TXT Named Lollapalooza Headliner; NEWJEANS, NIKI, The Rose Among Asian Representation
March 22, 2023 | 497 Visits
Lollapalooza organizers released the artist lineup for this year’s festival held in Chicago’s Grant Park.
The annual event often brings a wide-range of artists to the Chicago-area. From Pop to Hip-Hop, Rock to Punk, Lollapalooza always has something for everyone!
The 2023 festival, which will be held August 3-6, will maintain true-to-form with having something for everyone as Billie Eilish, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Kendrick Lamar, Odesza, The 1975, Karol G, and Lana Del Rey are set to headline, with Tomorrow X Together (TXT) also revealed as a headliner!
This is the second year TXT will perform at the festival. The group performed during 2022’s event. It is the first time TXT will headline the festival and the second time a Korean artist will headline. Last year, BTS’ J-Hope was a headliner.
In addition to TXT, one of 2022’s monster rookies, NEWJEANS, will also perform at this year’s Lollapalooza. NEWJEANS inclusion marks the first time a female K-Pop group will perform during the annual event.
K-Rock group The Rose as well as DPR Live and DPR Ian have also been included in the lineup. This is the first time The Rose will perform. DPR Live and DPR Ian are no strangers to the major music festivals in the US as they also have sets at this year’s Coachella festival in April.
In addition to South Korean representation, other Asian artists will appear during Lollapalooza.
Making her first appearance at this year’s festival, Indonesian singer NIKI shared her excitement on Instagram.
Japanese-British singer and actress Rina Sawayama, Filipina-British singer beabadoobee, Los Angeles rock band The Linda Lindas, Seattle-based singer Umi, and Japanese Rock band Band-Maid round-out artists representing Asian backgrounds, making for an exciting lineup!
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