Lollapalooza cancels 2020 festival over COVID-19 concerns

CHICAGO, IL – JULY 30: A view of the Samsung Stage at Lollapalooza 2016 – Day 3 at Grant Park on July 30, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Gabriel Grams/Getty Images for Samsung).

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs announced regrettably today that all permitted special events are canceled through Labor Day – including Lollapalooza. With health and safety for all in mind plans have transitioned to a week-long virtual event from July 30 – August 2, 2020, to “bring Chicago, the world, together around our common bond of community, civic engagement, and of course, live music.”

The festival plans to deliver a spectacular 30th Anniversary celebration 2021. Read the full statement here”




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