Chicago is able to rock as soon as once more this summer time!
The famed Lollapalooza music competition is returning to the shores of Lake Michigan at full capability July 29 to Aug. 1 — a 12 months after it was unplugged by the pandemic, and a 12 months sooner than organizers as soon as predicted it might return.
The competition’s lineup shall be unveiled Wednesday morning at 10 a.m., and tickets will go on sale at midday, Chicago officers mentioned.
“Right here in Chicago, the phrase ‘Lollapalooza’ has all the time been synonymous with summer time, nice music and 4 days of unforgettable enjoyable — which made final 12 months’s determination to postpone it all of the harder,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot mentioned in a information launch.
To enter the four-day competition in Grant Park, ticket holders will must be vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19 or present a damaging check end result, organizers mentioned.
The competition, which started in 1991, normally attracts about 100,000 followers to see some 170 various rock, hip-hop and digital acts carry out on eight levels.
Well being officers mentioned they really feel snug staging the live performance resulting from declining coronavirus metrics within the metropolis.
“This can be a cause to rejoice and why we’re in a position to make this announcement right this moment,” metropolis Well being Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady mentioned.
With Put up wires