Lollapalooza in Chicago was canceled this year due to COVID-19, so a four-night virtual event, Lolla2020, will take its place with a mix of archival and new performances.
Taking place from July 30 to Aug. 2, the free broadcast will air exclusively on YouTube. There will be over 150 performances, including original live performances, past sets, and international editions. Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell will host conversations with various guests throughout the festival, and Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot will also be making some appearances.
Fans can expect to see archival performances from LCD Soundsystem, Metallica, Ellie Goulding, Run The Jewels, Lorde, Alabama Shakes, Tove Lo, Paul McCartney, Chance The Rapper, OutKast, and more. There will also be new live performances from Alison Wonderland, Carnage, H.E.R., Kali Uchis, Kaskade, Louis the Child, Nghtmre, Pink Sweat$, Saymyname, The Neighbourhood, Vic Mensa, Yungblud, Zhu, and more.
Aside from the music, the event will highlight a number of different organizations, including Arts for Illinois Relief Fund, Equal Justice Initiative, and When We All Vote.
You can tune in from July 30 to Aug. 2 at 6pm ET each night on the Lollapalooza YouTube channel. For more info, see the festival's website.
Check out the full schedule below.
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