BTS’ J-Hope & TOMORROW X TOGETHER to Perform at Lollapalooza 2022
JHope’s performance marks the debut of a South Korean artist to headline a mainstage at a major U.S. Festival.
Lollapalooza is making history with this year’s festival, as J-Hope of BTS is set to headline the main stage on Sunday (July 31). This is the first time that a South Korean artist has headlined a main stage at an American major U.S. festival. festival.
J-Hope is replacing Doja Cat on the lineup, as the “Woman” singer announced in May that a medical issue with her tonsils requiring surgery will sideline her planned tour with The Weeknd and festival dates this summer. “Hi guys. I wanted you to hear it from me first,” she started the message, with white text over a background. “Unfortunately, I need to have surgery on my tonsils immediately. Although the surgery is simple, the recovery will be slow due to swelling. This means that I will have to cancel my festival this summer and The Weeknd tour. I am so sorry, but I can’t wait to heal and get back making music and creating an experience for you .”
We’re thrilled to announce #jhope of @bts_bighit will headline #Lolla 2022 on Sun, July 31st! His performance will be a landmark, making him the first South Korean artist ever to headline a main stage at an American music festival. Get tickets now: https://t.co/bmjLHHMiVU pic.twitter.com/7kUjSdHj7L
— Lollapalooza (@lollapalooza) June 8, 2022
Additionally, TOMORROW X TOGETHER will be performing at the four-day event, marking their United States festival debut. The group is fresh off the release of their new project, Minisode 2: Thursday’s Child, which scored TOMORROW X TOGETHER its third No. 1 on Billboard‘s Top Album Sales chart (dated May 28).
Lollapalooza is set to take over Chicago’s Grant Park from July 28 to July 31. Four-day and one-day General Admission, GA , VIP and Platinum Tickets, along with Destination Experience Hotel Packages are available here. Kids 10 and under get in free with a ticketed adult.
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