The annual Chicago music event Lollapalooza is running virtually ( because of the COVID-19 pandemic ) July 30-Aug. 2 on its YouTube channel.
Hosted by Perry and Etty Farrell, the free event will include more than 150 performances and appearances, featuring fan-favorite sets from previous festivals, including international editions, original performances from artists all over the world, classic archival sets from some of the festival's most popular headliners and a series of special late-night performances.
In between the music, Lolla2020 will highlight causes important to the festival's history, community and home of Chicago.
Fans will be virtually transported to the festival grounds to experience past Lollapalooza performances from LCD Soundsystem, Metallica, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ellie Goulding, Run The Jewels, Lorde, Alabama Shakes, Tove Lo, including historic headlining sets from Paul McCartney, Chance The Rapper, OutKast, Arcade Fire and much more.
Lolla2020 will also feature brand new original live performances from artists such as Alison Wonderland, Carnage, H.E.R., Kali Uchis, Kaskade, Louis the Child, NGHTMRE, Pink Sweat$, SAYMYNAME, Tank and the Bangas, The Neighbourhood, Vic Mensa, Yungblud, ZHU and others.
Also, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will appear throughout the weekend's festivities, including hosting conversations with Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell and hip-hop legend LL Cool J.
Lolla2020 is partnering with and raising awareness for the Arts for Illinois Relief Fund, the Equal Justice Initiative and When We All Vote. Tune in at Lolla.com and YouTube.com/Lollapalooza .