What is Lollapalooza Chicago?
Each July, Lollapalooza takes over Chicago's Grant Park for one of the country's largest and most popular music festivals. The Chicago show regularly features a line-up of the world's biggest acts, alumni include Kanye West, Outkast, Foo Fighters, Metallica, Bruno Mars and Arcade Fire. Performances cover a variety of genres including alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop, and electronica. The four-day event includes over 170 acts across 8 stages.
Attendees will not want to miss 'Chow Town' which offers festival-goers food and drink from Chicago's favorite restaurants.
Need to Know
Lollapalooza is one of the largest and most iconic music festivals in the world, this event sells out annually so book well in advance.
Did You Know?
The first recorded use of the word lollapalooza was in 1896. The term originally meant something or someone extraordinary and/or unusual. Later, the term also came to mean 'lollipop'.
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