Chicago athletes at Lollapalooza 2016

Lollapalooza celebrated 25 years in Chicago on the last weekend in July. The event is held every year in Grant Park, and was even extended to a fourth day this year.

In 2016, the festival took place from Thursday-Sunday instead of its traditional Friday-Sunday lineup and was highlighted by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, J.Cole, LCD SoundSystem, Ellie Goulding and Radiohead among others.

The event drew millions to Grant Park and even some Chicago athletes.

New Chicago Bulls guard Dwyane Wade was introduced to the team on Friday with a press conference, but before then he hit the Lolla stage. Wade helped introduce Chicago rapper Chance The Rapper:

On Saturday, following the Cubs loss to the Seattle Mariners Anthony Rizzo took in Lollapalooza with some friends. Here’s what he posted on Instagram:

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Rizzo wasn’t the only Cubs player at Lolla that night. This photo of Jake Arrieta and John Lackey was spotted on Facebook user Cha Chavez’s page:


While Patrick Kane wasn’t there (that we saw), you could face swap with Kaner himself.

Who will show up next year?


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