On June 3, Lollapalooza confirmed the full list of official 2014 aftershows, an annual tradition for this world-famous festival that lets fans see some of the big acts from the official Lollapalooza lineup at several of the best local venues around Chicago. Vivid Seats is your one-stop shop for getting the full festival experience, not only with a host of single- and three-day Lollapalooza tickets for the main acts at Grant Park, but also for a comprehensive selection of Lollapalooza aftershow tickets.
Wednesday, July 30
Chicago’s House of Blues will kick off Lollapalooza weekend on Wednesday night with Interpol at the downtown concert hall. The second and final aftershow of the night, Courtney Barnett, will take place at the intimate north side venue Schuba’s.
Thursday, July 31
The night before Lollapalooza begins, you’ll be able to see the “Tongue Tied” quartet Grouplove play at the Metro with Joywave, while Broken Bells will headline at the House of Blues. CHVRCHES will be in the city to kick off the festival from The Vic, and there also will be official aftershows from The Kooks, Portugal. The Man, Temples, Blood Orange, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, and Cash Cash.
Friday, Aug. 1
After seeing Eminem’s big headlining set in Grant Park on Friday, the night will continue when one of the most anticipated acts of the weekend, Disclosure, headlines at the Aragon Ballroom. Also performing on the north side of the city will be Spoon, which is playing with Wildcat! Wildcat! at the Metro, and Cut Copy at The Vic. The Head and the Heart is scheduled to play at House of Blues, and Kate Nash will take the stage at Chicago’s intimate Near West Side venue, City Winery. Elsewhere, fans will be able to catch sets from acts like Gramatik, The Glitch Mob, Bombay Bicycle Club, Jenny Lewis, and more.
Saturday, Aug. 2
Following the much anticipated return of rap duo OutKast, a number of rock acts are slated to perform across the city, including Irish singer-songwriter Glen Hansard, U.K. outfit The 1975, and “Cough Syrup” hit-makers Young the Giant, among several others. San Fermin, Martin Garrix, Lucius, Run the Jewels, and more will also be scattered around various Chicago venues. Cage the Elephant also is on tap to return to The Vic for an aftershow on Aug. 2, the same venue where the band recorded its first live album in 2012.
Sunday, Aug. 3
The final day of Lollapalooza 2014 will close with a set from Kings of Leon on the main grounds at Grant Park, but fellow Sunday performer Skrillex will reappear at Concord Music Hall to keep the energy going with one final DJ set. Also performing aftershows on Aug. 3 will be rapper Nas, alt-rock group Fitz and the Tantrums, jazz-fusion outfit Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, and indie-pop band Bleachers.