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The Last Shadow Puppets Perform For The First Time Ever In Chicago"We hadn't touched it since we put it away eight years ago... We were all very sad that it was over, but we were still seeing quite a lot of each other."
Bastille Making Their Dad's Proud and Dancing Until 'Tears Sweat Out Their Eyes'"This year has been so surreal and unexpected...it's beautiful."
Jamestown Revival, Ryley Walker, White Denim - New Noise at Nine. Thursday July 28, 2016Some of the performers who make appearances at Lollapalooza this weekend have made appearances on New Noise at Nine (some have made several!) This week's show has a a sprinkle of Lollapaloozas past, local up and comers, and a whole lot of what truly can be described as the best of New Music Thursday.
Kurt Vile Reveals How A Potential Pop Jam Became His Best Known Hit "We just rock up the songs, everything is just a little louder."
Lollapalooza Begins, Demopalooza Wraps Up - News With Mary DixonThey're expecting 100-thousand people per day and tighter security as the 25th anniversary Lollapalooza launches today in Grant Park ... Hillary Clinton plans to accept the Democratic nomination for president tonight in Philadelphia - the first woman to do so in US history ... Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump seemed to invite the Russian government to hack into Clinton's State Department e-mails, and later said the Kremlin should send them to the FBI ... Chicago police are investigating a deadly shooting at a party in the Back of the Yards ... the Obamas have reportedly chosen Jackson Park for his presidential library ... the Cubs beat the White Sox in Game 3 of the Crosstown Classic; Game 4 is tonight at Wrigley ... it's going to be cloudy with a chance of rain and highs in the low-80's. Everything you need to know to start your day.
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On XRT

This Week On XRT: Programming HighlightsWilco and more on New Music Thursday, Lollapalooza Friday Feature, '91 on Flashback, Smashing Pumpkins Sunday Night Concert
This Week's GiveawaysTake a look at what we're giving away on 93XRT.com this week!
The Top 5 Brunch Spots To Get You Back In The Game For LollapaloozaFuel up before the fest with the best spots to grab brunch before Lolla.
The CTA Debuts Commemorative Tickets To Celebrate Lollapalooza WeekendThe commemorative Ventra tickets are located at 12 CTA stations around the city.
She's Back! Terri Hemmert To Return To XRT On MondayTerri's return follows a quick recovery after undergoing back surgery.
The Definitive List Of What You Can And Can't Bring To LollapaloozaBring the factory sealed water bottles, leave the selfie sticks

Music News

The Last Shadow Puppets Perform For The First Time Ever In Chicago"We hadn't touched it since we put it away eight years ago... We were all very sad that it was over, but we were still seeing quite a lot of each other."
Bastille Making Their Dad's Proud and Dancing Until 'Tears Sweat Out Their Eyes'"This year has been so surreal and unexpected...it's beautiful."
Jamestown Revival, Ryley Walker, White Denim - New Noise at Nine. Thursday July 28, 2016Some of the performers who make appearances at Lollapalooza this weekend have made appearances on New Noise at Nine (some have made several!) This week's show has a a sprinkle of Lollapaloozas past, local up and comers, and a whole lot of what truly can be described as the best of New Music Thursday.
Kurt Vile Reveals How A Potential Pop Jam Became His Best Known Hit "We just rock up the songs, everything is just a little louder."
New Oasis Documentary 'Supersonic' Coming this FallRather than include talking head videos interspersed with archival footage like many documentaries, Supersonic will feature only quotes from and about the band.
MTV Classic to Launch Aug 1 with Focus on 90sFans will enjoy favorites like Beavis and Butthead, Daria, Pimp My Ride, Punk'd, Jackass and MTV Unplugged.

Contests

XRT Pepsi Pop Up Party GiveawaysEnter to win a pair of tickets to Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats at Thalia Hall on June 29th, 2016, but selecting a Pepsi Fanny Pack onsite at Chicago Athletic Association at 2pm on June 28th. Fanny packs available while supplies last.
XRT Rock Your Hood Concert Enter for your chance to attend the XRT Rock Your Hood Concert!
Win Tickets To The Fest For Beatles FansSign up here for your chance to win a grand prize of a pair of 3-Day passes to The Fest, a 2-Night stay at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare, and dinner with Terri! 5x runners up will receive a pair of day passes for Sunday!
Win Tickets To The 93XRT Big Beat Show With Haley BonarHaley Bonar will be at Schubas on September 6th for an XRT Big Beat Show, and you can be there! Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets, or visit lh-st.com for details. Must be 21+ to enter. 
Win Tickets To The 93XRT Show With Michael Kiwanuka Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to a 93XRT Show with Michael Kiwanuka on December 3rd at Park West! For more information on the show, visit Ticketfly.com. 
Win Tickets To The 93XRT Show With Elvis Costello and the ImpostersEnter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to an XRT show with Elvis Costello and the Imposters, October 29th at The Chicago Theatre. Tickets on sale now at JAMUSA.com! 

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