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Lollapalooza, Riot Fest And Other Big Festivals Could Require Chicago Park District Board Approval Under Proposal

Festival operators may need to get Park District board sign-off for special events hosting 10,000 people or more a day in any of Chicago's public parks.

Citywide

Lollapalooza 2022 Ends With Fewer Arrests, Hospitalizations Than In Past Years, Officials Say

Fifteen people were arrested at the popular four-day music festival, which brought 400,000 people to Grant Park.

Citywide

Lollapalooza Security Guard Faked Mass Shooting Threat To Leave Work Early, Prosecutors Say

The security guard was charged with making a false terrorist threat for allegedly circulating two fake messages, one of which said "Mass shooting at 4 pm location Lollapalooza. We have 150 targets."

Downtown

Lollapalooza Is A Wrap — But It’s Coming Back For 10 More Years (And Maybe Getting Larger)

PHOTOS: The festival will run in Chicago until at least 2032 and will be allowed to grow from 100,000 per day to 115,000.

Downtown

As Lollapalooza Opens, Activists Threaten Federal Lawsuit Over Chicago’s Youth Curfew

The curfew unfairly targets Black and Brown youth and keeps them from Downtown while white residents and visitors get a pass for events like Lolla, organizers said.

Downtown

Lollapalooza Kicks Off Thursday. Here’s What You Need To Know

The festival regularly brings hundreds of thousands of people to Grant Park. It runs throughout the weekend.

Downtown

9 Huge Cell Towers Going Up In Grant Park For Lollapalooza— But They’re Not There To Stay

Despite the sturdy construction of the towers, workers on the scene said the towers are temporary.

Downtown

Downtown Residents Say ‘Stinkin’ Loud’ Lollapalooza Turns Their Alleys Into Public Toilets

Ald. Sophia King (4th) told neighbors Lolla is always going to be loud, but she's working with organizers on some sort of sound limit for the stages. Residents want more port-a-potties on site, too.

Downtown

Chicago Teens And Young Adults Can Win 4-Day Lollapalooza Passes By Downloading My Chi. My Future. App

Now through July 10, the city will randomly select 25 app downloaders each week to get a pass. Participants must be 16-24 years old.

Citywide

Lollapalooza And Sueños Music Fest Are Hosting A Job Fair To Help Chicagoans Get Into The Music Industry

There will be a recruitment fair, panel discussions, workshops and a keynote speech from musician Rhymefest at the Saturday event.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Lollapalooza 2022 Lineup Announced: Metallica, Dua Lipa, J. Cole & More

Four-day tickets to the July festival go on sale at noon Tuesday. Here's how to get them.

Citywide

More Than 200 Lollapalooza Attendees Got COVID-19 — But It Wasn’t A Super-Spreader Event, City’s Top Doc Says

"We would have seen a surge if we were going to see a surge, at this point," Chicago Dept. of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said.

Downtown

Unvaccinated People Who Went To Lolla Should Get Tested For COVID — But So Should Anyone Who Thinks They’re Sick, Chicago’s Doc Says

Chicago is now "in the timeframe" where people potentially exposed to the virus at Lollapalooza can get tested to get an accurate result, Dr. Allison Arwady said.

Citywide

Lollapalooza Had More Than 385,000 People, Officials Announce After Lightfoot Defended Holding Fest During Pandemic

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Lollapalooza is set to be the biggest festival in the world this year. She's faced criticism for allowing it as Delta surges around the country.

Citywide

Lightfoot Defends Lolla Amid Increasing Criticism — And Urges Chicagoans To Get Vaccinated

Mayor Lightfoot said the city can safely reopen due to the vaccines. Only about half of Chicagoans are fully vaccinated.

Downtown

Delta Variant Could Be As Contagious As Chickenpox, New Data Suggests — As Chicago Holds World’s Largest Music Festival

Even fully vaccinated people may be able to easily spread the Delta variant, new evidence suggests.

Citywide

West Side Drumline, Dancers Performing At Lollapalooza: ‘A Lot Of Us Have Talent That Has Yet To Be Discovered’

BandWith Chicago’s WestDance Team and Hope Jr. Drumline will open the Bud Light Seltzer stage at 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Don’t Buy, Sell Fake Vaccine Cards For Lollapalooza — Or You Could Face Prison Time, FBI Warns

Using fake vaccine cards endangers the people with the fake card and everyone around them, multiple agencies are warning.

Downtown

Will Lollapalooza Be A Super-Spreader Event? Chicago’s Top Doc Says Cases Likely, But Show Is Safe Anyway

While there will "almost certainly" be some cases of COVID associated with Lollapalooza, Public Health boss Dr. Allison Arwady said she's "hopeful that we won't see a significant problem."

Citywide

Lollapalooza Returns To Grant Park, Bringing Downtown Street Closures

Motorists will need to find alternate streets through some areas of Downtown, with some closures scheduled until Aug. 6.

Downtown
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