Lollapalooza featured a variety of diverse artists performing multiple genres of music. This year, Asian artists took over the lineup. Did you attend Lollapalooza? If not, don’t worry. Here is POP TOKKI’s Lollapalooza artist recap!
NewJeans killed it with their U.S. debut stage at Lollapalooza on Thursday. Performing a mix of songs from their first and second EP, the girls introduced themselves to Chicago with beautiful live vocals and bubbly personalities. They sang a total of 12 songs, including hits like “Attention,” “Super Shy,” and “ETA.” Fans from around the world came to watch NewJeans absolutely crush their first U.S. performance, and NewJeans ended the performance by saying they couldn’t wait to come back again one day.
Looking for a new band to listen to? Meet The Rose! At Lollapalooza, they performed multiple songs at the Bacardi stage showcasing how diverse and unique their discography is. From watching them on the stage, anyone can tell how passionate they are about their music. Their fanbase was also passionate- a large crowd of their fans, Black Rose, came to cheer the group on. Fans in the audience expressed their excitement about being able to spend The Rose’s six-year anniversary with them at Lollapalooza, making it a can’t miss stage for their fans who will hold this memory close to their hearts forever.
DPR Ian & DPR Live
DPR Ian and DPR Live absolutely killed it in their hour-long performance at the Bacardi stage. As the last day of Lollapalooza was coming to an end, many ‘Dreamers’ came to watch the duo perform their separate songs and then come together at the end of the set. DPR Live sang some of his hits such as “Jasmine” and “Laputa” and DPR Ian performed fan favorites such as “Ballroom Extravaganza” and “No Blueberries.” As a pair, they performed “Boom,” making the crowd go crazy. The fans were loud, energetic, and passionate, which paired perfectly with the Dream Perfect Regime’s seemingly perfect set.
Tomorrow X Together
TXT, the most highly anticipated Asian act at Lollapalooza this year, was the first Korean group to ever headline at Lollapalooza. Their popularity was evident with the thousands of fans lined up before the gates even opened. When the group came on stage that night, they delivered an absolutely unbeatable stage highlighting the group’s ability to perform a variety of genres successfully. TXT started off with “Dear Sputnik” and “0X1=LOVESONG,” the pop-rock songs that introduce them perfectly. After this, their song “Tinnitus” ignited the crowd with its upbeat and catchy melody. The group also performed multiple ballads and an unreleased song, “Blue Spring,” which MOAs sang with them from the crowd. TXT ended their headlining stage on a beautiful note as fireworks lit the sky and they closed with their song “Sugar Rush Ride.” Despite the cold and dreary weather, MOAs around the world came to give TXT a warm Chicago welcome as they made history at Lollapalooza.
What was your favorite Lollapalooza stage? Who do you hope to see at next year’s Lollapalooza? Let us know in the comments, on Instagram, or Twitter. Want to show the artists some love? Here are NewJeans, DPR Ian and DPR Live, TXT, and The Rose‘s Instagram accounts.