Who are #Lollapalooza attendees most excited to see this weekend? A survey

Lollapalooza 2019 kicks off tomorrow! I was racking my brain earlier this week to figure out some sort of fun Lolla-based post I could share before I head to the festival for four days and finally thought of something interesting.

While there are artists on the lineup that have far more name recognition than others (i.e. artists like Ariana Grande, Twenty One Pilots and Childish Gambino), I was trying to figure out who attendees were actually dying to see most. While I unfortunately can’t use my singular power to conduct a survey for every single person who is going to walk into Grant Park this weekend, I decided to ask my followers on Twitter and Instagram who they were most excited to see. I also decided to go the Lollapalooza thread on Reddit – home to some of the biggest Lolla fans. They did not disappoint!

My first posts went up on Monday morning and as of Tuesday early evening, I have 50 responses. I asked for people to give me their top 3, but a handful of people gave 1 – so the data isn’t complete at 150 listings (rather 144), but hey – this was pretty successful regardless! And super insightful.

I also asked Reddit users to provide their age and gender identity for more context but only 33/50 people gave me that information – which is 66% – again, not bad!

Because I love a good breakdown, I’m including the 50 responses below. Following that is a graph of the artists who got the most answers. They were a little surprising but overall not much.

Source Answer 1 Answer 2 Answer 3 Gender, Age
Reddit Tame Impala Denzel Curry Madeon Male, 20
Reddit Tierra Whack Janelle Monáe Kacey Musgraves
Reddit Flume
Reddit The Strokes Maggie Rogers Flume
Reddit Tame Impala Ariana Grande Louis The Child Female, 17
Reddit Deorro Tame Impala San Holo Male, 24
Reddit Denzel Curry The Strokes Rüfüs Du Sol Male, 24
Reddit Tame Impala Madeon Tenacious D Male, 32
Reddit Tame Impala boy pablo Denzel Curry
Reddit Childish Gambino Gud Vibes Said The Sky
Reddit Childish Gambino Maggie Rogers Gary Clark Jr
Reddit Lil baby Rich the kid Lil Wayne
Instagram Conan Gray Maggie Rogers Janelle Monáe Male
Instagram Ariana Grande Female, 24
Instagram Tame Impala Death Cab For Cutie Maggie Rogers Female
Reddit Twenty One Pilots Denzel Curry Flume Male, 26
Reddit Illiterate Light Honne Kacey Musgraves Male, 27
Twitter Twenty One Pilots Hobo Johnson Male
Reddit Whethan Louis The Child Flume Male, 22
Reddit The Strokes Male, 21
Reddit The Strokes Tame Impala Idles
Reddit The Strokes Hayley Kiyoko Childish Gambino
Reddit Said The Sky Chainsmokers RL Grime Male, 25
Reddit Tame Impala Maggie Rogers Kacey Musgraves Female, 38
Reddit The Strokes Hozier Fitz And The Tantrums Male, 56
Redit Magic City Hippies The Strokes Childish Gambino Male, 35
Reddit Fitz And The tantrums Rüfüs Du Sol The Strokes Male, 24
Reddit The Strokes Tame Impala Denzel Curry
Instagram Rüfüs Du Sol Tame Impala Flume Male
Reddit The Strokes Tame Impala Tenacious D Male, 40
Reddit Madeon Japanese Breakfast Half Alive Male, 18
Reddit RL Grime Boombox Cartel 21 Savage Male, 23
Twitter Kacey Musgraves Ariana Grande Mitski Female, 23
Reddit Beach Bunny Death Cab For Cutie Madeon Male, 28
Reddit Yung Gravy Twenty One Pilots Childish Gambino Male, 23
Reddit Tame Impala Japanese Breakfast Men I Trust Male, 30
Reddit 21 Savage Denzel Curry Twenty One Pilots Male, 20
Reddit Fischer Tame Impala J. Balvin Male, 24
Reddit Maggie Rogers Alesso Beach Bunny Male, 24
Reddit Flume Childish Gambino Tierra Whack Male, 21
Reddit Childish Gambino Flume Gryffin Male, 23
Reddit Louis The Child Childish Gambino Flume
Reddit Idles RL Grime Louis The Child Male, 24
Twitter The Strokes Tame Impala Death Cab For Cutie Male
Reddit Flume Childish Gambino Gryffin Female, 30
Reddit Kacey Musgraves Maggie Rogers King Princess Male, 29
Reddit Childish Gambino Denzel Curry Lil Wayne Male, 29
Reddit Tame Impala Twenty One Pilots Nothing, Nowhere Female, 26
Twitter Elephante Fischer Rüfüs Du Sol Female
Reddit Twenty One Pilots Bring Me The Horizon Death Cab For Cutie Male, 38

The top results from 50 users and 144 total submissions:

Tame Impala – 15 votes (10.4%)
The Strokes – 11 votes (7.64%)
Childish Gambino – 9 votes (6.25%)
Denzel Curry – 7 votes (4.86%)
Maggie Rogers – 7 votes (4.86%)
Twenty One Pilots – 6 votes (4.17%)
Kacey Musgraves – 5 votes (3.47%)
Death Cab For Cutie – 4 votes (2.78%)
Louis The Child – 4 votes (2.78%)
Rufus Du Sol – 4 votes (2.78%)

This was surprising! My top 3 (Mitski, Janelle Monae, Childish Gambino) weren’t represented super well, but maybe next time I’ll do this again and get data more in advance.

I hope my readers found this to be interesting – I’m glad I got as many answers as quickly as I did!

Click here to read all of my previous Lolla coverage – see you in the park this weekend.

  • Kristin
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