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Lollapalooza 2016: 25 Best Things We Saw

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Lollapalooza celebrated its 25th anniversary by becoming bigger than ever before: The music festival expanded from three to four days at its home base of Chicago's Grant Park and packed in as many newcomers and Lolla vets as possible over the decade-spanning weekend. Beyond the performances, the festival grounds were filled with fun activities and delicious food for fans who needed a break from dancing and singing along at the many stages of Perry Farrell's long-running summer celebration. Here are 25 of the best things we saw at Lollapalooza 2016. 

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Best Reason to Brave the Afternoon Rain: Kehlani

Kehlani's Thursday afternoon set was peppered with rain and audio issues, but the singer pushed forward and gave a spirited performance early on in the weekend. After a tough personal year, the R&B star proved that it's possibly to triumph over tragedy. She was all smiles as she blazed through songs off her 2015 mixtape You Should Be Here, like standouts "Jealous" and "The Way."

Miley Buns, Lollapalooza, 25, Best Things We Saw

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Best Hair Trend: Miley Buns

For many attendees, the perfect festival 'do meant throwing it all the way back to 2013. People tied up all or parts of their hair to sport a duo of top-knots recalling Miley Cyrus' hairstyle from the 2013 VMAs where she twerked her way out of a large bear and all over Robin Thicke. The Miley Buns were seen in every crowd, most likely because even as the weather soaked everything in sight, the hairstyle seemed to still be holding up for most of the attendees.

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