One of the biggest music festivals on Earth kicks off a full weekend of festivities today in Chicago’s urban oasis, Grant Park. The 20th Annual Lollapalooza Music Festival is bigger and better than ever this year with some of the most revered musical acts in the world taking the stage. Artists include Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys, Jack White, Florence and the Machine, Bassnectar, Passion Pit, Calvin Harris, M83, B.O.B, Gary Clark Jr., Alabama Shakes, and countless others. The event completely sold out in record time this year with a expected 300,000 fans to attend.
Lollapalooza is more than just a sensory overload of 130 of the most notable and buzzworthy bands from across the globe. In between all of the must-see sets, Lolla has plenty of happenings to keep you stimulated, educated, satiated and hydrated. Grab some of Chicago’s finest food at Chow Town, take a stroll down Green Street for some great eco-friendly shopping, or make your way to Kidzapalooza with your little ones for a hip hop workshop, “rock star” yoga, or Drumzone.
For more information visit: www.lollapalooza.com