It seems that Chicago’s Lollapalooza will be the first major festival to return after the pandemic put everything on pause. The festival is set to hit Grant Park July 29 through August 1. Yes, that is correct—this will happen in two months. The world seems to be opening back up fast, and welcoming festival attendees with open, vaccinated arms will be headliners Foo Fighters, Tyler, the Creator, Miley Cyrus, and Post Malone.
But that’s not all…the lineup is very, very big. There are a lot of names on the first flyer for the fest, which include Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, DaBaby, Limp Bizkit, Modest Mouse, Kaytranada, Brockhampton, Rico Nasty, Flo Milli, EarthGang, Playboi Carti, Whitney, Dominic Fike, Jimmy Eat World, JPEGMAFIA, Serena Isioma, Goth Babe, and Aly & AJ…and that’s probably not even a quarter of the lineup.
“Here in Chicago, the word ‘Lollapalooza’ has always been synonymous with summer, great music and four days of unforgettable fun—which made last year’s decision to postpone it all the more difficult,” Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot said in a press statement. “Now, less than a year later and armed with a vaccine that is safe, effective, and widely available, we are able to bring back one of our city’s most iconic summer music festivals.”
“We’ve made tremendous progress in containing the spread of COVID-19, with all of our leading metrics stable or on the decline. This is a reason to celebrate and why we’re able to make this announcement today,” added CDPH Commissioner Allison Arwady, M.D. “To ensure we celebrate safely this summer I encourage everyone to continue to be safe and smart; if you’re sick, stay home; wash your hands frequently; wear a mask if you’re traveling or using public transit; and most importantly get vaccinated if you haven’t already.”
Tickets for the four-day event go on sale today at 9 a.m. PST.
Check out the full lineup below and head to the website for more information about Lolla returning with full capacity.