Phoebe Bridgers will now play her US tour at outdoor venues owing to the continued rise in COVID-19 cases.
In the aftermath of Lollapalooza — which drew hundreds of thousands of participants to Grant Park in Chicago — various health departments across the state are urging participants to get tested for the virus.
The Grammy-nominated artist, whose name is Jonathan Kirk, had been scheduled as a closing act on the final night of the four-day music festival in downtown Chicago.
Despite rising case counts, it remains pretty safe for most fully vaccinated people in the Chicago area to continue to go maskless in the majority of settings, said Dr. Rachel Rubin, co-lead of the Cook County Department of Public Health.
CHICAGO — My Chemical Romance was the first act to be announced for the 2020 edition of Riot Fest in Chicago. “We’re tired of you asking, so we’re bringing My Chemical Romance to Riot Fest. September 11-13, 2020,” festival organizers tweeted in January 2020.
Lollapalooza organizers released the daily 2021 festival schedule Wednesday, with less than two months until music lovers are set to descend on Chicago's Grant Park.
The Montreux Jazz Festival is set to return next month and will see performances from the likes of Rag'n'Bone Man, Arlo Parks, and more.
Sam Fender, Gerry Cinnamon and Dermot Kennedy are to headline the This is Tomorrow music festival in September, which also features Blossoms and The Kooks on the bill, among others.
Lollapalooza typically welcomes 100,000 daily attendees to see more than 170 acts perform across eight stages. This year, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result is required to attend. For festgoers who are not fully vaccinated, a negative test result must be obtained up to 24 hours before entry. Organizers said they will detail the festival entry process in early July.
Lollapalooza co-founder Perry Farrell said in a new interview he hopes Chicago’s largest music festival will be held here “in early August in one capacity or another.”
OSHKOSH, Wis. — Two of Wisconsin's biggest annual music festivals are shutting down for good following COVID-related cancellations this summer.
Lovers of Cuco’s overlooked 2019 “Para Mi” should check out this crafty bedroom-pop maestro from Norway, whose tender but jumpy music has a similar modern-retro vibe and sits in the same emotional register. His debut LP follows a string of singles and EPs that made Boy Pablo a welcome presence at music festivals around the world (back when music festivals were a thing). (MW)
The Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival will be postponed until August, event officials said Monday afternoon.
While Amsterdam isn't exactly warm and sunny in April, this is still one of the best times to visit the city. Why is that? You might have heard of the Netherlands' most famous flower once or twice: the tulip. If you time your visit to mid-April or later, you'll arrive at peak tulip season, when the massive fields surrounding the Dutch capital are at their most spectacular. Keukenhof Gardens is the place to see these beauties in bloom, and is only open for 51 days per year (30 of which are during the month of April). It's about a 35-minute drive from central Amsterdam, though packages that bundle transport and admission are available as well.
A country music festival held in Peoria for the past few years and that has previously featured Kid Rock and Willie Nelson is moving to Taylorville in 2020.
A trip with your favorite young people can provide the perfect opportunity to learn from each other. Why not share your passion for history, music, golf or scuba diving? Visit a war memorial, take in a concert or music festival or challenge them to a putting contest. Be open to their guidance and input when it comes to technology, entertainment or their current sporting interest. Don't hesitate to share your experiences and knowledge with the kids. It will mean more to hear a bit of history from someone who has been there. And, remember, you are part of their history.
CHICAGO — Officials say that for the second year in a row, a festival-goer has died at Lollapalooza.
BRUSSELS — A music festival in Belgium featuring major stars like rapper Cardi B came to a chaotic end before it had even started.
With the Helinox Chair One, you won't ever have to rely on a bumpy log, or the cold ground, when sitting around the campfire.