30 Jul Lollapalooza Hosts Virtual Festival This Week
Lollapalooza hosts a virtual festival this year. This is a shift from its traditional Chicago location, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The festival will be broadcast exclusively on Lollapalooza’s Youtube channel. It will feature live performances and performances from Lollapaloozas past.
The festival will run from July 30 to August 2 and go live every day at 5 PM CDT.
The 4-night event will include more than 150 performances and appearances, featuring fan-favorite sets from previous festivals. This includes international editions, original performances from artists all over the world, classic archival sets from some of the festival’s most popular headliners and a series of special late-night performances. In between the music, Lolla2020 will highlight causes important to the festival’s history, community and home of Chicago.
Lolla2020 will be partnering with Arts for Illinois Relief Fund, When We All Vote and the Equal Justice Initiative. Lollapalooza has pledged to match donations up to $10,000 per nonprofit organization.
Lolla2020 will also feature brand new original live performances from artists including Alison Wonderland, Carnage, H.E.R., Kali Uchis, Kaskade, Louis the Child, NGHTMRE, Pink Sweat$, SAYMYNAME, Tank and the Bangas, The Neighbourhood, Vic Mensa, Yungblud, ZHU and many more.
Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot will appear throughout the weekend’s festivities, and host engaging conversations with Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell and hip-hop legend LL COOL J.
You can watch the festival here.