Lolla Bumps Up Lineup Release After Leaked Photo

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    Mumford & Sons were one of the headliners in the Lolla leak.

    The new release date for Lollapalooza’s lineup may not be that exciting for fans who have already seen a leaked photo and apparent magazine ad for the Chicago festival Wednesday.

    The leak went viral on social media last week confirming reported headliners and other big names.

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    The festival announced Friday it was bumping up the release of its official lineup from April 9 to Monday, adding to the possibility that the photo is the real deal.

    The photo, purportedly of a magazine ad featuring the lineup, shows The Cure, Mumford & Sons, The Killers, Nine Inch Nails, Phoenix, The Postal Service, Vampire Weekend and New Order headlining the Chicago music festival.

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    Other acts include Queens of the Stone Age, The Lumineers, The National and Kendrick Lamar. If you believe the photo, fans of Lana Del Rey, Local Natives, Tegan & Sara, Cat Power, Foals and Grizzly Bear also should be pleased.

    But knowing the festival’s lineup didn’t keep fans from flocking to purchase tickets last week. The Lolla leak came just one day after early bird Lollapalooza tickets went on sale. The single tickets sold out minutes after they went on sale and three-day passes followed shortly after.

    Earlier this week, another Chicago festival, Pitchfork, released its official lineup, announcing additions such as M.I.A., Yo La Tengo and Savages.

    The festival announced its headliners in February, which include R. Kelly, Bjork and Belle & Sebastian.