2005 – Death Cab for Cutie wrap up the two-day Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago with a headlining set. Other performers during the weekend included the Pixies, The Kaiser Chiefs, and Dinosaur Jr.
2004 – Organizers announce that the Lollapalooza touring festival, set to feature Morrissey, the Pixies and String Cheese Incident as headliners, has been cancelled due to poor ticket sales.
2003 – The troubled Lollapalooza tour with Jane’s Addiction and Audioslave cancels an upstate New York date, citing rising production costs.
2003 – After various delays, Lollapalooza kicks off again, with headliners Jane’s Addiction and a line-up that includes Incubus, hip-hop act Jurassic Five and Audioslave.
1999 – It is announced that Lollapalooza, the popular festival concert from years past has had the plug pulled for the second consecutive year. Organizers cite lack of a strong enough lineup, and not wanting to taint the festival’s name with a substandard bill as reasons for the cancellation.
1996 – The Ramones split. The Ramones are often considered to be the first punk rock group of the 80’s. They are an American Rock band and the band was formed in Forest Hills, Queens, New York, in 1974. The group performed 2,263 concerts and toured almost non stop for 22 years. The band finally […]
1996 – Kim Thayil of Soundgarden is arrested for assault and then later released after playing on the Lollapalooza ’96 tour stop in N. Carolina.
1995 – Security guards carry a sobbing Courtney Love offstage after she begins fighting with Hole fans because they aren’t cheering loudly enough during the last night of the Lollapalooza tour in Mountain View, Calif.
1995 – Sinead O’Connor pulls out of this year’s Lollapalooza tour after discovering she’s pregnant.
1995 – Sinead O’Connor drops out of the Lollapalooza tour after just eight performances announcing she is pregnant and can’t tolerate the heat wave gripping the Midwest. She is replaced on the tour by Elastica.
1995 – At Lollapalooza in George, Wash., Courtney Love belts Bikini Kill singer Kathleen Hanna. Charged with assault, Love receives a suspended one-year sentence and is required to take courses in anger management.