Soundgarden, Green Day, Arcade Fire head Lollapalooza 2010


    Update: Scroll down for an unconfirmed day-by-day breakdown of the lineup.

    Afters months of guesses and leaks and a week-long word puzzle, we finally know who will be playing the 2010 edition of Lollapalooza.

    This year’s festival, set to take place from August 6-8 at Chicago’s Grant Park, will be headed by what is currently the first scheduled performance for the recently reunited, iconic grunge outfit Soundgarden. Legendary punk rockers Green Day, pop superstar Lady Gaga, influential indie outfits The Strokes and Arcade Fire, and French sensations Phoenix are all set to top the lineup.

    Other notables acts include Erykah Badu, Social Distortion, MGMT, Devo, Cypress Hill, Spoon, The National, The New Pornographers, Wolfmother, Gogol Bordello, Grizzly Bear, Yeasayer, Hot Chip, Drive-By Truckers, Dirty Projectors, Metric, Cut Copy, AFI, and the legendary Jimmy Cliff.


    As we scroll further down, names such as Mavis Staples, Minus the Bear, Frightened Rabbit, The xx, Blitzen Trapper, Fuck Buttons, Switchfoot, The Temper Trap, The Dodos, Jamie Lidell, The Cribs, and Raphael Saadiq can also be found.

    The bottom tier of the lineup features up-and-comers like Mumford & Sons, Cymbals Eat Guitars, The Soft Pack, The Morning Benders, Warpaint, The Antlers, Freelance Whales, Jukebox the Ghost, and These United States.

    Finally, this year’s bill will once again feature Perry’s, a dance-oriented stage. Among those scheduled to appear include 2ManyDJs, Empire of the Sun, Digitalism, Tiga, Felix da Housecat, Rusko, Flosstradamus, Wolfgang Gartner, Joachim Garraud, Peanut Butter Wolf, and a DJ set from Cut Copy.


    As it stands now, the current 2010 bill looks like this:

    Soundgarden, Green Day, Lady Gaga, Arcade Fire, The Strokes, Phoenix, Social Distortion, MGMT, Jimmy Cliff, Hot Chip, The Black Keys, The National, Spoon, Devo, Cypress Hill, Cut Copy, The New Pornographers, Erykah Badu, Slightly Stoopid, Grizzly Bear, Gogol Bordello, Chromeo, Wolfmother, Yeasayer, X Japan, Mutemath, Metric, Dirty Projectors, AFI, Mavis Staples, Matt & Kim, The xx, Drive-By Truckers, Blues Traveler

    Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros, The Temper Trap, Jamie Lidell, Frightened Rabbit, Fuck Buttons, Deer Tick, Blitzen Trapper, Stars, Raphael Saadiq, The Cribs, Minus the Bear, Switchfoot, The Walkmen, Mumford & Sons, Wild Beasts, Rogue Wave, Los Amigos Invisibles, The Big Pink, The Dodos, Hockey, Cymbals Eat Guitars, B.o.B, Dawes, Warpaint, The Antlers, The Soft Pack, Rebelution, Balkan Beat Box

    Wavves, American Bang, The Ike Reilly Assassination, Company of Thieves, Nneka, Harlem, The Constellations, Miniature Tigers, Mimicking Birds, The Kissaway Trail, HEALTH, Javelin, The Morning Benders, Foxy Shazam, Violent Soho, Royal Bangs, Neon Trees, Freelance Whales, Semi Precious Weapons, Dan Black, The Band of Heathens, Dragonette, My Dear Disco, Shawn Fisher, Neon Hitch, Skybox, The Ettes, Jukebox the Ghost, These United States, MyNameIsJohnMichael


    Perry’s DJ stage lineup:

    2ManyDJs, Empire of the Sun, Digitalism, Perry Farrell, Tiga, Felix da Housecat, Rusko, Erol Alkan, Kaskade, Flosstradamus, Wolfgang Gartner, Joachim Garraud, Mexican Institute of Sound, Caspa, Peanut Butter Wolf, Dirty South, NERVO, Cut Copy (DJ Set), Beats Antique, Steve Porter, Didi Gutman of Brazilian Girls, Ancient Astronauts, Ana Sia, Team Bayside High, Dani Deahl, FreeSol, DJ Mel, BBU Vonnegutt, Only Children, Lance Herbstrong

    Additional acts, including the lineup for this year’s Kidzapalooza stage will be announced in the weeks ahead. The day-by-day schedule will likely be revealed in June.

    Three-day passes are currently priced at $190 and can obtained here. Once that allotment sells out, the price will raise to $215. VIP passes and travel packages are also available.


    Update: For those looking looking to get their scheduling freak on, it appears that Lady Gaga and The Strokes will be playing Friday, Green Day and Phoenix on Saturday, and Soundgarden and Arcade Fire on Sunday. Here is the day-by-day breakdown, which is TOTALLY UNCONFIRMED, per the Lollapalooza message board:

    Friday, August 6th:
    Lady Gaga
    The Strokes
    Jimmy Cliff
    Hot Chip
    The Black Keys
    New Pornographers
    Dirty Projectors
    Mavis Staples
    Matt & Kim
    Drive-By Truckers
    Jamie Lidell
    Fuck Buttons
    Raphael Saadiq
    The Walkmen
    Los Amigos Invisbles
    The Big Pink
    Cymabalks Eat Guitars
    Balkan Beat BOx
    American Bang
    The Constellations
    Foxy Shazam
    Semi Precious Weapons
    My Dear Disco
    The Ettes
    Jukebox The Ghost
    These United States
    Erol Alkan
    Peanut Butter Wolf
    Cut Copy (DJ)
    Ana Sia
    BBU Vonnegutt

    Saturday, August 7th:
    Green Day
    Social Distortion
    Cut Copy
    Erykah Badu
    Slightly Stoopid
    Grizzly Bear
    Gogol Bordello
    The xx
    Blues Traveler
    Edward Sharpe
    Deer Tick
    Wild Beasts
    Rogue Wave
    The Soft Pack
    Mimicking Birds
    Kissaway Trail
    Morning Benders
    Royal Bangs
    Dan Black
    Empire of the Sun
    Perry Farrell
    Wolfgang Gartner
    Joachim Garraud
    Beats Antique
    Steve Porter
    Ancient Astronauts
    DJ Mel
    BBU Vonnegutt
    Only Children
    Lance Herbstrong


    Sunday, August 8th:
    Arcade Fire
    The National
    Cypress Hill
    X Japan
    The Temper Trap
    Frightened Rabbit
    Blitzen Trapper
    The Cribs
    Minus THe Bear
    Mumford & Sons
    The Dodos
    The Antlers
    Ike Reilly
    Company of Thieves
    Miniature Tigers
    Violent Soho
    Freelance Whales
    Band of Heathens
    Shawn Fisher
    Neon Hitch
    Felix da Housecat
    Mexican Institute of Sound
    Dirty South
    Didi Gutman (Brazilian Girls)
    Team Bayside High
    Dani Deahl

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