LOLLAPALOOZA CELEBRATES LIVE MUSIC WITH LOLLA2020 VIRTUAL FESTIVAL WEEKEND TO INCLUDE MUSIC AND APPEARANCES BY PAUL MCCARTNEY, CHANCE THE RAPPER, OUTKAST, ARCADE FIRE, YEAH YEAH YEAHS, VIC MENSA, H.E.R., KASKADE, ALISON WONDERLAND, ZHU, PERRY FARRELL, MICHELLE OBAMA, MAYOR LORI E. LIGHTFOOT, LL COOL J AND MUCH MORE
FOUR-NIGHT BROADCAST EVENT TO AIR JULY 30-AUGUST 2
EXCLUSIVELY LIVE ON YOUTUBE
(Chicago, IL – July 27, 2020) Lollapalooza will commemorate this year’s festival weekend with Lolla2020, a free four-night broadcast event taking place on the original dates of the Chicago-based festival, Thursday, July 30 through Sunday, August 2. The broadcast will air exclusively live on YouTube beginning at 5pm CT each night, with the full schedule to be revealed on Wednesday, July 29. Lolla2020 is proud to partner with and raise awareness for the Arts for Illinois Relief Fund, the Equal Justice Initiative, and When We All Vote. Tune in at Lolla.comandYouTube.com/Lollapalooza.
The 4-night 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, Lolla2020will highlight causes important to the festival’s history, community and home of Chicago.
Fans will be virtually transported to the festival grounds to experience epic 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, and Arcade Fire, celebrating the ten year anniversary of their Grammy Award-winning Album Of The Year, The Suburbs, and much more.
Lolla2020 will also feature brand new original live performances from incredible artists including Alison Wonderland (Live Set), 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 many more.
Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot will appear throughout the weekend’s festivities, including hosting engaging conversations with Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell and hip-hop legend LL COOL J.
Lollapalooza founder and Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell will host candid conversations with iconic friends and tastemakers including Lars Ulrich, Chuck D, Matt Pinfield and more. He’ll also lead a special Kind Heaven Orchestra performance featuring Taylor Hawkins, a David Bowie tribute with pianist Mike Garson, the first Porno for Pyros reunion in 24 years, and a few other special surprises.