiction
Beastie Boys
Kings of Leon
Lou Reed
Ben Harper and Relentless7
Thievery Corporation
Snoop Dogg
Rise Against
Andrew Bird
TV on the Radio
Vampire Weekend
The Decemberists
Neko Case
STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9)
Animal Collective
Band of Horses
Of Montreal
Arctic Monkeys
Coheed and Cambria
Ben Folds
Fleet Foxes
Silversun Pickups
Kaiser Chiefs
Crystal Castles
Bon Iver
Dan Auberbach
Cold War Kids
Lykke Li
Robert Earl Keen
Peter Bjorn and John
Heartless Bastards
Federico Aubele
Dan Deacon
The Raveonettes
The Gaslight Anthem
The Airborne Toxic Event
White Lies
Ra Ra Riot
No Age
Asher Roth
Los Campesinos!
Bat For Lashes
Gang Gang Dance
The Virgins
Amazing Baby
Portugal. The Man
The Knux
Ida Maria
Delta Spirit
Friendly Fires
Manchester Orchestra
Ezra Furman & The Harpoons
Miike Snow
Alberta Cross
Hey Champ
Sam Roberts Band
The Henry Clay People
Davy Knowles and Back Door Slam
Cage the Elephant
Living Things
The Low Anthem
Blind Pilot
Langhorne Slim
Other Lives
The Builders and The Butchers
Eric Church
Joe Pug
Kevin Devine
The Green Cards
Passion Pit
Simian Mobile Disco
Boys Noise
Kid Cudi
Hercules and Love Affair (DJ Set)
The Bloody Beetroots (DJ Set)
LA Riots
The Glitch Mob
Hollywood Holt
Rye Rye
He Say, She Say
Car Stereo (Wars)
Dark Wave Disco
Yello Fever
Animal Collective (DJ Set)

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