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Srirachana's Lolla Highlights

 

Mumford and Sons and Postal Service went head to head in Saturday’s most coveted headliner spot. To be expected, these were great, but check out what else happened this weekend besides the perfect segueway from Lumineer’s set to Mumford and Sons, the Postal Service farewell, Haim (pronounced “hime”), and the red red lipstick of lead singer ofThe Cure.

 

Eve in the CK1 Lounge

 

The Gowhere team attended the #CKOne shows throughout the weekend. Eve sampled her new CD, including her single with Dawn Richard she personally dubs her “lollipop” song.  She played classics, club hits, Ruff Ryder hits, and future classics off her upcoming album. Look out for our exclusive video of her performance coming soon!

 

 

Ellie Goulding returns to Lolla

 

She first appeared at Lolla in 2011 and since then she’s had smashed hits such as “Lights” and “I Need Your Love” f/ Calvin Harris. She tweeted that Saturday was one of her best performances to date – which says a lot because she does a show almost every other day according to her Instagram. Though she says her last Chicago show wasn’t her best work, I still thought it was dazzling. Her Saturday show proves that she can really put in work.

 

 

 

Ellie Goulding: Lollapalooza 2013

 

The lobster corndog from Grahamwich.

 

The greasy spills are just windows to heaven. The corndog was rich and flaky with a lobster meat sausage topped with a zippy aioli sauce, herbs, and smoky cayenne. Grahamwich has had some serious mixed review since their opening downtown, but after the festival I definitely will give them another try later this week.

 

 

The sign language specialist to Phoenix evening set at the Bud Light Stage

 

How do they keep up with Phoenix lyrics.  Two sign linguist switched off between songs and danced the night away.  Sun drenched smiles and people grooving out to Phoenix at the Bud Light Sound Stage. People were friendly and not pushing and shoving. Why aren’t all festivals like this? I had a fun time just drinking beers and chilling on my picnic blanket. Good music and good vibes, perfect for the last day of Lolla… in contrast to 2 Chainz show at the Grove.  Aren’t they just adorable?

 

 

 

The guy in the wheelchair crowdsurfing during Kendrick Lamar

 

If this doesn’t make you smile, then I don’t know what will.

 

photo shoutout: Chicago Tribune

 

Guy Climbs pole during 2 Chainz  

 

The 2 Chainz show was something else… Crowds fled in and out to see the spectacle at The Grove stage. He put on a show but there was some drama ranging from thrown bottles on stage to a person climbing a pole. And he wonders why he gets injured at music festivals. The crowd was so rowdy, but do you expect anything less from 2 Chainz? The best thing of all? – I know him…

 

 

 

 

And last but definitely not least, Lianne La Havas‘s eyeball necklace. 

 

First I thought it was attached to her shirt but then a piece broke off and we realized it was a necklace.  Not only is her style cheeky, but so are her lyrics.  The London songstress wowed an crowd of new listeners and devoted fans. I would definitely keep my eyes peeled for this girl.  Could she be like the future Ellie Goulding?

 

 

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