While the DNC wrapped up Thursday, Lollapalooza kicked off in Chicago, Illinois, with four days of music featuring Red Hot Chili Peppers, Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem , M83, Ellie Goulding and Lana Del Rey, plus hip-hoppers lJ. Cole, Future and ASAP Ferg, and genre busting Major Lazer.
If you weren’t wrung out by all the music during the day, the hottest party to hit was the NYLON Nights x Stillhouse whiskey event Thursday night. Designer John Varvatos mixed with bands Bastille, Haelos, and Daughter . Haelos took the stage later to a rowdy crowd. Hang on for party #2.