Lollapalooza Announces Four-Day Livestream Boasting Over 150 Performances
By Katrina Nattress
July 27, 2020
Lollapalooza may not physically be happening this year, but that doesn't mean there's not going to be a party. On Monday (July 27), the Chicago festival announced a four-day livestream that boasts over 150 performances. Lolla2020 will air archival footage from some of its most epic sets, including LCD Soundsystem, Metallica,Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ellie Goulding, Run The Jewels, Lorde, Alabama Shakes, Tove Lo, and headlining sets from Paul McCartney, Chance The Rapper, OutKast, and Arcade Fire, celebrating the 10-year anniversary of The Suburbs, among other.
The livestream will also feature original live performances from The Neighbourhood, Vic Mensa, Yungblud, Alison Wonderland (Live Set), Carnage, H.E.R., Kali Uchis, Kaskade, Louis the Child, NGHTMRE, Pink Sweat$, SAYMYNAME, Tank and the Bangas, ZHU, and more. Lollapalooza founder and Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell will also stream candid conversations with friends Lars Ulrich, Chuck D, Matt Pinfield and more, and lead a special Kind Heaven Orchestra performance featuring Foo Fighters' 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," according to a press release.
Lolla2020 will be raising awareness and partnering with Michelle Obama's nonprofit When We All Vote, the Equal Justice Initiative, and the Arts for Illinois Relief Fund, which helps those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
See the announcement and full lineup below.
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