Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Mumford & Sons, Vampire Weekend Among Lollapalooza Headliners

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Mumford & Sons and Vampire Weekend are reportedly among the headliners for this year's Lollapalooza, according to the Chicago Tribune. The lineup is also said to include the Postal Service, Phoenix, the Killers and the National for the festival, which takes place August 2nd-4th at Grant Park in Chicago. The entire lineup ie expected to be announced next month.

If officially confirmed, a Lollapalooza gig will mark Vampire Weekend's first spot at the festival, which has been held in Chicago since 2005. The band's new album, Modern Vampires of the City, is due out May 7th. A Lolla show would be one of several festival appearances for Phoenix, who have booked a short run of U.S. dates this spring that includes stops at Coachella in California, leading up to the April release of their new album Bankrupt!

It will mark a return to the Lolla stage for Phoenix, the Grammy-winning Mumford & Sons and the Killers, who all have performed at the long-running festival over the past four years.

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