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Photo Essay: Lollapalooza 2018

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Lollapalooza attracted more than 100,000 each day to the music festival in Grant Park on August 2-5.
The Regrettes played an acoustic preshow in River North on Wednesday, August 1.
The Regrettes played an acoustic preshow in River North on Wednesday, August 1. ()
English singer Nick Mulvey performs on Thursday, August 2.
English singer Nick Mulvey performs on Thursday, August 2. ()
Cuco performs at the Bud Light stage on Thursday.
Cuco performs at the Bud Light stage on Thursday. ()
A crowd at Perry's stage, where electronica acts play.
A crowd at Perry’s stage, where electronica acts play. ()
Travis Scott headlined Thursday night, debuting the song 5% Tint from his new album Astroworld, which was released that night.
Travis Scott headlined Thursday night, debuting the song 5% Tint from his new album Astroworld, which was released that night. ()
At one point Travis Scott complained about his V.I.P. section, saying,
At one point Travis Scott complained about his V.I.P. section, saying, “One thing I do hate is a privileged section.” If they didn’t show more energy, he said, “I’ll have to remove y’all and fill it up.” ()
Still, he hardly performed any music from his new album for the large festival crowd, instead debuting  most of it later in the evening at a private show for V.I.P.s.
Still, he hardly performed any music from his new album for the large festival crowd, instead debuting most of it later in the evening at a private show for V.I.P.s. ()
His Thursday night performance drew one of the largest crowds.
His Thursday night performance drew one of the largest crowds. ()
Cuco plays an aftershow Thursday night at Subterranean in Wicker Park.
Cuco plays an aftershow Thursday night at Subterranean in Wicker Park. ()
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Tyler, the Creator performed on Friday at the Grant Park stage.
Tyler, the Creator performed on Friday at the Grant Park stage. ()

 

St. Vincent performed decked in neon (as were her guitars, of which she had many of the same design but different colors)
St. Vincent performed decked in neon (as were her guitars, of which she had many of the same design but different colors) ()
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St. Vincent steps away from her guitar to close the show with a version of her song
St. Vincent steps away from her guitar to close the show with a version of her song “New York” but replaced with Chicago references ()
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Artist Daya on the Lake Shore stage
Artist Daya on the Lake Shore stage ()
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Indie, dream pop singer Lykke Li
Indie, dream pop singer Lykke Li ()
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Singer-songerwriter Amy Shark
Singer-songerwriter Amy Shark ()
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John Splithoff steps into the crowd
John Splithoff steps into the crowd ()
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Festival goers about to pose for pictures
Festival goers about to pose for pictures ()
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The Weeknd closed out Saturday night on Grant Park stage
The Weeknd closed out Saturday night on Grant Park stage ()
Fire exploded from the stage during The Weeknd's set
Fire exploded from the stage during The Weeknd’s set ()
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People dance in the streets to Zedd as they head towards the exit
People dance in the streets to Zedd as they head towards the exit ()
Zedd lights up the night
Zedd lights up the night ()
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Kali Uchis sprays the crowd
Kali Uchis sprays the crowd ()
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Gucci Mane attracts a massive crowd
Gucci Mane attracts a massive crowd ()
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Goldlink performs on the American Eagle stage
Goldlink performs on the American Eagle stage ()
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Carly Rae Jepsen, a bit before an audience member gave her a sword
Carly Rae Jepsen, a bit before an audience member gave her a sword ()
Indie rock band The Vaccines
Indie rock band The Vaccines ()
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LL Cool J
LL Cool J ()
Lil Uzi Vert, before his (semi) mic drop
Lil Uzi Vert, before his (semi) mic drop ()
Madison Beer, who performed earlier in the festival, watches Medasin's set from the side of the stage
Madison Beer, who performed earlier in the festival, watches Medasin’s set from the side of the stage ()
Electronic DJ Medasin
Electronic DJ Medasin ()
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Odesza closes out the last night of Lollapalooza on Bud Light stage
Odesza closes out the last night of Lollapalooza on Bud Light stage ()
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