Lollapalooza: Outkast closes out Day 2

Outkast headlines Lollapalooza Day 2 (Photo by Dietrich Zeigler/WGN)

Outkast headlines Lollapalooza Day 2 (Photo by Dietrich Zeigler/WGN)

Lollapalooza 2014 is now more than half over.

Outkast, Calvin Harris, Fitz & the Tantrums and Cut Copy played to pack fields under sunny skies.

Below is our recap of Saturday’s action from Grant Park.

Schedule, street closures and helpful links here

Recap of Lollapalooza Day 1 here

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Ratking performs at Day 2 of Lollapalooza.  Lead singer Patrick Morales had a mishap with the microphone during the set and performed most of it with a bloody head.

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Great music.  Great food.  Not to be outdone by the surrounding stages, Lollapalooza’s Chow Town offering an impressive lineup this year too.

From the over indulgent and gooey, to the lighter, greener goods, plenty of local options will keep your stomach as happy and content as your ears.

Grilled Cheese from Cheesies…

…brought to you by the hard workers of Cheese-a-palooza.

Everyone’s favorite skyscraper of an ice cream cone from the South Side – Rainbow Cone.

And what Chicago event would be complete without sausage – this one courtesy of Big Fork Brands.

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Pam and Gord from New Jersey on the other hand are camped out on a hill between two stages.  They are 8-time Lolla vets and plan to use their spot as a home base throughout the day but are pleased with the back to back lineups of both stages – including Head and The Heart.  

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Peter, Cole, Hannah and AJay from Glenview staked their claim in the front row just after gates opened this morning.  They’re planning to stay there all the way through tonight’s headliner Outkast.  When asked their bathroom plan, they said “drink only as much as your sweat.

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