Lollapalooza 2017: Chance the Rapper, The Killers, Muse, Arcade Fire top the bill

The marathon of a music festival returns to Grant Park this August 3–6, continuing its expansion from three days to four like last year's 25th anniversary. Four-day GA passes sold out in less than three hours yesterday. Expectations were high, rumors were flying, and ticket-holders were on their toes.

Lollapalooza released the lineup with over 170 artists. The headliners include Chance the Rapper, The Killers, Muse and Arcade Fire, along with the xx, Lorde, blink-182, DJ Snake, and Justice.

Chance the Rapper

The 23-year-old independent rapper from our very own Chicago.

Latest album: Coloring Book | May 13, 2016

Last at Lolla: 2014

Also headlining: Bonnaroo Music Festival

The Killers

The rock-anthem band from Las Vegas.

Latest album: Fifth Studio Album | Summer 2017

Last at Lolla: 2013

Also headlining: N/A


The English Radiohead-influenced progressive rock and electronica trio.

Latest album: Drones | June 5, 2015

Last at Lolla: 2011

Also headlining: Bunbury Music Festival

Arcade Fire 

The Montreal indie rock group that mixes bossa nova, punk, French chanson and pop.

Latest album: Fifth Studio Album | As early as spring 2017

Last at Lolla: 2010

Also headlining: N/A

The xx

The alternative, indie pop group from London with soulful, eclectic hits.

Latest album: I See You | June 13, 2017

Last at Lolla: 2010

Also headlining: Coachella, Shaky Knees Music Festival, Bonnaroo Music Festival


The wise-beyond-her-years singer/songwriter hailing from New Zealand.

Latest album: Melodrama | June 16, 2107

Last at Lolla: 2014

Also headlining: Coachella, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Governors Ball Music Festival, FPSF, Bonnaroo Music Festival


The California pop-punk trio with new lead singer, Chicago-native Matt Skiba.

Latest album: California | July 1, 2106

Last at Lolla: 2011

Also headlining: Edgefest, SunFest

DJ Snake

The French producer at the forefront of the trap-music movement.

Latest album: Encore | August 5, 2016

Last at Lolla: 2014

Also headlining: Coachella, Electric Forest


The French electronic music duo known for their rock and indie influence.

Latest album: Woman | November 18, 2016

Last at Lolla: 2012

Also headlining: Coachella, Panorama