What would a Lollapalooza at 25% capacity be like?
Attendees dance during the last day of the 2019 Lollapalooza Music Festival in Grant Park on Sunday Aug, 4, 2019, in Chicago. - Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/TNS

CHICAGO — Almost two years after the last Lollapalooza, it is difficult to remember whether it was any good. I remember the comparatively “mild” temperatures and the long walks (like always) across the beautiful park grounds, but little else — including the unexceptional lineup — stands out. Like most major events, the festival took last year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But after a year of waiting and much speculation, the things many once cherished may soon return. On Thursday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced that the city is loosening its current COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, ...