Viewing Guide: Foo Fighters' 20-Song Setlist at Lollapalooza 2011

Lollapalooza's Lolla From The Vault series sees the popular festival release classic archived performances from their content vault. The latest band to have a concert selected from the Lolla vault will be none other than Foo Fighters!
Foo Fighters' August 7, 2011 US Lollapalooza concert performance will be streamed in its entirety tonight (May 7) at 7PM CST via YouTube. The 2011 performance is memorable for its bad weather as the band played during a torrential downpour.
“I don’t give a f*ck if it’s raining tonight!” - Dave Grohl to fans
The 2011 performance at Chicago's Lollapalooza was part of Foo Fighters' Wasting Light Tour. The tour kicked off on January 28, 2011 and took the guys to South America, Oceania, Europe and North America before wrapping up on September 22, 2012.
Ahead of the stream tonight, we're providing you with a Setlist Viewing Guide which will help you navigate through the set, and marker the songs you won't want to miss!
What were the most performed songs on the tour?
They played "Everlong," "Learn To Fly," "My Hero," "Rope," "The Pretender," and "White Limo" 91 times. You'll hear all those songs during the festival set.
Which album did they play the most?
Wasting Light.
Which song did they open with?
"Bridge Burning."
What was the main set closer?
"Everlong"
Any encores?
On average, they performed a 4-song encore which closed with "Everlong." But the festival set didn't have any encore.
How many songs did they perform?
20 songs.
Any covers?
They covered Mose Allison's "Young Man Blues" 17 songs in.
Were there any special guests?
During the last song "Everlong," Lollapalooza founder and Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell joined Foo, and they did a snippet of JA's "Mountain Song."
Any other special moments?
They dedicated "Cold Day in the Sun" to Perry Farrell, nine songs in, and then 16 songs in, they did "Times Like These" with Grohl performing half the song solo acoustic before the rest of the band joins in for the second half.
Can I see the entire setlist?
Foo Fighters - Chicago, Illinois - August 7, 2011 - setlist

Tune into Lolla From The Vault to catch Foo Fighters' 2011 Lolla performance below!

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Last updated: 13 Aug 2020, 11:19 Etc/UTC