Each year, thousands of fans travel from around the world to experience Lollapalooza in Chicago. Those lucky enough to score tickets get to experience the festival’s legendary musical acts, scenic lakefront setting, and unbeatable summer atmosphere against the backdrop of Chicago’s magnificent skyline.
Lollapalooza has called Chicago home for more than 30 years. Since then, this larger-than-life lakefront music experience has become one of the country’s long-running festivals — not to mention one of the largest and most iconic music fests in the world.
- Lollapalooza lineup
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- Lollapalooza aftershows
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Check out what to expect at Lollapalooza in Chicago.
The Lollapalooza genre-defying lineup includes some of music’s biggest names, along with up-and-coming artists and local favorites. This year’s Lollapalooza headliners include:
- Kendrick Lamar
- Billie Eilish
- Red Hot Chili Peppers
- Lana Del Ray
- Karol G
- The 1975
- Tomorrow x Together
The full Lollapalooza 2023 lineup includes more than 150 musical acts across multiple stages, with local, national, and global names. Check out genre-spanning performers like Noah Kahan, Maggie Rogers, Carly Rae Jepsen, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Diplo, Subtronics, Louis the Child, Lil Yachty, Mt. Joy, Portugal the Man, Yung Gravy, and more.
Lollapalooza ticket information
The festival spans four days and offers a variety of admission options:
- 4-day General Admission
- 4-day GA+
- 4-day VIP
- 4-day platinum
- 1-day tickets
If you’re looking to upgrade your experience, check out premium add-ons like official hotel packages, luxury cabanas, private transportation, and exclusive access to stage-side viewing areas. Get more details on Lollapalooza ticket options.
With multiple stages and 160+ bands from all over the world, music is at the center of the Lollapalooza experience. The something-for-everyone lineups span genres and music styles. Over the years, the festival has included iconic acts like Radiohead, The Killers, Mumford and Sons, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Daft Punk, Paul McCartney, Metallica, Pearl Jam, and more.
Beyond the music lineup, Lolla also emphasizes art, food, fun, and community, as well as ongoing efforts to create an environmentally friendly event.
The dozens of vendors at Chow Town feed the hungry masses and showcase the delicious diversity of Chicago’s dining scene. Think way beyond your typical festival food — the culinary lineup features some of the city’s top spots and rivals the star quality on the main stages. Local cuisine takes the spotlight here, with an emphasis on fresh fare at reasonable prices. Classic Lollapalooza food vendors often include Connie’s Pizza, Billy Goat Tavern, Original Rainbow Cone, Wow Bao, Harold’s Chicken, and more.
With workshops, activities, and kid-friendly music all day, Kidzapalooza is a festival within a festival for young music fans. Plus, kids 10 and under get into Lolla free with an adult.
… And so much more
If this and the 10 hours of music each day isn’t enough, other rocking activities at Lollapalooza include an Art Market, sponsor lounge parties, recharge stations, and autograph tents.
For festival-goers looking to keep the party going (or for those who may have missed out on tickets to the fest), there’s always a full lineup of official Lollapalooza aftershows in neighborhoods across Chicago. The shows, which include everything from indie bands to headliners, play at beloved venues around town like Metro, The Vic, House of Blues, and Lincoln Hall, and Schubas until late into the night.
A number of hotels for all budgets are conveniently located near Grant Park and in the nearby Loop. Book Chicago hotels for Lollapalooza.
For the full schedule, latest updates and detailed ticket information, visit the official website:www.lollapalooza.com.