battle of the bands
your buzz band cheat sheet for Lollapalooza.
But as you go down the lineup to some of the smaller bands that are making their Lolla debut this weekend, it starts to get a little tricker. Do you see Atlas Genius or Jessie Ware? Matt & Kim or Haim? To help, we went through the schedule and picked out the six up-and-coming buzz bands playing earlier in the day that you won't want to miss.
Who: San Cisco
What: Retro rock with a pop glow and an Aussie accent.
When: Friday, August 2 at 1 pm
Who: Pacific Air
What: Smooth indie that will be stuck in your head for days.
When: Friday, August 2 at 4:30 pm
What: An indie rock troubadour with a serious Southern twang.
When: Saturday, August 3 at 1 pm
Who: Wild Cub
What: Twitchy new wave to get you dancing, even in the middle of the day.
When: Saturday, August 3 at 2:10 pm
What: Late-night party anthems for city dwellers.
When: Sunday, August 4 at 2:15 pm
Who: Palma Violets
What: Scream-until-your-throat-hurts rock'n'roll meant to be played in arenas--or massive fields.
When: Sunday, August 4 at 1 pm