Fans react while Mumford & Sons perform at the Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen, File)
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Once the vagabond of the music festival and touring circuit, Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup including Eminem, Outkast and Kings of Leon.In 2005, Lollapalooza came to Chicago's lakefront Grant Park where it hosted several dozen musical artists on five stages over two days.Its second year in Chicago, Lollapalooza grew to about 130 acts on nine stages with capacity for 75,000 people. This year promoters expect 100,000 on each day with as many acts on eight stages. "Lollapalooza has become synonymous with Chicago".Last year, he said, the organization estimates Lollapalooza's economic impact on Chicago was $140 million.
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