Lollapalooza 2017: Chance The Rapper, Lorde, Among 170-Band Lineup [Ticket Info]
The lineup for Lollapalooza 2017 was announced Wednesday morning, with Chance the Rapper, Arcade Fire and Lorde among the headliners.
Muse, the XX, Blink-182, DJ Snake and Justice are also scheduled at the top of the festival, which will take place in Chicago this year. The music festival will run from August 3 – 6, in Grant Park.
The festival’s official lineup was announced Wednesday morning at 6 a.m. The four-day festival will feature more than 170 bands, including alt-J, Cage The Elephant, The Head and The Heart, Ryan Adams, Liam Gallagher, Phantogram and Spoon, Rag’n’Bone Man, Maggie Mae, 6lack, Sampha and Jain. Click here for the full list.
Four-day tickets went on sale Tuesday morning, and sold out promptly in 2 hours and 24 minutes. One-day tickets went on sale at 10 a.m. Wednesday, and on Thursday morning at 8 a.m., Lollapalooza announced a complete sell-out of all tickets.
Ticket sales spiked Chance the Rapper took to Twitter and announced to his 3.5 million followers to suggest, “Yes I’d say go buy the #lolla ticket.”
General admission one-day tickets went for $120 plus fees, while VIP one-day tickets costed $650 plus fees.
Lollapalooza is an annual music festival featuring popular alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, and EDM artists. It was created in 1991 by Perry Farrell as a farewell tour for his band, and ran annually until 1997, until it was revived again in 2003.
This year, tickets for Chance’s headlining set on Saturday were the first to sell out, with all tickets sold in just 30 minutes. Friday, with acts like Run the Jewels and alt-country band Whitney, sold out in 45 minutes.
Some fans tweeted they were kicked off the purchasing page when they were trying to obtain Saturday tickets.
Now, the only tickets available are weekend-long and individual day VIP and Platinum packages. VIP one-day tickets will cost $650 plus fees, while platinum one-day tickets will run a hefty $2,800 plus fees.