lollapalooza


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lollapalooza

1. Something that is very large, awe inspiring, outstanding, or particularly remarkable. (Uncommon in modern usage, as most occurrences of the term are refer to the name of an annual musical festival.) We're looking to throw a lollapalooza of a party next weekend. This lawsuit is set to be a lollapalooza, one of the largest this country has ever seen. The meteorologist warned that the developing storm could become a devastating lollapalooza.
2. In poker, a fake hand of five specific cards chosen randomly at the beginning of a night's play that is supposedly allowed to trump any other hand on that night alone. So the story goes, the old cowboys thwarted the card sharp's Royal Flush by all declaring that their comrade's hand was a lollapalooza, which wins by default.

lollapalooza

(lɑləpəˈluzə)
1. n. something very big; something wondrous. Look at that bump on your head. That’s a lollapalooza!
2. n. a big lie. What a lollapalooza! You expect me to believe that?
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A month later, after their Lollapalooza set in Chicago, Tenacious D jetted to Nashville to visit White's independent label Third Man Records, which he founded in 2001.
The boys headlined an astonishing 16 festivals across the globe including Primavera Sound, Lollapalooza and Sziget.You can see where the Arctic Monkeys are playing this summer here.
Four-day tickets are on sale on (https://www.lollapalooza.com/) Lollapalooza's website , but the festival doesn't have one-day tickets up yet.
[USPRwire, Sat May 05 2018] Loyola students might get the chance to participate in this year's lollapalooza Music Festival free of charge, that is if they want to volunteer for collecting trash.
The 45-year-old sang four tracks, including Rock 'n' Roll Star, at Lollapalooza Chile before giving up because of vocal problems.
We were never punk rock enough for the Warped Tour, never metal enough for Ozzfest, never quite indie rock or cool enough for Lollapalooza. We've carved our own path, and we're really humbled by the fact that we've had so many supporters and people who appreciate our music.'
He requested an upper-floor room overlooking the festival and in a sign he was contemplating other targets, he also booked rooms overlooking August's Lollapalooza festival in Chicago and the Life Is Beautiful show near the Vegas Strip in late September.
Having clocked up millions of streams and more than 100,000 sales - thanks to singles such as Modern Love, A Rush of Blood, and the BBC Radio 1 play-listed You and Oceans - Coasts have appeared at major festivals such as Coachella, Glastonbury, Reading, Leeds and Lollapalooza.
They extensively toured with well-received sets at Electric Daisy Carnival, Coachella and Lollapalooza. The band plays at Hi-Fi, 44 E.
Summary: New Delhi [India], August 5 (ANI): The first night of Lollapalooza did not go as people would have wanted to.
Red Hot Chili Peppers have spent the summer performing at music festivals around the world including Lollapalooza in Chicago, T in the Park in Scotland and Fuji Rock in Japan.
Lollapalooza celebrates its 25th anniversary with a rocking lineup including Radiohead and LCD Soundsystem.
For example, Recycled Paper Greetings sponsors the Rock and Recycle program at Lollapalooza, a 25-year-old music festival that is held in Chicago every summer.
NEW YORK (AFP) - Rap superstar Eminem will headline three Latin American editions of the Lollapalooza festival in 2016 after spending a year away from the stage.
In his unmistakable Scottish accent, Reid had a few moments to talk about discovering punk music, being dubbed the "new Sex Pistols" and why Lollapalooza was one of the worst experiences of his career.