Lollapalooza is only a month away! The festival recently announced a full list of over 50 official aftershows, and we’ve compiled all of them with artist details, ticket links, and more for your convenience. Note that all aftershows are separately ticketed, and admission to these events is not included with any festival pass. Don’t forget to also check out our complete look at the full 2015 Lollapalooza lineup!
Wednesday, July 29
Toro Y Moi Tickets
with Young Buffalo & Sol Cat
Chaz Bundick began making recordings under the name Toro y Moi in 2001 in his hometown of Columbia, South Carolina. Eight years later, he signed with Carpark Records and released his first few albums within a couple of years, earning praise from top media publications like The New York Times, Pitchfork, and Filter Magazine. Toro y Moi’s latest album What For? came out on April 7.
Thursday, July 30
Tove Lo Tickets
Sweden’s Tove Lo gained attention in 2013 when her breakthrough electropop single “Habits” reached number three on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The song became even more popular and saw more international exposure when it was remixed by American production duo Hippie Sabotage. Her rapid success later earned her a spot opening for Katy Perry on her Prismatic World Tour. In September 2014 she released her debut album Queen of the Clouds, which is her first full-length record.
Glass Animals Tickets
with Gabriel Garzon-Montano
Glass Animals is an English indie rock band from Oxford consisting of childhood friends Dave Bayley, Drew Macfarlane, Edmund Irwin-Singer, and Joe Seaward. They released their debut album Zaba in 2014, which includes their hit song “Gooey,” which reached #19 on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart.
English indie rock band alt-J, named for the Mac keyboard shortcut for the delta symbol, have one of the most unique sounds of any band to emerge in the last few years. Their experimental style combines elements of folk, electronica, and traditional alternative rock among other things. Their debut album exemplified just how well-rounded the band is, with a collection of very sonically different songs spanning multiple genres. alt-J’s sophomore album, This Is All Yours, came out in 2014 and was met favorably by fans and critics alike, earning the band their first Grammy nomination.
Toronto-based trio BadBadNotGood consists of keyboardist Matthew Tavares, bassist Chester Hansen, and drummer Alexander Sowinski. They gained recognition with their jazz-oriented reinterpretations of hip hop songs that led to them working with musicians like Tyler the Creator, Frank Ocean, and Ghostface Killah. They have released four studio albums to date, with their latest, Sour Soul, having dropped earlier this year.
The War On Drugs Tickets
with Philip Selway
In 2005, musicians Adam Granduciel and Kurt Vile met in Philadelphia and formed the indie rock band The War on Drugs. Three years later they released their debut LP Wagonwheel Blues and embarked on a European tour. Following the album release and tour, Vile left the band to focus on his own music, and is now a successful solo artist. However, Granduciel stayed with The War on Drugs, and despite a major lineup change the band continued to make music. Their fantastic new album, Lost in the Dream, came out in in 2014.
Gary Clark Jr. Tickets
with Black Pistol Fire
Austin-based musician Gary Clark, Jr. has been compared to guitar greats like Jimi Hendrix. His sound is an innovative mix of blues, soul, and hip hop, incorporating both modern and classic elements of blues style, and accompanied by smooth vocals. The Texas native recently collaborated with the Foo Fighters on the track “What Did I Do? / God As My Witness” from their 2014 album Sonic Highways, and later that year he released a live album of his own.
Hot Chip Tickets
with The Hood Internet
London-based electronic music outfit Hot Chip formed in 2000. Since 2004, the band has released five studio albums which have contained several successful singles. They were nominated for Britain’s prestigious Mercury Prize in 2006 and in 2009 received a nomination for a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording for their song “Ready for the Floor.” Now, Hot Chip is back with their sixth studio album titled Why Make Sense?, which came out in May.
Cold War Kids Tickets
Cold War Kids formed in 2004 in Southern California. Two years later, they released their major label debut, Robbers & Cowards, which included their bluesy, bass-heavy hit single “Hang Me Up to Dry.” Now almost a decade later, the band is still making great music and selling out tours, and just released their fifth studio album titled Hold My Home in 2014.
St. Paul & The Broken Bones Tickets
with Kristin Diable
Birmingham, Alabama’s St. Paul and the Broken Bones formed in 2011. They quickly built up a following with their dynamic live shows and impressive stage presence. The band consists of vocalist Paul Janeway, guitarist Browan Lollar, percussionist Andrew Lee, bassist Jesse Phillips, trumpeter Allen Branstetter, and trombone/tuba player Ben Griner. They released their debut album, Half the City, in 2014.
Zella Day Tickets
with My Gold Mask
Arizona native Zella Day was raised in a small mountain town outside of Phoenix where her parents ran a local coffee shop. It was there that she nurtured her love for music by spending time near local musicians and artists, who inspired her to begin playing guitar when she was just nine years old. She began writing songs and eventually moved to Los Angeles to pursue her music career, where she first garnered attention with an acoustic cover of the White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army.” Her sound has been described as that of a happier Lana Del Rey.
MS MR Tickets
NYC-based indie duo MS MR features vocalist Lizzy Plapinger (co-founder of prominent indie label Neon Gold) and producer Max Hershenow. They came to attention in 2012 with their popular single “Hurricane,” and released their debut full-length, Secondhand Rapture, a year later.
Sylvan Esso Tickets
Sylvan Esso is the electro folk-pop duo consisting of singer Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn. The group formed in 2013 and soon signed with Partisan Records. The next year, they released their eponymous debut album, which includes their hit singles “Coffee” and “Hey Mami” among others.
What So Not Tickets
with D.R.A.M. & ZEBO
What So Not is the collaboration of Australian DJ/producers Flume and Emoh Instead. The duo garnered plenty of attention when they formed in 2013 since Flume was already popular in the electronic music scene, with their first upload on Soundcloud, “Jaguar,” amassing over 15,000 plays within hours of its release. For those who feel like Flume’s music is a bit too chill for their taste, What So Not has a more upbeat and club-friendly vibe that might be more appealing.
Grammy-nominated alternative rock band Mutemath formed in New Orleans in 2003. After releasing their Reset EP and signing with Warner Brothers, they issued their eponymous debut full-length in 2006. Several more studio records, EPs, and live albums followed, as well as a Grammy nomination for the music video for their single “Typical.” Later this year, Mutemath is expected to come out with their fourth studio album, titled Vitals.
Friday, July 31
with Aero Flynn
Indie pop band Givers formed in the late 2000s in Lafayette, Louisiana. The group is currently comprised of vocalist/percussionist Tiffany Lamson, vocalist/guitarist Taylor Guarisco, drummer/vocalist Kirby Campbell, bassist Josh LeBlanc, and keyboardist Nick Stephan. Givers released their debut album, In Light, in the summer of 2011, and enjoyed both commercial and critical success, particularly for their hit single “Up Up Up.”
with Gabriel Garzon-Montano
SZA is the stage name of alternative R&B artist Solana Rowe. In 2012, she self-released an EP titled See.SZA.Run, which she followed with the release of her second EP S. Since then, she has signed with the indie label Top Dawg Entertainment and released her third EP Z in 2014. Her most recent album includes collaborations with Chance the Rapper, Isaiah Rashad, and Kendrick Lamar.
Pardon My French with DJ Snake & Madeon
DJ Snake is the stage name of Grammy-nominated French DJ and producer William Grigahcine. His popularity exploded with the 2013 release of his smash hit single “Turn Down For What,” which featured rapper Lil Jon. He has made several other notable contributions to music in recent years, including a production credit for Lady Gaga’s album “Born This Way,” earning him a Grammy nomination for Album of the Year in 2012. A second Grammy nomination came his way this year for Best Music Video for “Turn Down For What.”
French producer Hugo Leclercq, a.k.a. Madeon, began stirring up buzz when he was only 16 with his popular remixes of artists like The Killers and Pendulum. His rapid rise to fame has brought him in front of international audiences, performing at several major music festivals and touring as the opening act for Lady Gaga. Earlier this year, Madeon dropped his debut album titled “Adventure.”
Les Sins Tickets
Les Sins is the DJ alter ego of musician Chaz Bundick, whom you may know as the man behind Toro Y Moi. Bundick created Les Sins in order to make dance music without alienating fans of Toro Y Moi’s more chillwave-oriented sound. As Les Sins, he released an album titled Michael in 2014.
Tyler, The Creator Tickets
Tyler, The Creator first gained recognition as the leader and co-founder of the alternative hip hop group Odd Future. He has recently branched out to embark on a solo career, and has been met with nothing but success. While he could get by on his music alone, his live shows are really something to see. He’s known for making jokes and bantering with the audience, often saying some pretty controversial things and stirring up the crowd. Nonetheless, his high-energy performances are always thrilling for all in attendance. His latest album, Wolf, arrived in 2013 and features the likes of Pharrell Williams and fellow Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt among other collaborators.
Death From Above 1979 Tickets
with The New Pacific
Canadian rock duo Death From Above 1979 is comprised of drummer/vocalist Sebastien Grainger and bassist/synth player Jesse F. Keeler. They released their debut album, You’re a Woman, I’m a Machine, in 2004 and from there went on to tour with popular acts like Nine Inch Nails and Queens of the Stone Age. Despite their growing success, the duo disbanded in 2006, with Keeler moving on to become one half of MSTRKRFT and Grainger embarking on a solo career. The separation didn’t last too long though, as they reunited in 2011 and played their first comeback show later that year on the main stage at Coachella. Now, Death From Above 1979 has just released The Physical World, their first album in 10 years, and thankfully they haven’t lost that bass-heavy rock edge that once made them so great.
Delta Spirit Tickets
with T. Hardy Morris
Indie rock band Delta Spirit is comprised of vocalist Matthew Vasquez, multi-instrumentalist Kelly Winrich, guitarist William McLaren, bassist Jonathan Jameson, and drummer Brandon Young. Since their debut in 2006, Delta Spirit has released four studio albums and two EPs. Their latest effort, Into the Wide, came out in September of 2014.
Sturgill Simpson Tickets
with Cris Jacobs
Country singer-songwriter Sturgill Simpson, former leader of the roots rock band Sunday Valley, released his solo debut High Top Mountain in 2013. The album became a word-of-mouth hit, opening doors for him as an artist. The Kentucky native expresses his deep southern roots through his music, but wanted to experiment more with pushing the boundaries of the genre for his second album. Simpson released his sophomore effort, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, in 2014.
Brand New Tickets
Brand New is one of those bands that you may have listened to if you went through a punk/emo phase in high school. Formed in Long Island in 2000, the band consists of vocalist/guitarist Jesse Lacey, guitarist Vin Accardi, bassist Garrett Tierney, and drummer Brian Lane. Although they haven’t released an album in six years, Brand New has been keeping fans happy by touring here and there since 2011. They are rumored to be working on new material, but the band has not yet made any official announcements nor provided any sort of timeline for release.
Walk the Moon Tickets
with Hippo Campus
Upbeat alt-pop band Walk the Moon formed in Cincinnati in 2008. The group features vocalist Nicholas Petricca, bassist Kevin Ray, guitarist Eli Maiman, and drummer Sean Waugaman. They independently released their debut album, I Want! I Want!, in 2010, and their single “Anna Sun” became a big hit and officially put the band on the radar. They released their self-titled major label debut two years later, which earned them huge commercial success. In September 2014, they released the catchy top 40 breakthrough single “Shut Up and Dance” before coming out with their third full-length, Talking Is Hard, a month later.
with Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas
MisterWives is an indie pop band based in New York City. They have garnered a lot of buzz lately, and have opened for acts like Twenty One Pilots, Bleachers, and American Authors. They released their debut EP, “Reflections,” in 2014 on the New York indie label Photo Finish Records, followed by their first full-length record, Our Own House, in early 2015.
Django Django Tickets
with Beat Connection
British quartet Django Django formed in London in 2008. The group consists of vocalist/guitarist Vincent Neff, drummer Dave Maclean, bassist Jimmy Dixon, and keyboardist Tommy Grace. They released their eponymous debut album in 2012, which earned them much critical praise and a Mercury Prize nomination. Now, Django Django has just released their second record, called Born Under Saturn, which came out in early May.
Ryn Weaver (SOLD OUT)
Ryn Weaver is the stage name of American singer and songwriter Erin Wuthrich. She released her debut single “OctaHate” in June 2014, which boasted collaborators like Charli XCX and Passion Pit’s Michael Angelakos. With these big-name connections, the song quickly rose to popularity and Weaver later released her debut EP, Promises, in August of 2014.
Charli XCX Tickets
Charlotte Aitchison, a.k.a. Charli XCX, first gained attention in 2012 when she was featured on Icona Pop’s breakthrough single “I Love It,” which she also co-wrote. Two years later, she emerged as an outright pop superstar after being featured on Iggy Azalea’s #1 hit song “Fancy.” Her album Sucker arrived at the end of that year, and was designated the best pop album of 2014 by Rolling Stone.
Saturday, August 1
Strand of Oaks Tickets
Strand of Oaks is the rock project of producer and songwriter Timothy Showalter. He has released several albums as Strand of Oaks since 2009. His most recent album came out in 2014 and is called HEAL.
Boys Noize Tickets
with Spankrock, DJ Funk, Escor Krist, & Pilo
Boys Noize is the stage name of German electronic music producer Alexander Ridha. In addition to his work as a DJ, Ridha owns his own label called Boysnoize Records, on which he has released his five studio albums. He has also made himself known with several popular remixes for artists like Bloc Party, Depeche Mode, Feist, and Snoop Dogg.
The Wombats Tickets
British indie rockers The Wombats came to attention in 2007 with their debut album A Guide to Love, Loss, and Desperation, which is full of danceable tracks like the ironically upbeat “Let’s Dance to Joy Division.” The album gained them tremendous popularity in the U.K., while their second album, 2011’s This Modern Glitch, earned them more international fame, with their single “Jump Into the Fog” peaking at #15 on the U.S. alternative charts. The energetic English trio has just come back with the release of their third album, titled Glitterbug.
DJ Carnage is a producer and remixer based in Los Angeles. Born Diamonte Blackmon, he grew up in Guatemala and Nicaragua before moving to the United States, so he has an international perspective that influences his music career. In addition to his music, he is known for his charity and giving back to the impoverished communities he was surrounded by in his youth. He gives back to his fans too. Several months ago, he blasted $10,000 into the crowd through a confetti cannon during a show in Chicago. With antics like that, there’s no telling what Carnage will get into during his Lollapalooza performances, but it’s sure to be great.
Marina and the Diamonds Tickets
Though it sounds like a band, Marina and the Diamonds is really just Marina Diamandis. She came onto the scene in 2009 with her debut single “Obsessions,” which earned her popularity in the U.K. As a rising talent, Diamandis was quick to dismiss comparisons between herself and other emerging British female artists at the time, wanting to be recognized as an individual rather than being grouped together with other singers she felt she had nothing in common with musically. The last few years have seen her release three successful albums, the latest of which just dropped earlier this year.
with DJ Rhetorik & Daye Jack
Logic is Maryland-based rapper Sir Robert Bryson Hall II (that’s actually his given name – the “Sir” and everything). The young artist came onto the scene in 2010, releasing several mixtapes and increasing his fame through internet buzz and press exposure. In 2012, he toured Europe without even being signed to a label, but nonetheless found a home two years later with Def Jam, through which he released his 2014 album Under Pressure.
Mick Jenkins Tickets
with Hurt Everybody
Rapper Mick Jenkins came onto the scene in 2012 when he released his debut mixtape, The Micktape. His latest mixtape, The Water[s], came out in 2014 and received favorable reviews from critics.
with Nick Bassett (Visionquest), Servante (Steve Gerard and Hexes), and Hiroko Yamamura
Toronto-based duo MSTRKRFT is the electronic music project of Death From Above 1979’s Jesse F. Keeler and producer Al-P. Active since 2005, MSTRKRFT has produced official remixes for artists like Katy Perry, Kylie Minogue, Bloc Party, Wolfmother, The Kills, and more. Thus far, they have released two albums, and are expected to put out a third in the near future.
Catfish & The Bottlemen Tickets
with Circa Waves
British four piece band Catfish and the Bottlemen formed in Llandudno, Wales, and consists of singer/guitarist Van McCann, guitarist Johnny Bond, bassist Benji Blakeway, and drummer Bob Hall. They started off playing Beatles covers to small local audiences, but soon tired of playing songs that were not their own and set out to produce original music in a D.I.Y. studio. Their hard work eventually paid off, as they later signed to Mumford and Sons’ Ben Lovett’s Communion Records before moving to Universal in 2014.
TV On the Radio Tickets
TV On the Radio emerged onto the New York City music scene in 2001, at a time and place which saw the formation of several successful indie rock bands. They have shared their post-punk sound on four critically acclaimed albums, which have had contributions from artists like David Bowie, Trent Reznor, and Nick Zinner of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. The band has carried on through the unfortunate passing of bassist Gerard Smith in 2011, and they released their most recent album, Seeds, in 2014.
Angus & Julia Stone Tickets
with Shakey Graves
Angus & Julia Stone are an Australian brother-sister duo who play folk and blues-oriented music. Growing up in Sydney, Angus and Julia Stone were educated in music by their musician parents. The siblings have released three albums together, each one earning them more and more popularity and success, particularly in their native Australia. In 2014, after taking a break for a bit to work on solo projects, the Stone siblings reunited for their third studio album, an eponymous effort produced by Rick Rubin. The album reached #1 in Australia, and charted in a number of other countries as well.
Gogol Bordello Tickets
with In the Whale
New York City’s Gogol Bordello uniquely blends gypsy music with punk and other genres. Their music explores a vast array of cultural styles as diverse as the city they come from, and they are known for their lavish live sets and fantastic costumes. Formed in 2009, they initially built up a loyal following in NYC, and over the years gained more and more fans from all over to become as internationally popular as they are now.
Twin Peaks (SOLD OUT)
Twin Peaks is an indie garage rock band that formed in Chicago in 2009. The group consists of vocalist/guitarist Cadien Lake James, guitarist Clay Frankel, bassist Jack Dolan, and drummer Connor Brodner, who started the band when they were all still in high school. Twin Peaks released their debut album, Sunken, in 2013, followed by their sophomore record Wild Onion the next year.
Wild Belle Tickets
with Elle King
Wild Belle is the brother-and-sister duo of Elliot and Natalie Bergman. The siblings released their debut album, Isles, in 2013. The album includes their reggae-influenced single “Keep You,” which earned Wild Belle tremendous commercial success when it was featured in the popular film “Pitch Perfect.”
Lord Huron Tickets
LA-based indie band Lord Huron just released their sophomore album, Strange Trails, earlier this year. Lord Huron initially came about as the solo effort of Michigan native Ben Schneider, who eventually developed the project into a full-fledged band. The group currently features Schneider on vocals and guitar along with guitarist Tom Renaud, bassist Miguel Briseno, and percussionist Mark Barry.
Alessandro Lindblad, a.k.a. Alesso, is a Swedish DJ and EDM artist. Early in his career, he gained recognition for his remixes of artists like Tiesto, Swedish House Mafia, and Avicii. His success led to the opportunity to perform at several major music festivals, as well as a spot accompanying Madonna for select European dates of her MDNA World Tour. In the summer of 2014, Alesso signed with Def Jam Recordings, soon releasing a new single and embarking on his own headlining tour. His debut studio album, Forever, just dropped in May.
Of Monsters and Men Tickets
The indie folk five-piece Of Monsters and Men hails all the way from Iceland. Formed in 2010, the band centers around the talents of vocalists/guitarists Nanna Bryndis Hilmarsdottir and Ragnar Thorhallsson, guitarist Brynjar Leifsson, bassist Kristjan Pall Kristjansson, and drummer Arnar Rosenkranz Hilmarsson. Of Monsters and Men first came into the spotlight in 2011 with their hit single “Little Talks,” which was getting airplay on radio stations all over the world and quickly propelled them to international fame. The next year, they released their debut album, My Head Is An Animal, which rapidly climbed the charts and sold over 2 million copies worldwide. The band is back this summer with their sophomore record, Beneath the Skin, which was released on June 9.
Sunday, August 2
Kygo is a Norwegian DJ and record producer. He initially built up his popularity through the internet by accumulating over 80 million views on his Soundcloud and YouTube pages. His internet fame attracted the attention of big artists like Avicii and Coldplay’s Chris Martin. Since 2013, Kygo has had 3 singles reach #1 in Norway, and he is gaining more and more international fame each year.
The Kills Tickets
with Baby in Vain
The Kills is the bluesy, drum-heavy rock duo featuring Jamie Hince and Alison Mosshart (whom you may know as one half of The Dead Weather along with rock superstar Jack White). They came together in 2000 and put out their first record, Keep On Your Mean Side, in 2003. The Kills haven’t released anything since their 2011 album “Blood Pressures,” but they are at work on new material. Mosshart has stated that the band’s next record will take on a whole new sound.
Twenty One Pilots Tickets
with Night Terrors of 1927
High school friends Tyler Joseph and Josh Dun formed Twenty One Pilots in 2009 in Columbus, Ohio. They put out two self-released albums before their grassroots efforts paid off and they signed with alternative rock label Fueled By Ramen. They released their first label-issued album, Vessel, in 2013, and have since taken their rap-infused pop sound on tour internationally.
Nero is the British electronic music trio of Dan Stephens, Joe Ray, and Alana Watson. Formed in London in 2004, the group started off making strictly drum & bass music, but over time expanded their sound to include elements of house and dubstep as well. Their much-anticipated sophomore album is expected later this year.