And after months of waiting, the time has finally come. Yes ladies and gentlemen, the lineup announcement for Lollapalooza 2009 is here, well, almost. On Tuesday, April 21st, Perry Farrell and Co. are officially scheduled to unveil the bill for the Chicago based festival, which is again scheduled to go down in Grant Park from August 7-9. But considering the amount of leaks so far, another one could come any second, so we figured now would be a good time to open it up to the reader. Feel free to use this post to share your hopes, dreams, predictions, and any news youve found.
To quickly recap:
Lineup Announcement: Tuesday, April 21st
Who is confirmed (so far): Andrew Bird, Animal Collective, Atmosphere, Beastie Boys, Ben Folds, Ben Harper & Relentless7, The Decemberists, Delta Spirit, Depeche Mode, Eric Church, Fleet Foxes, Friendly Fires, The Gaslight Anthem, He Say, She Say, Hey Champ, Kaiser Chiefs, The Killers, Kid Cudi, Kings of Leon, The Knux, Jane’s Addiction, Lou Reed, Metric, MoneyPenny, Neko Case, Passion Pit, Paul Greens School of Rock All-Stars (w/ Peter Distefano & Tor), Peter Bjorn & John, Portugal. The Man, Ra Ra Riot, The Ravonettes, Silversun Pickups, TheNewNo2, Tool, Yellow Fever
Who is rumored (so far): The Airborne Toxic Event, Band of Horses, Bassnectar, Bat For Lashes, Conor Oberst & the Mystic Valley Band, Dan Auerbach, Deerhunter, Eels, Ezra Furman & The Harpoons, Franz Ferdinand, Heartless Bastards, Langhorne Slim, The Little Ones, Lykke Li, Modest Mouse, Of Montreal, Ok Go, Rancid, Razorlight, Rise Against, Sam Roberts Band, Santogold, Yeah Yeah Yeahs