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Lollapalooza in the Loop: Free After-Parties & Events

Intimate and cheap aren't two words typically associated with Lollapalooza. So luckily for you, we’ve rounded up the best free after-parties at these capped venues to make sure your post-Lollapalooza experience is a bit more relaxing.

DJs & Dinos Dance Party 

August 4, 2017 | 3:30-5:30pm 
636 S Michigan Ave.

The Blackstone Hotel, located across the street from Lollapalooza's main gate, is throwing a prehistoric dance party complete with live music and an appearance from the velociraptor from Jurassic World: The Exhibition at the Field Museum

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Floodfest at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel

August 5, 2017 | 9pm-1am
12 S Michigan Ave

Sylvan Esso, Grace Mitchell, Gus alt-J, and Flint Eastwood  are performing at the third Chicago installment of FLOODfest at the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel. For those needing a caffeine boost,  Stumptown Coffee will be onsite to ensure you can make it through all of the great acts. 


Live Music and Boho Braids at Hard Rock Hotel Chicago

August 4-5, 2017 | 12pm-6pm
230 N Michigan Ave

Complete your Lolla look with a boho braid, twisted top knot, or faux hawk while you enjoy live music and libations in style at the Hard Rock Hotel Chicago courtesy of Bed Head hair products.


Lollapalooza Weekend After-Parties at Virgin Hotel Chicago

August 3-6, 2017 
203 N. Wabash Ave.

There are plenty of free performances going on at Virgin Hotel Chicago's Cerise rooftop during and after Lollapalooza. Enjoy DJs and other live performances while taking in great views of the city.

RSVP for free entry, but arrive early because events are subject to capacity.

Joshua Adams, Neon Cherry & Marty Mars, Tamahori, Madeline DJ Sets

Thursday, August 3, 2017 | 9pm


Win Butler (of Arcade Fire), The Hood Internet, The Walters

Friday, August 4, 2017 | 5pm


Stefan Ponce & Special Guests at Virgin Hotels Chicago

Saturday, August 5, 2017 | 9pm


Cozy Boys, Boogie Munsters

Sunday, August 6, 2017 | 2pm


Photo Credit (top to bottom): Virgin Hotels Chicago, Field Museum, Bed Head Hotel. 

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