More downtown streets closed as Lollapalooza weekend nears

July 31, 2013 (CHICAGO)

Columbus is now closed from Monroe to Roosevelt, and Balbo is closed from Michigan to Congress. Congress is closed from Michigan to Columbus, and Jackson is shut down between Michigan and Columbus.

Concert goers should be aware bags will searched every time they enter the festival grounds.

There will be express lanes for people without bags.

Lollapalooza kicks off Friday afternoon in Grant Park and runs through Sunday with more than 130 bands appearing on eight stages.

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