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Lolla 2016 Day 1 recap: A soggy start to the 4-day saga, and a Chance the Rapper sighting already

In its 25 years, Lollapalooza has gone through so many incarnations to become the behemoth destination festival it is now. From a celebration of '90s alt-rock, to its stint as a touring fest, to its hiatus, to its three-day tenure at Grant Park. Now, being four days long and with all three-day...

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