How to Do Lolla the Haute Way

Dying to see Lady Gaga and Green day, but the thought of dealing with the crowds and chaos more than you can bear? Don’t let the madness stop you, here’s how to do Lollapalooza, the haute way.

Where to Stay: The Hard Rock Hotel’s Groupie 101 Package

Offering an exclusive insider experience for Lollapalooza 2010, guests will enjoy privileged nightly access to star-studded post parties and Grey Goose to help get the party started. The package includes deluxe accommodations at The Hard Rock Hotel, nightly access to the Hard Rock Hotel Music Lounge (Featuring the hottest new DJs and bands) and bottle service.
230 N. Michigan Ave. 312.345.1000.

Where to Watch: VIP Lounge

Lolla VIP and enjoy the music from two exclusive Lolla Lounges. Situated at each end of Grant Park, each Lolla Lounge has an elevated viewing platform for an enhanced music and people watching experience. Enjoy golf cart shuttles between stages, catered food and beverages, mini-spa treatments and private air conditioned restrooms (which may be the biggest perk yet).

The Afterparty: Gagapalooza Fashion Show @ Crescendo

The after-party to Lady Gaga’s performance features the most outrageous fashion show Chicago has ever seen with styles inspired by the crazy pop starlette. The show is produced by JM Couture, “Life is a Runway.”

222 W Ontario St. 312.787.6060.