Straight from the festival stage, Lollapalooza heavy hitters Of Montreal, Kid Cudi, Silversun Pickups, Perry Farrell and more swung by SPIN's ultimate backstage hangout for bite to eat, complimentary drinks provided by Southern Comfort and Budweiser. Silver Jeans and BMI offered gifting and artists were treated to a snap session with SPIN's resident photographer, Misha Vladimirskiy. Check out our photos from the SPIN Lolla suite here.
Plus! Several bands, including Amazing Baby, Portugal the Man, and Kevin Devine played acoustic songs between their main stage sets, with instruments provided by Best Buy Musical Instruments. Watch the videos from Lollapalooza here!
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