Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers, LCD Soundsystem to Headline Lollapalooza 2016: Source
Lollapalooza is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, so the long-running Chicago fest has been expected to roll out a buzzworthy lineup. Billboard has learned through an industry source that the 2016 bill will feature headliners Radiohead, Red Hot Chili Peppers and LCD Soundsystem, in addition to performances from Lana Del Rey and J. Cole.
Previously, the festival announced that it is expanding from its usual three days to a four-day event in celebration of the silver anniversary. The festivities will take place from July 28 to 31 at Chicago’s Grant Park.
All three apparent headliners have big plans for 2016. Radiohead recently announced a 2016 world tour and is expected to release a new studio album in the coming months. Red Hot Chili Peppers and LCD Soundsystem are also working on new music; the latter is expected to announce a more extensive tour around its 2016 reunion soon.
As for the complete Lollapalooza lineup, it’s expected to arrive March 22, the same day tickets go on sale.
Billboard’s industry tip follows an earlier report on Lolla’s 2016 lineup from Consequence of Sound.
Billboard has reached out to a Lollapalooza representative for further comment.