Lollapalooza wrapped up Sunday night without one of its headliners. Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby should have been ending his set right about 10 p.m. Instead, the festival nixed the headliner the latest backlash over his homophobic comments last week. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
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Lollapalooza Ends With DaBaby Nixed From Lineup Over Homophobic CommentsLollapalooza wrapped up Sunday night without one of its headliners. Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby should have been ending his set right about 10 p.m. Instead, the festival nixed the headliner the latest backlash over his homophobic comments last week. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
DaBaby Pulled From Lollapalooza Lineup Amid Backlash Over Homophobic RemarksOn this final day of Lollapalooza Sunday, a headliner was nixed. Grammy-nominated rapper DaBaby will not be performing after backlash from homophobic remarks he made at another festival. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Lollapalooza Returns To Grant Park Amid Growing COVID ConcernsAll attendees are required to have proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or else a negative test. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Crowds Turn Out For Lollapalooza With Negative COVID Tests, Vaccination Cards In HandThe show is going on for Lollapalooza in Grant Park beginning Thursday, despite concerns about rising COVID numbers. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Chicago Party Aunt Gets An Animated Series On NetflixYou might know the Chicago Party Aunt parody Twitter account for witty and sometimes proudly crass observations about all things Chicago. On Wednesday, Netflix announced that “Chicago Party Aunt” will be debuting as a half-hour adult animated series.
Some Fans Are Unloading Lollapalooza Tickets Due To Worries About COVID-19Fans 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 reports, concerns over the coronavirus and specifically the Delta variant may be to blame.
Gov. Pritzker Plans To Attend LollapaloozaIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker will be among the throngs of concert fans at Lollapalooza when it kicks off in Grant Park next week. But he urged people to stay safe with COVID-19 still an issue.
Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' By The Oak Park Festival TheatreAn excerpt of 'The Tempest' at the Oak Park Festival Theatre, supplied by Carol Fox and Associates.
'Movies In The Parks' Returns For Summer Season“Movies in the Parks” began for the summer season Chicago Tuesday night.
Stephen Colbert Set To Host 'The Late Show' Live Again For First Time In Over A YearOn Monday night, Stephen Colbert returns to host “The Late Show” in front of an audience at the Ed Sullivan Theater for the first time in more than a year. CBS News’ Michael George reports on what viewers can expect.
John Legend Among New Concerts Added To Ravinia ScheduleThe Ravinia Festival on Wednesday announced some additions to its summer lineup, and its plans to expand capacity for concertgoers.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Gives First Live Performance Since Start Of PandemicThe sweet sounds of pandemic progress were heard Thursday night, as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra held its first live performance in more than a year.
As Chicago Reopens, Fate Of Lollapalooza Not Certain Just YetWill Lollapalooza be back this year? A new published report says yes, but the city says nothing is confirmed yet.
Grant Park Music Festival To Return To Pritzker Pavilion This YearThe Grant Park Music Festival will be back this year, featuring 20 concerts at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park beginning July 2.
Music Manager Demands Refund For Virtual Concert That Never HappenedA music manager claims she was scammed by an up-and-coming rapper and producer. As CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar reported, the manager said she paid for Queen Key and DJ Ayo's talent, but says she got nothing in return.
It's International Jazz Day!Chicago's Herbie Hancock helped make this day a reality in 2011. The beloved Chicago Jazz Festival was canceled in 2020 but it did go on virtually. With outdoor festivals coming back, there's a chance we could be swinging to the sounds of jazz this fall.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: BrooksBrooks is the PAWS Pet of the Week. He is very sweet and cuddly nine-year-old poodle mix who's looking for a very caring family in a forever home.
Co-Founder Perry Farrell Optimistic That Lollapalooza Will Return In Some Form This YearCould Lollapalooza be making a comeback in Chicago this summer? Festival co-founder Perry Farrell, the frontman of Jane’s Addiction, claimed in a new interview that he is optimistic the festival will return in one way or another.
With A Booster's Help, South Sider Whitney Morrison Became A Star At The Lyric Opera Of ChicagoSoprano Whitney Morrison has had a big booster who saw the South Sider’s potential long before she made it to the Lyric Opera of Chicago. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports on Morrison's journey.
Chicago Remembers Actress And Comedian Erica WatsonThe many fans of Erica Watson are remembering the Chicago actress and standup comedian tonight. Watson's brother said she died of complications from COVID-19 in Jamaica.
Animals Celebrate Valentine's Day At Brookfield ZooValentine's Day came a little early for the cute critters at the Brookfield Zoo as they feasted on some holiday-themed treats for the special day.
Remembering Cicely TysonCicely Tyson, revered as an actress, activist, and trailblazer, has died at 96.
Award-Winning Actress Cloris Leachman DiesLeachman died of natural causes at her home in California. She was 94.
PAWS Pet Of The Week: JensenJensen is the PAWS Pet of the Week. He is a cute two-year-old Blue Heeler mix looking for a loving forever home.