music fest madness

stalk our coverage of lollapalooza 2014!

photo by christophe kutner

If there's any season to spend all year counting down to, it's festival season. At NYLON, we love checking out awesome new bands, and our all-time favorites all in the same spot--and this year of music fests has been extra rad. From our own mini music fest, the NYLON Music Tour featuring Au Revoir Simone, and the best street style looks we spotted at Coachella, to our video coverage of our SXSW parties, it's safe to say that 2014 has been a good year. Even better? The fun's not over yet!

That's right, we're headed to Lollapalooza!

Our special projects manager, Jackie Yaeger, is headed out to Chicago tonight to go hang with some of our favorite bands, chill with our BFFs at the Samsung Artist Lounge, party at The W Chicago Lakeshore, and uncover everything awesome at Lolla! So if you want to feel like your checking out all the Lollapalooza awesomeness with Jackie IRL, make sure you obsess over the photos she posts on our Instagram by following us @nylonmag. You can even tweet @nylonmag with questions for your favorite bands with our official hashtag #NYLONxLolla, and comment below with your favorite places in Chicago that Jackie has to visit! Plus, stay up-to-date with all of the best fest outfits by following #LollaLook and check every day to see what stories Jackie has to tell from the fest.

And just in case you want to catch a behind-the-scenes glimpse into what's going on at the place to stay during Lollapalooza, check out The W Chicago Lakeshore on Instagram.

Want to know who's playing Lollapalooza 2014? Check out the lineup here and stay tuned for all the awesomeness that's headed straight for your feeds.

Until then, browse the gallery of some bands we can't wait to see live, stream our official playlist below, and flash back to last year's gallery featuring our favorite street style looks!