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  • Best transportation around Chicago for Lollapalooza

    Best transportation around Chicago for Lollapalooza

    Lollapalooza is a four-day music happening at Grant Park in Chicago July 28-31, 2016. Transportation in and around Chicago can be hectic and confusing. Fortunately, Lollapalooza offers links to recommended public transportation and other modes of travel. If you are traveling to Chicago by air, you...
  • Metra transit offers special service and rate for Lollapalooza

    Metra transit offers special service and rate for Lollapalooza

    Metra Rail Transit announced that they will add trains to the schedule to accommodate the heavy traffic to Lollapalooza in Grant Park in Chicago, Ill. The popular music festival, which attracts about 100,000 people to Grant park daily, runs July 29-31, 2016. It is always a good idea to take public...
  • What time gates open at Lollapalooza

    What time gates open at Lollapalooza

    Lollapalooza Music Festival takes place in Grant Park in Chicago on July 28-31, 2016. This is the 25th anniversary of Lollapalooza, which debuted in 1992. The festival presents over 170 acts on eight stages over the four-day period. About 100,000 people are expected to fill Grant Park every day of...
  • How to stay safe at Lollapalooza 2016

    How to stay safe at Lollapalooza 2016

    Lollapalooza is taking place in Chicago’s Grant Park from July 28-31, 2016. The festival features 170 acts over the weekend, including headliners Lana Del Rey, J. Cole, Radiohead, Major Lazer, Ghost, Disclosure, Vic Mensa, Red Hot Chili Peppers, LCD Soundsystem, ZHU, Ellie Goulding and more...
  • Outdoor art events you need to see in Chicago this summer

    Outdoor art events you need to see in Chicago this summer

    Do you think art is confined to galleries and museums? Think again. This summer, think step outside so you can see (and maybe even purchase) works by established and emerging artists. Chicago and the suburbs will play host to a number of fairs, outdoor sculpture walks and so much more this summer...
  • Wine and dine at these food and drink festivals in Chicago in 2016

    Wine and dine at these food and drink festivals in Chicago in 2016

    Your plans for 2016 might include a concert or two, and perhaps attending a music festival. But what about checking out the numerous food and drink festivals planned for the Chicago area this year? You and your friends can sample bacon dishes, sip beer from around the world, or celebrate the...
  • Lollapalooza 2015 in Grant Park in Chicago review

    Lollapalooza 2015 in Grant Park in Chicago review

    Lollapalooza celebrated its 11th year in Grant Park, with a record-tying three-day attendance of 300,000 during July 31-August 2, 2015 in Chicago. The festival itself traces its origins to 1991, when it presented an alternative to mainstream rock. Headliners included legends Metallica, Paul...
  • Mark your calendar: Lollapalooza 2016 dates announced for Chicago

    Mark your calendar: Lollapalooza 2016 dates announced for Chicago

    For music fans, next summer may not arrive soon enough. While Lollapalooza in Chicago was was drawing to a close late in the evening on August 2, festival organizers announced dates for next year’s festival. As noted on the festival’s website, Lollapalooza in Chicago will be held July 29-31, 201...
  • Five alternatives to Lollapalooza 2015

    Five alternatives to Lollapalooza 2015

    Lollapalooza 2015 is just hours away. While music fans who were lucky enough to purchase tickets are set to go, what about the rest of us? If you couldn’t get tickets to Lollapalooza, you might be wondering what you can do during the festival, held this weekend July 31 through August 2 in Chicago’s...
  • Metra adds rail service forTaste of Chicago weekend

    Metra adds rail service forTaste of Chicago weekend

    Taste of Chicago opened on July 8, 2015 and continues through Sun., July 12, 2015, which means that thousands of festival patrons will be traveling to Grant Park to enjoy the festivities. Travel is made easier with public transportation, so Metra is the favored way to get into the city to attend the...
  • Lollapalooza 2015 vendors show some of the best of what Chicago has to offer

    Lollapalooza 2015 vendors show some of the best of what Chicago has to offer

    A music fan’s still got to eat, and that’s certainly true of fans lucky enough to purchase tickets to Lollapalooza 2015 in Chicago. In addition to catching performances by the likes of big-name musical act like Paul McCartney, Florence + the Machine, Metallica and more, music fans can rest assured...
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    Five ways to enhance your Lollapalooza experience

    There's all kindsa ways to liven up your Lollapalooza experience, but many of them involve total strangers and a strict no refund policy. Here are five enhancers for your trip to the Chicago musical sensation that don't require you to "wait over there for someone to come by." 1. Map out the public...
  • Dillon Francis will make an appearance at Lollapalooza in Chicago

    Dillon Francis will make an appearance at Lollapalooza in Chicago

    Dillon Hart Francis is an American DJ as well as moombahton and electro producer. Fresh on the heels of a Gold certification for his smash hit “Get Low” with DJ Snake, artist/producer/DJ and EDM superstar Francis will embark on the series of live dates throughout the rest of 2015. He will perform at...
  • Free music concerts to see this summer in Chicago: Chicago Blues Fest and more

    Free music concerts to see this summer in Chicago: Chicago Blues Fest and more

    Chicago and the suburbs offer a wide assortment of live concerts that are free of charge. You just need to know where to look. In addition to favorites like the Grant Park Music Festival and Millennium Park’s Park Downtown Sound, you can take in world class musical performances for free with this...
  • 2015 Taste of Chicago announces free shows on Bud Light Stage

    2015 Taste of Chicago announces free shows on Bud Light Stage

    For many Chicagoans, summer is synonymous with munching on a turkey leg or slice of cheesecake at the Taste of Chicago. So why not take in a musical performance or two while you eat your way through some of the best food Chicago has to offer? Organizers have announced the performance lineup for the...
  • Chicago Food + Wine Festival debuts in August

    Chicago Food + Wine Festival debuts in August

    Calling all foodies: Chicago is set to debut its own Food + Wine Festival this summer. With three days of food, wine and cooking demonstrations, epicureans can try new and exciting culinary creations. The inaugural event will be held Aug. 28-30 right in the heart of Chicago in Lincoln Park and Grant...
  • Five things to do at 2015 Spring Awakening Music Festival

    Five things to do at 2015 Spring Awakening Music Festival

    You’ve picked out the perfect outfits and you have your festival pass in hand. But are you really ready for the 2015 Spring Awakening Music Festival in Chicago? If you’re looking for some ideas on what to do before the festival gets underway, then take a look. We’ve assembled a list of what you can...
  • How to find a place to stay near Lollapalooza

    How to find a place to stay near Lollapalooza

    In the excitement of purchasing tickets to Lollapalooza, you may have forgotten a tiny detail if you’re coming to the three-day music festival from out of town: Where you’re going to stay in Chicago. If you don’t plan to crash in a relative’s spare bedroom or claim your college buddy’s couch, then...
  • What time gates open at Lollapalooza

    What time gates open at Lollapalooza

    With the countdown on for Lollapalooza 2015 in Chicago, you might be gearing up for the three-day festival of music and culture. Held July 31 through August 2, this year’s festival includes performances by Paul McCartney, Metallica, Alabama Shakes, FKA twigs and so many more musical acts. But when...
  • Weather at Lollapalooza 2015

    Weather at Lollapalooza 2015

    There’s a lot more to getting ready for Lollapalooza than purchasing your passes and showing up on time to see your favorite performers. Held July 31 through August 2, 2015, outdoors at Chicago’s Grant Park, Lollapalooza is three days of music, arts — and weather. Here’s our guide to the weather at...
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