Lollapalooza

The latest updates and coverage of Lollapalooza, Chicago’s biggest music festival, including performance reviews and photo galleries.

The final day of the festival at Grant Park is headlined by Green Day and BTS member J-Hope.
The mayor made the announcement onstage to throngs of screaming fans, appearing alongside festival founder Perry Farrell.
K-pop star demonstrates his own distinctive sound with help from Becky G and a live band.
Also check out our takes on J. Cole, Tomorrow x Together, Idles, Prentiss, Dannylux, Hinds, Larry June, Grabbitz
On a day featuring Tomorrow x Together, Willow and J. Cole, here’s a look at the performances and the fans at Grant Park.
And check out our takes on Glass Animals, MUNA, Binki, Tinashe, Wet Leg, Mahalia and Taipei Houston at the Grant Park festival.
‘Welcome to our little superspreader event,’ frontman Billie Joe Armstrong jokes at the joyful, tightly packed set.
On a day featuring Machine Gun Kelly and Dua Lipa, here’s a look at the performances and the fans at Grant Park.
Also check out our takes on Lil Baby, Lorna Shore, Jazmine Sullivan, Tove Lo, Still Woozy, Sam Fender, Sampa the Great.
As COVID-19 cases rise and monkeypox looms, fans kept their focus on Metallica and other festival draws.
Good Kids Mad City and Brighton Park Neighborhood Council protested outside a festival entrance, saying the curfew is enforced against the city’s young Black and Brown population, while Lollapalooza attendees get a pass.
Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady defended signs her department posted at Lolla, urging attendees to test their drugs and have Narcan, used to treat overdoses. But Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she was “compelled as the mother of a 14-year-old to say, ‘Don’t even experiment.”
On an opening day featuring Metallica, Jazmine Sullivan and Lil Baby, here’s a look at the performances and the fans at Grant Park.
Along with partner GQ, the Q Brothers will debut tracks from their 2020 album “Buggin’ ” at Kidzapalooza, and show off their improv and freestyle rap skills with the audience’s help.
Superstar headliners including Dua Lipa, Machine Gun Kelly, Caroline Polachek, Green Day and Tomorrow X Together are surefire favorites at this year’s Lolla. Check out our field of favorites in addition to all the rest.
The music festival runs July 28-31 in Grant Park. Returning this year is the hugely popular Kidzapalooza.
Just because summer if over doesn’t mean festivals have ended. The fall brings more events. Here’s the latest updates on this year’s changing entertainment landscape.
So far, 203 people who attended have tested positive for COVID-19, Dr. Allison Arwady said.
The mayor says her confidence in screening protocols at the music festival are bolstered by the fact that Dr. Allison Arwady, the city’s health commissioner, “went incognito,” without valid proof of vaccination, and was denied entry.
Chicago’s biggest music festival returned over the weekend. Here’s all of the Sun-Times’ coverage from Grant Park in one place.
The headlining set’s somber opening lasts just a minute until Dave Grohl’s band pours on the power for a thunderous two-hour festival finale.
Lollapalooza is underway at Grant Park. Here’s a look at some of the sights and sounds from Sunday at the music festival.
DaBaby has come under heavy fire after he went on a controversial rant last week at the Rolling Loud music festival that targeted gay people and those living with sexually transmitted diseases.
Lollapalooza is underway at Grant Park. Here’s a look at some of the sights and sounds from Saturday at Lolla.