Lollapalooza is challenging software developers to create cool apps that help music fans get the most out of the Lollapalooza experience

Lollapalooza is offering over $5,000 worth of prizes and tons of promotional exposure for the best mobile, web and desktop apps created using their API. Developers can access data on artists, events, stages/venues and updates for Lollapalooza 2011. Prizes will be awarded for apps that help fans get the most from their Lollapalooza experience before, during and after the Festival. Winners will be promoted on the official Lollapalooza website and to fans via email, Facebook, Twitter, and the jumbotron screens at the Festival. 

Lollapalooza is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with a line-up of 130 of the most notable and buzzworthy bands from across the globe, including Eminem, Foo Fighters, Coldplay, Muse, and many others. The Festival is August 5-7 in Grant Park, Chicago.

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How to enter

  1. Get a Lollapalooza API key from DoStuff Media by clicking here.
  2. Create a working software application that utilizes the Lollapalooza API.
  3. Create an account between 9:00 AM EST May 6, 2011 and 5:00 PM EST June 24, 2011 and submit your application by including a link, video, text description, and photo of your working application.

Judges

Ime Archibong

Ime Archibong
Strategic Partner Manager, Facebook

Patrick Dentler

Patrick Dentler
Digital Marketing Coordinator, Lollapalooza

Michael Feferman

Michael Feferman
Digital Director, Lollapalooza

Eric Klein

Eric Klein
Digital Technology Manager, Lollapalooza

Paul Lamere

Paul Lamere
Director of Developer Platform, Echo Nest

Sabrina Leandro

Sabrina Leandro
Songkick

Scott Owens

Scott Owens
Founder & CEO, DoStuff Media

Judging Criteria

  • Quality of the Idea
    Includes elements like creativity and originality.
  • Implementation of the Idea
    How well it was executed. Includes user experience and design.
  • Impact
    Potential impact on the experience of Lollapalooza fans and attendees.