Lollapalooza has been confirmed to be returning to Chicago this summer. It’s scheduled for July 29th through August 1st at Grant Park. Today the festival announced its full lineup for 2021, which includes headliners Foo Fighters, Post Malone, Tyler, the Creator and Miley Cyrus, plus sets from Megan Thee Hengst, DaBaby, EarthGang, Rico Nasty, Slowthai, BROCKHAMPTON and Playboi Carti, band of Horses, Young Thug, Modest Mouse and many others. The full poster can be found below.
Lollapalooza officially announced its return yesterday. A festival press release stated that a full COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test results were required to participate. The negative COVID-19 test result must be received within 24 hours of participating in Lollapalooza daily. The festival organizers sponsor vaccinations through a partnership with the City of Chicago.
“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,” said Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot , in press materials. “Now, less than a year later, and with a vaccine that is safe, effective and widely available, we can bring back one of the most famous summer music festivals in our city. I’d like to thank the Lollapalooza team for working closely with the city to develop a reopening strategy that puts safety first and can’t wait for festival goers to return to Grant Park this summer. “
CDPH Commissioner Allison Arwady, MD added:
We have made tremendous strides in containing the spread of COVID-19, with all of our leading metrics stable or in decline. This is a reason to celebrate and why we can make this announcement today. To make sure we celebrate safely this summer, I encourage everyone to continue to be safe and smart. If you are sick, stay home. Wash your hands frequently; Wear a mask when traveling or using public transport. and most importantly, get vaccinated if you haven’t already.
Lollapalooza is the latest major festival to announce its return after last year’s COVID-19 mass cancellations. Rolling Loud announced a Miami edition for the end of July in April, with the original 2020 headliners Travis Scott, Post Malone and A $ AP Rocky. Bonnaroo and the New York Governors Ball Music Festival are expected to return on the first weekend in September.
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