The BMI Stage Returns to Grant Park for Lollapalooza 2021

The celebrated destination for new music discovery will feature 24 genre-bending sets, including headlining performances by Migrant Motel, Mothica, phem and RIZ LA VIE!

Posted in News on July 15, 2021

BMI is pleased to announce the return of the BMI Stage at Lollapalooza. From Thursday, July 29 to Sunday, August 1, the lights on the BMI Stage will shine for the first time in two years, presenting 24 incredible acts that festivalgoers need to know, including headliners Migrant Motel, Mothica, phem and RIZ LA VIE. The stage will reverberate with everything from ’70s-inspired funk, modern R&B and thrashing rock, to pop, Mexican/Peruvian/American fusion and fresh takes on the Country/Americana sound.

“We are thrilled to continue the tradition of the BMI Stage at Lollapalooza,” said Samantha Cox, Vice President Creative, New York. “Since 2007, our stage has been a source of new music discovery where audiences can get a first look at tomorrow’s superstars, and this year is no exception. Over the years, the festival has always played a vital role in connecting our songwriters with their fans, and we are excited to welcome music lovers back to Grant Park with four days of exciting performances.”

Before they became household names, Lady Gaga, Bebe Rexha, Chance the Rapper, Halsey, Justin Tranter’s Semi Precious Weapons, Elle King, MAX and Cage the Elephant, among many others, performed on the BMI Stage at Lollapalooza.

Cutwater Spirits, High Brew Coffee, Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Waterloo Sparkling Water are supporting sponsors for this year’s BMI Stage at Lollapalooza.

For more information on the BMI Stage, please visit, and follow @BMI on Twitter for updates on your favorite acts. To join the conversation, use #BMILolla.


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