Legendary Chicago music festival Lollapalooza's 2016 edition celebrates its 25th anniversary by expanding to four days. Over 170 musical acts will performon eight stages from July 28 to 31 in Grant Park.
Chicago music festival Lollapalooza returns to Grant Park for its 25th year, showcasing a massive variety of music along with art, food, merchandise and even a mini-festival for kids.
Some of the best-loved musicians in the world will perform at Coachella 2016. On Thursday, J. Cole and Lana Del Rey headline the festivities. On Friday, Radiohead plays a much-anticipated top-billed set, performing alongwith rapper Future and Diplo's party machine supergroup Major Lazer. Saturday's lineup includes the legendary Red Hot Chili Peppers, modern house music sensations Disclosure,and Lollapalooza mainstays Jane's Addiction. Sunday features a reunited LCD Soundsystem along with Ellie Goulding.
In all, over 170 musical acts will perform on eight stages during Lollapalooza 2016, which expands to a fourth day this year. But Lollapalooza features more than just music. There's Kidzapalooza, where kids can enjoy band camps, hairdo tents and festival necessities like baby changing stations. The Green Street Art Market offers environmentally friendly accessories and rare jewelry along with apparel, fair trade goods, posters and housewares.
When you're hungry, visit Chow Town, a collection of festival food curated by Chicago's own celebrity chef, Graham Elliott. Forget about traditional carnival fare - this is an assortment of food, drinks and desserts hand-selected from dozens of Chicago's favorite restaurants.
Lollapalooza four-day passes start at $335; one-day tickets are available for $120. Downtown hotel accommodations for Lollapalooza 2016 are available at Holiday Inn Mart Plaza.