Everything we know about Lollapalooza 2017: Lineup, tickets and more
Lollapalooza, one of the year's biggest music festivals, is right around the corner. Organizers have released the lineup for the event, which will be held Aug. 3 to Aug. 6 at Grant Park in Chicago.
There are over 170 performances on the bill who will perform across eight stages from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m for all four days. Here is everything you need to know about the massive music event.
As always, Lollapalooza is enlisting a wide array of artists this year. The full lineup can be seen here.
Some highlights for Thursday, Aug. 3 include Muse, Lorde, Wiz Khalifa, Migos and Kaytranada. On Friday, Aug. 4, the Killers, Blink-182, Phantogram and Little Dragon are some of the big names on the bill.
On Saturday, Aug. 5, Chicago's own Chance the Rapper is headlining and the xx, Glass Animals, Banks and 21 Savage will perform. On the final day, Arcade Fire, Big Sean, the Shins, Rae Sremmurd and Sampha are among the acts scheduled.
There are three ticket tiers available for Lollapolooza, including general admission, VIP and platinum access.
The four-day general admission ticket package, priced at $335 plus taxes and fees, is sold out. Individual day tickets for Friday and Saturday are also sold out. Thursday and Sunday general admission tickets are still available for $120 each, plus fees.
VIP four-day tickets are $2,200 plus fees. An individual day VIP ticket costs $650 each. VIP ticket holders will have a dedicated entrance, access to special viewing platforms and shaded lounge seating as some of their special treatment.
For platinum-level tickets, four-day packages are $4,200 and individual platinum day tickets cost $2,800 each. The platinum experience includes a special platinum viewing area separate from the VIP and general audiences, a platinum concierge service, and complimentary meals and drinks as perks.
Children under the age of 10 are free with a ticket-holding adult. There is a limit of two children per adult, according to the site's information section.
Lollapalooza's organizers suggest that attendees use Chicago's public transportation system or ride-sharing to get to the festival. There will also be bicycle racks available for cyclists. For those driving, a 24-hour parking garage is located near Grant Park. Individuals can reserve a spot in advance for Lollapalooza using their page on the special parking reservation app called SpotHero.
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