At least thirty-three teenagers were treated for alcohol-related illnesses at Lurie Children’s Hospital during the Lollapalooza music festival, which also saw several arrests and ambulance calls.
By Damon Ranger– CHICAGO (CBS) — So today I woke up, checked the weather, and I’m pretty excited. Today I get to join Motown Pete at Lollapalooza and guest in on their set. Motown Pete […]
The Lollapalooza music festival in Grant Park is suspended as the area is under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning.
Lurie Children’s Hospital in downtown Chicago has seen at least 21 patients for underage drinking in the ER since Friday, reports WBBM’s Mariam Sobh.
By Damon Ranger– CHICAGO (CBS) — A guitar solo in Grant Park??? Kirk Hammett of Metallica stood proud and alone, while giving a 5 minute lesson in shredding strings, which is slowly becoming a lost […]
Texas rapper Travi$ Scott, who was born Jacques Webster, urged fans to come over the barricades after he played a song, said Office of Emergency Management spokeswoman Melissa Stratton.
Having Lollapalooza in Chicago is really a special thing.
By Damon Ranger CHICAGO (CBS) — Sometimes it’s the simple things in life that make it so rewarding. I woke up to an email that invited me to Perry Farrell‘s private Lollapalooza launch party. As […]
Lollapalooza returns to Chicago this weekend for the 11th year.
Excessive teen drinking spikes around the city’s major music festivals, with Lollapalooza being by far the heaviest, according to a study by Lurie Children’s Hospital.
Lollapalooza weekend is here – and with the weekend-long music festival comes a fashion show like no other. If you’re looking to up your festival style this year, check out a few of the local shops below for everything from vintage ware to hats.
When the final notes ring out at 10PM, it’s a mass exodus out of Grant Park. Everyone heads out in different directions, but if you ‘re looking to keep your night going, here are some of the best activities once Lollapalooza ends.
Whether you’ve already secured your ticket or are playing the waiting game with third-party brokers, Lollapalooza is coming up quickly. Often noted as a final hoorah, this year brings an eclectic choice of headliners to officially close out each night and unofficially close out summer. In preparation and excitement, here are five facts about each of the three headlining acts.
It’s no secret; Lollapalooza’s lineup never fails to overwhelm attendees — whether it be by offering conflicting set times, planning a path to get to the other side of the park, or just in terms of sheer volume. And while some attendees mosey into Grant Park towards the later half of the afternoon, there are dozens of acts worth catching earlier in the day. Here are 10 sets you should know about before they take the stage.
Though Lollapalooza offers Chow Town, its very own “festival of food” as its website states, there are plenty of others options nearby. Whether you want a quick bite on the way in, a nice meal before the headlining sets, or a late night snack before you collapse into bed, this list includes a little bit of everything. Here are six easy options for dining in the Loop during the weekend of Lollapalooza.
ere’s a guide below to hotels in the loop for Lollapalooza weekend; I separated them into two categories, value/luxury and hotels closest to Grant Park for convenience.
If you’re thinking about renting out your place downtown during Lollapalooza in a few weeks, there’s a couple things to consider first. Websites like Airbnb, Homeaway, and VRBO make putting your condo or home up for rent easy; but before you take the plunge as a temporary landlord, make sure you cover yourself.
The unlimited ride ticket will be good for all three days of the event, which is being held at Grant Park and begins July 31 and ends Aug. 2. Tickets will go on sale at Metra ticket windows July 6. The tickets will also be sold onboard Metra trains on July 31 after 9:30 a.m.
Story by Marty Rosenbaum The Lollapalooza Pop-Up Store returns to Block 37 and offers Lolla & music fans alike the first opportunity to grab official Lollapalooza merchandise. The pop-up store is scheduled to open up […]
Musical festival season is upon us and two doctors from Lurie Children’s Hospital found a troublesome connection between Lollapalooza and teenage binge drinking.