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No Evidence Lollapalooza 2021 Was ‘Super-Spreader’ Event

Lollapalooza was one of the first major live music events of the year, with an estimated 385,000 packing Chicago's Grant Park. Despite employing specific COVID protocols, many wondered if Lollapalooza would turn into a super-spreader event. At a Thursday (Aug. 12) press conference (as reported by Billboard), Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Allison Arwady offered insight on the post festival COVID stats."We are now 14 days past the first […]

todayAugust 12, 2021 6

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Lollapalooza Helped Illinois Reach Recreational Weed Sales Record

This year's Lollapalooza was memorable for a lot of reasons, but one lesser-known fact is that the festival actually helped the state of Illinois reach a record in marijuana sales.Digital Music News reports that recreational marijuana dispensaries in the state reached $127.8 million in sales in July. The monthly sales were up 10 percent from what they had been in May, which was a bit higher than June.The spike in sales was […]

todayAugust 11, 2021 3

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Was Fred Durst Wearing a Wig for Limp Bizkit’s Lollapalooza Set?

Is Fred Durst wearing a wig?Going by Limp Bizkit's news-making set at Lollapalooza 2021 and the Bizkit bandleader's recent social media posts, a new "Dad Vibes" Durst look — retro gray locks, cop shades, handlebar mustache, sensible menswear — has replaced the singer's signature Yankees cap of Limp Bizkit's hit-making yesteryear.Not that Durst had worn the fitted hat much in recent memory. Still, who'd have guessed that, some 20 years later, the […]

todayAugust 2, 2021 4

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Fred Durst Debuts New Look During Limp Bizkit’s Lollapalooza Set

You can consign Fred Durst's signature red baseball cap to the dustbin of history. The frontman debuted his new look during Limp Bizkit's Saturday night set at Lollapalooza, and Twitter users can't get enough.The 50-year-old Durst strode onto the stage last night sporting a gray moptop and handlebar mustache, red aviator shades, a button-up shirt and windbreaker that was curiously only zipped at the top. The rap-rocker's new aesthetic was consistent with the […]

todayAugust 1, 2021 2

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Miley Cyrus Covers Temple of the Dog, Billy Idol at Lollapalooza

The 2021 edition of Lollapalooza is officially underway with Miley Cyrus delivering a wide-ranging set appealing to the diverse audience attending the annual Chicago-located event. With Miley leaning into her rock roots of late, she incorporated a handful of rock covers that saw her performing songs from Temple of the Dog, Billy Idol and Pixies among others.The Pixies nod came early in the set, with Cyrus opening with "We Can't […]

todayJuly 30, 2021 3

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Foo Fighters, Limp Bizkit + More Announced for Lollapalooza 2021

Lollapalooza will return in 2021 with an eclectic lineup of artists. Foo Fighters will headline the festival, while rock acts such as Journey, Limp Bizkit, Jimmy Eat World, Angels & Airwaves, All Time Low are helping to round out the bill.After missing out on its 2020 festivities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Lollapalooza announced its return to Chicago’s Grant Park for Summer 2021. The four-day event will take place from July […]

todayMay 20, 2021 1


Lollapalooza 2021 is a Go—And at “Near-To Or Full-Capacity” – EDM.com

As restrictions on large gathering continue to lift across the nation, it's safe to say that music festivals as officially back.The latest major festival brand to make its comeback after a year devoid of live music is Chicago's iconic Lollapalooza, which is set to return to Grant Park from July 29th to August 1st. Variety reports that the city of Chicago gave the fest the green-light "at near-to or full-capacity," according […]

todayMay 17, 2021 13

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Perry Farrell Suggests Lollapalooza Return Soon

Will there be a Lollapalooza in 2021? Jane's Addiction singer and Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell appears to have alluded to the festival event starting up again.As many states have lessened Covid-19 restrictions and a full-fledged effort continues to have vaccinations available to all by the end of May, we've already seen a number of music events start to figure out whether they'll return this year or the next. Farrell's Lollapalooza […]

todayMarch 21, 2021 2 1 2