Eminem will headline the annual Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago’s Grant Park this year,Â taking place from August 5-7.
Reliable industry sources toldÂ Chicago Tribune music critic Greg Kot that in addition to Slim Shady toplining the fest,Â Muse andÂ Foo Fighters will be gracing the stage in Illinois. Though the official lineup won’t be announced until April, bands and artists includingÂ Best Coast,Â Girl Talk,Â Lykke Li andÂ Crystal Castles will also reportedly perform during the event.
Em comes in a long line of hip-hop artists to appear at the 20-year-old Lolla, which has been stationed in Chicago since 2004. Last year’s event featuredÂ Cypress Hill,Â Erykah Badu,Â J. Cole,Â B.o.B and more, while previous festivals have included performances fromÂ Kanye West,Â Snoop Dogg,Â K’naan,Â Kid Sister and more.