More than 35 of indie music's heaviest hitters, alt-comics, and card-shark cult heroesâ€”along with at least one Flaming Lip in a plastic bubbleâ€”descended on the Borscht Belt resort, a vintage vacation spot (roughly a 90-minute drive from NYC) that is more Dirty Dancing than Dirty Projectors. Evolving from the decade-old U.K. event, ATP is a festival like no other: a three-day boutique event limited to 3,000 tickets. It was epic. More about the festival here.
Before a massive storm forced an event-wide evacuation on Saturday, August 4th, Lollapalooza was like any festival marred by a little rain: mud-soaked and fun. Check out these shots of the action before the authorities shut the party down.
ALL PHOTOS BY LAURA JUNE KIRSCH
See More From...
Naughty Tomatoes? Hannah Montana gummy guitars? A noodle sandwich? Our food writers find the strangest things in their travels. Fortunately for us, they make sure to document their delicious/gross/weird/horrendous discoveries—and report back on what they taste like.
The East River Park hit its 8,500 person capacity for Girl Talk's free show on Sunday, and he brought enough of them up onstage to dance and to "break the stage," as he quipped. After something knocked out the power, teenie boppers booed and hissed until someone plugged back in, and Mr. Gregg...
The West Indian American Day Carnival Parade went off yesterday with the usual huge crowds and spectacular costumes, floats and sound trucks. Former Secretary of State Colin Powell served as Grand Marshal, Governor Paterson marched, thousands reveled, cops watched.