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Watch Metallica, Imagine Dragons, Lorde & more during Lolla2020 virtual festival


Lollapalooza has announced the details of the virtual event taking place of the 2020 festival, which was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The four-day online broadcast, dubbed Lolla2020, will feature archived footage of sets from Lollas past, as well as brand-new performances.

Artists included on the virtual Lolla lineup include Metallica, Imagine Dragons, Lorde, Arcade Fire, Alabama Shakes, Gary Clark Jr., Josh Homme, Jane’s Addiction, LCD Soundsystem, Paul McCartney, Milky Chance, Portugal. the Man, SHAED, Run the Jewels, Tenacious D, The Struts, Tom Morello, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Toni Cornell, White Reaper, Yungblud, and The Neighbourhood, among many more.

Additionally, artists including Lars Ulrich, LL Cool J, Chuck D and Common will make “special appearances,” as will former first lady Michelle Obama and Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot

If that’s not enough for you, Lolla co-founder Perry Farrell will be playing songs from his 2019 solo album, Kind Heaven, alongside Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins.  The event will also host a Porno for Pyros reunion.

Lolla2020 airs July 30 through August 2 — the same days the in-person festival was scheduled to take place — exclusively on YouTube. For the full lineup, visit Lollapalooza.com.

By Josh Johnson
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