Lollapalooza Kicks Off In Grant ParkLollapalooza kicks off at Grant Park Thursday.
'Excited And Anxious' Lollapalooza Bands Fine Tuning Their Music And Stressing COVID Precautions For The Big WeekendJust like the fans, artists performing at Lollapalooza have to either show that they’re vaccinated or show proof of a negative COVID test; and backstage guests must be vaccinated.
Some Downtown Businesses Looking Forward To Cashing In As Lollapalooza Returns For First Time In 2 YearsStarting Thursday, the masses return to Grant Park for the first Lollapalooza in two years. There are, of course, a lot of people hoping to cash in on those crowds. And as CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reported Wednesday evening, some Loop businesses could really use a break.
Some Fans Are Selling Off Their Lollapalooza Tickets Due To Concerns About COVIDFans scooped up tickets for Lollapalooza as soon as they went on sale – but on Tuesday night, 48 hours away from the opening act – some have chosen not to go. And as CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reported, concerns over the coronavirus and specifically the Delta variant may be to blame.
Arwady On Chicago COVID Cases: We Are Moving In The Wrong Direction, Lolla Attendees Should Take Precautions"I want people to be concerned but, but I don't want there to be unnecessary panic at this point. I just want to make sure people get vaccinated is the most important thing."
Two Days Until Lollapalooza Despite Growing COVID Cases; Proof Of Vaccination, Negative COVID Test RequiredMayor Lori Lightfoot said there are no plans to cancel the Lollapalooza festival, despite a rising number of COVID cases.
More Road Closures Take Effect Monday Night In Preparation For LollapaloozaOn Monday evening, more road closures will take effect around Grant Park to prepare for Lollapalooza.
Lightfoot Warns Mask Mandate, Other COVID Rules Could Return If Cases Spike Again, But No Hesitation With Hosting Lollapalooza This Weekend"God bless the critics standing on the sidelines, but I feel confident that the Lolla folks have a good solid plan in place," Lightfoot said.
If You Test Positive For COVID-19 Before Lollapalooza, Here's What You Need To KnowIf you test positive for COVID-19 before Lollapalooza, you are eligible for a refund.
Some Fear Events Like Lollapalooza Could Spike COVID-19 Cases In ChciagoIllinois COVID-19 cases are climbing just as the city prepares to host tens of thousands of people at Lollapaloooza for the first time in two years.
Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans To Attend Lollapalooza, Urges People To Wear Masks In CrowdsIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker will be among the throngs of concert fans at Lollapalooza when it kicks off in Grant Park next week.
Chicago, Cook County Team Up For Hospitality Job Fair At Swissotel ChicagoMany music lovers planning to go to Lollapalooza will be flooding Chicago hotels. But do they have the staff to handle it?
Chicago Hotels Have Been Deemed To Be In A 'Depression' And Desperately Need Staff Back, Experts SayFrom O’Hare International Airport to DuSable Lake Shore Drive, more and more people are hitting the roads and taking to the skies lately as the city reopens. But despite an increase in travelers, CBS 2’s Chris Tye found many Chicago hotels are still seriously hurting.
For One Lolla Act, Live Performance Wasn't Only Thing They Lost To COVID-19But one band that will play at Lollapalooza lost something even bigger to COVID
As Chicago Reopens, Businesses To Celebrate By Giving Away $250 Gift Cards“We are strong, we are resilient, and we are back,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said at a pep rally downtown to celebrate the city’s reopening.