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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

Should Lollapalooza Go On As Cases Climb Again? Yes, Mayor Says — But Fans Should Get Vaccinated

The festival routinely attracts 100,000 people per day — and Chicago's outbreak is worsening. But officials said Lolla should go on.

Downtown

Free Lolla Passes Available If You Get Vaccinated At Saturday Events. Here’s How To Get One

Up to 1,200 single-day Lollapalooza tickets will be given away at various vaccination events Saturday. The city is trying to encourage people to get the shots.

Citywide

With Lollapalooza Aftershows, Live Music Will Return To The Metro After 16-Month Shutdown

The six-night run will feature Limp Bizkit, Jimmy Eat World and Freddie Gibbs.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Chicago Is Rewarding People With $250 Gift Cards, Lolla Passes And More As We Reopen. Here’s How To Get The Deals

The incentives are meant to encourage people to get vaccinated — and to spend more time supporting Chicago businesses.

Citywide

Lollapalooza’s Daily Schedule Is Out, With 1-Day Tickets Going On Sale Noon Wednesday

Miley Cyrus is set to headline Thursday; Tyler, the Creator will lead Friday; Post Malone will headline Saturday and the Foo Fighters will give the finale Sunday.

Downtown

Lollapalooza Returning At Full Capacity This Summer

Attendees will have to be fully vaccinated or provide a negative COVID-19 test result.

Downtown

Lollapalooza Coming Back To Chicago This Summer, Report Says — But City Says It’s Not A Done Deal

Variety reports the music fest is set to return to Grant Park at “near-to or full-capacity" July 29-Aug. 1.

Downtown

Lollapalooza Could Return This Summer If COVID-19 Cases Decline, Fest Co-Founder Says

The city isn’t making any promises fests will happen, but Lollapalooza organizers have an administrative hold on Grant Park July 14-Aug. 6.

Citywide

Wicker Park Fest Becomes Latest Chicago Summer Festival To Be Canceled Or Postponed

Gov. JB Pritzker’s plan for reopening Illinois says large gatherings, including concerts, won’t be permitted until Phase 5, which won’t happen until there’s a vaccine, widespread treatment for COVID-19 or no new cases at all.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Lollapalooza, Taste Of Chicago, Air And Water Show Canceled — And Pretty Much Everything Else

The city's major outdoor festivals have been canceled through Labor Day due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Downtown

Festivals, Concerts Canceled Until Coronavirus Is Defeated, But Pritzker Won’t Commit To Canceling Lolla

Major events that attract big crowds won't be allowed until a vaccine is developed or new cases stop popping up, the governor said.

Downtown
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