Lollapalooza 2024: A Guide To The Must-See Sets and Festival Highlights - Local Wolves


Lollapalooza (Lolla) 2024 is back in the Windy City, set to take place in historic Grant Park on August 1-4! This year’s festival features an exciting mix of top headliners including Megan Thee Stallion, Hozier, SZA, Blink-182, Skrillex, and The Killers. Get ready for an unforgettable experience with must-see performances, essential festival tips, and highlights you won’t want to miss. 

Details & Transportation

Gates to the festival open at 11 am each day, with a variety of transportation options to get you to the fun. Chicago is home to the second-largest transit system in the US, and the CTA, Metra, and Pace make getting to Lolla easy. You can plan your trip using the Regional Transportation Authority’s trip planner. Biking to the fest is also encouraged! Divvy is offering a free bike valet and $5 off code (LOLLA24) using the Lyft or Divvy app, with pickup on 8th & Michigan Ave. For drivers – there are four different garages located beneath Grant Park, and you can use the link here to purchase a parking ticket. Use LOLLA24 at checkout for 10% off your purchase!

The Lineup

Iconic Sets Sure to Give You FOMO 

Chappell Roan

This massive star is exploding in hype and is on track to not slow down anytime soon. After touring with Olivia Rodrigo on the Guts Tour, and the release of her first studio album – The Rise and Fall of a Midwest Princess, Chapell has stolen our hearts and taken the stage with force, definitely a show you won’t want to miss! With a dynamic stage presence and a cult-like following, she will surely bring all the fun and energy to the Lolla. 


You know THAT concert where everyone is dancing,  singing, and the energy is so infectious, you go home thinking, “Wow, that was just SO MUCH FUN!” – That’s what the energy of a Fisher set feels like. The Australian DJ and producer has taken the electronic music scene by storm with his infectious beats and high-energy performances. Known for his hit song Losing It, Fisher’s unique blend of house and techno has captivated audiences worldwide. This one will not want to be a show you miss! 

Future X Metro Boomin

It’s no secret that every song Metro touches is gold – The combined set with three-time Grammy-nominated producer Metro Boomin and renowned rapper Future will be an energetic and unforgettable performance. The release of his most recent studio album, Heroes and Villans, in 2022 is no shy of incredible features and dynamic performances by some of the most critically acclaimed rappers and singer-songwriters in history. 

Reneè Rapp 

Seriously, what can’t she do? Broadway-trained singer and star actress in Mean Girls, found time between all her talents to release an album full of vocal acrobatics – Snow Angel. After the massive success of her record, Renee Rapp has had an insane year as an artist and is one of the most talented singers on the rise with a vocal range that’s unfathomable.

And there’s MORE!

Lolla is unique in that the fun doesn’t stop at the festival – It’s like a whole week-long party in Chicago. If you want a chance to see your favorite artist again, or in case you missed their set, don’t worry! There is a whole lineup of aftershows in the city. Click the link here to purchase tickets.

Festival Eats

There are two food courts at Lolla –  Chow Town and Dessert Island. Both feature a variety of food, desserts, and snacks, bringing the best of the local Chicago eats to the festival. There will be something for everyone – delicious options for every dietary restriction. 

Words: Olive Jolley

Photography: Taylor Regulski, Ismael Quantidilla III & Nathan Zucker

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