Chance the Rapper, Lorde, Muse and Arcade Fire Headlining Lollapalooza 2017
Chance the Rapper, Lorde, Muse and Arcade Fire, along with The Killers, will be headlining Lollapalooza 2017 this summer in Chicago. The festival runs from Aug. 3 to 6 and The XX, Blink-182, DJ Snake, Justice, alt-J, Cage The Elephant, The Head and The Heart, Ryan Adams, Liam Gallagher, Phantogram and Spoon will also be performing. Rising stars Rag’n’Bone Man, Maggie Mae, 6lack, Sampha and Jain will also be playing.
Billboard reports that this summer is Arcade Fire’s third time at the festival, who performed at Lollapalooza in 2005 and again in 2010. It is also their first headlining gig to be announced yet this year. Muse has also headlined the festival before, in 2007 and in 2011. It is also Chance the Rapper’s third time on the stage, but not as a headliner. Lorde, whose second album, entitled Melodrama, is slated for release on June 16 will be taking the main stage for a second time.
Hip-hop is strongly represented at Lollapalooza this year, with Wiz Khalifa, Run the Jewels, Big Sean, Rae Sremmurd, Migos, Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Yachty, 21 Savage, Joey Bada$$, Noname, Russ, Machine Gun Kelly and Anime performing. The EDM element is also very heavy for 2017, with Kaskade, Porter Robinson, Zeds Dead and Crystal Castles amongst others.
Acts on the other stages include Hippo Campus, Foster the People, Tegan and Sara, Kaleo, Cloud Nothings, Glass Animals, Vance Joy, Mac DeMarco, Banks, Sylvan Esso, Royal Blood, Warpaint, The Shins, Tove Lo, Milky Chance, Grouplove, Charli XCX and London Grammar.