Chicago residents offered free Lollapalooza 2021 tickets if vaccinated

Free tickets to a special concert at the House of Blues were also given away

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Sunday, June 27, 2021
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We've known the headliners for this year's Lollapalooza and now we know which days they're taking the stage.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago officials are using the city's largest musical festival to encourage coronavirus vaccinations.

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The city handed out 1,200 single-day tickets to Lollapalooza during a vaccination clinic Saturday. They are also gave away another 500 four-day passes Sunday -- but you have to be vaccinated and register online.

Some Chicagoans also got a free ticket to a special concert at the House of Blues.

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The promotion is part of the Protect Chicago Music Series, which offers opportunities for fully vaccinated residents to get free tickets to music events.

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The four day music event gives fans a chance to see dozens of popular bands and artists.

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Lollapalooza is scheduled to take place July 29 to Aug. 1.

For more information on how to register, visit Chicago.gov/covidvax.

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