Depending on Mother Nature's frame of mind, Lollapalooza can be a hot, sweaty mess, or a rainy, muddy...mess. So where do the musicians and other VIPs hang out away from the hustle and bustle of Grant Park? The Hard Rock Hotel Chicago.
Long the hot spot for star sightings during Lolla weekend, the Rock's offering VIP packages to the Music Lounge, which includes an exclusive three day VIP and artist retreat.
Can you say schwag? Grab a gift bag and fill up on products from companies such as David Barton Gym, Griffin, Café Bustelo, Dickies and much more.
The free tattoo parlor always proves to be a big hit, along with complimentary meals from China Grill and other refreshments (aka, unlimited booze!)
After-hours parties will be held every night with special performances by musicians such as Peter and John Bjorn, Santigold and The Virgins.
The Hard Rock is offering two packages:
- Groupie 101: Three-day tickets to Lollapalooza, access to the Music Lounge Cafe and two drink tickets to the Hard Rock's Base Bar (from $599 a night).
- Dude, My Name is on the List: Jr. Suite accommodations, access to VIP Lollapalooza Lounge in Grant Park, $50 Food and Beverage Credit for Use at Base Bar/China Grill (from $1,299/Night).
Sure it's not the cheapest deal around, but if you're tryin' to front like a high roller ...