Lollapalooza Evacuated Due to Storms: A First-Person Account of the Scene
were stranded in the hotel lobby or underneath the awning outside seemed in good spirits. Sure, lots of them worried that they wasted their money if things don't resume later tonight, but a representative of the festival said, over loudspeaker, that they would make it up to all the attendees.
With all the fatal stage collapses in recent years -- and months, in some cases -- it was no doubt the right move.
Oh, and for anyone wondering about today's music, Doomtree was the best thing I saw by far. As my friend, Antiquiet and Crave Online editor Johnny Firecloud said, "I got chills in 90-something degree heat." So, at least we got to see that.
UPDATE: The gates are supposedly back open and the rain has died down, so I'm heading back in. Follow @Spinner on Twitter for any updates, service permitting.