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Lollapalooza: Your reading guide

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Our complete coverage of Lollapalooza 2010, for your morning-after reading ...

FRIDAY MUSIC:
Lady Gaga
Chromeo
The Strokes, Jimmy Cliff
Mavis Staples with her new collaborator, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy
Devo!
Wavves, Los Amigos Invisibles, more Mavis, Drive-By Truckers, New Pornographers
The Walkmen, Raphael Saadiq
2ManyDJs, J. Cole, plus Perry's Stage
B.o.B. is too good to play this early

SATURDAY MUSIC:
Green Day
Phoenix, the xx, Grizzly Bear, Edward Sharpe, Warpaint
Spoon, Gogol Bordello
Chrissie Hynde, Social Distortion, Blues Traveler
Wild Beasts, Stars, the Soft Pack
Dawes
Perry's Stage
The Verve Pipe at Kidzapalooza
The Morning Benders

SUNDAY MUSIC:
Soundgarden, Cypress hill, Yeasayer, Blitzen Trapper, Ike Reilly, Freelance Whales
Arcade Fire, the National
X Japan's U.S. debut
Erykah Badu was a ba-dud
The Cribs with Johnny Marr
Company of Thieves
Nneka, plus Miniature Tigers

Soundgarden played Sunday night, but their first show in 13 years was actually Thursday night at the Vic.

Interviews ahead of the big show with X Japan, Devo, Kidzapalooza stars, B.o.B., plus a look back at Lady Gaga's performance at Lollapalooza 2007.

Plus, there were a lot of kids jumping the fences at Lolla this year.

Other than music ...

• The food at Lolla stepped up a notch this year. Here's one tasting, and another, plus a Q&A with Graham Elliott.
You dudes and your bandannas.
• Non-ticketed tourists denied seeing Buckingham Fountain.
• The heat, lord, the heat.
• Lolla's environmental hub, Green Street.

Finally, watch highlights from the fest this Friday on cable.

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