Travel Diary: Aussie Electronic Duo Hermitude take us to Chicago for Lollapalooza

Originally from the Blue Mountains, the boys from Hermitude headed off to perform at Lollapalooza last year. Along the way, Luke Dubber took some happy snaps for the band, who share their experiences here:

Still sleep deprived and somewhat delirious, we arrived in Chicago. Driving to the festival downtown we drove past Daley Plaza, which we instantly recognised from one of our favourite films The Blues Brothers. The sheer enormity of Lolla was evident as we got shuttled through the site to our stage which took 15 minutes in a buggy!

A few interviews later and a crispy ale to cool us down, we were onstage playing one of our biggest shows to date in the USA. It was an unforgettable experience and as the sun was setting over Chi town we we’re on our way to the airport to our next gig.

Flying into Chicago

Heading to the Stage.

Gusto smashing the pads…

Rockin with the homie Pell…

Hey, look over there!

Post show with Pell

Havin a chat with Larry from the AU review

Lolla is BIG…

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For more details on Lollapalooza, which returns July 28th to the 31st in Chicago, USA, for its 25th anniversary event, head to Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will be headlining this year, alongside Aussies Flume, RÜFÜS DU SOL and many more…