It looks like Chicago's premier music festival, Lollapalooza, will be the first of its kind in North America to attempt to go completely cashless. According to Billboard, the festival will allow attendees to store their credit card information in their wristbands. They can then use that to purchase food and drinks at the festival's vendors, which one would hope makes the lines go by a hell of a lot faster (trying to get a slice of pizza at 7pm on Saturday is basically never going to happen unless you want to miss someone's set).

It's called "Lolla Cashless" and concertgoers will be able to put their credit card information in online, and once they arrive at the festival, they'll simply have to tap their wristband against a point-of-sale technology enabled pad and enter in a unique PIN code to pay for their food, and the payment goes straight to the credit or debit card. It's a pretty interesting new technology, and I'm looking forward to seeing how it plays out once the festival takes place from 1 - 3 August.