"We're going back but it depends on whether we want to get our rain gear and stand in the rain for an hour," said Cole, 54, donning a tank top and shorts.


Cole said they were a little disappointed by the delay but they weren't thinking about a refund since they both have passes for the entire weekend.


"We were here yesterday, we're planning to come back tomorrow," Cole said. "It would be great to see the rest of today but if we can't, I'm not going to freak out."


"There won't be riots in the streets," Angelina said, chuckling.


All of the bands stopped more or less at the same time and people were encouraged to leave by the bands before they exited the stage.


In a release, organizers said festival-goers were being directed to pre-established underground evacuation and shelter sites along Michigan Avenue in the Grant Park North, Grant Park South and East Monroe Street garages.


"We regret having to suspend any show, but safety always comes first," said Shelby Meade, communications director for C3 Presents, the promoter behind Lollapalooza, in the release.


Eventually, the storm itself became the show. Some stranded attendees ran barefoot down the street, embracing the soaking conditions while others snapped photos and videos of blinding lightning strikes, ear-splitting thunder and umbrella-less people scampering through the streets.


"That's crazy," one man told his friend, holding up his camera.


The lack of information about the changed schedule left many worried about whether they'd miss their favorite bands.