Music Discovery hits the road this week on the Listening Booth as DJRePete previews the Lollapalooza festival going down this weekend in Chicago’s Grant Park. Hear from alt bands Frightened Rabbit and Two Door Cinema Club, electronica with Miike Snow and Major Lazer, and beats with Lettuce and St. Lucia. Plus, hit up the BTR archives for throwbacks you might hear on stage at Lolla from Chairlift, Foals, and The Joy Formidable. Plan your route if you’re making it to the festival, or live vicariously with DJRePete via this Lolla mix in the Listening Booth on BTRtoday!
Bob Moses / Photo by Bob Moses
City and Colour / Photo by City and Colour
The Joy Formidable / Photo by The Joy Formidable
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