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Jane’s Addiction, Tool, Depeche Mode Play Lollapalooza


It’s official: Depeche Mode, Jane’s Addition, Tool, the Killers, Beastie Boys, and Kings of Leon will headline 2009’s Lollapalooza festival, scheduled to hit Chicago’s Grant Park August 7-9.

The three-day fest will also feature Snoop Dogg, Thievery Corporation, Lou Reed, TV On the Radio, Vampire Weekend, Santigold, the Decemberists, Animal Collective, Arctic Monkeys, Band of Horses, Of Montreal, Bat for Lashes, Andrew Bird, Silversun Pickups, Deerhunter, Passion Pit, Fleet Foxes, Neko Case, and Ida Maria.

The hip-hop contingency will be augmented by Asher Roth, Kid Cudi, and Rye Rye.

In addition, there will also be a nightclub-styled stage called “Perry’s” — named for the festival’s founder, Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell — featuring dance and electronic music from MSTRKRFT and Simian Mobile Disco, plus DJ sets from A-Trak and Animal Collective, among others.

Despite the suffering economy, Farrell, who will headline the festival with Jane’s Addiction for the first time since the event debuted in 1991, told Reuters that ticket sales are strong. “At Lollapalooza, we’re selling more tickets than ever,” he said. “People need an even bigger excuse to escape more than ever and there is no better escape than going to a festival and just tripping and taking in music.”

Advance 3-Day passes ($190) are currently on sale at the festival’s website. Check out the full lineup below.

Lollapalooza 2009 Lineup:
Depeche Mode
The Killers
Jane’s Addiction
Beastie Boys
Kings of Leon
Lou Reed
Ben Harper and Relentless 7
Thievery Corporation
Snoop Dogg
Rise Against
Andrew Bird
TV on the Radio
Vampire Weekend
The Decemberists
Neko Case
STS9 (Sound Tribe Sector 9)
Animal Collective
Band of Horses
Of Montreal
Arctic Monkeys
Coheed and Cambria
Ben Folds
Fleet Foxes
Silversun Pickups
Kaiser Chiefs
Crystal Castles
Bon Iver
Dan Auberbach
Cold War Kids
Lykke Li
Robert Earl Keen
Peter Bjorn and John
Heartless Bastards
Federico Aubele
Dan Deacon
Passion Pit
The Raveonettes
The Gaslight Anthem
The Airborne Toxic Event
White Lies
Ra Ra Riot
No Age
Asher Roth
Los Campesinos!
Bat For Lashes
Gang Gang Dance
The Virgins
Amazing Baby
Portugal. The Man
The Knux
Ida Maria
Delta Spirit
Friendly Fires
Manchester Orchestra
Ezra Furman & The Harpoons
Miike Snow
Alberta Cross
Hey Champ
Sam Roberts Band
The Henry Clay People
Davy Knowles and Back Door Slam
Cage the Elephant
Living Things
The Low Anthem
Blind Pilot
Langhorne Slim
Other Lives
The Builders and The Butchers
Eric Church
Joe Pug
Kevin Devine
The Green Cards

Featured performers at “Perry’s” include:
Simian Mobile Disco
Boys Noise
KiD CuDi
Hercules and Love Affair (DJ Set)
The Bloody Beetroots (DJ Set)
LA Riots
The Glitch Mob
Hollywood Holt
Rye Rye
He Say, She Say
Car Stereo (Wars)
Dark Wave Disco
Yello Fever
Animal Collective (DJ Set)