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Lollapalooza 2021: Day 2 photo highlights

Lollapalooza is underway at Grant Park. Here’s a look at some of the sights and sounds from Friday at Lolla.

Tyler, The Creator closes out the show on the T-Mobile stage Friday night.
Tyler, The Creator closes out the show on the T-Mobile stage Friday night.
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Lollapalooza continued Friday with lots of sun as big crowds filled up Grant Park for another day of live music.

If you missed our coverage of the festival’s first day, check out our reviews of Miley Cyrus, Black Pumas, Jimmy Eat World and more as well as our photo highlights from Thursday.

Keep in mind there are numerous COVID safety restrictions in place for the fest. You’ll need proof of vaccination or proof a negative COVID-19 test for entry to the festival grounds. Lolla is the largest public event to date held in Chicago since the emergence of the coronavirus last March. Despite worries over the virus’ Delta variant and rising caseloads nationally, the show will go on this weekend.

We’ve got the festival covered from every angle. For a complete guide to all things Lolla, check out our guide here. If you want our tips of the acts to catch, you can find our Top 10 picks here. And keep in mind, there are gobs of street closures in place; you can find the details here.

Here’s a look at some of the sights and sounds from Day 2:

Tyler, The Creator closes out the show on the T-Mobile stage Friday night.
Tyler, The Creator closes out the show on the T-Mobile stage Friday night.
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Tyler, The Creator closes out the show on the T-Mobile stage Friday night.
Tyler, The Creator closes out the show on the T-Mobile stage Friday night.
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People cheer for Tyler, The Creator.
People cheer for Tyler, The Creator.
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Tyler, The Creator closes out the show on the T-Mobile stage Friday night.
Tyler, The Creator closes out the show on the T-Mobile stage Friday night.
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Tyler, The Creator closes out the show on the T-Mobile stage Friday night.
Tyler, The Creator closes out the show on the T-Mobile stage Friday night.
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The crowd cheers as Tyler, The Creator closes out the show on the T-Mobile stage Friday night.
The crowd cheers as Tyler, The Creator closes out the show on the T-Mobile stage Friday night.
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Tyler, The Creator closes out the show on the T-Mobile stage Friday night.
Tyler, The Creator closes out the show on the T-Mobile stage Friday night.
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People flock to the T-Mobile stage before Tyler, The Creator’s set.
People flock to the T-Mobile stage before Tyler, The Creator’s set.
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People flock to the T-Mobile stage before Tyler, The Creator’s set
People flock to the T-Mobile stage before Tyler, The Creator’s set
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Festival goers wait for Tyler, The Creator to perform.
Festival goers wait for Tyler, The Creator to perform.
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Lights that spell “Vacc to Lolla” is seen on a building as festival goers wait for Tyler.
Lights that spell “Vacc to Lolla” is seen on a building as festival goers wait for Tyler.
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Festival goers cheer while waiting for AG Club to perform.
Festival goers cheer while waiting for AG Club to perform.
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AG Club performs on the GRUBHUB stage.
AG Club performs on the GRUBHUB stage.
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AG Club performs on the GRUBHUB stage.
AG Club performs on the GRUBHUB stage.
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AG Club performs on the GRUBHUB stage.
AG Club performs on the GRUBHUB stage.
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AG Club performs on the GRUBHUB stage.
AG Club performs on the GRUBHUB stage.
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AG Club performs on the GRUBHUB stage.
AG Club performs on the GRUBHUB stage.
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AG Club performs on the GRUBHUB stage.
AG Club performs on the GRUBHUB stage.
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Mothica performs on the BMI stage Friday evening.
Mothica performs on the BMI stage Friday evening.
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Mothica performs on the BMI stage Friday evening.
Mothica performs on the BMI stage Friday evening.
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Mothica performs on the BMI stage Friday evening.
Mothica performs on the BMI stage Friday evening.
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Mothica performs on the BMI stage Friday evening.
Mothica performs on the BMI stage Friday evening.
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Jessica, who is wearing a mask that looks like a skull, rests on grass on the second day of Lollapalooza.
Jessica, who is wearing a mask that looks like a skull, rests on grass on the second day of Lollapalooza.
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People sit near the Abraham Lincoln statue in Grant Park.
People sit near the Abraham Lincoln statue in Grant Park.
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Polo G takes to the Bud Light Seltzer Stage on Friday at Lollapalooza.
Polo G takes to the Bud Light Seltzer Stage on Friday at Lollapalooza.
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Polo G takes to the Bud Light Seltzer Stage Friday at Lollapalooza.
Polo G takes to the Bud Light Seltzer Stage Friday at Lollapalooza.
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Festival goers cheer during Polo G’s show.
Festival goers cheer during Polo G’s show.
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Festival goers cheer during Polo G’s show.
Festival goers cheer during Polo G’s show.
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A festival goer is carried out of the crowd during Polo G’s show.
A festival goer is carried out of the crowd during Polo G’s show.
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A festival goer is carried out of the crowd during Polo G’s show.
A festival goer is carried out of the crowd during Polo G’s show.
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A festival goer is carried out of the crowd during Polo G’s show.
A festival goer is carried out of the crowd during Polo G’s show.
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Mick Jenkins performs on the second day of Lollapalooza at Grant Park Friday afternoon.
Mick Jenkins performs on the second day of Lollapalooza at Grant Park Friday afternoon.
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Mick Jenkins performs on the second day of Lollapalooza at Grant Park Friday afternoon.
Mick Jenkins performs on the second day of Lollapalooza at Grant Park Friday afternoon.
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Mick Jenkins performs on the second day of Lollapalooza.
Mick Jenkins performs on the second day of Lollapalooza.
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Hailey Thill, Monica Fronczek and Nick Dorai take pictures near Buckingham Fountain.
Hailey Thill, Monica Fronczek and Nick Dorai take pictures near Buckingham Fountain.
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People buying band t-shirts on the second day of Lollapalooza at Grant Park, Friday afternoon, July 30, 2021.
People line up to buy band t-shirts on the second day of Lollapalooza at Grant Park, Friday afternoon, July 30, 2021.
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Lollapalooza merchandise for sale at Grant Park, Friday afternoon, July 30, 2021.
Lollapalooza merchandise is seen at Grant Park, Friday afternoon, July 30, 2021.
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A festival goer walks through a metal detector as people enter Lollapalooza 2021.
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The band Rookie plays on Day 2 of Lollapalooza 2021.
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Rookie performs on the second day of Lollapalooza at Grant Park, Friday afternoon.
Rookie performs on the second day of Lollapalooza at Grant Park, Friday afternoon.
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Rookie performs on the second day of Lollapalooza at Grant Park, Friday afternoon.
Rookie performs on the second day of Lollapalooza at Grant Park, Friday afternoon.
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A masked festival goer stands among thousands of unmasked people during Mick Jenkins’ show on the second day of Lollapalooza.
A masked festival goer stands among thousands of unmasked people during Mick Jenkins’ show on the second day of Lollapalooza.
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A festival goer who did not want to be named wears a bandaid after she just got vaccinated against COVID-19.
A festival goer who did not want to be named wears a bandaid after she just got vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Tobi Lou performs on the second day of Lollapalooza.
Tobi Lou performs on the second day of Lollapalooza.
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Tobi Lou performs on the second day of Lollapalooza.
Tobi Lou performs on the second day of Lollapalooza.
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Tobi Lou performs on the second day of Lollapalooza.
Tobi Lou performs on the second day of Lollapalooza.
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Tobi Lou performs on the second day of Lollapalooza.
Tobi Lou performs on the second day of Lollapalooza.
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People cheer as Tobi Lou performs.
People cheer as Tobi Lou performs.
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Samantha Arellano, 28, in Grant Park on the second day of Lollapalooza Friday.
Samantha Arellano, 28, in Grant Park on the second day of Lollapalooza Friday.
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People pose for a picture at Grant Park on the second day of Lollapalooza Friday.
People pose for a picture at Grant Park on the second day of Lollapalooza Friday.
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People walk around Grant Park on the second day of Lollapalooza.
People walk around Grant Park on the second day of Lollapalooza.
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Tina Beamon, 28, from Seattle.
Tina Beamon, 28, from Seattle.
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