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Have you ever wondered how to get a job at the largest music festivals in the city?

Join us for Lollapalooza’s Music Industry Career Fair. This is a free event designed to reduce barriers to the music and festival industries. It will feature insights from industry leaders, professional development, and access to job opportunities at two of Chicago’s biggest music festivals—Lollapalooza and Sueños Music Festival. The career fair is open to the public and is catered toward City Colleges of Chicago students.

The event will kick off with a keynote presentation from Grammy Award-winning artist Rhymefest, followed by a panel discussion featuring experts from across the music and festival industries. In the afternoon, participants can attend a recruitment fair, during which Lollapalooza and Sueños vendors will be hiring for upcoming festival positions. Additionally, you can participate in workshops centered on expanding access to careers in the music and festival industries.

Vendors will include various Lollapalooza departments, City of Chicago departments, local arts and culture organizations, trade unions, and more.

A sample of music festival job opportunities are listed below:

  • Hospitality: Attending to festival-goers’ needs through entertainment and guest services
  • Artist Relations: Attending to artists’ needs at festivals (food, lodging, and entertainment)
  • Catering: Providing food services for artists, festival-goers, and event staff
  • Chicago Street Festivals: Producing neighborhood fests in Chicago
  • Talent Buying: Booking acts and creating the lineup
  • Event Safety: Supporting crowd control and facilitating a safe environment (security, police, fire, etc.)
  • Production: Lighting, sound, staging, etc.
  • Management: Overseeing operations (artist, tour, and event managers)
  • Design/Creative: Event marketing and curating festival art installations

Suggested dress attire is casual/business casual.

Register today—spots are filling fast!

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