Chicago's favorite festival returns on August 1, but the day before — Thursday, July 31 — SPIN is jump-starting the long weekend with the Lollapalooza Kick Off Party. Featuring live performances by Interpol, Gemini Club, and Wildcat! Wildcat!, the event hits Thalia Hall (in the historic Pilsen neighborhood) at 9 p.m. Best of all, this mini-fest is free with RSVP.
Don't miss your chance to see an intimate performance from Interpol ahead of their new album, El Pintor. Get a sense of the lineup via the songs and video below (plus, the flyer). Sponsors include Anthemic, Rabbl, Red Bull Sound Select, Do312, BMI, and, of course, Thalia Hall.
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